1WD Is Changing: Insights And Email Newsletter Finally!

If you’ve been active reader of 1stwebdesigner, you may have heard I have been planning big redesign for a long time. I think I’ve spent several months analyzing other similar blogs, thinking about features we need to include and just to understand which ones just don’t work. I consider new redesign will be complete site relaunch, we’ve got … Continue Reading

10 Most Common Health Hazards of Freelancing

For most of us, freelancing is a dream come true. We work from home, set our own hours and are our own boss. The flip side of this however isn’t all that attractive. What we don’t realize (read choose to overlook) is that freelancing involves working more hours than a conventional desk job, there’s no … Continue Reading

Secure Yourself: Backup Solutions for Designers and Developers

Nowadays every thing is digital – whether it’s your photos, music or any other personal and business documents, everything is stored on the digital media, it’s our present and definitely it’s future! Apart from its advantages it has several disadvantages too and we will look at pros and cons right here to provide you with … Continue Reading

Become Social Networking Guru With 45 Handy Twitter Tools

Twitter has progressed so much in past few years and now it has been used almost by everybody – let it be freelancer designer, programmer, social media company, printing company, everybody evaluates Twitter power and actually try to make their brand more powerful with it. A lot of tools has been developed over time and … Continue Reading

How To Make The Right Keyword Analysis For Your Website

Everyone looking to build a website might have heard about SEO- the mysterious Search Engine Optimization. This is a never-ending process that consists of multiple steps and there are always enhancements that can be done to improve website visibility in the search engines. If you have ever heard about the SEO you might have also … Continue Reading

9 Usability And UX Pitfalls: Learn How To Avoid Them

Making a great website is more than just about a pretty design, or a strong back end – Usability, and a good user experience are what make a good website great, but ensuring your website is as usable as you desire can be harder than many people imagine. Read this article to discover 9 common pitfalls, and how to avoid them.

HTML and Semantics – Conjoined twins of the Future Web !

Around 4-5 years ago, my daily knowledge building and socializing activities went like – read books, attend some sessions/training, visit a friend’s place, engage in a constructive debate, take a walk @ the nearby park … and so on . But years later … the scenario is slowly changing and I hardly find any time … Continue Reading

Expert Tips on How to Build a Multicultural Website

For anyone undertaking any kind of creative endeavour in cyberspace, the proclamation that the ‘web is global’ should be an unspoken mantra that underpins any design consideration. Here I run you through some of the basics of multicultural web design.

An Interview with Mojo-themes + Giveaway

Today we bring you a fantastic, insightful interview with the co-founder of Mojo-themes JR Farr, as well as a fantastic competition to get you’re hands on some of the fantastic themes already featured on the marketplace! Mojo-themes.com is a relatively new marketplace for web templates ranging from psd all the way up to fully fledged … Continue Reading