There are free web hosts, there are paid web hosts. Both can be used to create a website. But the paid web hosts enjoy certain advantages over the free ones hence most professional bloggers chose paid hosting over free hosting. You go and research about your favourite websites – in 9 out of 10 cases you’ll find that that site is hosted by paid servers. Continue reading
A life hack is a trick or method to improve your productivity and efficiency. Lifehacks can solve everyday problems and make your life in the office or at home much easier. I’ve collected 20 lifehacks for designers, developers and photographers that will help you get more out of your day. There are also some tips for your home office or workspace. Continue reading
Banner ads are everywhere. You’ll find these image ads all over the web: on personal blogs, e-commerce websites and even personal portfolios. Unfortunately, a lot of these banners are a pain to the eye. They use the wrong color palette or annoying animations. A well-designed banner will perform much better and bring a lot of traffic to the destination page. In this article you’ll find 5 tips that will help you design an effective banner. Continue reading
Responsive web design is hot. With the rise of smartphones and tablets, flexible layouts have never been more important. Thanks to responsive web design we can be sure that the visitor will have the same experience, regardless of the screen size. Here are some examples of companies that already created beautiful responsive websites. Continue reading
You’re planning on launching your own website or blog. After weeks of research and preparation you have a great concept. Now it’s time to execute this concept and get your website or blog up and running. One of the first big decisions you need to make is web hosting. Which company can give you the best web hosting solutions for your requirements? HostUCan tries to help you make a decision with their hosting relevancy tool. Continue reading
A CAPTCHA is a program that can tell whether its user is a human or a computer. You’ve probably seen them — colorful images with distorted text at the bottom of web registration forms. Some developers tried to improve these CAPTCHAs by incorporating movement such as drag and drop or sliders. The result is a collection of unique and creative CAPTCHAs. Continue reading
The text of a blog communicates the tone and aesthetic just as strongly as a captivating image or video.
Even if your blog focuses primarily on posting pictures, the titles that accompany those pictures should feature strong writing. Take a look at these tips for a crash course in sharpening your writing skills.
The question that has been keeping up logo designers all over the world: how do I design a great, memorable logo? Unfortunately there isn’t a simple answer to this question. But there are some tips you can follow to design a better logo. Don’t be afraid to post a comment with your own advice and share it with the rest of us. Continue reading
It has been another interesting week on Twitter. Last week I came across some great resources such as Fitvids, a lightweight jQuery plugin for fluid width video embeds, the iPhone app Gadgetbox, a huge collection of code snippets and a JS library that helps you with your web typography. We also found images of the original Twitter homepage. Enjoy! Continue reading
It’s Saturday and you know what that means: time to pick a new logo of the week! This great logo was designed by Shihab, a freelance web and graphic designer who lives in India. The Fing logo was only a conceptual exercise but the idea behind this logo is really well executed. I think that this logo would be perfect for a internet-related company. Continue reading