At some stage in your career, it’s likely you’ll be asked by a client to design a HTMLemail. Before you rush to explain that all the cool kids are using social media, keep in mind that when done correctly, email is still one of the best ways to promote you and your clients online. In fact, a recent survey showed that every dollar spent on email marketing this year generated more than $40 in return. That’s more than any other marketing channel, including the cool ones.
There are a whole host of ingredients that contribute to a good email marketing campaign. Permission, relevance, timeliness and engaging content are all important. Even so, the biggest challenge for designers [...]
The career of a web developer is an interesting one with many slopes. Considering a learning curve this steep, you can fully expect to live through periods of frustration, enlightenment, self-righteousness, and every mindset in between. In this article, we’ll have some fun, by reviewing each of these phases through the lens of a meme!
Phase 1 – Noob
We all have warm feelings for the early days of our careers; the period when you have absolutely no clue what you’re doing. Like a fish out of water, each new line of code is a mystery. Doctype? Huh? What the heck does a <div> do? The first phase is an intimidating, scary, but exciting one. How many dang [...]
We all love and use Basecamp for its mind-blowing performance and simplicity. Basecamp might be the most commonly used web platform for online project management and project collaboration. However, since its inception, many other solutions have been created offering almost all the basic and advanced features available on Basecamp at a very low price or free at all in both hosted or self-hosted versions. From Gantt charts to iPhone apps to track your projects, these project managers have it all. Here is a Top 10 Basecamp Alternatives software for manage your projects.
Active Collab – Active Collab offer you Project management and collaboration, client work [...]
I was looking for a responsive content slider that could move any html content and images, but couldn’t find anything that I liked that was easy enough to use out of the box. Since I had previously written version 3 of the Coda Slider just a few months prior, I had the vision clearly laid out in my head as to what changes I needed to make.
I’ve branded it the Liquid Slider as opposed to an upgrade of the Coda Slider because I wanted to capture the essence of a fluid, or liquid design. I crafted the content slider so that it can easily adapt to varying screen sizes. And using @media queries, your content too will adjust as [...]
Having a WordPress slider or simply a jQuery Slider implemented into the top of a blog or website front page, category page etc., not only looks good, it also have a significant positive effect on conversion rates i.e. getting visitors to sign up, buy products and so on. This is also true for jQuery Carousel style scripts. In most professional themes for building WordPress website sliders are included but what if you have an existing WordPress website and want the benefits from a slider right now? It is actually quite simple because a bunch of skilled programmers has created plug and play solutions and provides this in the form of a WordPress Slider Plugins. They are easy to [...]
Drupal is a robust content management system that can do nearly anything you throw at it. Hundreds of Drupal modules–add-ons that extend the functionality of Drupal core–exist to help you create a powerful website.
This is a roundup of some excellent Drupal modules covering the following areas:Managing and displaying content User engagement and game mechanics User registration Managing and Displaying Content 1. Menu Block
In many pre-built Drupal themes, the primary navigation bar (typically displayed across the top of the page) shows only top-level links. Drop-down, multi-level navigation is not automatically enabled in many themes. You can [...]