Texturize It: How to Create Textured Text Using CSS

Still remember the old days where in you are just starting out with Photoshop? You designed an image-based text and then just uploaded it on your website? Instead of doing this with Photoshop, the good news is, it is now possible to create textured text using CSS3. Webkit now supports the background-clip CSS3 property that … Continue Reading

30 More Android Applications You Mustn’t Miss This Year

Android, as we all know, is the world’s most popular mobile operating system. However, it was considered as the second choice after Apple’s OSX. But, with its functionality, it has gained wonderful popularity for the last five years. No doubt, there is no replacement for a laptop or a computer, but working on-the-go may allow … Continue Reading

Internet Is Down: What Will I do?

Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, 1stwebdesigner. Not too long ago, these four websites loaded together in each tab in harmony. Then everything changed when the Internet got down. Only the service provider can fix this, but then, that service provider vanished. What will you do now that the Internet Is Down? I know nothing can really be … Continue Reading

20+ Killer WordPress Form Plugins Just For You!

With plenty of tools and plugins, blogging has become so easy today that just about anyone can do it. With enormous amount of competition, you might want to get help from any source you can find. Plugins are surely one of those help. These can make any process faster and smoother, something that is an … Continue Reading

How to Create a Simple WordPress Settings Page

If you are a WordPress user, you might be familiar with the theme settings page. This page can be found under the Appearance Menu or in the Administrator Menu itself. Basically it allows the administrator to change specific settings like logo, text color, Google Analytics code and so on. Perhaps one of the first things … Continue Reading

1WD Is Turning 6 – Join Our Anniversary Giveaway!

1stwebdesigner is turning 6! And we couldn’t have done it without you. So, we are giving away 20 of our Flat Web Design Course with a total value of almost $2000 to our loyal readers! Over the years, our core focus has changed from simply publishing tips and tutorials to creating courses for freelance web … Continue Reading

Save Your Ideas for a Rainy Day

For web designers, ideas are very important. If web designers don’t have fresh, trendy and almost-original ideas, they might as well stop designing because it is the fuel that drives their job. Without any ideas, there would be no design and no design means no money. That said, how should you save your ideas? You … Continue Reading

Is My Website Ready for Some Serious Hacks?

The issue of website security has been a top priority for web designers and developers for a long time. In the course of Internet’s colorful history, a lot of methods and tools have been developed (and some are still at the brink of development) to ensure that websites will be hack-proof, or at least be … Continue Reading