Quick Tip: Always Generate Web-Safe Fonts When Using @font-face

Quick Tip: Always Generate Web-Safe Fonts When Using @font-face

One of the biggest mistakes I see with people just getting introduced to the CSS3 @font-face selector is the use of regular OTF or TTF fonts in their web pages, instead of the recommended WOFF (Web Open Font Format) and EOT (Embeddable OpenType) font formats. With traditional font formats (TTF, OTF), the primary use was…

Freebies: Football Social Icon Set

Freebies: Football Social Icon Set

Euro 2012 is around the corner and what could be better to kick off this amazing football tournament with our readers than offering a set of football social media icons! Today we are enthusiastic to release a new set of social icons on Onextrapixel. This release is a set of 12 social media icons designed…

CSS3 For Internet Explorer: Handy Compatibility Tools and Resources

CSS3 For Internet Explorer: Handy Compatibility Tools and Resources

CSS3 has changed the way of representing websites, with lots of advanced properties like border-radius, box-shadow, border-image, transform etc. CSS3 gives web designers complete independence to achieve the desired results. CSS3 has opened up many exciting options to refresh the creativity levels of a designer. Despite being futuristic web styling technology, CSS3 has not yet been accepted…

Cloudinary – Image Management in the Cloud – Giveaway: 3 x 3 Month Accounts

Cloudinary – Image Management in the Cloud – Giveaway: 3 x 3 Month Accounts

Cloud services have fast become a vital step into the next generation of hosting and delivering efficient web applications. Today, we are excited to present everyone a revolutionary web service called Cloudinary. Cloudinary is a step forward for web application developers, which allow them to concentrate on building their application instead of spending time on…

Useful jQuery Image Galleries, Content Sliders and Carousels

Useful jQuery Image Galleries, Content Sliders and Carousels

Have you noticed that, for instance, when browsing the latest WordPress themes, they almost all include a slider of some sort, whether it is an image gallery or a content slider, or better still, has the capability to incorporate both? Sliders are becoming increasingly popular because they resolve a lot of space problems. Content sliders…

The Last Word on the Fold

The Last Word on the Fold

“There is no fold.” It’s a great little sound bite, and it’s something that the great majority of us in the industry know and agree on. Yet this short statement doesn’t really tell the whole story and many designers don’t look beyond this and instead just blindly follow it; to the detriment of their designs…

The Practical Guide to Multiple Relationships Between Posts in WordPress

The Practical Guide to Multiple Relationships Between Posts in WordPress

With the introduction the custom post type feature, WordPress has made a very important move from just a blogging solution (very powerful but limited with it’s concept) to full-fledged CMS system. All 3.x releases more or less are evolving steps in the same direction. But some quite common tasks that we’re expecting from CMS are…

Responsive Web Design – Ideas, Technology, and Examples

Responsive Web Design – Ideas, Technology, and Examples

The web design industry is constantly evolving, whether that be with the latest trends in web design – big header images, large photographic backgrounds, etc, or with the latest technologies – HTML5, jQuery, CSS3, and so on. It’s important as a web designer and developer to keep up with these ever changing “trends” within the…

Artistic, Creative and Imaginative Painted Fingers and Hands

Artistic, Creative and Imaginative Painted Fingers and Hands

Boredom or spare ‘empty’ time can inspire people to do the strangest things with great results! Finger art is just one of those strange but magical pastimes. There is probably more patience than skill required for the majority of examples of finger art, but in my opinion, patience is a skill in itself. Here we…