[EXPIRED] We Have 10 Memberships to Giveaway to the New Web Design Fan Club

Web Design Fan is the giving away 10 completely free memberships to their new Fan Club! Each membership lasts for an entire year ($72 value). Joining the Web Design Fan Club grants you access to all the incredible resources and knowledge you need to become an expert web designer. From WordPress themes to premium icon sets and vectors, advanced tutorials…

HTML5 and CSS3 Form References, Resources and Tutorials

This article explores some of the new HTML5 form features and how it has greatly improved text inputs, search boxes and other form fields by providing better and cleaner controls for validating data allowing you to build complicated forms with far less code and even less bemusement. Accompany all of this with some fantastic CSS3 properties and you are able…

Complex Captchas Might Hurt Your Subscriber List

There is a chance that complex captchas are ruining your efforts to build a subscriber list, especially if you are using the free Feedburner RSS to Email service. After all, there are limits to how much a visitor is willing to go through to subscribe to your site and if they have to deal with captchas that are difficult to…

Existing vs. New Clients – Who Should Get the Bigger Share of Your Attention?

Many business owners, nowadays, are of the view that when you understand your client, you have them hooked up with your product of service forever. However, in my views, knowing you client is only half the work done. The other half is in serving the client according to their needs and giving them their due attention. Giving attention to your…

CodeIgniter Toolbox- Essential Tutorials and Resources

CodeIgniter is a powerful framework that lets you create web apps very simply and elegantly. It’s an open source PHP framework with a very small footprint, built for PHP coders who need a simple and elegant toolkit to create full-featured web applications. Cool, that sounds great, so how do you get started using it? Well, this article features some essential…

Home Office Tips – Eliminating Distractions When Working From Home

If you’re new to working from home, you’re probably discovering that the distractions are constant. Sure, you had people randomly approaching your desk to inquire about things in the office and other such nuisances, but you knew that with your boss watching, you had to snap back to it quickly and at least appear to be working. At home, there’s…

10 Free Applications for Managing Code Snippets

Why reinvent the wheel? And by extension, why keep re-typing or copy/pasting commonly-used pieces of code over and over again? Copying and pasting pieces of code into text files and the like is disorganized and wastes your precious time. Instead, you can use code snippets to quickly call code you repeatedly use. There are applications that let you save, organize,…

Signup Form Usability and Design Best Practices

Honest usability techniques when applied properly will expand your site layouts beyond the elite in web design. When you can open your mind to new ideas it’s possible to manifest brilliant visions into your web pages. This hierarchy plays double for user interface objects and forms. I’ve included a few examples and tips below on building usable design forms. Best…

[Expired] WordPress Competition – 3 Premium WordPress Themes for Five Lucky Readers – Comment to Enter

We have another fantastic WordPress theme competition for you today – This time we have three premium WordPress themes to give away to five lucky readers (that is three themes for each of the winners). All of the themes have been designed and developed by jvanoel of ThemeForest fame. All you have to do is leave a comment below telling…