Mini guide de saisie 10 Completely Free Wireframe and Mockup Applications Every web designer and developer should have a good and reliable wireframe (mockup or prototype) tool at there disposal. The importance of such a tool differentiates amongst web designers and developers, some use them, some don’t. Personally, I use them. It is in this initial stage of development that makes web design enjoyable, the coming together of the clients needs and your own creative ideas onto a blank canvas, allowing you to plan effectively the visual arrangement of the sites content. The downside is that a good and reliable wireframe application can come at a heavy price, have you seen the cost of a good wireframe application? So, what options do you have? Please note that this post really old, so some of the below apps may not longer be free or available. Hot Gloo – The Online Wireframe App HotGloo is an easy to use and intuitive Flash built web-based wireframe app, that can create conceptual interactive prototypes of a website in the early development stages. Pencil Project
25 CSS Snippets for Some of the Most Common and Frustrating Tasks In this post we have 25 CSS snippets and hacks that will solve many of the most frequently used and, at times, frustrating CSS development tasks. Why reinvent the wheel when there are already plenty of time-saving pre-written CSS code snippets? As well as some classic and timeless CSS hacks you will also find many CSS3 snippets, like box-shadow, border-radius,linear-gradient and many more. Adding shadow to text – text-shadow Helps make your text stand out from the rest. Source Adding an image-based border – border-image You can create any kind of border you want for any object(s) on your website using this. Adding shadow to borders and images – box-shadow Helps make your borders and images “pop” from the background more, giving a subtle 3D-like visual cue that it’s something separate, in the foreground, and the thing that visitors should be looking at. Adding rounded corners – border-radius Self-explanatory. Adding individual rounded corners – border-radius Adding a gradient – linear-gradient
47 Sites Every Recording Musician Should Visit In a recent “Open Mic” we asked you, “Which music-related sites do you visit regularly?” This article is a summary of the great suggestions given in the comments to that article. You can make the list even longer by commenting on this article. As you’re reading this article, Audiotuts+ needs no introduction. This is a great Flash site with many resources to help you learn music theory. The site content is split up as follows: Lessons, including topics that cover notation, chords and scalesTrainers, that teach you notes, keys, intervals, triads, keyboard, guitar and brass. Michael comments: “I have found very helpful. This is a site that helps you with scales and chords. The charts are guitar-based, and there are options for various alternate tunings and other stringed instruments. A website that helps you learn musical scales and chords. Subtitled “Learn music technology”, this site is all about learning audio. Joe comments: “Great Ableton/sound design videos.”
Display Property Inline inline does just what it says - boxes that are displayed inline follow the flow of a line. Anchor (links) and emphasis are examples of elements that are displayed inline by default. The following code, for example, will cause all list items in a list to appear next to each other in one continuous line rather than each one having its own line: Block block makes a box standalone, fitting the entire width of its containing box, with an effective line break before and after it. The next example will make all links in “nav” large clickable blocks: None none, well, doesn’t display a box at all, which may sound pretty useless but can be used to good effect with dynamic effects, such as switching extended information on and off at the click of a link, or in alternative stylesheets. The following code, for example, could be used in a print stylesheet to basically “turn off” the display of elements such as navigation that would be useless in that situation: Tables OK. Other display types
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Fine-Tuning WordPress for SEO Just a few short years ago, building static websites by hand with HTML/CSS was the norm. Nowadays, WordPress powers almost 14% of all websites. Originally developed as a blogging platform, WordPress has since morphed into a powerful content management system for all types of websites. But, as with most things that evolve from what they were originally meant to do, there’s some fine-tuning that will be required to make them as functional as possible. While WordPress has top-notch SEO features out of the box, there a handful of things you can enhance to achieve even better SEO. Permalink Structure for URLs You can find the permalink settings under Setting > Permalinks. By default, WordPress sets your post URLs like so: From an SEO perspective, this is not ideal because you aren’t getting any benefit from having keywords in the URL, a known ranking factor for search engine results. versus:
Dewey Pictograms Reproducible images portraying collections within the Dewey Decimal Classification System, enabling people with disabilities, low literacy skills, etc., to better locate materials in the library's collection; these can be mounted on bookstacks or special mounts in the collection. Many thanks to OCLC (all copyright rights in the Dewey Decimal Classification System are owned by OCLC; Dewey, Dewey Decimal Classification, DDC, OCLC and WebDewey are registered trademarks of OCLC) and to Oakland (CA) Public Library for making these images freely available. The resource is a result of a collaboration between the Oakland Public Library and the East Bay Learning Disabilities Association (EastBayl da.org), supported by the California State Library. The 88 images were created by Shelby Designs & Illustrates (Oakland, CA) and the work was supported in part by the U.S. Introduction Pictograms for the Dewey Decimal System People with learning disabilities make up 17 to 20% of the general population.
UI Design Framework Graphic styles Library 200 graphic styles to change buttons, headers or blocks in 1 click Minimal Vector Icons 260 Vector Icons for creatingWireframes and Webdesign GUI Elements Library Hundreds of vector elementsfor designing Interfaces User-Friendly SEO Some web designers (and many web content writers) view on-page SEO as a necessary evil to an effective content strategy on the web. However, when properly executed, SEO can actually enhance a site visitor’s experience, rather than detract from it. In this article, I’ll run through several examples of how SEO can be improved with the user in mind. Reviewing these examples should help site builders gain a solid understanding of SEO practices that work together to create highly effective sites. Changing Your Perception About SEO Misperceptions about SEO generally arise from outdated ideas about what SEO is all about; when people are still under the assumption that keyword stuffing, mammoth blocks of links and stilted wording are still valid SEO tactics. Rightfully so, web designers and web content writers object to these practices because they interfere with a visitor’s ability to make sense of the site. Google and SEO have come a long ways since those practices were in vogue. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.