How to Migrate from Joomla, Drupal, LiveJournal and Blogger to WordPress

How to Migrate from Joomla, Drupal, LiveJournal and Blogger to WordPress

WordPress based websites are rapidly growing each day for a good reason. Each server account allows users to maintain the best features of social blogging along with more elaborate design concepts that a personal website offers. The software offers several plug-ins that allow for other social integration as well, such as Facebook and Twitter commenting…

Ultimate Business Card Design Kit: Tutorials, Templates, Tips & Tricks and a Showcase

Ultimate Business Card Design Kit: Tutorials, Templates, Tips & Tricks and a Showcase

Business cards are of paramount importance in their design and immediate impact on a potential client or customer. There are numerous ‘gimmicky’ ways to make your business card stand out in the crowd, but in my opinion, a beautifully designed standard-sized card is very hard to beat for a variety of reasons. Here we are…

Freebies: Round Social Media Icons Pack

Freebies: Round Social Media Icons Pack

Today, we are happy to release a free set of round social media icons that can be easily integrated into any website. The social media icon pack was inspired by the need for simplicity with a little touch of texture. The icons are kept in a neutral grey and the hover state received a dash…

10 Helpful Things Every WordPress Plug-in Developer Needs to Keep in Mind

10 Helpful Things Every WordPress Plug-in Developer Needs to Keep in Mind

WordPress plug-ins are available to add just about any type of enhanced functionality to the platform. In fact, plug-ins are a major reason why WordPress is such a popular content management system and versatile platform that now extends far beyond blogging sites. Many PHP developers are getting in on the action by developing WordPress plug-ins,…

45 Cool Retro Style Illustrations for Your Inspiration

45 Cool Retro Style Illustrations for Your Inspiration

Finding different sorts of illustrations and drawings is quite easy these days with so many great portfolios and communities around the internet. Today we’ve been over to deviantART looking for illustrations that are heavily inspired by past times. These illustration works represent many different styles and are truly inspiring. Especially we noticed the personality in…

50 Creative and Inspirational Single Page Websites

50 Creative and Inspirational Single Page Websites

Single page websites are seriously on the up-and-up as far as design trending is concerned. With the advantages of the progress being made by open source mark-up, the effects that can be achieved without the use of Flash are, in some cases, quite stunning. Creating effective single page websites requires a lot of design skill,…

Beyond CMS: Non-Traditional and Creative Ways to Use WordPress

Beyond CMS: Non-Traditional and Creative Ways to Use WordPress

WordPress being the most popular CMS in the world gives users and developers considerable flexibility in terms of design and functionality. Nevertheless, there is a myth that all sites developed on WordPress are of the same type. We are not going to discuss the origin of the myth – one quick look into the WordPress…

iPhone App Design Workflow with DevRocket, Plus Giveaway

iPhone App Design Workflow with DevRocket, Plus Giveaway

In this tutorial we will see the whole design process for an iPhone application, from creating the UI in Photoshop to exporting the assets. The application is called Learn Around and was created for the Apps Foundry Contest. For the purpose of this tutorial, I made the application more simple and only used two views…

How to Create a Custom File Input with jQuery, CSS3 and PHP

How to Create a Custom File Input with jQuery, CSS3 and PHP

We all know that file inputs are very limited in terms of customization and while there are many convoluted plugins with dozens of fallbacks that let you customize them, it’s still a challenge sometimes to get it working. This tutorial will guide you through the process of building a jQuery plugin to replace that ugly…