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SEO has always been a tricky business, not only do experts have to spend time on researching keywords and following the best practices, they have to be prepared for the changes which search engines inevitably put into place. Last year saw search...
I've always had trouble getting large groups of shapes from Illustrator over to Photoshop without rasterizing them all in the process. Up until recently the only way I knew how was to copy and paste each shape one by one – a process which soon...
This is part two of the HTML5 audio introduction video; if you haven't watched it already, I recommend checking out part one to get up to speed! Today, we'll be working on our HTML5 audio player and adding some exciting functionality to really...
Whilst the term “flat design” might not be a phrase you’re yet familiar with, you will definitely have noticed the concept and the design features whilst browsing the internet. For those of you that have noticed an increase in the “drop...
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When I'm designing themes for WordPress, I find that working remotely can be a little troublesome at times; particularly when using stylesheet preprocessors such as LESS or SASS. I've been developing a number of WordPress themes recently,...
It's no secret that many believe responsive web is the future. Creating a responsive site means that it's able to adapt to the many different browsers and sizes that are available. If I want to make sure my website I've created on my desktop can...
We've all been there. You have an idea, something that just seems like it would work perfectly for your current project. It's the ideal solution. Nothing could possibly be better suited. Except you're not quite sure exactly how to implement...
Edge Reflow is one of the exciting new weapons in Adobe's ever-expanding Creative Suite arsenal; helping to bring the modern web's powerful features within reach for designers. Reflow is designed to help creatives work towards the holy grail...
Remember the good old days? You know which days I'm talking about; the days not so long ago when we used to design websites to fixed widths. Looking back now they seem like such a simpler time; a happier time; a time when I could recite every font...
Creating canvas apps is the new thing, we can even create games with it, it’s supported in all major browsers both desktop and mobile, and that makes it a more viable solution than using Flash. In this tutorial we are going to use the canvas element...
With so many new websites and start-ups springing up every day, a high-quality, professional web site is no longer optional — if it ever was. If you want your company to be taken seriously, let alone stand out, you need to have a design that is...