Development

JavaScript-Turbo: Head.js Speeds Up Your Website

November 3rd, 2012
by Denis Potschien
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JavaScript-Turbo: Head.js Speeds Up Your Website

Complex websites would not work well without JavaScript. Often there are several scripts residing in the head of your HTML document. The more you embed, the slower your website, potentially. Head.js is a JavaScript tool that calls itself the only script you need. We have put it to the test and found out that...

Essentials

Endless Icons & Iconmonstr – Loads Of Free PNG-Icons And Growing Fast

November 2nd, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
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Endless Icons & Iconmonstr – Loads Of Free PNG-Icons And Growing Fast

There is a fresh repository in town and it deals with icons. We all know everybody loves icons. That's understandable as icons are necessary replacements or at least additions to traditional navigation concepts in the wake of the mobile era. Today we introduce to you a project by name of Endless Icons, created and...

Development

BookBlock And Windy: 2 jQuery-Plugins Provide Exceptional Content Navigation

November 1st, 2012
by Denis Potschien
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BookBlock And Windy: 2 jQuery-Plugins Provide Exceptional Content Navigation

Chances are, you are not looking for sliders, you have to watch your steps to avoid not trampling on them. There are more sliders on this planet than content for them to take care of. As this is the case, why do we introduce two more variants to our readership? It's simple. BookBlock and...

Essentials

Pixabay: More Than 40,000 Completely Free Photos And Illustrations

October 31st, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
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Pixabay: More Than 40,000 Completely Free Photos And Illustrations

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As designers we are always on the hunt for good pictures. Noupe certainly needs fitting imagery now and then and even more often. That's where photo-services, stock image providers and the like come into play. There are big marketplaces, offering you high-grade imagery at more or less affordable rates. Then we find repositories with...

Themes

The Freshest Free WordPress Themes From October 2012

October 30th, 2012
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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The Freshest Free WordPress Themes From October 2012

Last month we brought you a collection of the best themes, released in the month of September 2012. Today, we shall be taking a look at the top free themes from the current month, that is, October 2012. This comes down to a series and will provide you with all the best WordPress themes...

Essentials

UICloud: Brand-New Free Resource Covers More Than 25,000 UI Elements

October 29th, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
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UICloud: Brand-New Free Resource Covers More Than 25,000 UI Elements

UICloud is a fresh project. Launched in July 2012 it already provides over 25,000 UI Elements in over 1,000 UI sets. All the resources can be used free of charge, individual licenses apply. Jack Cai, a Southampton (UK) based Chinese freelance icon and GUI designer, did a great job. The platform is intuitive, even fun...

Development

Tiny Circleslider: Who Said Sliders Are Boring?

October 26th, 2012
by Denis Potschien
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Tiny Circleslider: Who Said Sliders Are Boring?

Image- or, more general, content sliders are as popular as can be. There are plenty of them on the market. Design and functionality resemble, the choice of a slider is more or less a matter of taste. Tiny Circleslider is different though. The tool lets you place content elements in a circle. This makes...

Inspiration

40 Incredible Photos Captured with SmartPhones

October 25th, 2012
by Nousheen Aquil
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40 Incredible Photos Captured with SmartPhones

Screenshot Smartphones have become an important element of our daily life, more important than their predecessors, the good old traditional mobile phones, to be honest. Smartphones can do so much more. They are your camera, organizer, music player, audio- or video-recorder and even replace our PCs or laptops to some extent. In this collection, we are showcasing photographs that...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Demystifying WordPress: The Concept of Tags

October 23rd, 2012
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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Demystifying WordPress: The Concept of Tags

Tags are one of the most common terms associated with blogging nowadays. In fact, tags have found their way outside blogging and are now an integral part of content sharing all across the internet -- you tag your photos on Facebook, sort tweets on the basis of hash-tags, and so...

Inspiration

40 Must-See Portfolio-Websites Of Photographers, Illustrators and Photoshop-Artists

October 22nd, 2012
by Dirk Metzmacher
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40 Must-See Portfolio-Websites Of Photographers, Illustrators and Photoshop-Artists

Portfolios can be a great way to prove how multifaceted an artist is. But this is only true while it is true for the artist and for the website. You might be a superb photographer, but if your website is not representing these skills you might have a hard time acquiring clients this way. Today we show...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

BootMetro: Framework for Websites in Windows 8 Design

October 21st, 2012
by Dieter Petereit
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BootMetro: Framework for Websites in Windows 8 Design

We know you like tiled websites. Our article featuring Sergey Pimenov's Metro UI CSS drew loads of attention. So we thought you might also be interested in what the Italian frontend-developer Marcello Palmitessa created. By the name of BootMetro he just introduced a whole framework for building tiled websites in the Metro-style of the...

CMS

MODX: Is It The Right Choice For Your Website?

October 19th, 2012
by Sufyan bin Uzayr
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MODX: Is It The Right Choice For Your Website?

If you are creating a new website, chances are you’ll be using a Content Management System. Unless you have a personal favorite and/or have a rigidly defined set of requirements that can be met by your preferred CMS, you may need to do some searching before you finalize a CMS for your website. Today,...