Diving into PHP: Day 11

Continuing on from Day 10, we’ll review SQL insert statements that will allow us to add new rows to our MySql database with PHP. Additionally, we’ll take a look at using foreach statements to loop through an array.

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10 Stunning Premium Portfolio Templates

It’s nearly the weekend, so we thought it would be nice to relax and enjoy some of the amazing themes that can be found here at The Forest. Out of all of the different template categories available, some of the most popular have been the portfolio templates. These templates are fantastic as they allow anyone to showcase their work and what they do without having to spend an enormous amount of time developing the portfolio itself. Below you will find a list of 10 absolutely stunning portfolio templates found on ThemeForest.

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Diving into PHP: Day 10

I promised you last week that we’d begin working with databases in Day 10. I’ll show you how easy it is to get up and running with MySql. We’ll also review the correct way to retrieve information from our new database.

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$900 for Submitting Shopify Templates

Hi everyone. This is a quick reminder that we still have $900 to give away! The next nine authors who have their Shopify template accepted will receive $100 each. To add even more incentive, authors can win multiple times!

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WordPress for Designers: Day 8

Today it’s all about the comments! So many of you have been requesting that we cover the comments.php page, so today we will do just that. Throughout this and the next series we will cover all the ins and outs of dealing with comments in Wordpress, including gravatars and threaded comments. This is one of the longer screencasts we have done so get comfortable, start your servers, and lets start day 8!

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GraphicRiver – A Graphic Art Department At Your Fingertips

Today I’m very excited to announce that we’re taking the lid off our newest Envato Marketplace: GraphicRiver, a marketplace for premium design components like Layered Photoshop Graphics, Vector Illustrations, Icons, and Adobe Add-ons like Brushes, Patterns and Textures at very affordable prices. You could almost say it’s like having a graphic art department at your fingertips!

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Vertical Centering With CSS

There are a few different ways to vertically centre objects with CSS, but it can be difficult to choose the right one. I’ll show you all the best ways I’ve seen and also how to create a nice little centered website.

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WordPress for Designers: Day 7

Welcome to Wordpress for Designers Day 7! We’re moving right along with our custom Wordpress theme today and will be creating a few more files from scratch. We will also finish making our sidebar completely widget ready and have a look at what that means and how it works. Get your text editor and local server ready and let’s go!

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Envato Earnings Apps, File Piracy, and Keeping Your Account Safe and Secure!

There’s been a lot happening on the marketplaces of late, and today I wanted to touch on a few important issues and get some feedback, from you, the community.

Firstly, for those of you who don’t know me, My name is Cyan and I’m the Envato marketplace manager. That means I’m the person who’s in charge of the day to day running of the marketplaces as a whole with the help of the awesome site managers, reviewers and moderators.

Lately we’ve noticed some brilliant new author apps popping up, and some talk on the forums of files being distributed without author permissions. I want to talk a little about both of these issues. Additionally, I want to tell you about some things you should be doing to promote maximum account security.
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SVN 101

Subversion is one of the most powerful open-source version control systems available on the net, but it can often be intimidating for new users to get to grips with. Find out how, and more importantly why you should use Subversion in this tutorial.

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