Politics on the Web: What is an Ideal Campaign Website?

The increased number of political websites speaks for the priority of this promotional tool above all others (TV/radio ads, newspapers, posters, campaign wares, etc.).

Politics on the Web: What is an Ideal Campaign Website?

Web design field sets the must features for this niche and in this post we will point them out, as well as determine the elements never to be used.

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Illustrator Tutorial: How to Create a Message in a Bottle

Doing anything in Adobe Illustrator really does take two times longer as it can be a little tricky to get your hands around. In the following tutorial you will learn how to Create a Message in a Bottle in Adobe Illustrator.

Illustrator Tutorial: How to Create a Message in a Bottle

In this tutorial, we’ll explain how to create a message in a bottle in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll start with some basic tools and some other simple vector techniques along with the Blending Modes for the creation of a bottle. To add more depth, you will add shading and highlights on the surface of the bottle. In addition, you will also learn how to create a nice background with the sky, sea surface and sand bank. Let’s begin.

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Practical Ways to Speed Up Your WordPress Blog

Many WordPress owners fail to understand that site speed is among the top factors which play an important role when it comes to determining conversion rate. Recent research has indicated that if your site takes more than four seconds to load, and then there is a chance of you losing 25 percent of your potential converting visitors.

Practical Ways to Speed Up Your WordPress Blog

Additionally, besides losing potential converting visitors, you stand a higher chance of sacrificing your search engine rankings since the major search engines such as Google rank sites based on the page speed. This article has complied some of the good ways through which webmasters can increase the speed of their WordPress blog.

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20 Years of Amazon in Numbers [Infographic]

Amazon was founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994 in Seattle, Washington, USA. Bezos played around with a number of names at the initial stages of the company and came up with the name Cadabra (Cadabra.com) before settling on ‘Amazon’ after seeing it in the dictionary.

20 Years of Amazon in Numbers [Infographic]

He wanted his company’s name should begin with “A” as it was preferential due to its alphabetical advantage. Bezos was struck by the resonance between the planet’s largest river and its largest bookstore.

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Almost Next to Nothing… How Far Can You Go for Minimalist’s Sake?

“Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of anything that distracts us from it.” – Joshua Becker

Almost Next to Nothing… How Far Can You Go for Minimalist’s Sake?

It may sound strange, but notwithstanding the increased information flow, current websites and web apps tend to less clutter. Today’s web is oriented on utmost simplicity and intuitiveness which provide better user experience. However, making things simpler turned out to be a complicated task not every developer can cope with. That’s why we decided to list corporate websites of the companies that managed to convey the major message with fewer words or without them at all.

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Background Textures – How to Pick the Right One for Your Design

Texture is gone beyond any trends and this is an integral part of website design on the whole. The technique of using textures can add personality and special thrill to the theme, as well as make it glamorous, fashionable, emotional and whatever you need it to be. Textures lead the users’ eye to the most vital key elements of the site and this is more than just good in web design field.

Background Textures – How to Pick the Right One for Your Design

The textures are loved and used by the designers of any experience level and design style. Textures are so widespread on the Web due to a multitude of reasons. These are the attention grabbing and the call-to-action highlighting, website atmosphere building, and giving a tone to the entire page.

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