Posts from August, 2011

How To Code a Blog Theme Concept in HTML & CSS

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Last week we went through the process of creating a clean blog theme layout in Photoshop. Now, let’s transform the visual concept into a working HTML/CSS prototype web page before finishing everything up as a complete theme next week. We’ll build the page structure with clean HTML, then style up as much as possible using CSS styling to create a lean website design that still replicates the original concept.

How To Create a Blog Theme Concept in Photoshop

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In the next few tutorials posts we’re going to go through the process of building a WordPress theme, starting today with the initial design concept in Photoshop. Follow this step by step walkthrough of the creation of the design concept for my Ticket Stub theme, which is based on a movie review type blog. We’ll create a full page design ready for coding up into a fully working website.

Showcase of Web Designs with Sexy Serif Typography

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One of the things we all admire as designers is typography. Some love the clean and crisp lines of sans-serif typefaces while others are passionate about the sophisticated and stylish curves of serif fonts. This showcase rounds up a collection of website designs that all feature some kind of sexy serif heading or title.

10 Twitter Crimes You Really Shouldn’t Commit

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Twitter has exploded over recent years to the point where your friends, family members and favourite celebs are all part of one massive network, but since the early days there have been people who don’t get it, misuse it or simple do it wrong. This post rounds up a collection of common crimes that Twitter veterans and newcomers will all be able to relate to, are you guilt of any of them?

20 jQuery Tutorials Teaching Super Cool Visual Effects

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We all love the fancy effects that can be produced with the jQuery Javascript library. The tutorials in this collection are all based on different topics, but they all include some kind of super cool visual effect as part of their finished product. Follow the steps to recreate the described design, or use the steps to migrate the effects into awesome creations of your own.