There are a whole bunch of CMSes out there ranging from lightweight micro-blogging platforms to huge enterprise packages.
I don’t want to mention any names here or tell you what to use.
Instead, I’m going give you some important points to consider, so that you can make an educated decision on your own.
Firefox 10, due out January 31st (the same day Firefox 11 becomes an official Beta release), finally rounds out the browser’s growing collection of developer tools with Page and Style Inspectors.
In some ways, these tools are similar to Firebug, but they’re also uniquely Mozilla-ey.
Rather than try to reproduce Firebug or the WebKit developer tools, Mozilla has included only the most essential...
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers.
The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the best tweets that we sent out this past week.
Note that this is only a very...
Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD.
The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers.
These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world today.
So for a few moments, take a break from your...
Managing a blog with a single author can be time-consuming enough, but adding in multiple authors can exponentially increase the amount of time and effort it takes to manage.
There’s editorial workflow, scheduling, and author management to consider, among other things.
Below are fifteen plugins that can make managing your multi-author blog a lot easier.
Great websites always seem to combine great design with great code. Since building a website is a pretty simple task you find many people learn HTML and CSS and figure that if they can learn that then they can design any website they want. While technically they can you will often find that there are some key mistakes they make because they don’t wish to take the time to actually learn about design.
Programmers are designers in their own right, but they design code and wonderfully architected systems. To design something visual is completely different and just because you have a good eye for design doesn’t mean you have a good mind to apply it.
Since so many programmers have personal projects that usually...
[Editor's note: This is a sponsored post for Template Monster]
TemplateMonster.com is among the most well known stock template and theme providers online.
They offer templates for a wide range of sites, agricultural sites to church sites, as well as general templates that can be used on almost any kind of site.
And all of their themes come with fantastic features that rival the top themes out there.
Every TemplateMonster.com WordPress theme has a long list of great features, and all are available...
In this article, I’m going to examine the science behind making successful UI icons before teaching you how to make your own embeddable icon font.
From designing the individual icons to converting them for @font-face embedding, and even licensing them for distribution, we shall be using only free software and online services. How about that? You will not need to rely on any of the esoteric knowledge required to make successful alphanumeric typefaces; just an eye for designing things that may appear very, very small.
Ultimately, you should go away with a process for making design elements that extends far beyond the manufacture of simple icons.