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Eric Karkovack (658 Articles)

Eric Karkovack is a web designer with over two decades of experience. You can visit his business site here. Eric is the author of an eBook: Your Guide to Becoming a Freelance Web Designer. He also has an opinion on just about every subject. You can follow his rants on Twitter @karks88.
10 Lesser-Known (But Incredibly Useful) WordPress Plugins

10 Lesser-Known (But Incredibly Useful) WordPress Plugins

We share ten fantastic WordPress plugins that have been overlooked for one reason or another, but we feel they are worth your consideration.

Accessibility Tip: How to Test Color Contrast Ratios

Accessibility Tip: How to Test Color Contrast Ratios

Compliance with WCAG color contrast standards isn’t very difficult, as we’ll demonstrate, testing color contrast ratios takes mere seconds.

10 Free Templates for Creating Music & Concert Flyers

10 Free Templates for Creating Music & Concert Flyers

This collection of free music event and concert flyer templates (PSD, AI & EPS) is sure to capture the attention of potential concert-goers.

Areas Where AI Can (and Already Is) Benefitting Web Designers

Areas Where AI Can (and Already Is) Benefitting Web Designers

We share some methods that AI can benefit web designers – including a few that you can take advantage of right now.

The Keys to Building Stable & Sustainable WordPress Websites

The Keys to Building Stable & Sustainable WordPress Websites

While there are no guarantees that a well-built WordPress site will provide years of worry-free bliss, there are some things you can do to help.

8 CSS Snippets That Demonstrate the Power of Shadow Effects

8 CSS Snippets That Demonstrate the Power of Shadow Effects

A collection of useful code snippets that demonstrate the usefulness and what you can fully achieve with CSS shadow effects.

A Guide to Choosing the Right WordPress Block Plugins

A Guide to Choosing the Right WordPress Block Plugins

Among the top features of the WordPress Gutenberg block editor is the ability to add new blocks at any time. This allows us to implement additional types of content and…

6 Free Starter & Barebone Themes for WordPress Development

6 Free Starter & Barebone Themes for WordPress Development

A collection of free starter themes for WordPress that will allow you to quickly build a theme to your own custom specifications.

Tips for Handing off Your Website Mockup to a Developer

Tips for Handing off Your Website Mockup to a Developer

We explore some ideas for making the handoff from web design to web development as easy and productive as possible.

Should Freelance Web Designers Care about Web 3.0?

Should Freelance Web Designers Care about Web 3.0?

All hype aside, what does 3.0 mean for freelance web designers? Is it worth caring about? We explore what it might entail for the rest of us.

The Challenges of WordPress’ Massive Market Share

The Challenges of WordPress’ Massive Market Share

We take a look at the biggest challenges facing WordPress (as we see them) and discuss how its size impacts the efforts to tackle them.

WordPress Tips & Plugins for Those “Oh $#!%” Moments

WordPress Tips & Plugins for Those “Oh $#!%” Moments