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Building a WordPress Theme Around the Events Calendar Plugin

WordPress has quickly transformed from a mere content management platform to one that is now involved in managing almost every aspect of an administrator’s day. The world’s most popular content management solution can, via plugins, manage events, dates, to-do lists, notes, tweets, Facebook status updates, and more. And, of these new ways to manage content, there is perhaps no more…

40 Creative and Unique World Map Remakes

For today’s gallery, we have 40 uniquely designed World map remakes for you. Some maps have been designed using only the creative imagination of the designer allowing you a brief glimpse into how they each view the World and using some uncommon art materials such as water, a tangerine peel and, even Lego. Others, while no less creative, have been…

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Unraveling the Secrets of WordPress’ comments.php

One of the most important templates in any WordPress installation is the “comments.php” template file that is paired with virtually every single theme distributed for use with the world’s most popular content management solution. More than 60 million people rely on this basic template file every single day in order to encourage user interaction and communication. But, surprisingly enough, a…

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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…