Best Approach to Mobile Website Design

We’ve heard 2011 being many times named as the year of the mobile web, although the last couple of years we heard this association many times. As technology advanced, so did the mobile phones, which we call smartphones today. The internet usage increases every month and the tablets and smartphones start being adopted by every family. … Continue Reading

Designer Toolbox: Top 20 Widgets for Your Macbook

When it comes to the age old Mac-vs-PC argument, among the most innovative features that sets the Macbook apart is the Dashboard. The Dashboard a virtual toolbox where every Mac user can place their tools or weapons of choice. Whatever type of user you are – a designer, writer, businessman or a student – you … Continue Reading

How to Fight Plagiarism – Tips and Tools

Plagiarism is not hard to fight now that there are advanced tools and services that people can use for protection. In this article we will talk about how to fight people who have copied your designs, bandwidth, articles, music, and everything that can be stolen. Preventing people from plagiarizing your works is another matter because … Continue Reading

Key Points to Remember when Designing Child-Oriented Websites

This generation’s children are becoming more web-savvy as more and more children have access to the internet. Over the years, the growth in sites that cater to younger children has increased by leaps and bounds, and kids even as young as three years old can use the internet. In the world of children oriented websites, … Continue Reading

The Secret of Using Keywords to Boost Search Engine Ranking

You can’t search for anything on google until and unless you know a keyword about the article or software or whatever you are searching for. This keyword is something that describes the subject of the material you are searching for. So it’s obvious that if you are writing a post for your blog, an article … Continue Reading

Create Your Own Premium Membership WordPress Blog – Part 1/3

Who doesn’t want to earn money from blogging? I mean, sometimes you have shortages, sometimes comments let you down, payment is not THAT good. But you know, it’s still better than real work, right? (Troll’s comments in 3..2..1..) So instead of spending a few bucks in order to get a premium membership system, why not … Continue Reading

PS Tutorial:Learn How To Make A Mechanical Sunflower

In this tutorial you will learn how to make a flower made of mechanical components. You will learn how to embed a variety of images together to make it look quite realistic. By following this tutorial you will learn how to nicely adjust blending options and use Photoshop tools to make a grim atmosphere. This … Continue Reading

What is Lomography?

Today, the technological advances in the field of photography has grown by leaps and bounds. Cameras today produce beautiful, high-resolution images, automatic settings, high-speed shutter settings, etc. Even post-processing has improved immensely, thanks to computers and Photoshop. You can see your picture immediately, so you have the option to delete it or to keep it, … Continue Reading

Beauty vs. Function: On Redesigning

The thought of producing the best possible design, either from scratch or redesigning something, gives jitters to the heart of many designers. Even professionals in the field can’t quite balance beauty and function. A few days ago I saw a comment here on 1stwebdesigner that says most of today’s web designing is just like recycling old designs. That … Continue Reading

When is the Perfect Time to Redesign Your Website?

You might get a shock to read this at the start of this article, but let me tell you, there is no need to redesign your website. Very rarely will the people who visit your site return because of your website’s design. Their only priority is finding the content, information, or product they want and … Continue Reading