background preloader

Blog

Facebook Twitter

50 Best Design Blogs For Mom: Where to head for style inspiration & drool-worthy products. The beauty of the Internet is in the sharing of ideas.

50 Best Design Blogs For Mom: Where to head for style inspiration & drool-worthy products

There's no better example than the creative, resourceful, and spunky moms that churn out hundreds of ingenious ideas every week. If you need to figure how to cozy up your home on the cheap, decorate a birthday party, or simply soak up some inspiration to make your life a little more beautiful, turn to these innovative moms.

Read More » On this list, you'll find up-and-coming newcomers to the blogging scene, as well as classic favorites that continue to produce some of the best design content on the Internet today. These talented women are top-notch designers and innovators - who also happen to be incredible moms. Know a design mom blogger we missed? The What’s What: 3191 is an online magazine of sorts written by mom Stephanie Congdon Barnes and Maria Alexandra Vettese, two friends that met online and began blogging together in 2007 by discussing their mornings while they lived (you guessed it) 3191 miles apart.

CSS Starbursts with CSS3 transforms and transitions. By Matthew James Taylor on 15 May 2010 I was recently experimenting with the new CSS3 rotation property and it occurred to me that I could use this to create image-free starbursts. All I needed was a series of nested block-level elements each rotated by a slightly different amount. The rotation would distribute the box corners around the circumference of the star. To start with I created a 16 pointed star by using three nested span elements inside a link. Here is what the it looks like: NEWCSS3Starbursts! The above starburst will only work in browsers that support the CSS3 rotation property, currently that's Safari, Firefox, and Google Chrome.

Here is the HTML code. Get down! How to keep footers at the bottom of the page. By Matthew James Taylor on 10 November 2007 When an HTML page contains a small amount of content, the footer can sometimes sit halfway up the page leaving a blank space underneath.

Get down! How to keep footers at the bottom of the page

This can look bad, particularly on a large screen. Web designers are often asked to push footers down to the bottom of the viewport, but it's not immediately obvious how this can be done. When I first ditched tables for pure CSS layouts I tried to make the footer stay at the bottom but I just couldn't do it. Now, after a few years of practice I have finally figured out a neat way to do it. See it in action: View my demo with the footer at the bottom The main features Works in all modern, standards compliant browsersCompatible browsers: Firefox (Mac & PC), Safari (Mac & PC), Internet Explorer 7, 6 & 5.5, Opera and Netscape 8Fails gracefully on older browsersOlder non-standards compliant browsers position the footer under the content as per normal.

There is only one limitation So how does it work? The CSS.

Design/layout reference

 exploring all things social media. Why A Good Web Site Matters To Your Business - Stepcase Lifehack. For most businesses, a web site is one of the most important investments you can make.

Why A Good Web Site Matters To Your Business - Stepcase Lifehack

Entrepreneurs are either overspending or underspending on their web sites, and many have no idea what they’re doing or why. So today I’m going to talk about why a good, solid web site really matters to your business, and in the next two weeks, I’ll follow up with articles on the core components your web site needs to work well for you, and how to hire a solid web firm to build your site affordably. 1. Your web site reflects you as a business owner and professional. If your web site looks professional, your potential clients will think you’re a professional who has enough clients and enough income to have a site built for you. If you’re a web developer, by all means, build your own site, as that will reflect your capabilities. 2.

Even if you’re primarily brick and mortar, having a solid web site can mean extra business. 3. Did you ever think about getting orders from Australia or Malaysia? 4. Marketing, Digital & Brand Thinking.

Tools

300+ Resources to Help You Become a WordPress Expert. WordPress is one of the most popular blogging platforms available today.

300+ Resources to Help You Become a WordPress Expert

And for good reason. It’s powerful enough to be a complete CMS, has every feature or function a blogger could dream of (either built in or available via plugins or custom functions), and it’s free and open source. While WordPress is incredibly powerful and easy to use on its most basic levels, it can also get pretty complicated, pretty quickly. Below are more than 300 resources to help you master WordPress no matter what your skill level is. Everything from premium and free themes to plugins to WP hacks and everything in between is included. Theme Roundups, Theme Templates, and Theme Frameworks WP can have an almost infinite variety of designs applied to it. WordPress PSD Framework – A free PSD template that includes all the common elements in a WP design for you to build on.

WordPress Theme Generator – An online theme generator that doesn’t require any coding knowledge. NattyWP – Another club-based premium themes site.