Photoshop Ribbon Banner

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Create a Ribbon Banner

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Creating design elements in photoshop is a great way to add unique buttons and headers to your web design projects. In this tutorial, we’re going to be making a simple, easy ribbon banner in photoshop. This tutorial is perfect for beginners, but assumes you know the photoshop basics including opening a document, creating layers and duplicating layers. Step 1: Create the…

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Website wireframe collaboration in Google Docs

How to Build A Website Wireframe Using Google Docs

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There are a multitude of wireframing tools out there, ranging from high and low fidelity, free and expensive and simple and complex. However, depending on the complexity of your web project, there’s one tool that is simple to use, free and works well for collaboration when building a website wireframe: Google Docs. Google Docs can provide a basic, low-fidelity website wireframe that…

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10 Google Chrome Extensions for Web Designers

10 Google Chrome Extensions For Web Designers

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First, lets quickly cover what an extension is. Extensions are plug-ins that extend the functionality of a web browser in some way. They can improve your browser experience by making tasks easier and quicker and many times, more enjoyable. So why am I only talking about Google Chrome Extensions in this blog post? Well, Google Chrome continues to lead the web…

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7 helpful Woocommerce extensions for wordpress

7 Helpful WooCommerce Extensions for WordPress

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WooCommerce for WordPress makes it easy to set up your e-commerce site and start selling your products. Because it’s simple to implement, WooCommerce has become a favorite among developers. With so many installations, it’s no wonder WooCommerce has an abundance of add-ons that can help you customize your online store to match your exact needs. We’ve outlined a few our…

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Css to add color changing elements

[CSS Tutorial] How to Create Color-Changing Fonts, Borders and Backgrounds

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When building a website it’s all in the details. Adding custom fonts, borders and backgrounds can create a cohesive look throughout the site. You can even take your customization a bit further by making these elements color-changing to fit your carefully thought-out color scheme. Making elements color-changing on your website is surprisingly easy using CSS. There are two main parts…

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18 Helpful Online Tools For Web Designers

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Every designer has a toolbox full of tried and tested design tools that play an essential role in our work. Of course we are big fans of going back to the basics using pencil and paper to jot down our ideas. But many times new apps and resources help us get those creative juices flowing and simply speed up the…

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Growth Driven Design

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The Japanese philosophy of “kaizen”, literally meaning “improvement”, refers to the  continuous improvement of a product, and is known for its use by Toyota. This philosophy is the basic idea...
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Powerful CSS Tools for Web Designers & Developers

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As a front-end developer, I have to say that Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are one of my closest friends. I can spend hours writing lines of CSS code to make my clients websites look and function beautifully. Plus, now not only can I control how everything looks with CSS, I can also control how elements move and animate with CSS3…

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2017 WordPress Trends

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WordPress is the most popular content management solution available on the web today. Nearly 18 million sites use WordPress for their core content platform. As we are now entering our second month of 2017 let’s look at 4 WordPress trends that we predict will become mainstays in the WordPress world. Mobile-first themes A mobile-first approach is nothing new to the…

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