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Most Desired WordPress Hacks: 11 Common Requests and Fixes

August 26th, 2008
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Most Desired WordPress Hacks: 11 Common Requests and Fixes

This is the first article in our new three-part WordPress series. I want to share with you some hacks that i found to be very useful when i was working on the redesign of Noupe and during the design of my other site Devsnippets. Throughout this article, we’ll be focus on many WordPress Theme hacks, ideas, tips and useful tutorials you need to have...

Inspiration

The Showcase of Brilliant Pattern Designs

August 20th, 2008
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The Showcase of Brilliant Pattern Designs

Patterns are there, in front of you and me, on the blog you’ve come from, on books and album covers, wallpapers, t-shirts, chocolate boxes, almost everywhere. Every now and again we find a new pattern design which somehow manage to become the main element in catching our eyes, we just don’t know it until we search for it. In this post we present a...

Design

Form Elements: 40+ CSS/JS Styling and Functionality Techniques

August 17th, 2008
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Form Elements: 40+ CSS/JS Styling and Functionality Techniques

Designing effective web forms isn’t easy, as we need to figure out more practical styling and functionality techniques to provide a great user experience. Recently there have been a number of noteworthy techniques such as styling different form fields, live validation, Context highlighting, trading options from field to another, slider controls and more – using CSS and different Javascript libraries. Below we present findings...

Design

Adobe Photoshop: 50+ High Quality .PSD Files and Tutorials

August 10th, 2008
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Adobe Photoshop: 50+ High Quality .PSD Files and Tutorials

It’s always fun to experiment different techniques and learn how to work with various aspects of Adobe Photoshop to spice up boring text or pictures and make them into works of arts and masterpieces. Today we’ve got you a marvelous set of more than 50 high quality Photoshop .PSD files to offer an assortment of techniques for making your next photoshop effect. You might...

Essentials

CSS Layouts: 40+ Tutorials, Tips, Demos and Best Practices

July 28th, 2008
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CSS Layouts: 40+ Tutorials, Tips, Demos and Best Practices

The main idea behind CSS-based layouts is offering more flexibility and enhancing the visual experience of visitors. Some important tips and related key-factors can help to learn basics and keep essential techniques in mind. And this is what this article is all about. Finding the perfect Layout that have Total Flexibility, Equal Height Columns and just works fine. So we’ve decided to take a...

Essentials

40+ Extremely Beautiful FONTS Hand-picked from deviantART

July 21st, 2008
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40+ Extremely Beautiful FONTS Hand-picked from deviantART

The web is rich with creative and amazing fonts, and one of the most unusual source of Beautiful Fonts are those you can find on deviantART fonts gallery. Today we would like to present 40 incredible FONT which you can use for web or print design. Let’s take a close look at some of the most beautiful fonts we’ve found on deviantART. Some amazing...

Design

Vector Illustration: 60+ Illustrator Tutorials, Tips and Best Practices

July 14th, 2008
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Vector Illustration: 60+ Illustrator Tutorials, Tips and Best Practices

Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool for illustrating various elements one can use for web pages and print design. However, it’s important to know what to do in order to powerfully use its tools and achieve certain effects. So, step-by-step tutorials can provide a lot of help, thats why we spent a lot of time searching for the best tutorials out there and the...

Design

CSS-Styled Lists: Demo

July 10th, 2008
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CSS-Styled Lists: Demo

After seeing the amazing response to our previous post CSS-Styled Lists: 20+ Demos, Tutorials and Best Practices, we wanted to share with you a simple demo we created that showcase some of the most used design blocks created that are differently styled and enhanced give us a nice and clean design blocks using CSS-Styled Lists.

Essentials

CSS-Styled Lists: 20+ Demos, Tutorials and Best Practices

July 7th, 2008
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CSS-Styled Lists: 20+ Demos, Tutorials and Best Practices

When we think about CSS-Styled lists, different ideas come to mind but that rusty old image of bulleted items is not one of them anymore. There are lots of different methods to format nice HTML lists that is used in most web designs not only for navigation menu (vertical or horizontal) but for formatting many design blocks in a stylish and elegant manner. In...

Design

30+ Outstanding Character Illustrations in Modern Web Design

June 29th, 2008
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30+ Outstanding Character Illustrations in Modern Web Design

Having a unique design is a must to get your visitor’s attention. Vector characters can establish a memorable image of your site in the reader’s mind. So if you are looking for inspiration for your web design, here is an amazing collection of over 30 Vector illustrated websites. You might be interested to check other related posts for more useful tools: 63 Impressive Website...