WordPress Plugins : 17 Handy Toolbars For Your Blog

Toolbars used in WordPress installations as plugins become more and more popular and effective. I am sure you noticed such toolbars on sites like Mashable.com, Abduzeedo.com etc and wondered how you can get one, why to use it and actually how good is sortiment. Maybe there are better toolbars available just for your needs? I … Continue Reading

Who Else Wants Great Windows Desktop Blogging Client?

If you are blogger and since now it’s like trend – everybody is blogging, you should know, writing through WordPress Rich Text Editor isn’t that fastest and easiest way. Most importantly you must think about ways how to automate and fasten your work process. Choosing desktop blogging client is one of the most important aspects … Continue Reading

37 Fresh jQuery Image And Gallery Display Solutions

jQuery is already very popular because it is very fast and concise Javacript library simplifing and different event handling, smooth animation with very little code. With jQuery you can enjoy new way of web development and image galleries are the best way to use it effectively! Here you’ll have more than 35 different unique jQuery … Continue Reading

IconShock Free Icon Set and 1st Freebie in Year 2010!

Happy new year 2010! In order to make this new year special, there will be released fresh icon set created specially for 1stwebdesigner readers in collaboration with Iconshock professional Stock Icons company. I am very excited how you will like this first freebie, please let us know in comments! Designers worked hard to deliver you … Continue Reading

Getting Back To You & IconShocks Cartoon & Christmas

Hello, my design friends and loyal readers! I bet you’ve noticed little silence here and how articles don’t come out as often then they should, but I have really strong reason for it. For 2 weeks now, I have session and examinations in academy, so of course my daily work-flow is really messed up – … Continue Reading

33 Must Read CSS3 Tips, Tricks, Tutorial Sites and Articles

Since previous article about CSS text effects got really big attention I decided to research and find more interesting articles and websites just focused on CSS3, teaching you how to use it, showing pros and cons and much more. To be honest it’s hard for me to keep up with technologies myself, but we really … Continue Reading

22 Advanced CSS Text Effects And Web Typography Tips

You definitely should have seen those advanced CSS text effects for now already; they are rapidly getting popular as upcoming and current trends in good web design. The best thing about these effects is it can be achieved with pure CSS, no more image replacements and image heavy web designs. In this article I showcased … Continue Reading

100 Premium Like And Fresh WordPress Themes

When I checked last time, there was a lot less free premium WordPress themes, to be honest this research really surprised me – quality has been grown unbelievably! There are so many themes available, so I was really picky in this article and after few days work selected 100 fresh and beautiful WordPress themes. Let … Continue Reading

30 Photo Effect Photoshop Tutorials Every Designer Will Love

Few days ago I created this article 105 People Photo Manipulation Works You Will Really Marvel with amazing photo manipulation works. This time I went step further and actually tried to find tutorials teaching you how to achieve such effects! Of course, I didn’t find the same effects there, but if you look closer and … Continue Reading

53 Best Practices How To Attract RSS Subscribers

I’ve heard a lot of people constantly struggling to increase their RSS subscriber count. But before complaining often people aren’t aware there are few very well reasons for such things happening. In this post I wanted to take a research on many different, design related blogs and investigate their best practices how to use RSS … Continue Reading