Website Cosmetology: What Makes a Good Design a Good Design?

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What is a good design? And what makes a good design, really?

Many of us have a lot to say when it comes to designing. People would say a good design is something that is useful and for others, it should be functional.

The answers are actually infinite.

There are certain ideas and principles in creating a good design. Web developers and web designers need to think deeper into their projects to get the best results.

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No More Hassle: The WordPress Hacks to an Easy Life

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There is no doubt. People love hacks about WordPress. Being the most popular CMS in the planet, WordPress offers more flexibility now than it was first released. There is no better way to make your WordPress life easier than to avail of these WordPress hacks.

Modifying WordPress blogs gives more freedom to the owners of the sites. It allows the owners to do things they can’t find on their default themes, thus, adding values to their sites.

In this article, you will learn some of the most outstanding WP hacks that you will definitely find useful.

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30 Stunning Business Cards for Your Inspiration

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Stunning business cards are very important identity for anyone who is working or owns a business. If you are a web designer, the business card can be your website identity to any client. It works as a bridge between you and your customers and creates a good and lasting impression.

Like your website, business cards are also very essential elements- and with some designing creativity, you can add textures, materials or different shapes to your business cards.

There is simply no rule in creatively designing your business card, everything matters including:

  • Custom shapes
  • The finishing
  • The cut

The very design of your business card, that should be eye catching so that people get the idea about what kind of an artist you are once they see your business card.

Some designers also use letterpress business cards. There are many ideas for business cards such as graphical, typography, or just simple and original.

Here is a list of some unique and fascinating business card examples that we have compiled for you today, you choose an idea for yours as well.

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Bring up the Verve: Why Write Your Own Book

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Books can be boring. Reading a book can be even more boring to many people. To some, this is their personal qualm and sentiment, something that should be respected.

After all, all people have their individual preferences. But have you heard how books and e-books have changed other people’s lives? How they become rich without having to work hard? Are these enough motivation to make you write your own book?

The Benefits of Writing a Book

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What are Fashion and Web Design Similarities? You Would Not Believe That They are So Alike

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In this amazing world where exclusive designs and elements are fighting for supremacy, a lot of aspiring designers wants to be famous and become a design icon. When the love for art united with technology plus a spoonfuls of passion for design, a great designer guru can be born. What are the fashion and web design similarities?

Designing does not only limit itself to a specific industry. There are many specializations that fall under one umbrella. A fashion designer differs from a textile designer and both are aesthetically different from a web designer. Who wants to be a Versace? or a Vitaly Friedman?

But how does a fashion designer or a web designer similar to each other? As we all know both fields convey images of uniqueness, elegance, beauty and functionality.

In this article, know how these fields of designing come into one stage and perform a common behavior. Let’s open the runway!

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How to Create Anchor Tooltips Custom Shortcode in Minutes!

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Tooltips are very useful in displaying information. These are small hover boxes that contain information about the text or item being hovered over. It appears without clicking the text, something which is very handy on your site. In some previous tutorial, I showed you how to create and customize anchor link tooltips to display information. In this one, you will learn how to create anchor tooltips custom shortcode.

With just a few lines of pure HTML and CSS3, it can be done. But isn’t it would be great if you can also integrate this on your WordPress site?

Great thing there is a solution for that: WordPress shortcode. Shortcodes are WordPress-specific code that lets you do nifty things with very little effort. By just inserting something inside square brackets, it will replace that content with some other content and usually being driven by a series of PHP functions.

In today’s tutorial, you will integrate the anchor tooltips that you’ve made on the previous tutorial to WordPress shortcode. Let’s start.

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Discover the Extraordinary: How to Find Great Web Design Resources

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The Internet has completely transformed the computer and communications world like never before. The Internet has become a world-wide broadcasting mechanism for collecting as well as sharing the information.

Through Internet browsing, you can easily access information on unlimited topics related to web design.

However, the biggest hurdle that people face on the Internet is how to effectively access the huge information available with a simple mouse click.

Today’s post is about teaching you the best way to scour the Internet in order to find cool resources that can be perfectly used in your designing projects. Let’s start!

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20 Best eBooks to Learn PHP and MySQL Development

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Having some basic knowledge about the PHP and MySQL, nowadays, is necessary for every web developer. If you are creating websites for your clients, you will definitely have to use any one of these coding.

PHP and MySQL also serve many other purposes for web developers. They can learn the latest techniques about PHP and MySQL through different sources such as eBooks.

eBooks are easy to download. You can just read them instead of going to class. There are very few authentic sources from which you can learn the right PHP and MySQL techniques.

To help you out, we have collected 20 of the best e-Books through which you can learn everything about the PHP and MySQL. Here is the list:

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Who Wants Free and Fresh WordPress Themes? We’ve Got 25 For You

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There are so many free and fresh WordPress themes out there that it’s hard to decide which one. Free WordPress themes can be used for creating websites like blogs, portfolios, business and much more. Just searching for hours through the WordPress themes store for finding the perfect  and perfect WordPress themes can take lot of time.

WordPress currently is the most popular CMS platform available. With its huge popularity and growth, there are numerous themes shared by other developers for free. You can download them and use with your own website according to your own need.

Fresh and free WordPress themes with good quality are not easily to find on the Web. All of these themes have amazing features that you will find in any other premium theme.

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The Hiring Guide for Freelancer Clients

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I have been writing about freelancing and web design for over a year now, and I honestly haven’t stumbled upon a hiring guide that teaches clients to hire great freelancers.

Everybody wants to find good clients. Often, freelancers read tips from experts and blogs like these to successfully dig the gold out their freelancing mines.

You always see how-tos ranging from building portfolios to even firing clients.

I am a freelancer, why should I read this?

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