Posts from March, 2010

5 Tools & Services I Recommend to Every Blog Owner

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Straight out of the box WordPress covers all the features you could want for your blog, which is probably the reason why it’s the most popular blogging platform. However there are some extra resources and services I always rely on to add that extra level of functionality to my sites. Here’s a quick overview of five services, both free and paid, that I always recommend to the owner of any blog.

Style Up Your Twitter Profile with a Custom Design

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A custom Twitter background is a must if you want to stand out from the crowd on Twitter. In this Photoshop tutorial we’ll look at building a stunning cosmic design that not only looks great, but fits within the crucial margins between the Twitter profile, allowing it to work at multiple monitor resolutions.

Line25 Turns One – Growth Stats from the Past Year

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March 2010 saw Line25 turn one year old. Since its launch last year the blog seems to have been well accepted into the blogosphere, despite entering at a time when design blogs are springing up every day. I always enjoy posting a behind the scenes insight into the traffic levels and growth stats on each anniversary of my blogs, so let’s check out some of the facts and figures behind Line25.

Design & Code a Cool iPhone App Website in HTML5

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HTML5 is definitely the flavor of the month, with everyone in the design community getting excited about its release. In this tutorial we’ll get a taste of what’s to come by building a cool iPhone app website using a HTML5 structure, and visual styling with some CSS3 effects.

Top 5 Web Design Debates That Cause the Most Riots

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The world that surrounds the topic of Web Design is home to many debates and opinions on best practices or generally how things should and shouldn’t be done. While many of these opinions are accepted and taken on board by everyone, there are some that end up being split into two opposing camps. One camp will provide an expert opinion for one side of the argument, while the other contradicts with an equally valid argument. Let’s take a look at the five most popular debates; the ones that often end up developing into digital riots with opinions flying like arrows across the vast no-man’s land known as the comments section.