Category: Resources

Best jQuery Plugins of 2010

For our “Best of 2010” series we’ve already shown your our picks for best free WordPress themes and free fonts. So for this week the focus in on jQuery. This javascript framework continued to grow in popularity during 2010, which meant an abundance of plugins being released. This made it difficult to choose our favorites. […]

10 Useful jQuery Plugins and Techniques

jQuery is great for enhancing a website. Whether it be by adding effects that give the site a wow factor, or by making navigation easier, jQuery can have a big impact on the way a website is perceived and used. jQuery is extremely popular among web designers and developers for it’s flexibility, ease-of-use, and of […]

13 Super Useful Photography Cheat Sheets

There’s a lot involved in photography, and so many things to remember it can be overwhelming, especially for beginners. Cameras can seem complicated, and photo editing software is packed with features. Then there are concepts like lighting and composition that must be mastered in order to achieve those perfect shots. With so many things to […]

10 Professional Minimal WordPress Themes

Whitespace, good typography, and a solid layout are all important aspects of a good design, and especially a minimal design. When these three elements are executed correctly, it translates into a highly professional look. If you’re a WordPress user, the problem is that finding a solid minimal theme can be a challenge. So for this […]

10 Excellent WordPress Themes for Portfolios and Galleries

Themes can extend WordPress into much more than just a blogging platform, and it’s common for theme developers to create themes with a focus on specific niches. For example, a few weeks ago we posted a collection of business WordPress themes that were aimed at giving business owners an easy way to get a great […]

10 Tech Blogs Web Designers Should Be Reading

In the past, we’ve recommended various design blogs for you to read. From learning new techniques to free resources and tools, design blogs can be a great asset. But there’s more to a web designer’s job than just designing. Web designers work in a field that is immersed in technology, and since technology is ever […]

10 Professional WordPress Themes for Business Websites

Custom website designs aren’t right for every business, especially those that are on a tight budget or trying to stay as lean as possible. Many of these businesses turn to WordPress. It’s an excellent CMS solution, and there is a large selection of affordable themes available designed specifically for business websites. The only problem is […]

50 Web Designers and Developers to Follow on Twitter

If your looking for some web designers and developers to follow on twitter, then your in the right place as this list contains 50 web designers and developers who are worth following. You’ll find that each one has a lot to offer and a unique perspective on their craft.

Bundle Hunt: A Treasure Trove of Spectacular Design Goodies

Bundle Hunt is a premium resource pack aimed at empowering the creative community, offering more than $1,400 worth of outstanding apps, templates, icons, eBooks, hosting plans and premium memberships, all for less than $50. The design bundle has only been available for 14 days, and today is the last day to get your hands on […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Website Feedback

The term “feedback” is coming close to finding itself in clichéd business word category (along with personal favorites “synergy” and “paradigm”). Even if for you the word itself isn’t necessarily something that you expect to see in a Dilbert cartoon, the thought of what feedback entails can be unpleasant. For many it conjures up visions […]