The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started with Zen Cart (Part 2)

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This article is the continued part 2 version of Getting Started with ZenCart. In part 1 we learned about ZenCart, and it’s basic files and getting started with the “Bare Bones” template. We also learned a little about the admin screen provided by ZenCart. In this part 2 version I will go more in depth about using and customizing ZenCart OpenSource Shopping Cart.

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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started with Zen Cart (Part 1)

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In this article I will be covering the basic installation and functionality of ZenCart eCommerce shopping cart. I have been using ZenCart on clients eCommerce websites for a while and found the most common questions about installing, and modifying along with the most edited files to get you up and running with ZenCart. I will also cover some basic theme creation for ZenCart as well. This should be an excellent starting point for everyone looking to setup an online store and create a custom look and feel.

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How to Create a LCD Monitor in Photoshop

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In this tutorial I am trying to share some knowledge in Adobe Photoshop CS4. We are going to draw a LCD monitor by using Photoshop. We are not going to sketch it as it is pretty simple. I will explain all techniques along the tutorial so that every one can follow easily. So what are we waiting for? Let’s get started.

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How to connect your site with twitter using @Anywhere

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Twitter has launched @Anywhere, a more simple way of integrating twitter in your site. With it you can add follow buttons, hovercards, linkify twitter usernames and connect with twitter.  In this tutorial, I will show you how to use @Anywhere in your site. I will add some twitter @Anywhere features to the application build in my previous tutorials, the distance finder (part1 of the tutorial, part2).

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How to Create a Killer Portfolio in Photoshop [Very Detailed]

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In this in-depth tutorial, I will show you how to create a portfolio in Adobe Photoshop CS4. If you have never tried a site build in Photoshop then don’t worry because I have explained everything so that even noobs can continue with this tutorial. So what are we waiting for? Let’s start.

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jQuery for Complete Beginners: Part 4

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Welcome back to jQuery for Beginners. Just a quick recap first – in the first two weeks we covered the very basics of jQuery and interacting with elements. Last time round we made an accordion – something which taught us a few of the jQuery special animation functions that are built in to jQuery. Today we will be using those functions and a bit more as we look at creating a nice looking Gallery page, built with HTML and CSS, and then adding some nice interactive effects with jQuery.

 

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40 Dazzling Photoshop Abstract and Lighting Effects Tutorials

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Well done abstract and lighting effects can enhance your artworks exceedingly and this is very popular trend now in photo manipulations, backgrounds, website headers – definitely useful tutorials to be aware of .

You can add them to premade photos, or create whole new scenes from scratch. Photoshop gives you those abilities and allows you to express in all ways. In this post you’ll find 40 best tutorials around web to master abstract and lighting effects.

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50 Most Creative Character Illustration Tutorials

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Drawn characters are usually cute and they can make us laugh. Nowadays, designers can turn their pencil sketches into beautiful digital art with lot of beautiful effects. You can use striking vector character as a mascot for your business or website.

This article contains 50 best Photoshop and Illustrator character designing tutorials. Most of these tutorials require a hand drawn sketch, so don’t forget about your pencil and paper.

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How To Create Recognizable And Really Unique Article Thumbnails

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Picture can save a thousand words. That’s true and it works everywhere, even in blogs. Next thing visitors spot after the title is thumbnail. Well done post thumbnails will attract more visitors and they will explore your website with interest.

In this article I’m going to share some tips and advices about beautiful post thumbnails. You will see lot examples of using thumbnails and hopefully learn something new.

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Ultimate Guide to HTML Emails – Basics, Tips, Tutorials and Resources

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HTML emails is a great marketing tool, and if built good, they work great. In 2009 HTML email ROI was $43.52 for every dollar spent on it. If you are a freelancer be aware that sooner or later your clients will start asking for you to build HTML emails.

You might think that it’s not a big deal. Just a miniature HTML web page. But the difference from building HTML websites is that you aren’t building it to just a couple of browsers with very similar structure, but to 20+ email clients people are using. And believe me, they won’t swallow your code so easily. Each of them has it’s own particularities and that makes

HTML emails so hard to make. Below you will find 50+ tutorials, tips, resources, templates to get familiar with HTML email building.

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