Creating a WordPress post calendar date icon

Posted January 9th, 2010 in Tutorials, Web Design, WordPress

WordPress date icon tutorial

Blog calendar date icons, which show the publication date next to each entry, provide a simple way to spice up your WordPress design. Using just a single image, a bit of CSS and some WordPress PHP this tutorial will show you how to implement something similar in your own themes. Plus we have some free graphics for you to use…

Top free web template designs of 2009

Posted January 1st, 2010 in Free Web Templates, Jooma, Just Free Templates, WordPress

Top Free Web Templates of 2009

In 2009 over 400 free templates were added to our website, while over 200,000 downloads were counted and close to 1 million views of the themes and designs on the site were logged. Going into the new year we highlight some of the top content of the past year based on views, downloads, ratings and our editor’s opinion.

Great sites for free and paid stock images

Posted September 30th, 2009 in Resources, Web Design

Free stock photos

Images can help make a website that much better and fortunately you don’t need to be a professional photographer and graphics designer to get some great content. In this blog post we’ll be highlighting some brilliant websites that offer free and paid stock images for your work.

7 ways to check cross browser compatibility

Posted September 18th, 2009 in Tips, Web Design

Check cross browser compatibility

Today there is plenty of choice for internet users when it comes to browsers – the current most top 10 most widely used browsers includes multiple versions of Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari together with both Chrome and Opera. While web standards continue to improve – even in IE! – all these browsers still have their own little quirks, bugs and differences which need to be checked for in a webpage, but how do you check your webpage in 10 different browsers, let alone under different operating systems? Read on for a range of sites, plugins and programs that help you do just that!

Indepth: CSS3 – All about borders

Posted September 7th, 2009 in Articles, Tutorials, Web Design

CSS3: All about borders

Following on from our previous article about the changes in background properties in CSS3, we’re now going to look at the changes and new features of borders in CSS3. Things to look forward to include the ability to easily create rounded corners and using images for borders. Plus – how to add drop shadows to elements using just CSS!