Create a CSS3 Call to Action Button

Jul 6 2010 by Andrew Roberts | 34 Comments

Create a CSS3 Call to Action Button

Continuing on with my previous article showing the power of CSS3 for web designers, I’m now going to share with you a method for making a slick call to action button using only CSS.

Like the last article, I’m going to take a previous Photoshop tutorial called How to Create a Slick and Clean Button in Photoshop by Six Revisions Chief Editor, Jacob Gube, and try my best to recreate it without using a graphics editor. I think doing this is one of the best ways to highlight the fact that CSS3 can make our jobs as web designers much easier.

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Getting Started with the iPhone SDK

Jul 5 2010 by Amber Weinberg | 21 Comments

Getting Started with the iPhone SDK

This article is a general overview of making iPhone apps using the iPhone software development kit (SDK).

In order to start making your own iPhone apps, you’ll need to sign up for a free Apple Developer account and download the iPhone SDK.

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A Guide to Premium WordPress Themes

Jul 4 2010 by Sacha Greif | 29 Comments

A Guide to Premium WordPress Themes

The premium theme market has really exploded in the past few years. There are now many of premium themes sites (i.e. WooThemes) for WordPress alone, and that’s not even counting the hundreds of authors who publish themes on marketplaces like Themeforest or Mojo Themes.

With so many options out there, it can be hard for buyers to know which theme to buy, so here are a few key elements to pay attention to when shopping around.

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Saving Bandwidth and Improving Site Speed Using CSS Sprites

Jul 3 2010 by Peter Richards | 40 Comments

Saving Bandwidth and Improving Site Speed Using CSS Spites

As a site owner, possibly the worst experience that you could serve upon your visitors is a frustrating wait whilst the clock spins and the page loads. In most cases, most of your potential customers would have pressed the back button in their browser and headed off somewhere else; this inevitably means a loss of potential business.

Site speed is predicted to become one of Google’s next ranking factors, although as per normal, the company tends to keep the nitty-gritty close to its chest.

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Make the Most Out of Social Media

Jul 2 2010 by Alex Kessinger | 17 Comments

Make the Most Out of Social Media

Social media is more than just socializing online. There is a broad range of conversation that happens online. One form of which is people talking about what they want to do. Sometimes, this can lead to great opportunities such as being able to work on awesome projects or meeting people to collaborate with.

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10 Missing Features in WordPress

Jul 1 2010 by Jacob Gube | 104 Comments

10 Missing Features in WordPress

The popular publishing platform, WordPress, recently released its latest major version: WordPress 3.0 (dubbed "Thelonious"). This iteration of WordPress introduces plenty of convenient new features such as drag-and-drop interfaces for building navigation menus (for those not comfortable modifying their theme files), the ability to deploy multiple sites under one installation (by the inclusion of WordPress MU) and a system for making custom content types other than posts and pages.

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