• Design Showcase: Outstanding Blog Designs

    Vandelay Design run through some of the best looking blogs around, use this for design inspiration when building your own blog. The key to any good blog, regardless of the topic or industry, is content that interests readers and keeps them coming back for more. Although content is the number one priority, part of providing […]

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  • Display Form Progress using HTML and Javascript

    CSS Tricks explain to us how to create an awesome looking but very useful form completion progress bar in this website design tutorial. Imagine you have a form with 10 required fields on it. That’s a bit larger than your average form on the internet and a good bit of work for a user. You […]

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  • Responsive Design using Paper, Scissors and Glue

    Yes, you did read that title correctly, consider Alexander Baxevanis’ idea for mocking up responsive design with paper, scissors and glue. Building websites with scissors and glue. Image: Webcredible Web developers are still figuring out the best tools and workflows for creating responsive websites, including falling back to good-old pen and paper. As we noted earlier, […]

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  • CSS3 Tutorial and Explanation: box-decoration-break

    box-decoration-break isn’t one of the many CSS3 properties that web developers have been raving about until now, and it hasn’t been supported fully by browsers yet. But will more browsers starting to use it in their latest releases, in this css3 tutorial, Bricss explains to us why we should consider using it. One of the […]

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  • WordPress Tutorial: Customising WordPress Feeds

    Digging into WordPress take us through how to customise our WordPress feeds using plugins and functions in this wordpress tutorial. WordPress feeds enable your visitors to subscribe to your content for use in their favorite feed-reader. For example, subscribing to the main-posts feed and/or the comments feed is a great way for your readers to […]

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  • WordPress Showcase: 40 Beautiful Travel WordPress Themes

    Themeforest and other Premium WordPress Theme Resellers offer websites targeting specific niches, and the subject of travel is no exception. A good looking and feature rich WordPress travel theme can really speed up the development process of a travel website. WordPress can be the perfect publishing platform for you if you are engaged in travel and tours […]

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  • 25 Must Use Web Development Tips

    Learn from the very best professionals in the world, as .Net Magazine puts 25 must use tips together for web developers. Professional developers share tips and tricks from an accumulated century of hard won experience It’s often said that there’s no substitute for experience – but there are shortcuts to it. We spoke to seasoned […]

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  • Epic Warning: Stop designing for fixed viewports!

    Learn why designing for fixed viewports could be the wrong thing to do. The iPhone was a revolutionary device. Not only did it reinvent the mobile phone, but it kickstarted the responsive revolution. Although the iPhone supported the ‘full web’, we designers wanted to create experiences that were optimised for these smaller screens without redirecting […]

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  • Developer Tutorial: How to use the Command Line

    Like me are you a little bit afraid of using the command line when things go up crap creek? Be afraid no more as Smashing Magazine explains to us how to use it properly. Life as a Web developer can be hard when things start going wrong. The problem could be in any number of […]

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  • Styling Scalable Vector Graphic (SVG) with CSS

    Today we are going to continue our discussion on Scalable Vector Graphic (SVG), and as we have pointed out in our previous post, one of the advantages of using SVG is that it can be styled with CSS. SVG Styling Properties Styling SVG basically work the same way as in regular HTML elements, they in […]

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  • WordPress Tutorial: Calculating Page Offset

    Tom Mcfarlin takes us through writing custom queries in WordPress, and shows us how to properly calculate page offset in this WordPress tutorial. Whenever it comes to writing custom queries in WordPress, pagination always seems to give developers problems (myself included!). I think this can be chalked up to the next / previous pagination links […]

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  • Design Inspiration: 50 Badge and Emblem Logo Designs

    Tripwire magazine have showcased more than fifty badge, or emblem logo designs for some inspiration on your next logo. Badge and emblem logo designs have gained popularity in the field of logo making. Commonly used in the military as decorative elements to represent strength and authority, badges and emblems have inspired logo designers, and it […]

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  • Photostop Tutorials: How to Blur Backgrounds

    Creative Bloq have wrote an excellent tutorial for Adobe Photoshop users: how to blur the background of an image. This trick can be used in web design. Backgrounds often ruin what is an otherwise perfect picture. Even if the subject is perfectly framed and focused, things in the distance can prove an insurmountable distraction. This […]

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  • 40 Free UI Kits for Mobile

    1st Web Designer have put together a collection of 40 user interface kits for smartphones. In this collection, we are presenting some handy and useful smartphone UI Kit PSDs that you can download for free. With these mobile user interface kits, designers can enhance their creations and make their mobile user interfaces look more interesting […]

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  • Make a Better FAQ with jQuery

    Learn a jQuery expand and collapse technique that will be useful in many situations FAQ page markup We’ll get started by taking some extra care and attention with the way we mark up our FAQ list. As with most things dealing with web development, there’s no one right way of doing anything, so don’t take […]

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  • 40 Beautiful Dark Color Websites For Your Inspiration

    Editor’s note: This article is contributed by Debarshi Ghosh Dastidar. Debarshi is a freelance writer and a self taught web designer. He guest writes for few selected blogs. He is the co-owner and chief editor at inspireyourway.com. He can be found on Twitter @DebarshiGD For any web designer, color selection is important when trying to […]

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  • Awesome Video Game built in HTML5

    Check out this awesome music video game built in HTML5. Music videos are evolving. What used to be the paradigm of music videos on channels like MTV and VH1, are now being eclipsed by the sheer volume of music videos being released and featured on the web. Unlike traditional media – such as television – […]

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  • Websites for Mobile Devices: The Issue with Bandwidth

    Web Monkey explains to us why we have to consider the issue of Bandwidth when designing a website for a mobile device. High-resolution screens on mobile devices present web developers with an interesting conundrum — the screens are capable of displaying very high-res images, but on a mobile device bandwidth may be limited. What’s a […]

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  • Better Code Quality: Why Coding Style Matters

    Let smashing mag take you through Code Quality. When I was studying computer science in college, I had one extremely tough professor. His name was Dr. Maxey and he taught the more complicated courses like data structures and computer architecture. He was a wonderful teacher with a talent for articulating difficult concepts, but also an […]

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  • WordPress Tutorial: Truncate Post Title

    <?php  function customTitle($limit) { $title = get_the_title($post-ID); if(strlen($title) $limit) { $title = substr($title, 0, $limit) . ‘…’; } echo $title; }  ?> Instructions: This is just a fix on Josh McDonald’s snippet to remove the ‘…’ if the title is smaller than the $limit. Paste this function in your functions.php file, and whenever you’re in need […]

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