HTML5 Ads—the Burgeoning Power in the Ad Industry

HTML5 Ads—the Burgeoning Power in the Ad Industry

Online advertisements, whether you like it or not, have existed since the internet came into being. Traditionally in the internet industry, ads were mainly created with Flash animation or video; however, as HTML5 rises like a shining star, HTML5 ads are becoming a burgeoning market. So in 2012, we are going to see more ads…

Business Cards Giveaway: Free Business Cards from 1800Postcards

Business Cards Giveaway: Free Business Cards from 1800Postcards

Business cards are a vital contact point for potential clients so why not refresh your image for the New Year…for free? Today we are delighted to collaborate with 1800Postcards.com to offer our readers the opportunity to win 500 business cards!

Understanding Domain Names: Why and When?

Understanding Domain Names: Why and When?

As a web professional, there are things we have to deal with outside the realms of development and design. Sometimes it’s a matter of business, sometimes it’s keeping our finances in order, and every now and again, the subject of branding, re-branding or protecting our brand hits our to-do list.

Best of WordPress Anti-Spam Plugins and Why You Need None to Fight Spam

Best of WordPress Anti-Spam Plugins and Why You Need None to Fight Spam

Today, while skipping rope I was pondering (my level of concentration increases when I skip rope) the reason behind the availability of innumerable anti-spam WordPress plugins. Did the creators of WordPress not think about spam issues and don’t they do so now when WordPress has gone viral? Actually, that isn’t the case. WordPress, as a…

Top Ten Offline Design Resources

Top Ten Offline Design Resources

There are hordes of online graphic design tutorials, resources and lists however we thought that to make a change, a list of top ten offline resources would be great for those who spend far too much time in front of a computer screen or for those times when, God forbid, your internet connection isn’t working!…

Year of the Dragon – Outstanding Dragon Digital Art

Year of the Dragon – Outstanding Dragon Digital Art

This year, Chinese New Year is on 23rd January, and 2012 is the year of the Dragon. The Chinese zodiac is also divided into 5 elements, and the element for this year is water – so this year celebrates the Water Dragon. The other elements are wood, fire, earth and metal, and previous dragon years…

Showcase of Creative Booklet Designs

Showcase of Creative Booklet Designs

In the world of corporate design, booklets are one of the standard tools that you can use for promotion and advertising. Booklets are like the tiny books or magazines yet are very powerful. Booklets usually lay around in conference halls, offices and waiting rooms and on occasion they include an annual report of the company…

Full CSS3 HTML5 Contact Form with No Images

Full CSS3 HTML5 Contact Form with No Images

In this tutorial, I will show you the code step by step to create a full HTML5 CSS3 contact form like the one above, without using any images. First, a little disclaimer. HTML5 and CSS3 are still working drafts; the goal of this tutorial is to show what we can do with those technologies. This…

The Value of Web Conferences

The Value of Web Conferences

In recent months, the debate over conference pricing and their value has been getting a few people riled up. It’s understandable that organizing such events comes with price tags at various ends of the spectrum, and this cost (of course) has to be passed onto attendees and sponsors. However, what is particularly annoying to me…