The Basics of Good Database Design in Web Development

Databases are everywhere, including everywhere in the world of web development. Everything from the simplest blogs and directories and to robust user-oriented websites use databases. No matter how complex or simple the website and corresponding database may be though, each takes careful planning in order to run efficiently and also securely. In this article, we’ll…

Prototyping Tool Giveaway: 3 x Justinmind Licenses to be Won

Today, we are pleased to have Justinmind provide us with 3 free licenses of their Prototyper for our readers. Justinmind offers wireframe and prototyping tools to create high fidelity prototypes without coding. With Justinmind, not only will you create dynamic (data-based) and interactive (JS-like events) wireframes but you will share them online with users. They…

10 Best Alternatives To Adobe Illustrator

Most often Adobe Illustrator can be just too complicated or expensive for the average user or someone doing graphic design casually. If you are looking to get a great program that will be fun and easy to use look no further. There is a vast “open source” online community where you can download such programs…

NeueGrafik: A Free Modern WordPress Theme

Today we are proud to release a Free Modern WordPress Theme designed and developed by Marios Lublinski from Dessign.net for Onextrapixel and its readers. The theme is totally unique and simple, it’s great for any graphic designer, illustrator or photographer to showcase their portfolio. If you are looking for an innovative WordPress theme with a…

30 Creative Clothing Ecommerce Website Designs

There are many ecommerce sites being published online every minute. Ranging from the small in-house company to the giant company, all of them are trying to compete and sell their product through their website. Though, not every single one of them displays the products as excellently as others. In the clothing and fashion industry, beautiful…

Active vs. Passive Approach to Design Business Development

Having a design business in today’s aesthetic-sensitive market is surely a fruitful vocation. Whatever companies and organizations strive to convey to their audience, becomes two times easier when it is synergized by a good design. Therefore catering to the needs of businesses, nowadays more and more designers are turning towards having their own business of…

The Secret of a Successful Error Page with 35 Amazing “404 Page” Designs

It really makes users sad and sometimes even angry when the homepage of a website couldn’t be found. Visitors don’t get upset if an error page is presented in a funny, unusual or elegant manner. In such an effective way you can save your clients and they will, surely, came back to your website where…

How to Code a WordPress 3.0 Theme from Scratch

With the release of WordPress 3.0 came the implementation of many new features to the popular content management system. In this tutorial we are going to show you exactly how to code a WordPress 3.0 theme from the ground up to take advantage of all of these new features, as well as create a blogging-ready,…

Creating a Professional Online Photo Portfolio: Goals, Tips, Best Designs

In our high tech times, a photo portfolio (the same as any other portfolio) no longer needs to be printed. Today most photographers prefer to present their works in digital format. When a portfolio is designed right, you have the advantage over other professionals in your niche. In today’s variety of creative and catchy photo…

35 Beautiful Examples of Nature-Friendly Art for Tree-Huggers

The examples of great digital art are many, and every day we see many good pieces. This time we’ve put together some beautiful eco and nature-inspired pieces. Digital art can be anything from science fiction to the more nature inspired pieces. Here you’ll find some inspiring versions in the last category. If you’re an eco-friendly…