Have you ever wondered what the difference is between JPEG, GIF, and PNG images we use on the web? As a designer – and especially a web designer – it’s important to know the difference between the different image formats and how to use them in each situation. This article will cover how to use them for each situation to keep file sizes small and image quality high.
If you’re an avid PHP developer, you are probably aware of the GD library extension. For those who are unfamiliar, the GD library allows you to alter, manipulate, and create images quite simply. Today, we’ll learn the basics of using PHP and the GD library.
When it comes to design, copyright is often a very muddled gray area. Just as the lines between plagiarism and homage are often confusing, so too is the line between infringing and non-infringing use of copyrighted material. Since it is natural and even expected of Web designers to incorporate elements from other sites and other creations, it is important to understand the risks and hazards when it comes to copyright in Web design. As such, here are five of the most common copyright pitfalls Web designers face and how to best avoid them.
Many rejected templates here on Themeforest suffer from the same few common mistakes: typography (font, line-height, letter-spacing, color), alignment (grid), and spacing (padding). In this tutorial, we are going to take a closer look at how to avoid these common errors.
While we sort out the final touches on the .psd file, we are going to spend some time today to have a little fun with Wordpress and also create a very simple Wordpress plugin. If you are interested in learning more about using RSS feeds with wordpress and would like to learn the basics of creating a plugin, then today is the day for you!