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06

Sep'12

Responsibly Responsive Images & Sliders

Responsive websites are the latest trend these days. A Responsive website is viewable at all platforms whether its a mobile, an ipad or desktop/laptop of various resolutions. So, when designers {talking about the popular ones as well} design a website or a theme they make the website responsive but since they can not make images responsive they end up squeezing up large size images to smaller ones. Now, displaying a large image in a small space by restring the width …

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03

Sep'12

[September’12, Freebie]: vFlex

This month’s freebie includes another free responsive theme, called “vFlex”. It is an awesome minimalist theme built for bloggers and designers to create beautiful sites. vFlex comes packed with some awesome features: vFlex : Free Responsive WordPress theme Responsive theme, supports tabs/ipads and mobiles HomePage slider Light, Minimalist Theme Page templates Intuitive Themes options panel Upload/Import/Export functionality Optimized code Custom Featured section The theme would work amazingly with some recommended plugins: WordPress SEO by Yoast Or AIO {as per your …

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27

Aug'12

Breadcrumbs in web design

Navigation is one of the most important element of an effective web design. Good navigation can lead to increased user engagement and reduced bounce rates for your website. Navigation is analogous to an index of a book, imagine a book with 500 pages, you need to look for a certain topic and you find that the index is so cluttered that you cannot locate the topic you want to read. Your site is just like a book for a visitor …

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24

Aug'12

CSS Styling for Default WordPress Calendar Widget

A lot of time when you install a theme or when you design a theme, you almost forget about the WordPress calendar widget. There are many premium themes in the market which do not care about this widget simply because it is one of the “lesser used” functionality. So if you were thinking about having a calendar widget but your designer did not appreciate in creating extra CSS for the calendar. Here’s small piece of code for you, which I …

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23

Aug'12

Top 12 places to look for Graphic Design Inspiration in 2012

Whenever I start designing a website, the first thing I do is look for “Graphic Design inspiration”. I’m sure most of the designers start from there. Not only while designing but also during my free hours i love to take inspiration. Inspiration is the key to your design and helps you visualize new concepts. Graphic design in particular is a key element to  your visual appeal. It not only includes the web page but also typography, icons, logos, layout, colors …

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21

Aug'12

4 reasons why you should not buy FB fans or Twitter followers

Ever since search engines have started including “social media impact” in their SERPs {early 2010}, the race of creating social buzz has increased. Many people/companies {big ones as well} have started buying followers and fans to gain the SEO advantage. But, the big question is : Does it really help in improving SERPs?  Should you also buy twitter followers or Facebook fans? Will it help in creating social buzz about your website?  Will it help in increasing traffic on your …

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13

Aug'12

Freebie

Ever wanted cool buttons for your blog or theme? Well, Today’s freebie is a small and crisp WordPress plugin for buttons. You’ll get the html/css code attached with the download. These are not just plain simple buttons but a combination of twelve-color variation that give these buttons an awesome shadow effect and a slight 3D effect, with clean finish. Try this out today. You can use them by inserting the shortcode vbutton in your post or pages. How to insert …

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08

Aug'12

August Freebie : Twitter buttons

This month’s freebie contains awesome Twitter Buttons for designers. We have experimented with the  gradient, shadows and many other features of Illustrator. Feel free to experiment and do share where you used these buttons. You can freely use them for both private as well as commercial projects, including templates and themes. Download from this link Members only, register as member here (its free): emember_protected for=2-3 Download Twitter Buttons .ai File | Free /emember_protected We would love to hear back from …

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