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There is never a shortage of advice when it comes to finding the right web design tools, and that applies to choosing a WordPress theme as well. Some advice you receive is based on fact, and some is based on myths. The most common myths are not blatant falsehoods. There is an element of truth in…Continue Reading “Advice You Should Ignore When Choosing a WordPress Theme”

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Web design trends typically come in waves, small at first, gradually growing in size and momentum until they eventually reach a towering crest, before suddenly crashing down and passing away with barely a trace left behind.  The key to successfully riding a trend wave is to figure out which ones are likely to have the…Continue Reading “Current Design Trends That Are Likely to Prove Costly”

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Some are new and innovative. Others have been on the market for some time, but they have constantly been updated and improved upon. The intent of this article, is to give web designers and design agencies an opportunity to improve their design techniques and workflows, and take advantage of technological advances wherever they see a…Continue Reading “20+ Good Resources and Tools For Designers”

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It’s time that business owners—the ones who buy websites—face a simple economic truth, painful as it might be.  Save for a few isolated charity cases, family favors, and students trying to build up a portfolio, nobody is going to invest their heart and soul into creating a unique high quality website design for you if…Continue Reading “Why Expensive Design is Cheap and Cheap Design is Expensive”

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Writing code is mostly science, but it’s also partly an art form.  In fact learning to program is quite similar to learning to be a ninja.  It’s all about being silent and fast.  Or at least that’s how your programs should be.  When you’re coding for the web, it’s even more important to get that…Continue Reading “Writing Code for Better Performance”

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The quest to find the perfect photos for your next blog post is often a tedious one. Think about it. You’re basically barred from using images you find on Google, and it’s not always a surefire deal when you locate a supposedly Creative Commons photo on Flickr. So, what are you supposed to do as…Continue Reading “Visual Hunt: 354 Million Free Stock Photos”