The Zen of Relational Database: Learn the Basics Here!

Databases have been a staple topic on every digital business. Thus organizing the tables and fields is necessary. The concept of Relational Database was born way back in 1969 when Edgar F. Codd, a researcher from IBM, wrote the process of outlining a database. From there, the this concept has spread on every computing-involved business … Continue Reading

The Hiring Guide for Freelancer Clients

I have been writing about freelancing and web design for over a year now, and I honestly haven’t stumbled upon a hiring guide that teaches clients to hire great freelancers. Everybody wants to find good clients. Often, freelancers read tips from experts and blogs like these to successfully dig the gold out their freelancing mines. … Continue Reading

Internet Is Down: What Will I do?

Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, 1stwebdesigner. Not too long ago, these four websites loaded together in each tab in harmony. Then everything changed when the Internet got down. Only the service provider can fix this, but then, that service provider vanished. What will you do now that the Internet Is Down? I know nothing can really be … Continue Reading

MySQL Guide for Beginners: What You Must Know

A database is an essential part of most websites. From simple blogs to complex e-commerce websites, everything is being driven by a database. If you are a web developer, you definitely know a lot about MySQL. Is the most popular open source database system Uses SQL (Structured Query Language) to manipulate information inside the database … Continue Reading

How to Build an Online Shop Using WooCommerce

Want to start your online store but don’t know how? It’s now easy to create one with WordPress and WooCommerce plugin. True, WordPress has been on the Web as a Content Management System for blogs. The most exciting part is, you can now do almost anything with it using premium and free plugins. Creating an online … Continue Reading

What You Should Know When Choosing the Best Web Host

Every designer or  developer who has worked with websites knows the importance of hosting. Web hosting is among the top important things that you have to consider before starting the website creation. Selecting a really good web hosting company can do your half of the work. Many people talk about how a website should be … Continue Reading

3 Flat Design Video Tutorials to Change Your Design Style

We truly live in a flat world! With iOS7, Android and even Windows Metro now adapting the flat design layout trend, the world has become a flatter place, indeed. Flat design video tutorials are a great help in the transition. Website designs have followed the same pattern, transforming their sites to become easy-to-browse, colorful, responsive … Continue Reading

Using Adobe Lightroom to Produce Amazing Photos for Your Website

It may seem unimportant, but for a web designer, the ability to produce good-looking photos using Adobe Lightroom is an edge, particularly in attracting more clients. With the sudden influx of high-resolution and cheaper Digital Single-Lens Reflex (DSLR) cameras, photos are now becoming must-haves for websites.