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DrawHistory, a design company with a conscience

A new design company, DrawHistory, is providing web design services with a conscience. They are pledging to donate a fixed portion of their earnings to charities they preselect. The designer and developer pair behind DrawHistory, Jeff Effendi and Jordan Singer, are aiming to mix their passions of design and humanitarian work together, in their words: “DrawHistory was founded on a…

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What is .htaccess?

One of the most common files found on most web hosting servers also happens to be one of the least understood, especially for a large number of novice web hosting clients and website administrators. That file, called “.htaccess,” is used to determine any number of important settings, from the 404 Error page that is displayed to site users to the…

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Key Elements for a Successful Mobile User Experience

Many graphics designers are moving towards the popular trend in mobile apps. You can design some incredible native applications and mobile web interfaces by working with well-deserved techniques. The best mobile experience should function as quickly and effortlessly as possible. In this article I want to introduce some important elements for any mobile design. You’ll have to consider many situations…

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We have 5 x Business Plans (worth $99 each) from Web Icon Set to Giveaway – Comment to Enter

For this weeks giveaway we have 5 x Business Plans (worth $99 each) courtesy of the guys from Web Icon Set. Each Business Plan gives you a 3 year membership and access (with unlimited downloads) to their entire icon library, including pictograms (720 icons), stock icons (460 icons) and mini icons (500 icons). And includes unlimited downloads. All you have…

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Don’t Just Wireframe – Tell the Design Story

The growth of the User Experience Design field is astonishing, but well deserved. Thanks to UX Designers all over the world, the quality of products has increased dramatically. Design really does matter now. It’s not only Apple on the scene anymore. Samsung gizmos look better than ever. Google has redesigned all of its products. Literally every successful startup looks and…

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Free WordPress Security E-Book Available from Code Poet: Locking Down WordPress

Code Poet, launched in May by Automattic, has this week released a new e-book on WordPress security. In the pages of “Locking Down WordPress,” three WordPress developers provide important advice on taking the right precautions. The book interviews the three seasoned WordPress pros, all of whom recommended updating all server code in the event of a security breach and requiring…

30 Stunning Examples of Still Life Photography

Ever since the inception of photography itself, still life photography has been in vogue. And with the advancement of modern-day cameras, you can now have greater control over lighting, mood and composition of your photographs, thereby creating amazing still-life photography masterpieces. Still-life photography as a form of art takes a great deal of learning and experience. You need to master…