March 2011

Effective Security Practices and Plugins for WordPress.

Security is a vital step to take because data on your server can surely be exploited if hackers can easily tap into the loopholes found in your code. The following practices and plugins at DesiznTech will provide you with the sense of security you need for your site’s safety and your server’s continuity.

Vintage and Retro Website Design.

While a few of the websites featured at DesignYourWay provide retro or vintage-themed products and services, such as old photo booths, music recordings, or font styles, the majority of them have simply picked up on the style as a unique way to showcase their businesses.

Understanding the Elements of Responsive Web Design.

Responsive web design is undoubtedly a hot topic in web design right now, due to increasingly diverse methods of accessing a website. iPad, iPhone, Android mobile devices, desktops, netbooks — we’re in a time where our web designs must function in a multitude number of ways. SixRevisions explores the meaning and principles behind responsive web design.

Eight types of sites you can build with Drupal.

Drupal doesn’t get as much hype as WordPress, maybe because it is a bit more complicated to learn. However, if you are looking to build large sites, it is probably the most flexible open-source CMS. DesignerDaily presents eight examples of what you can do.

How to code a WordPress 3.0 Theme from scratch.

With the release of WordPress 3.0 came the implementation of many new features to the popular content management system. OneExtraPixel show you exactly how to code a WordPress 3.0 theme from the ground up to take advantage of all of these new features, as well as create a blogging-ready, minimal theme.

Creating HTML Emails – How To and Design Inspiration.

Creating HTML Emails is not as easy as most people think. Fortunately, DesignYourWay provides a relatively simple guide to ease the process, and provides samples in a wide range of styles.

How to get the most out of CSS3.

CSS3 is a diverse language that unlocks many more possibilities in design, especially if you wish to obtain that sleek design component without the use of heavy graphics or even too much server-side coding. TripwireMagazine presents some of the cool things that you can do to get the most out of CSS3.

February 2011

Top six mistakes to avoid in Mobile Usability.

Mobile applications are important for providing users with an alternate means of accessing your web page, as well as keeping connected anywhere and at any time. However a number of potential pitfalls await, and this article at SpyreStudios will acquaint you with the top mistakes to avoid that may impact your mobile usability.

Can the Visually Impaired access your site?

Is your site suitable for users with color blindness, low vision, partial blindness and even total blindness? Fortunately, there are several online tools and software available at Speckyboy that can help make your site more accessible.

How to add a PayPal Donate Button in WordPress.

WpBeginner show you a step by step guide on how to add a PayPal Donate Button in your WordPress posts, sidebar, or anywhere else with or without a plugin.