If you are not satisfied with the weak funtionality of WordPress’s native search function, here’s an alternative solution. You can use the Custom Search Engine provided by Google itself on your WordPress-based website. With Google’s search engine features, your site visitors will have a better experience while making searches. You … Continue reading »
In this tutorial I am going to show you the process of making a simple and clean design blog using the latest Photoshop. We are going to use the new Character Styles and Paragraph Styles to help us streamline the process. Here’s a preview of what our final result should … Continue reading »
E-commerce is a very competitive field because your rival is no more than a click away. If a customer doesn’t like your site, he simply looks for another e-commerce site to buy products from. If you want to gain more customers and attract attention, you want to make sure that your website is as usable and as customer-friendly as possible. It doesn’t matter if your prices are very low or you have the best products in the market because if customers get confused navigating your website, reaching a preset target will likely be difficult.
Still remember the good ol’ days with joysticks and bulky monitors? 1TB hard disks may now be a common sight, but did you know that people used to be excited over ads promoting 10MB hard disks? Modems were the size of radios, the Macintosh computer looked like a typewriter, and … Continue reading »
There are a number of reasons that WordPress developers are starting to use child themes. They give you the opportunity to customize a unique layout on top of another existing theme. This is perfect for beginners who want to play around with building their own themes. Additionally many premium designs … Continue reading »
Okay, so here’s what happened. You were on a rush, and halfway across town, you realised that you forgot to shut down your personal computer. Your thinks-he’s-a-comedian flatmate is home and you know things are going to get ugly if he realises that he has access to your still-on personal … Continue reading »
A while back we carried out a $450 Custom Graphic giveaway courtesy of DesignCrowd that received quite a response from hongkiat.com readers. We’re glad to know that you are all giving a lot of thought into your online businesses and endeavors. It took the judges a while to sift through … Continue reading »
From Facebook to ATMs, our passwords are digital locks to keep our confidential information secure from unwanted access. There are two types of passwords: pronounceable passwords which makes it easy to remember but no less effective, and random passwords, which are infinitely more difficult to crack. If you’ve tested your … Continue reading »
There are two types of designers in this world: those who are in high-demand, and those who aren’t. Most of us start out in the latter category, and, unfortunately, some of us remain thee for the duration of our careers. But there’s a way to cross the gap between being in high demand and low demand that isn’t always obvious. It’s not easy, otherwise, everyone would be doing it. But I’m going to assume you’re a designer interested in improving the quality of clients you get, so I’m going to give it to you straight.
Freelancers swear by social networking. They’ll be the first to tell you how their freelance business has benefitted from it, that it has helped them build trust, relationships and spread the word about their work. (Image Source: vervex) Freelancers use social media for two purposes: to socialize with their peers … Continue reading »
iOS6 has just launched and one of the features users are looking forward to is Apple’s Passbook. As we mentioned before in our previous iOS6 new features list; Passbook is a place to store boarding passes, loyalty cards, store rewards cards, coupon codes and even movie tickets. Information of all … Continue reading »