50 Amazing Free Icon Sets

Every web designer loves to have high-quality icons at their disposal. While creating your own custom icons for your projects is an option, it’s rarely practical. There are plenty of quality icon sets available for purchase, but fortunately, there are also some free icon sets out there with professional quality. These free icons sets are…

Metallic Effect Business Card Design

If you think your business image in business cards needs that strong and hard steel/metal style, you need to add the right color and texture elements to fully incorporate that effect on your design. In this tutorial, you will learn how to do a convincing metallic-themed business card design just by following the tips and steps…

Top 10 Free Magento Extensions/Modules

Magento is a popular e-commerce platform with constantly growing usages for online stores and e-commerce websites. It provides loads of features to enable smooth online transaction for both, the buyers and sellers. There are some wonderful free extensions for Magento that can easily be used for the best possible results. In this article, 10 must-have…

12 Awesomely geeky things we’ve loved in Web design in 2012

The world of Web design is constantly evolving and endlessly growing, and that’s exactly why it’s worth taking a step back and looking at how far we’ve come. Of course, designers and developers are never going to be purely serious (as you’ll see below), and that adds to the awesomeness of the Web. We previously highlighted things…

20 of the Very Best E-Commerce Web Sites

The websites are the first interface between the customers and the seller, your visit card, your best assistant, in short, the perceived image of your company. So your website needs to be designed in such a way that it should be easily handled and worked upon by customers without any hassles or confusion. A good…

13 Best CSS Hack

1. Target IE6, IE7, and IE8 with only 4 characters (hack) See the source above for a quick explanation. And don’t ask me to explain why 9 works for IE8…but it does. Use these with caution. [css] body { color: red; /* all browsers, of course */ color : green9; /* IE8 and below */ *color…

Memorable jQuery Timeline Plugins

With one of the jQuery timeline plugins listed here, you can add cool and interactive timelines to your web pages. The timeline format is not new, but really, it got popular when Facebook decided to add it to their wall design. It is a great way to show events in time – this can be anything from…

The 10 best WordPress plugins for designers

You want to customise your site, but where do you start? We present the 10 best WordPress plugins around, for adding social features, ecommerce capabilities, and more. WordPress is both the world’s most popular blogging platform and the widest used Content Management System (CMS). And one of the reasons it’s so popular is that it…

45 Fresh Useful JavaScript and jQuery Techniques and Tools

Yes, this is another round-up of fresh and useful Javascript techniques, tools and resources. But don’t close the tab yet, as you might find this one very useful. In this selection we present calendars, forms, buttons, navigation, debugging, optimization and compatibility tables as well as handy resources and tools. We also cover various jQuery-plugins that will…

Display category title in Magento

Quick method of retrieving and displaying Current Category title by echo in Magento. < ?php //Get current category from registry $currentCategory = Mage::registry(“current_category”); //Display the current Category Title echo $currentCategory->getName(); ?>

Validation classes in Magento

Probably many of Magento developers are aware of existence so called “validation” classes like “required-entry”(which is probably the most popular among all of them) but from time to time you need to use more sophisticated validation of your custom form fields – and for some of us that might become a problem, since far not…

Building a Website: What are your options?

The time has finally come: you are ready to invest into the building of a proper website for your business, product or brand. Congratulations! At this stage, you already understand the value of a website as a way to put your name out there, boost your sales and provide accessible information for your clients, prospects…

Magento Module: Google Analytics Dashboard

Google Analytics is a brilliant tool for tracking visits and learning more about your visitors. However, if you want a quick look at your webshops’ stats, logging in to your account is quite some hassle. To make things a little easier for you (and, if you are a webdesigner: to make things a little easier…

Resize image and rounded corners using CSS

The idea is to use the background-size: cover; CSS property which handles the centering, cropping and, well, covering. Here’s an extract from the fiddle: div.yourWrapper { width: 50px; height: 50px; -webkit-border-radius: 10px; -moz-border-radius: 10px; border-radius: 10px; background: url(‘some_image.jpg’) no-repeat center center; -webkit-background-size: cover; -moz-background-size: cover; -o-background-size: cover; background-size: cover; }

How to manage Pages in Magento

In order to manage your web site pages you need to navigate to the CMS section under the Magento admin area. Click on the Manage Pages link in order to proceed with the pages’ modification: You can edit a page by clicking on it. The Edit Page will open: and modify it to your preference. Static blocks is another useful…

10 More Free Cursive Fonts for your designs

There are so many beautiful fonts available on the internet, here’s a selection of awesome cursive typefaces: Parisienne Parisienne is a casual script typeface that was inspired by advertisement in the 1960s. Created by Brian J. Bonislawsky, it’s available in one style; normal. Kaushan Script Kaushan Script was developed by Impallari Type and has the…

How to remove the wordpress.org link from Login / Register Page

  If you want to remove WordPress.org link from logo of your wordpress blog then just add following links of code inside your themes functions.php file. /* WordPress Change Login page logo link */ function change_login_page_url( $url ) { return get_bloginfo( ‘url’ ); } add_filter( ‘login_headerurl’, ‘change_login_page_url’ );