Mattina Zheng | Video Editor, Singapore

December, 2014

  • 3 December

    SOLUTION: Premiere Pro CC Audio not playing

    PROBLEM: I was working on a PC with footage off the server in a company, but then I had to move to another editing suite to work on the same project. It was a Mac editing suite and the tech dept just updated the Premiere Pro CC 2014 to version 8.1 Caravan, so it matches the version on the PC. …

November, 2014

  • 29 November

    Facebook Ad Dimensions

    Facebook is always changing their interface, so the ad dimensions changes quite regularly too. Here’s some Facebook ad dimensions as of Nov 2014. Right column ad size: 1200 x 444 Same ration as the cover page

September, 2014

  • 15 September

    Introduction to SEO

    I recommend reading Moz’s Beginners Guide to SEO,?lots of pretty graphics and most importantly, a layman’s guide to how search engines work and how they rank your website.

August, 2014

July, 2014

  • 29 July

    WordPress: Back up your Custom CSS before updating

    Major Face Palm. Lesson learnt: Keep a copy of your custom CSS, before updating a WordPress theme. REMEMBER. Because updating overwrites all of them. Update: I’ve realised that there’s a custom CSS field in certain WordPress themes. Entering your CSS codes there won’t overwrite it.

  • 21 July

    Adobe Illustrator: Drawing Symmetrical Shapes

    Note to self: Draw first half, select path with (V) and then press (O), hold on (Alt) and click, that will be the reflection point. Select horizontal/vertical and then click on “copy”. Select the 2 paths now and then join them with (Ctrl + J)

  • 16 July

    WordPress: How to set to a specific page as Home Page

    Note to self, because I always always forget. Appearance > Customize > Select Static?Front Page > Select the page that you want as front page from the dropdown menu.

March, 2014

  • 12 March

    Resizing Multiple App Icons in Photoshop

    I’ve been designing iOS 7 app icons and they require so many sizes, with 1024x1024px as the largest size. So to prevent any quality loss, when I did it for the first time, I resized from the largest dimension to the smallest icon dimension, which is 29x29px. I’m fine with resizing them one by one at the “Save for Web” …

  • 9 March

    Testing out best times to post on Facebook

    Trying out according to the stats here Before I read such articles, I’ve been posting promotions and ads of my online fashion store on Facebook and Instagram?since 2012. So far I get the most views: when I get friends to share my posts, after meal times, specifically after dinner on the weekdays and after lunch on the weekends just after …

February, 2014

  • 17 February

    iOS 7 Design Cheat Sheet

    While designing an app icon, I came across this iOS 7 design cheat sheet with most of the essential dimensions. Awesome.

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