Web Development articles

Too often as developers, we ignore a crucial last step before launching a website: optimizing for performance. Most developers now recognize that organized, valid code ensures maintainability and compatibility. Anyone who doubts this...
We teased you long enough…. but now the wait is finally over, and it's very much worth it! We're super excited to officially announce the release of MightyDeals.com Our new website has just been unleashed and it's now live! MightyDeals is...
CSS can be compared to a sculptor's tool set; like sculptors at work, we designers use CSS to create structured layouts of websites. Over the years, this process has become more organized; rules have been put in place to create best practices...
By now most bloggers using WordPress should have upgraded to the latest version of WordPress which is officially at version 3.0.1. Along with updates to the core framework, when version 3.0 was released the WordPress team also added a new default...
Working as a designer day after day can be laborious. Luckily, the field has expanded, and so the process has become simpler. Many free tools and resources are out there. Wireframes bring elegance to design mock-ups. They are the basic structure...
In the past few years, the popularity of WordPress has skyrocketed, which has led to a growing demand for themes. With this growing demand, we've seen new premium or commercial WordPress theme shops popping up everywhere. Some may say that...
Recently, Mashable published an article entitled "IE6 Finally Nearing Extinction", announcing that IE6 usage in the United States and Europe has finally dropped below 5%. That news probably warmed the cockles of the hearts of web designers...
If you're new to creating website designs using Photoshop, learning to transform those .PSD files into semantic, standards-compliant CSS and HTML files can be a bit intimidating. After all, there are plenty of great services out there that...
Just a short while ago, Flash was one of the primary technologies used by web designers to add interactivity to a website. Since the introduction of the iPad, with its lack of the Flash Player, there's an acceleration in the web development world...
A/B testing (also called split testing) is a testing method generally used in marketing to compare results between two samples with the goal to improve conversion or response rates. In web design, A/B tests are generally used to test design...
With virtually any WordPress release (or the release of any open-source software, for that matter), there are bound to be bugs. In a lot of cases the bugs are minor, and are just annoying. In other cases, these "bugs" can completely disable your...
Kubrick, the default theme for WordPress since 2005, got many Web and open-source enthusiasts through some pretty tough times. Developers have modified it, bloggers have learned HTML and CSS on it, and designers have made it their go-to template...