All of the BAD Articles in the Envato Network

It’s Blog Action Day! Considering the fact that Envato created this wonderful event, it’s only appropriate that all of the sites in our network participate as much as possible! Here’s a list of all of our BAD related postings today!

This post is part of Blog Action Day 2009, a worldwide initiative started by Envato founders Collis and Cyan Ta’eed, now being run by Blog Action Day exists to change the conversation on the web for one day by uniting thousands of bloggers around one important issue – this year, Climate Change. It’s not too late to register your blog and participate.


20 jQuery Plugins Worth Implementing into your Themes

It can be difficult to stay on top of the most recent and popular plugins available. Let us do the work for you. Any of these would be perfect for your next ThemeForest template!


Required Online Backup Solutions for Designers

Ensuring that all your files are safe and secure is a must for any web designer. This article assesses a variety of different online services that have proven to be the most affordable and popular over the years.


7 RSS to Email/SMS Services you can use for your Item Feed!

A comment that comes up fairly often on the ThemeForest Forums is the question of being notified of new comments on your item page. The answer to this question is almost always, “subscribe to your comment feed via rss and you can check it anytime”. This is true, you can actually subscribe to your own comment feed by going to and replacing the username with your username.

While this is nice and convenient, most users would rather not have to check their item feed a few times a day to see if anyone has commented. While I know this is an issue/feature the devs may work on for the future, we can fix the issue utilizing third party scripts and services. Today, we will have a quick look at 7 RSS to email/sms services you can use to automatically get informed of comments on your item!


20 SEO Tips That Every Web Developer Should Follow

One aspect of web development that is many times overlooked is search engine optimization. In this list, I’ll show you some basic SEO techniques that will help you make friends with Google, and increase your page rank!


Top 5 Web Statistic Systems

Every webmaster wants to know how many hits his website is getting, whether it be daily, monthly or just sporadically; but with so many stat tools availble, which one is the best to use? In this article, we’ll review some of the top systems available.


10 Typography Tips to Bring your Skills to the Next Level

An often overlooked aspect of web design, by those just starting out, is typography. In fact, web designers that have been around for a couple years even have a tendency to overlook and undervalue the power of typography. Don’t be mistaken though, it’s one of the most powerful tools web designers have.

In this article, we’ll review ten web typography tips that will bring your typographic design skills to the next level.


25 Essential Web Services for Designers

Sometimes, it can be difficult to track down all of the amazing web services that are available around the web. In this list, we’ll show you 25 essential services that all designers should consider using.


Your Favourite Collection: The Final Frontier

It was a nail biting finish with only 5 votes between the top two collections, but the winner of the Envato Marketplaces Collection Competition is:

Finalist 5: The Final Frontier

by circuitbomb

“Space. It is colorful. It is infinite. These are the voyages of the starship Envato. It’s continuing mission…”

Congratulations Circuitbomb, you’ve won US$3,500 to spend on your ultimate creative set-up!

Each of the 10 finalists have won the contents of their collection. Thanks to everyone who entered, and watch out for the next big Envato competition!

50 Ways to Get Your Site Noticed

This article aims to show you how to attract users and make them hungry for more. Who is this post for? Anyone with a web site. Not all of the items listed below will apply to you and your business, but they are, at the very least, a source for inspiration.