Giveaway: 10 SnackTools VIP Memberships for 1 Year

Mar 16 2011 by Jacob Gube | 93 Comments

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Our friends at SnackTools, a suite of web applications that will simplify the way you create and publish rich media content, is giving away 10 VIP memberships to the entire suite of tools for an entire year (valued at $288). Read on to see how you can win a membership.

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10 Excellent SEO Tips That Will Improve Your Web Design

Mar 15 2011 by Adam Heitzman | 69 Comments

10 Excellent SEO Tips That Will Improve Your Web Design

A great website design is important to any business trying to find success online, but if a website doesn’t have a chance at good search rankings, very few people may ever get to see it. To avoid having a website that is not search engine friendly, you simply need to take into consideration some basic SEO principles and good content development practices.

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Understanding the Elements of Responsive Web Design

Mar 14 2011 by Jason Gross | 30 Comments

Understanding the Elements of Responsive Web Design

Responsive web design is undoubtedly a hot topic in web design right now. To some degree, the popularity of the concept of responsive web design is well deserved because site users are increasingly diversifying their methods of accessing a website. iPad, iPhone, Android mobile devices, desktops, netbooks — we’re in a time where our web designs must function in a multitude number of ways.

Let us explore the meaning and principles behind responsive web design.

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Is There Money in Open Source?

Mar 13 2011 by Rosston Meyer | 12 Comments

Is There Money in Open Source?

Web development and free and open source software (FOSS) have gone hand in hand since the beginning of the web. Popular scripting languages and web development frameworks such as PHP, Rails and Python are all open source, and many of the most popular platforms built on top of them, like WordPress and Drupal, are too.

Open source has leveled the playing field by reducing the costs of creating software and web services, as well as nurturing innovation and sharing in the web development community.

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Announcement: Winners of Avactis E-commerce Software

Mar 12 2011 by Jacob Gube | 1 Comment

We partnered up with the wonderful folks at Avactis to hook up five lucky Six Revisions readers with e-commerce software licenses in a recent giveaway. This post announces the winners of the giveaway. Drum roll please!

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Farewell IE6

Mar 11 2011 by Arley McBlain | 48 Comments

Farewell IE6

The year was 2003. I was working on my first website out of college. It was a personal portfolio geared towards landing my first job in the industry. I was trying to build a site unlike anything prospective employers would have seen before.

The grungy homepage wasn’t built with tables as my college education had taught me. I needed to create layers to allow my random Polaroid photo to change beneath its frame, so I used a bizarre element called a <div>. It was alien to me, but it worked.

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CSS Typography: Techniques and Best Practices

Mar 10 2011 by Kayla Knight | 26 Comments

CSS Typography: Techniques and Best Practices

In the first part of this series, we discussed some fundamental concepts pertaining to CSS typography. Now we are going to cover some excellent techniques, tips, tricks and best practices for dealing with typography on websites.

This is the second part of a three-part series of guides on CSS typography that will cover everything from basic syntax to best practices and tools related to CSS typography.

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