Ecommerce PHP Shopping Cart Giveaway: Avactis 3 x Owned Licenses

Today, we’re happy to have Avactis providing us with 3 x Owned Licenses, valued at USD$249 each for Onextrapixel’s reader. Avactis provides a simple way for users to create easy-to-use e-commerce software. With Avactis, you can setup an online e-commerce store rapidly and easily. Avactis offers a solution that helps owners, who are not programmers,…

The Fundamental Rules of a Successful Designer-Developer Relationship

A designer working with a developer, and vice versa, is a great idea to speed up the website creation process, and it can also often times yield better final results for the project. Working together can let each professional focus on what they are best at, and what they also prefer to do – meaning…

Are Art Schools Really Worth The Money?

I LOVED my art school! I would not be where I am without it. I still keep in touch with my teachers… well, the ones who are still alive. When I applied to go there, I had to present a portfolio, have an interview, have a second interview and generally, for many of the classes…

Top 10 WordPress Hacks of All Time

Everywhere you look you will find articles that talk about the best new WordPress hacks of the year, or the latest hacks for the content management system, but with this article, I hope to show you what I think are the top WordPress hacks of all time, that still work with the popular and ever-growing…

9 Things to Look for When Choosing a Theme for Your Blog

Blogging is amongst the most interesting and advantageous activities being done over the Internet nowadays. It gives you a good source of social networking, personal and commercial marketing and promotion, a platform to showcase your talents and most often, a real good source of earning a pocket full of money. Owing to this, the popularity…

Tag Management Platform – 10 x Free UberTags Subscriptions

We’re delighted to have UberTags provide us with 10 X one year subscriptions to its service, valued at $599 each. UberTags provides a dead easy way to launch and manage your third party code snippets (e.g., analytics tags, conversion tracking, live chat, adsense, surveys). Using UberTags can materially speed up your site and save significant…

Creating Web Design Wireframes: Tools, Resources and Best Practices

Wireframes can be one extra step in the beginning of any web design project that can save a significant amount of time later on. Besides improving productivity, it also improves the final result of each single webpage, and the website as a whole. A wireframe is a “template” of simple lines, shapes, and labels that…

Creative Paths to Better Screenshots

Images comprise a large proportion of our sites. They give us depth and perspective in ways that text simply cannot produce on its own. Yet as web designers, many of our portfolio sites take advantage of one common type of image above all others, the screenshot. Showcasing our work effectively and using screenshots in new…

Beyond the Grid: With Grid Based Web Design

Grids can be a massive help when building websites. It provides both a visual structure for laying site elements out and a framework for its content. Think about all the different objects needed to make up a typical layout design. There’s text, images, videos, adverts plus all the standard elements like banners, navigation bars, footers…

Enhance Your WordPress Blog With These 12 Plugins

A blog used to be just a place for the owner to rant or talk about life. Today, WordPress blogs are now the foundations of all kinds of websites. To enhance these websites, developers offer plugins for a wide range of features. Choosing the best plugins can be confusing with the vast amount available today.