8 Tips to Follow for iPad App Designers

Posted in Tips, Tools, Web Design2 years ago • Written by 9 Comments

Most of us didn’t understand the real use of iPad but still we bought it. The touch keyboard wasn’t as quick as our laptops, still we used it. And, before we even realized, the iPad had become an integral part of our lives. Now, no gadget is complete without the plethora of apps (good or bad) that come running alongside. iPad was no different. A market came into existence and everyone was looking for “iPad compatible” design. Guess what, the keyword iPad compatible is already being searched over 50,000 times on Google every month if Google’s Keyword Tool is to be believed. And then there are multiple related keywords. It simplyshows how important the iPad market has become for app designers.

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Master Social Networking Using Engag.io

Posted in Social Media, Tips, Tools, Web Design2 years ago • Written by 5 Comments

Part of web working is being a part of social networking sites. Let’s face it, some days these sites are just a pain in the neck to keep up with. Sure you may have a great conversation going on Twitter or Google+, but what about that landing page you should be creating for your eagerly waiting (and paying) client? Engag.io can help you manage your social networking conversations more efficiently so you can mix some pleasure into your business.

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Successful Redesign Tips From Movie Sequels

Posted in Tips, Web Design2 years ago • Written by 2 Comments

Ever wondered how some film series’ original can be so good it builds up a good amount of buzz for continuing films, yet its sequels are just nowhere near as good? Well, this of course can boil down to a number of factors. Sometimes too much time passes between the release of the original and its sequel for audiences to even care, the plot didn’t stack up, actor/actress changes messing up chemistry, etc. The list can go on forever, but there is one bigger question to ask. What do successful sequels do differently?

That is what we are going to be taking a look at, and how these traits of successful movie sequels can be used for your upcoming redesign.

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Stockfresh Giveaway: 5 Winners of $50 Worth of High Quality Stock Photos

Posted in Tools, Web Design2 years ago • Written by 21 Comments

If you have been blogging for some time now I’m pretty sure you have experienced that moment when you can’t seem to find the perfect images for your blog post. The same is true for print designers. There are a lot of free stock photos out there that we all use, but paid ones are always the best.

The giveaway this week is sponsored by StockFresh, one of the fastest growing stock photos market out there. Five lucky winners will receive 50 credits from Stockfresh, which they can use to download up to 50 high quality images!

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New CSS3 Properties For Better Text And Word Wrapping

Posted in Tips, Web Design2 years ago • Written by 9 Comments

CSS, or Cascading Style Sheets is, alongside HTML, the very basics of web design. It was first designed to enable separation of document content and allow web pages to be displayed differently depending on the screen size of the device, or depending on the device itself.

CSS is maintained by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)… and it is exactly maintaining we will talk about today.

The first CSS specification was used 16 years ago, with the first addition coming two years later. From 1998 to 2011 there wasn’t a new CSS specification. In 2011 CSS 2.1 was released, after a long period of development, while W3C also worked on the new CSS, version 3.0.

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How to Find Ideas to Write About in Under 10 Minutes

Posted in Blogging, Tips, Web Design2 years ago • Written by 11 Comments

The most common problem that bloggers like me encounter is that point in time when no idea seems to be good enough to be written and published. You’d think that the biggest problem here is thinking of what to write about, but the underlying problem is really answering the question, “is it good enough?” or “will my readers like it?”

Thankfully there are a lot of tools and people who can help you verify if that idea of yours is good to be written about or not.

Whatever niche you are blogging about, this guide will be relevant.

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SliderWall Giveaway Winners Announcement!

Posted in Tools, Web Design2 years ago • Written by 9 Comments

It has been a week since we started the SliderWall Giveaway and it’s now time to draw the winners! Who could be the lucky five winners of Commercial Licenses of jQuery Image Slider? Read more to find out!

For those who didn’t win, do not worry! SliderWall is not that expensive, it’s well-priced and if you want you can try it for free. Because when it comes to your website you should be thinking about how to make it look cool!

So, who are the winners?

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How Responsive Design is Like Water

Posted in Tips, Web Design2 years ago • Written by 8 Comments

There are three states of matter known to be found on Earth. These states of course being that of solid, liquid, and gas. Taking into account that these three states are distinctly different, it is easy to assume that they each have a unique form. Solids are rigid and tightly packed molecules , gases are hyperactive molecules that are always just bouncing around everywhere, and liquids are closely connected molecules that have no true form.

Before steering away from this post because of the brief refresher on some chemistry notes, which may or may not have triggered haunting blocked out memories, take some time to consider something. Why would any professional creative ever be daft enough to mention anything relating to science subjects like chemistry in a blog post? And how can knowing this honestly improve my responsive design skills?

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Create a Photo Gallery Under 10 Minutes Using Piwigo

Posted in Tools, Web Design2 years ago • Written by 7 Comments

Sharing images and photos on the internet has been around for quite some time. Many people share photos and pictures using Picasa, Flickr, Photobucket, and other similar sites. However, the ideal way to share your photos seems to be a photoblog. Further more, graphic/web designers, photographers and other artists need an online portfolio to display their works.

It is at this junction a photo blogging or gallery management CMS comes in handy. Of course, with some effort, even WordPress can be made to handle image galleries, but in order to properly run an image gallery, at times we need a specialized CMS. Piwigo is one such CMS for dealing with photo galleries. In this article, we take a look at Piwigo and evaluate its pros and cons.

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