Web Design

20 Oct 2009 No Comments

What is a Custom 404 file and how do I make one?

Do you know what happens when you type a non-existent URL address.  You get an error message that probably looks like this: Object not found! The requested URL was not found on this server. If you entered the URL manually please check your spelling and try again. If you think this is a server error, […]
15 Oct 2009 1 Comment

25 of the most used HTML tags and tag attributes

We all know that the content you see in your browser is made from HTML and can be viewed by just right clicking on a web page and choose “View page source”. If you understand what you are seeing, then good for you but if it is gobbledygook, then you might need to go to […]
7 Sep 2009 6 Comments

The 14 Best Screenshot Tools

1. Print Screen key The Print Screen key is often abbreviated to prt sc. For MS Windows computers, pressing the print screen key copies the entire screen to the keyboard. The alt-print screen combination copies only the selected window to the clipboard. Command-shift-3, Command-shift-4 There is no print screen key on a Mac, instead users […]
29 Aug 2009 No Comments

101 Facts That You Don’t Know About the World Wide Web

1. In 1996, Americans spent an average of 30 minutes a month surfing the World Wide Web.   2. The average American Spends 27 hours a month online, this according to Nielsen’s Three Screen Report for the 4th quarter of 2008.   3. The Web was invented in 1989 by a British physicist named Tim […]
21 Aug 2009 1 Comment

How to Optimize Your Website for Traffic surges (Web Hosting)

Increased traffic in your blog is desirable right? You crave recognition but when the moment arrives when your articles get slashdotted and dugg, your server inevitably crashes. What your readers get is an error message saying that the website is unavailable. This story has happened a hundred times already such that a name for it […]
15 Jul 2009 8 Comments

25 Most Useful Photoshop Effects

Perez Hilton No, this first picture has not been altered. Hollywood blogger sensation Perez Hilton really does have pink hair in this photo, and sadly, yes, the black eye is real too. Back in June, after the Toronto MuchMusic Video Awards, Black Eyed Peas manager Polo Molina reportedly punched Perez Hilton in the face. Perez […]
29 Jun 2009 2 Comments

How to write content that attracts attention

No matter where you go on the net, you will hear the phrase, “Content is king”. Traffic is important of course, but what is keeping them on your page? What is the reason they come back? It isn’t the pretty graphics and cool little advertisements you have going on. What it all comes down to […]
17 Jun 2009 1 Comment

16 Essential Web Design Tools for a Professional Design

There is no shortage of tools and resources to help web designers work better and more efficiently. Unfortunately the best of these tools can be difficult to find. Here are some my top picks, divided into the essential categories of web design and development. Colors and Fonts Depending on the site, the choice of colors […]