Icon Archive - 26,200+ free icons, buddy icons, xp icons, vista Cool Business Cards Showcasing some very cool business cards and different approaches compared to the traditional ways of the business cards. I have been building up this posts for quite some time now…here is a Flickr group that has some great business cards. 12 great tutorials on creating a new Wordpress Theme I am very much impressed with wordpress and keep on discussing about wordpress in my various posts on reencoded these days. Thanks for appreciating 85 Beautiful Free WordPress Themes, 26 Free WordPress Photo Gallery Themes, 20 great WordPress Footer Designs, 30 great uses of WordPress and 23 WordPress Themes for your Website. There are countless designers developers using wordpress for blogging and as a CMS for their website. Some of them use to go for paid themes, some like to customize free themes according to their need and some love to create a new wordpress theme from scratch. To help desingers entering into the wordpress world I would like to share some tutorials which can help creating a new worpdress theme from scratch. The list includes some great theme tutorials, tutorials to understand the wordpress files structure and wordpress codex for stepping into templates. So here is a list of 12 great tutorials on creating a new WordPress Theme. The Ultimate WordPress Theme Tutorial
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28 Ways to Make Money with Your Website by Daniel Scocco There are several lists with “ways to make money with a website” on the Internet, but none of them seem to be complete. That is why I decided to create this one. Notice that ways to make money with a website are different from ways to make more money from it. For example, one could suggest that blending AdSense ads with the content is a way to make money from a website. The list is divided into direct and indirect methods, and examples and links are provided for each point. Direct Methods 1. Google AdSense is the most popular option under this category, but there are also others. The profitability of PPC advertising depends on the general traffic levels of the website and, most importantly, on the click-through rate (CTR) and cost per click (CPC). The source of the traffic can also affect the overall CTR rate. List of popular CPC advertising networks: 2. CPM rates vary with the network, the position of the ad and the format. List of popular CPM advertising networks: 3. 4.
HOW TO: Create Custom Backgrounds for Twitter, YouTube, & MySpac This series is supported by Webdesigner Depot, a popular web design blog covering tutorials, design trends, blogging and inspirational posts. You can visit WDD at webdesignerdepot.com and follow WDD on Twitter @designerdepot. If you're using your social media profiles to promote your personal brand or business, chances are that pre-made themes and watermarked templates just won't cut it. You need a custom design to make your profile stand apart from the rest and convey important information about who you are. Some of our favorite social networks afford us this customization, but there are a few tricks that may save you some time and frustration when creating a custom profile background. While none of these can replace the eye of a great graphic designer, they should help you get a sense of the layout you're after. Choose an Image Editor To start, you'll need an image editor. Aviary's Phoenix is another great free tool that is entirely web based. Twitter Maximum File Size: 800 KB YouTube
Design Your Own Icons – 25 Tutorials and Articles Designers MUST Icons can be used effectively almost everywhere in design to send a clear message or assist users to navigate. Some Icons are detailed to a degree that makes them look almost photographs while others are the simplest possible drawings. You are probably aware that there are tons of icons available both for free or on commercial license to cover nearly any you may have. However if you cant find the perfect match you still have the option to create the icon yourself. Mastering the required techniques in either Illustrator or Photoshop needed to create Icons can be really useful and with a bit of practice it is not that hard. In this article tripwire magazine provides a list of more than 70 great tutorials and articles to get you started creating your own Icons. Advertisement Before you jump right into designing your own icons make sure you know the pitfalls. 10 Mistakes in Icon Design provides great general advice on what mistakes you should avoid. Index Photoshop Icon Design Tutorials
Wordpress : ressources PDF | Webdeez Une fois n’est pas coutume, Webdeez vous propose plusieurs documents d’explications et de conseils au format PDF pour mieux gérer un site ou un blog sous WordPress. Ces 4 feuilles indispensables sont en anglais – ou en allemand (Je n’ai pas voulu les traduire car le code de la plateforme de WordPress étant en anglais aussi, il sera ainsi plus facile de repérer les expressions auxquelles se rapportent les conseils). Ces PDF vous proposent tout d’abord un document très important, puisqu’il s’agit d’une check list (ou comment faire le point et ne rien oublier pour créer un blog/site sous wordpress), des informations sur la plateforme WordPress, qui compose le squelette du blog/site, des explications sur les expressions que l’on retrouve dans les thèmes et templates WordPress, des conseils dur le référencement (SEO) de votre blog, histoire de ne pas être complètement inconnu des moteurs de recherche comme Google ou Yahoo . – Source : wptoy.com – Source : wpcandy.com – Source : bueltge.de