An Infographic on the History of the Modem

Once upon a time, transferring just a few kilobytes of data between computers in different locations was considered near science fiction fantasy, or at least a cutting edge military computer science experiment. As our technology has evolved, the transfer of data has underpinned the backbone of our society. Let’s not forget then that those little boxes we call modems, routers…

Best Premium Joomla Template Providers

Why would I use premium Joomla Templates while tons of free Joomla templates are available out there? You may be one of the people to ask this question. If you notice, most Joomla providers offer both free and commercial templates; however, the number of purchases is greater than the number of free downloads. The reason is that premium templates have…

Sliders in Web Design : 45 Creative Examples

Using slideshows or sliders within a web design is an effective method of highlighting your portfolio, projects, ecommerce products or even key site related messages and information. As the current slider trend dictates, they are typically found above the fold on the homepage. For this article, we have found some high quality, beautifully designed and inspirational examples of sliders. Enjoy…

When a CMS becomes Restrictive

I’ve been working with Content Management Systems, both bespoke and open source for over 7 years. In that time a lot has changed as to how flexible and adaptive CMSs can be, but there are still times when a CMS can be restrictive. Each CMS brings with it its own advantages and also its own disadvantages. Having primarily worked in…

25 jQuery Plugins to help with Responsive Layouts

The most popular topic of discussion at the moment is undoubtedly responsive layouts in web design. Without going into it too much, a responsive layout allows you to offer a specific and optimised screen size based on whatever device (mobile, tablet…) the visitor uses. You would typically use Media Queries to resize the overall layout, but what about all of…