We love finding and sharing freebies with our readers, especially icons. We do this so you can focus on doing what’s important, instead of spending all your time searching the internet. In this article, we’ve rounded up 20 sets of freshly created free icons. If you don’t have an immediate need for them, I’m sure you can find a place for them in your icon library. (more…)
Google Chrome, like Firefox, has the ability to increase its functionality and capabilities through the use of extensions. If you’re a web developer, Google Chrome comes with a nice set of developer tools built in that will make your life easier. But there are also a number of extensions that will give you even more tools at your disposal. The great thing about extensions is that they allow you to perform tasks that would normally require you to switch over to another application. Being able to perform certain tasks without leaving your browser can be a big time saver. (more…)
Last week we posted a giveaway of 24×36 poster prints byUPrinting. In order to be eligible, all you had to do was leave a comment on that post. Today we’re announcing the 5 winners that were randomly selected from all the comments. (more…)
Today we’re releasing another beautiful premium WordPress theme from ThemeShift to our premium members. deLuxe is a warm and elegant WordPress theme. Use it on any site for hotels, restaurants or resorts or for websites about lifestyle and luxury. It makes your site look professional and unique, or simply deluxe. Be sure to check out the other great themes by ThemeShift. (more…)
Choosing the right content management system can be an overwhelming task for a web designer or developer. There are so many available, all with different features, it can be difficult to decide which is the best solution for a particular web project. For complex websites, a fully featured CMS is probably the best way to go. However, for simple sites, lots of bells and whistles can be overkill and actually be a bit confusing for the person maintaining the website.
In this article, I’ve rounded up 10 simple and light weight cms solutions. All of these systems were built with simplicity and ease-of-use in mind. (more…)
Whether you’re a designer, developer, animator, or blogger, your workstation plays a major role in how you get things done. Some of us like a neat, clean, and inspiring workspace, while others require a crazy over-the-top hardware configuration.
In this article, we’ve compiled a showcase of photos that will give you workstation envy. The thing about workstations is that even if you have a nice one, seeing another awesome setup can make you a bit jealous. (more…)
Here at WDL, we greatly appreciate our sponsors. They help make it possible for us to do what we do, and we feel that all of our sponsors offer services and products that can be very useful to web designers, developers, and online creatives. In order to let you know more about what our sponsors have to offer, we’re going to periodically feature one of them. Today we’re going to tell you about FlashComponents.net. (more…)
Today we’re releasing a set of awesome grunge Photoshop brushes for our WDL Premium Members from Designious. These brushes are great for adding a worn and distressed look to your designs. There are 29 brushes in all. (more…)
You may have noticed that we love finding awesome free fonts and sharing them with you. So don’t spend any of your valuable time searching the internet for more fonts. We’ve got you covered.
Here are 20 high quality free fonts for you to use in your designs. In this selection, you will find a variety of styles. Some are more progressive, while others are just impossible not to love, like Sketchetica – a hand drawn version of Helvetica. Whether you’re doing posters, t-shirts, or web designs, you should find these fonts very useful. (more…)