HTML5 is sure to be a big hit this year as far as web design trends go, and rightfully so. It's new, exciting, easy to understand and better than anything that has come before it. Up until recently, we have had to navigate a grey area in terms of compatibility and definition, and as a result, many of the early adoptions of HTML5 have been partial or complete disasters.
The first thing to understand is where HTML5 ends and CSS3 begins. HTML5 is just the markup - a set of standards that define how a document should be structured and how browsers should interpret it. Rather than shouldering all the responsibility for presentation and functionality, HTML5 gets back to basics, allowing us to tap into APIs and native browser functionality, while looking to CSS to create the visual look and feel. In the end we are left with a straight-forward and simplified language for creating websites and applications.
In this article, we'll take a look at various freely available Powerful jQuery Plugins to Enrich Your Site's User Experience.
As bloggers, we face a wide variety of tasks each day related to managing and building our blogs. Productivity and efficiency are vital, especially for part-time bloggers. A number of extremely addictive and time-consuming habits stand in the way, though.
I’m sure all bloggers wonder, "How did others make it to the top? If only someone would share the secrets of becoming a popular blogger."
We all make mistakes, but learning from them and not repeating them will make you successful in every respect. The key is to control habits, good and bad. If you know how to change your habits, then minor effort can create major results.
Summing up and categorizing the good and bad habits of highly effective bloggers could be frustrating; you might begin to see that some successful bloggers have certain behaviors in common, while others absolutely don’t. What does it take, then, to become a popular blogger, to be accepted, trusted and followed by many? I’ve discovered some interesting good and bad similarities among the bloggers who I follow. Some traits are common, some unique.
Google Webmaster Tools is one of the most popular tools in SEO and makes the work of webmasters much easier. This tool allows a webmaster to keep track of a Web site’s traffic, analyze its robot.txt files, add site maps, and so on. This free tool provided by Google has become an indispensable part of SEO and is the easiest way to track Web site details for users. Google Webmaster has different tools that serve different purposes. This article will discuss the features of these tools, their uses, and how to master these tools. The sections below discuss how to set up and master the different capabilities of webmaster tools.
Google Webmaster tools are free and you don’t need to pay anything to maintain these tools for your Web site. All you need is a Google account. If you don’t yet have a Google account that will work for your site, open a new Google account to access its webmaster tools. Here are the steps required to start using Google Webmaster tools.
Before you read any further, answer this simple question.
As a designer, who do you design your work for? Your client, your company, your customers or for yourself?
I am sure different designers will have different answers. And this goes out for other professions too, e.g writing, teaching, playing music and so on.
The key thing each one of us should remember is that we should deliver according to the needs of the audience, and not that of a particular person or organization. We should deliver our service to the people who would use the service and not to the company who is buying your product or labour.
I might sound absurd but this is the truth.
Is it that clients don’t understand business or is it they don’t understand creatives? Why is it creatives around the globe all have exactly the same complaints and horror stories about clients from hell?
It’s not just ridiculously silly comments and requests, which make for the amusing stories we share over drinks at the pub or posts on the internet – it’s the actions that block creativity or the ability to make a living.