How to use Adobe Photoshop CS4 to create a website (for beginners)

 

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Interested in learning how to create great web pages using Adobe Photoshop?  Obviously there are many ways to create websites.  Some developers prefer to create separate graphics and develop their concept before moving into coding HTML.  Increasingly more webmasters (like myself) are moving toward a more graphical & visual approach to the design and layout by using Photoshop to create an image and then using the software “slice” tool to “cut” the site into pieces of HTML code.Continue reading →

WordPress Plugins eShop

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The WordPress Eweb Mart and shopping cart plugin gives you an instant online shop and shopping cart on your WordPress-driven website. eShop is free – and if you have changes that need making, then they’re pleased to work on these for a donation.

eShop is an accessible shopping cart plugin for WordPress, packed with essential features you’ll need to get your eshop up and running fast – and then manage it effectively. It is actively developed, maintained and supported by quirm.Continue reading →

The Anatomy Of A Good Responsive Magazine WordPress Theme

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As someone who has worked with WordPress content management system for years now, it has been a privilege to see how WordPress has evolved to the most dominant blogging platform around the globe. But what makes WordPress different from other blogging platforms is that there are so many themes available on the Internet that allow you to run all kinds of websites.Continue reading →

Web Design with Adobe Muse

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Designing a website with Adobe Muse…

Muse (code name) by Adobe is graphic-based web design tool. Contrary to traditional design tools, Muse requires almost zero programming knowledge and it takes only minutes to have an official website on the Internet. The program itself comes with a handful of pre-made widgets such as photo slide-shows, tool tips, and menu bars. In my opinion, it has been the greatest web design discovery I have made thus far. In the event that you do want to incorporate some custom HTML or other code, Muse provides an arbitrary HTML object to make it all possible. My opinion of this program is that it’s very easy to use, has a lot of capability and saves me a ton of time.Continue reading →

Web Design With A Difference

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Web Design – A New Way Of Doing Things

The world of web design is changing. Gone are the days when a web designer could simply produce a web site for you and then walk away. Clients who want a website for their business are not looking to be web masters. They want a web design that simply works to let people know that their services exist and hopefully generate new clients.

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5 Things a Designer Needs to Know Before Designing a Professional Logo for Your Blog

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A logo is a lot more than just a mark. When you visit a new blog, one of the first things that catch your eye is its logo. When you find the logo attractive, you want to stop and spend some time on the blog. Many people are greatly influenced by what a blog’s logo looks like. The design of a logo is of high significance, as it represents your blog to the visitor, builds your blog’s identity and inspires trust. In order to earn your blog instant recognition, having a professionally designed logo is a must.Continue reading →

Three digital technologies that businesses need to know about

Most small business owners are becoming increasingly aware of digital business and marketing, and what it means for their own enterprise. However, in such a rapidly changing world, it can be hard to keep abreast of so many changes! We take a look at some of the biggest digital technologies and applications that are currently being talked about within the world of SMEs, and what they can offer to you.Continue reading →

Should Small Businesses Outsource Social Media Management?

Money management is paramount for the success of any small business out there, no matter the domain of activity. You want to be sure that you are going to control finances. This is a lot more difficult than you may think. Combine this with the fact that having a social media presence is a necessity for every single company and it is easy to understand why you need to be extremely careful with all choices made.Continue reading →