The @font-face CSS rule makes it easier than ever to implement unique typefaces on your site without the need to rely on Google Fonts or any of the premium options. You may not want to use a custom font for your entire website but they can be used to great effect to make a heading stand out while retaining the ability to be read by search engines. Below is a selection of the finest typefaces from recognisable science fiction shows as well as a number of others that follow the same theme.
We are already in December; time seems to be running too fast, right? Much like the previous few months, we are going to feature some useful resources for web designer and developers. This time we have some cool resources from one that capable of slicing your design in Photoshop to … Continue reading »
People can simply plug in their digital cameras to their computers, import the pictures saved as files, and reproduce them through printing. However, this matter of convenience has a drawback that can prove to be troublesome for serious color photographers. What you see on your digital camera’s screen won’t appear the same as when you transfer it to a computer and view it through your monitor. Similarly, what you see on your computer screen won’t be exactly what you’d get when you print it.
Nothing takes you back to the past like Christmas does – the cakes, the dinners, the reunions, the Christmas trees and the presents. And nothing makes Christmas more traditional than homemade decorations, crafts and gifts done by hand with your family and relatives. What makes it special is that what … Continue reading »
Apart from Maps, there is one other area that the Android Army has advantage in over the iFan: you can customize the home screen on your Android device. From the cool, sleek and minimalist to the weird and quirky world of cartoons and anime, we have found an array of … Continue reading »
Watching videos is everyone’s favorite pastime on the Internet. Everyone has a favorite place to watch videos, Youtube, MegaVideo, MetaCafe, Daily Motion, Veoh, Vimeo and the likes, but watching videos on the respective sites may be a problem if you have a slow Internet connection. Wouldn’t it be great to … Continue reading »
Gah! The gift exchange period is here. Whether you are at the office, or part of a community, the gift exchange tradition always has to happen. If you’re playing Secret Santa then you’d probably know what the person wants already but if it’s played in anonymous mode, well, we better … Continue reading »
Christmas is but a few weeks away! And the deadline for getting your Christmas shopping done is looming near too. This is also the time when we gear up for Christmas-themed designs for our sites to welcome the festive year-end celebrations. The good news is that here at hongkiat.com, we’ve … Continue reading »
If you are familiar with using bitmap image formats (like PNG and GIF) to display icons on a website, then you would also be familiar with its shortcomings. First of all, depending on the dimension and how many color information that the icon has, an icon file size could be … Continue reading »
The great thing about online shopping is that you can find almost any gadget you can think or imagine of; the hard part is finding a website that actually sells it. If you’re looking for something cool and inexpensive this Christmas, we’re here to provide you a list of 30 … Continue reading »
Before we had the Internet, the closest form of written communication we had were handwritten letters posted to family, friends and pen pals. Then there are the regular phone calls, family reunion meet-ups, parties, events etc. As a whole, these offline social interactions had more depth than what we are … Continue reading »
The brand new Windows 8 is out and one key feature removed from the new OS is the Start Button; that iconic "Click here to Start" has been replaced with the new customizable Metro UI. Because of the Start Button’s absence, programmers have come up with many replacements to mimic … Continue reading »