Anatomy of Colors in Web Design: Attention Grabbing Red

Anatomy of Colors in Web Design: Attention Grabbing Red

Colors in web design do more than just offer a presentation, they can and often do speak for the product or service, not with words, but with moods and feelings. We have previously covered the anatomy of green, blue, yellow and black, so today we are taking a look at red in web design. As…

20 Tips and Tricks Any MySQL Database Developer Should Consider

20 Tips and Tricks Any MySQL Database Developer Should Consider

Since its introduction in 1995, MySQL quickly became the world’s most popular database management system. With that type of popularity comes great responsibility…and countless improvements, updates, and fanciful tricks. Scour the web and there really is no shortage of MySQL tips and tricks. So which ones are the most helpful? Below you will find the…

Bumper Sticker Quotes to Make You Smile

Bumper Sticker Quotes to Make You Smile

Bumper stickers are very popular in the US, and certainly have a presence in the UK, so I am assuming they pop up in most countries. As an English person, I have trawled through pages of bumper sticker quotes looking for those that meet two criteria: that the humor crosses the pond intact, and that…

Creating Content Tabs with Pure CSS

Creating Content Tabs with Pure CSS

As CSS3 has started gaining more popularity and more browsers are starting to support it, many common interactions that you would expect from a website that were created using JavaScript are now being replaced by pure CSS solutions. Today I’ll show you how to create an animated content tab using only CSS. Disclaimer: The purpose…

Free Download: Long Shadow Flat UI Kit

Free Download: Long Shadow Flat UI Kit

Flat design is a trend that may be closely follow right now, however as for all trends, they have a life span. No design trend lasts forever as we are on a constant evolution. Just as flat design is trending now, the emergence of long shadow design has been rapidly growing too. If you have…

10 Best Alternatives to Adobe After Effects

10 Best Alternatives to Adobe After Effects

If you’ve ever watched a YouTube video with someone magically throwing fireballs through the air, then you’ve likely seen the work of Adobe After Effects. Not just for filmmakers, this software and its hundreds of supported plug-ins, puts a whole toolbox in the hands of web designers, broadcasters, animators and post-production artists. Gathering files, adding…

Website Deconstruction: Myspace.com

Website Deconstruction: Myspace.com

If you’re a seasoned designer or developer you have probably created a dozen “standard layout” websites, with the most common layout containing a header, navigation, sidebar, main content, and footer. This is absolutely fine, because people are used to this flow of elements and will naturally find what they are looking for very quickly; but…

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(1 day only) Low Volume Ingimage.com Trial (Ended)

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Developing a WordPress Blog Post Scoring System

Developing a WordPress Blog Post Scoring System

WordPress blogs are certainly the best blogs out there, but wouldn’t it be great if you can create custom features for your WordPress blog posts? I was thinking about this for a long time, which led me to the creation of a new type of feature for my blog posts, a scoring system that automatically…