20 Free Cool Calligraphy Fonts

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20 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

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Top 10 Color Scheme

1. Color Lovers (www.colourlovers.com/) Website: Color Lovers You can browse, comment, submit, and rate other designers color schemes on COLOURlovers, and take inspiration and ideas from them. You can join this online comunity by simply registering. This is by far and away my favourite, and it also a great visually looking site as well. Worth a…

15+ WordPress Menu Plugins For Better Navigation

Looking for a WordPress Menu Plugin to improve Front end navigation There are different types of plugins in this section. Some are for main navigation e.g. primary menu, menu in footer etc. Others are for creating simple navigation in a widget. This is useful for CMS style sites where you want to show the page…

Supporting the Design Community

It has been a while since I entered the design community and I’m very glad I did that. As a lot of you may know I’m not a designer, but I do write about web design and design related subjects. As a writer I really like to research/browse several different websites to deliver you nice…

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…

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…

15 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…

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.   Petit Formal Script From Impallari Type, the creators of the…