The free beautiful vector background pack (+ source files) that we have on offer today have been designed by Cip (from Vectorious, and can be used within almost any aspect of design – they could be used as a seamless web background, cool apparel design, an elegant flyer … anything!
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The growth and popularity of Wordpress continues to spiral to a seemingly endless end. It continually proves itself time time and again that it has very few limitations, and is rapidly pushing itself to being, if not the best, but certainly the most versatile CMS available. Out of the box it is certainly not perfect, but in the hands of the huge WP community, it might just be.
Having a good and quality collection of gradients at your disposal should be paramount for any designer, they are not only a great time-saver, they can also give your designs the simple illusion of depth, make the rough areas of…
A few months back jQuery was updated to version 1.4, with loads of new features and improvements. Yep, jQuery is now even more indispensable, and with more functions, methods and arguments to try and learn and remember. It doesn’t matter…
The first thing that springs to mind when thinking about large photography backgrounds within web design are of simple photographers portfolio website or even that of a design company. Upon researching this article, the surprising thing was that this type of background does not seem to have any limitations, it is equally suited to e-commerce sites, restaurant sites, web design agencies.. basically all types of web sites, as you will see from the collection below.
If you have to develop Wordpress themes on a regular basis then I have no doubt that you too have experienced the tedium that goes with re-writing the same code over and over again. It doesn’t matter how excited you are about a new project or even how much you love web design, having to repeatedly do the same basic coding for every single theme can be really, really annoying.
CSS3 is slowly but surely creeping into mainstream web design, more and more designers are using it, albeit in small doses, but it is certainly gathering momentum. It is an exciting time for web design.
A few weeks back we published an article called 20 CSS3 Tutorials and Techniques for Creating Buttons, just to start the CSS3 ball rolling, this time around we focus on some menu and navigation techniques that make use of the wonderful new properties that CSS3 offers.
Roughly 3-4% of our readers view this site via a mobile device and that percentage is growing slowly week-to-week. They aren’t great percentages but it was certainly high enough to prompt me into action – I started considering a mobile version of this site.
There are two ways you can go when designing a 404 page for your website – you could go the sensible route and make it usable and try to help the reader find exactly what they were looking for or, you could design a 404 page that not only defines the character of the web site or the designer, but also makes it a pleasure and surprise. Its amazing the effect a sprinkle of humor and some creativity can have on someone and it will certainly make your site that little bit more memorable.
There are a lot of useful tools for web designers and developers, they do tend to come and go and it usually depends on personal preference whether or not any tool is used. There is only one tool that has lasted the test of time and is not only universally used but also loved, and that is the Firefox extension Firebug – it is by far and away the best tool within web design.