Comparing Photoshop and GIMP for Web Design

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The financial barriers to entry to most online pursuits are extremely low. It should never cost more than a few dollars to set up and maintain a website.Web design is the same – you can edit code, HTML and CSS using free text editors. However, there is one expense that … [Read more...]

My Biggest Web Design Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

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I first designed websites back in 2005. I think I've made every possible mistake along the way."If I could do it all again I wouldn't change a thing." Scratch that! That's rubbish! If I could do it all again I would cut out the bit when I was banging my head against a … [Read more...]

Using Developer Tools To Change Your Website Design

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There is a simple tool that exists on most computers that will help you understand web design. It's called Developer Tools.What I am about to explain will give you important insight into how your website works. Knowledge is power! What are Developer Tools? Every browser … [Read more...]

Ideas into Pixels: Designing Websites For Clients

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As web designers, we are regularly engaged in one of the most challenging practices: transforming ideas into pixels.The process starts with a conversation and ends up with a website but, how do we get there? Is it always via the same route? How can we avoid some of the … [Read more...]

Make a Copy “Dev” WordPress Site for Redesign

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If you need to do a major redesign job on a WordPress site – either for a client or for yourself – it's best to copy the whole darn site and work on it in private.Once the site is copied and invisible to the rest of the world, you are free to go crazy on it. You can play … [Read more...]

How To Be A Great Web Designer With Paul Jarvis

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I was absolutely sure that this Design and Marketing Podcast interview with Paul Jarvis was going to be excellent. And, I was right – don't you just love it when a plan comes together?http://youtu.be/B1EqcGHbFkUI knew that Paul was great in interviews because I'd heard … [Read more...]

DMP008: Travelling Graphic Designer Karen Mareš

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This is my 8th podcast and interview with an independent graphic designer. In this episode I talk to Karen Mareš, née Karen McDade, about travelling, Photoshop, design, clients, websites and life!Click here to subscribe to my "Design and Marketing Podcast" on iTunes! … [Read more...]

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