WordPress needs no introduction among designers and writers. It use to known as the synonym for blogging but now days it is used to create any type of website of any complexity. WordPress has reached phenomenally high usage rates. There are over 70 million publishers who use WordPress, making it a popular publishing platform. These days every other WordPress blogs look more or less similar, to stand uniquely, you need to tweak it using quality hacks.
You all must’ve known that the new version v3.3.1 is already arrived and most of you going to update (or already updated) your WordPress to v3.3.1 anyway. So, it’s a right time to implement some new hacks also.
Of Course, WordPress Codex is always the best place to learn about WordPress and its tweaks. But unfortunately, it's too much for a simple WordPress user. This the only reason we compiled this fairly comprehensive list of the Quality WordPress Hacks to unleash the power of your favorite blogging engine.
Video is a favorite way to attract new website visitors. As you know new visitors, means higher traffic. The higher traffic - the more chances to spread your ideas worldwide. The more juice you input in your ideas, the more new people will stop by at your site. This circle is endless. So why not to take advantage of cool video tools? Turn your website into a top-notch web destination with the help of YouTube or unique videos.
Motion pictures long before YouTube success have showed their influence over people's minds. Hollywood is still a huge industry even when online video exists. People love to go to movies when they find appealing content. Or look at TV, for instance. Nowadays it’s overcrowded with commercial, but it is the fastest way to deliver your message to offline public. Yes, last few years were hard for TV entertainment. Online streaming video is skyrocketing and eating a big part of video budget pie. However, TV channels do their best to invent new approaches to audience. We have seen a boom of TV shows, music TV shows, real-time TV shows. Such content grabs millions of views. That’s why it’s stupid for webmasters to underestimate such heavy weapon.
Adobe Illustrator can be a little tricky to get your hands around, particularly after getting used to the workflow of applications like Photoshop. The differences between layer use and the creation of objects and shapes can be really strange at first hand.
In the following tutorial you will learn how to create cute characters illustration. We will use basic tools and simple techniques (Pathfinder, Gradient, Clipping Mask, Mesh etc..) to create basic shapes, fill them, and add Adobe Illustrator effects, which will combine to create the final illustration.
Let’s get started!
When launching a new web app, or site, it can help to start marketing early. A “coming soon” page has several different purposes. Firstly, it allows you to show a teaser of your new app to people and to start the ball rolling with building the excitement. Secondly, it allows people to sign-up to email updates about your new app, and this lets you know how popular it might be.
It’s also quite motivating – if a lot of people have signed up, then you may find you’re more likely to continue working on the app. It can be a warning sign too – if there’s very little interest, then it can give you some ideas about whether to continue building the app as you are, or whether you should change the app to be better suited to what people **are** looking for.
2011 was the year that defined the importance of HTML5 and CSS3 and the best proves are the websites and applications based on these. In spite of this fulminate ascension, many other web design domains exploded or continued the expansion in the previous year. Logo design is one of them, the financial crisis make many business owners to move the affairs in a cheaper place. Undoubtedly, the Internet is one of them. The cost of advertising and the amazing possibilities of creating a solid brand are the decisive facts that determinate this orientation. Under these conditions isn’t a miracle the increased role of a logo.
One of the most important rules of logo design is to create works that are timeless and pass the exam of trends. Such logos are masterpieces and not all the designer can create these. No matter the purpose or the experience of a designer is always welcomed to stay updated to the last trends and the single modality to predict what will be appreciated in the future is to study the past.