Are you going to start an ecommerce website? Making categories of products, product pages and integrating a shopping cart won’t be enough. Those features just make the basic structure of ecommerce; you need to make it attractive and user friendly if you want to generate serious amount of sales out of it.
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We all know that there are a few differences between small businesses and larger corporations, especially when they begin considering the web design aspect of their marketing plan and branding. And while for the most part, the nuts and bolts basics are often the same for both, small business owners and freelancers often have to [...]
Stop Creating False Barriers Between You & The Photos You Want to Take [aka Going to the End of the Earth to Get the Shot]
Are you pursuing your personal passions to get the pictures you want, or are you letting…ahem…”too many obstacles” stop you? Here’s a little inspiration. Using a weather balloon, a Gopro 2, a Multiplex Funjet and some other lo-fi equipment, David Windestål decided to get some first person footage of a trip to space. What he [...]
Have you ever wanted to give a text field in Photoshop an unusual shape? In this Treehouse Quick Tip, Photoshop teacher Allison demonstrates how to bend and curve a text field into whatever shape you need!
Sometimes when we use third party libraries (for example Symfony components) we need to take care about class auto-loading. When the files number is small we can add them to our module's .info file. But what if the files number is big? Lately, I was working with the Guzzle Module and discovered a very nice way to provide information to Composer Autoload about folder with your classes files. After installing the Guzzle module we have a new autoloader (ClassLoader). In order to use it in our cust
We’ve just taken delivery of one of the first copies of Master it – How to cook today, the new book we recently designed for the fantastic chef Rory O’Connell. Rory is one of the loveliest guys you could hope to meet, and an inspirational chef and teacher. He co-founded the hugely influential Ballymaloe Cookery School with his [...]
Design tricks to help you print brochures for cheap!
If you are spending a lot of time as a traveling photographer, you must have noticed that in addition to the usual energy consuming gadgets like strobe and camera batteries there are now a plethora of devices that need a USB charging buddy. Things like a Smart phone, an iPad or even a GoPro. Carrying around chargers and sockets for all this gear is kinda messy. Especially if you are traveling to a foreign country and need a power adapter for each charger.
Here’s a cool tutorial by a graphic designer from Ukraine named Iaroslav Lazunov that can be applied to your design. This 3D model is created in Adobe Illustrator using effects such as revolve, extrude & bevel and rotate. Other tools used are Pen Tool to create shapes like the sample of the half of the glass in frontal plane he [...]
Depend on how much time you have, we have found a few pure CSS3 menu generators and also a handful of online tutorials that will teach you how to create one yourself. If you want it now, you can always use CSS menu generator that come with user friendly interface, hence you won't need to know how to code it. Customize, Copy and Paste it to your website, it's that simple.
The popularity of social networking has converted a lot of websites to be more user-centric. This means you can find loads of new profile features and direct-connect OAuth apps through Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, and others. Typically the profile photo is a common facet to each profile webpage design. Photos or avatars can be uploaded by the user, and sometimes pulled directly from their other accounts online. In this tutorial I want to demonstrate 5 specific user avatar styles with C
Here’s one thing that never made sense to me: people make websites so others can find out more about them, but most “About Us” pages absolutely suck. They’re either really long and boring or really short and mysterious. Not many people understand the best way to go about these pages. Many believe the “About Us” [...]
The introduction of the HTML5 spec introduced new tags for presenting media on a webpage; the and tags, rendering the tag no longer fit for video and audio streaming. These new tags have made it considerably easier to add rich media content to your design, and in today’s video tutorial, I’ll be [...]
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