Being the most popular blog publishing application, WordPress caters to all bloggers and web developers alike. As an open source Content Management System (CMS), powered by Php and MySQL it has many features including a plug-in architecture and a template system. But it may not cater to some specific needs. There is no harm in trying a new software or cms so we should be open to other possibilities and try other alternatives and solutions to blogging.
So here, I will share other recommended CMS that would also allow you to use many options and features. But alongside before picking up a right CMS remember to carefully check out for pro’s and con’s of particular system which will be used for your blogging or business.Read More
Last month, we listed beautiful and popular web designs that can be found on Deviantart and we promised that each month we will feature awesome web designs. So now as promised, we will be featuring the best Deviantart web designs for the month of November. I bet you are all excited to see the latest uploads of web designs, scroll down and enjoy browsing these cool web interfaces!Read More
Christmas is coming and people who deserve to enjoy it needs your presents! Below you’ll find a list of what a designer might like for Christmas.
There are too many items to cite but I only chose the coolest and most stylish. Things that a designer (developer, writer, etc.) would want to use not only at work but off-work, make your friend designer happier in this Christmas and remember there aren’t too many days left to get the gifts – huh..I need to remind that myself too .Read More
“Never judge a book by its cover” and “never judge an article by its headline” are the two sayings I’m guilty of not obeying, especially when looking for something to read without really knowing what to read.
People go to blogs without knowing exactly what to expect. They are there to look for brain foods, our job is to get them to bite our bait through headlines. Keep in mind that websites like Digg, Designbump, Delicious, and many others will only display your headlines (or a sentence or two) making it more prone to be ignored if you do not read this post carefully. Promise!
First off let’s talk about the types of headlines that we usually see.Read More
Negative space is an important element in making website layouts and logos although it is very tricky to combine negative space in designing but once you are able to do it, it is not something to be overlooked or avoided. I usually call it white space, and to be honest many new designers usually make a mistake of creating chunky websites with too much information in it and without any spacing.
But believe me spacing does wonders, for even young designers – you can look professional quickly with minimal website..just put less content use negative space and you’ll be more successful than others starting just out.Read More
The main most important design aspect of any e-commerce website would be product photography. Being unable to touch, smell, taste and hold, alternatively handle the product they find interesting, the closest interaction the client could get are the images. Basically, the softer, tastier, flashier and more attractive your products look to shoppers, the more confident they’ll feel about purchasing from you and the better your conversion rate will be.
Knowing how deceivingly great product photos can look , keep in mind that your images should complement your website’s overall aesthetic and your company’s image. Let’s start with a few great examples of how online retailers have incorporated best quality product photos onto their websites and focus on images of actual items, rather than models, events or landscapes.Read More
Freelancers, to be successful, should always be updated about what is happening in the world. This leads to hours of reading news and blogs with the occasional checking of e-mail and social networking websites.
Often, many freelancers tend to work for longer hours, habitually this may lead to mental fatigue. Mental fatigue means living your days at work like a zombie. You do not function, thinking becomes extremely hard, all you want to do is lie down and rest all day. Aside from the inside effects, physical performance is also affected greatly.
Remember the saying “what the mind conceives, the body achieves” ? As always let us first find out what causes information overload.Read More
Psychological approach is also an effective strategy being used in business. Learning how to read the clients’ personality can give you advantage. This way, you will know how and in what way to approach them with your marketing strategies. You will be able to handle and build a good professional relationship with your clients.Read More