How to Pull Custom Google Analytics Data with PHP

How to Pull Custom Google Analytics Data with PHP

Google runs a very tight Internet media company offering outstanding resources to their users. Google Docs is perfect for online collaboration and document sharing. Gmail is a pristine example of how a Web e-mail interface should look. And their home page search functionality clearly wins out over all rival competition. And when it comes to…

Coding a HTML Newsletter Email

Coding a HTML Newsletter Email

Email marketing is money. While many companies may be looking at ways to increase their social presence, boost their followers on Twitter and number of ‘Likes’ on Facebook, they all come back to (or should come back to) email marketing. According to VivaLaEmail, email marketing is a 43-to-1 Return on Investment (ROI) channel. Those type…

Win a Macbook Pro by Participating in the 2011 Graphic Designer Survey

Win a Macbook Pro by Participating in the 2011 Graphic Designer Survey

In collaboration with UPrinting online printing company, we’re bringing you the 2011 Graphic Designer Survey. Our aim is to collect relevant data from actual graphic designers to keep everybody updated with the latest graphic design practices, trends and technologies.

From Print to Web: Creating Print-Quality Typography in the Browser

From Print to Web: Creating Print-Quality Typography in the Browser

Print, in the past forty years, has gone almost completely digital. While most of us still sit down with a pen and paper to sketch our ideas and flesh out layout mechanics, we design our spreads and set our type on the computer. Through tools such as InDesign and (once upon a time) Quark, layout,…

Applying Defensive Design for the Web

Applying Defensive Design for the Web

You’ve probably encountered a time when you were eagerly shopping on the web – getting that great last-minute deal – only to encounter a dead end because you mistyped one character. Nothing is more frustrating that having to abandon the process because of a simple mistake. As someone who works on websites, you probably anticipate…

50 Handy CSS Tools And Generators for Developers

50 Handy CSS Tools And Generators for Developers

Web designers and developers are constantly looking for ways to decrease the time required to design or to develop a website. This is how they can improve their productivity and get the most out of their work. Here we are showcasing a collection of some useful and excellent CSS tools and generators that will help…

East Asian Cultural Perception in UX / Interface Design

East Asian Cultural Perception in UX / Interface Design

Considering that my website is in English, I never cease to be amazed when I look at my analytics and note that a fair chunk of my web traffic is from non-English-speaking countries. Many of those hits are from East Asia, and I suppose that’s par for the course. There are 1.3 billion people in…

Usability Testing: Win Website Usability Prize Packs from Usertesting.com

Usability Testing: Win Website Usability Prize Packs from Usertesting.com

Ever wonder what your website users really think? Are your designs easy to use and intuitive? Usertesting.com’s remote usability testing answers these questions and more as everyday people visit your sites, perform tasks and record their thoughts and screens. Today, we are glad to team up with Usertesting.com to provide free website usability prize packs…

Animating Colors: Using CSS3 Transitions with jQuery Fallback

Animating Colors: Using CSS3 Transitions with jQuery Fallback

Have you ever wanted to animate the color of an element (e.g. font color) on mouse hover? You might think that it can be easily done with jQuery, but jQuery doesn’t support animating color changes at all unless a plugin or jQuery UI is used. What you need is a quick and easy way to…