Want to add Font Awesome icons to WordPress? Font Awesome icons are awesome (sic!) because, unlike regular images: You can resize them with no quality loss
Need to add custom CSS to WordPress? As you become more familiar with WordPress, you’ll almost certainly want to add at least a little bit
If you’re running a WordPress site, you’re going to need a logo. But unless you’re a designer (or willing to hire one), creating a logo
In today’s day and age, where we all have so many distractions – phones, social media, emails – it is safe to say that attention
Want to spice up your WordPress themes? Icon fonts provide a handy way for you to both enhance the design of your themes and give your theme’s users more functionality. And best of all, there are heaps of free icon fonts you can start using today.
Having the most beautifully designed WordPress website is great. That is, unless you ruin it with hard to read fonts. Fonts are fun and exciting. And there are so many to choose from. Think about it. How many themes have you seen boasting access to 700+ Google fonts? Fonts make up the bulk of your website. This is how your visitors engage with your ideas, products, and even some images. But without the right typography, your readers are sure to become frustrated.
WordPress, by default, has no options to add customizable buttons. However, there are many free and paid solutions to build attractive buttons. Which can be used in landing pages as well as in calls to action? There are WordPress plugins for almost every task. In this post, you will learn why you need these buttons and WordPress plugins to get them.
Many WordPress themes offer the options to customize fonts on the website. However, several other themes lack this feature. Website typography plays a significant role
So you’ve got your WordPress site up and running. Everything’s okay under the hood, but you need to make it look awesome on the outside too. You don’t have any technical skills. So what’s next for you? Hire a designer to draw your layouts by code? Ask a developer to help you?
Adding responsive grids to your WordPress site is a great way to display content and manage your page layout. While there are many excellent themes
I’m going to let you in on one of my deep, dark secrets: I’m a horrible designer. As someone who’s known for his spartan home decorating and fondness for white walls, calling me merely “design challenged” would be a compliment. But, because I know how important images are to blog posts, I try anyway.
A wireframe is essentially a web designer’s plan for a web page. This frame can be hand-drawn with simple pen and paper, but wireframing tools
Your pricing table is like the altar of your business. How the altar looks to inspire action, how well it serves its purpose, how effectively
This post is for the theme designers amongst us – it’s always good to build up a “tool kit” of resources that you can use
If you wish to customize your WordPress theme, then unless it has a live editor built-in then you would need to have some knowledge of
Apple’s Retina Display or HiDPI is a topic of discussion among web designers and developers. WordPress developers and designers have already started responding to this
For any product or service a logo can be vitally important and websites and blogs are no exception. From instantly conveying to visitors what your
Icon boxes are very popular on WordPress powered website at the moments and they make a great addition to any homepage. Unfortunately if your theme
Using icon fonts is a popular trend in web design at the moment and is something that can be seen used on many different types
Uploading images and inserting them into posts and pages in WordPress is a pretty simple process and is something that has been refined over the
If you love your current theme but would like to just swap some of the fonts it uses or have more fonts to select from
This is the second part of our “Resources for WordPress Theme Designers” series, last time out we looked at Free Font Icons. This time I
Engadget is a large gadget / technology related blog and one nice visual touch they use is in their sidebar they show which stories are
Dribbble is one of my favourite sites, Its a site where designers, illustrators and graphic designers can post small screen shots of what they are
WordPress comes with a powerful Navigation Menu system that allows the theme developers and website administrators to add beautiful navigational menus to their websites. Using
WordPress comes equipped with a powerful visual editor called TinyMCE. This utility is itself a separate opensource project maintained and developed by MoxieCode Systems. TinyMCE
There’s a common mistake that many web designers make. They create with people just like themselves in mind. If you are guilty of this, you
A few years back a new breed of coding services appeared offering to convert your designs from a .PSD file to HTML and CSS for
Responsive web design really took off in 2011 and I can see it becoming the standard by the end of 2012 – there really is
For the next version of WPLift, Im working on a new theme and had the need to use icons for each category as a visual
Setting up a website on WordPress is easy. The abundance of free and Premium WordPress themes has made it a lot easier for website owners
This is the third part of our “Brush up on Photoshop” series, in the first part we looked at Blog Design Tutorials, then we looked
If you are learning how to create web layouts in Photoshop, following tutorials is a good way to learn the basics. Downloading ready-made .PSD files
WordPress 3.0 brought a host of new features with it and one was the ability to change your theme header from within the admin panel,
As a designer it can be helpfull to look at other people’s methods that they use to create designs in Photoshop – there are now
I needed to make a few custom social media icons for a WordPress theme as some sites have changed their logos and new sites are
In this tutorial we will be creating a minimalistic blog layout in Photoshop. We will be using a simple grid layout and the most basic