Will the Browser Wars Invade the Mobile Web?

Editor’s note: The opinions expressed in this article are solely that of the author’s, Arley McBlain.

When it comes to the still emerging Mobile Web realm, I think we should all be outraged about the trouble Windows Phone 7.5 can unleash.


6 Tips for Effectively Dealing with Client Demands

We’ve all had that client. The one who comes to you with a huge, complicated assignment and proceeds to be a gigantic pain in the rear about it. They do things like neglecting to answer their phone or email, change their minds a dizzying number of times about details in the design, all the while demanding that you do the impossible in a matter of minutes. Oh, and did they mention they expect you to do these things free of charge?


Make Your Own Fonts: Free Font Editors (Elsewhere on the Web)

The Mashable post I wrote recently reviews seven of the best free font editors out there. Some tools included in the post are FontStruct, FontForge and BitfontMaker. If you’d like to create your own custom fonts, one of the free font editors included in the post should fit your needs.


30 Beautiful Dark-themed Web Designs for Inspiration

Using a dark color theme in a website can convey many types of feelings and emotions towards its visitors. Edginess, elegance, modernity — these are just a handful of things that can be associated with dark colors.

There are countless of gorgeous dark-themed web designs on the Web. In this web design showcase, you’ll find 30 hand-picked websites that use a primarily dark color palette.


Creating Websites Optimized for Google's Panda Algorithm

Whether you’re in the process of building a new website or redesigning an existing site, it’s vital to build it with search engine optimization (SEO) in mind.

The king of search engines, as everyone knows, is Google, making up over 65.3% of all search traffic (in October 2011).

Google’s goal is simple: to give their users the most relevant, high-quality search engine results as accurately and quickly as possible. So in early-2011 Google introduced an update to their search engine algorithm, dubbed Panda, as part of the company’s continual pursuit of that goal.


We recently held a giveaway for five 1-year Platinum plan subscriptions to 123ContactForm, a web form and survey builder.

Here are the winners of 123ContactForm subscriptions:

20 Free Online Tools for Website Speed Testing

We all should be aware by now that Internet users are impatient when it comes to waiting for a web page to load. Thus, your website’s performance and ability to render speedily is critical to its usability and, ultimately, its success.

In order to help you build faster websites and identify troublesome website performance bottlenecks, consider incorporating some of the following tools into your web development process.