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Web Design

Our Web Design Tutorials contains resources to help you get started in web design and useful tips for designing an effective, high quality web site. The tutorials cover technical coding as well as graphic design, colour theory, typography and performance.


What The Font
26/11/2008Web Design
Ever wanted to find a font just like the one used by certain publications, corporations, or ad campaigns? Well now you can, using the WhatTheFont font recognition system.
Ultimate Web 2.0 Layer Styles
06/11/2008Web Design
One of my most used Photoshop tools is the layer styles. This neat collection of styles and gradients will cover most of your Web 2.0 style graphic design needs.
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20 Tips for Better Website Design
20/10/2008Web Design
A collection of 20 tips to help design better websites resulting in a higher conversion ration and increased customer satisfaction.
Web 2.0 Colors Palette
17/10/2008Web Design
Web 2.0 is all about finding new ways to interact on the internet and collaboration. For the user it represents shiny, flashy spiny websites with lots of dynamic content, bright colors and a minimalistic design with lots of interactivity.
Introduction to Web Hosting
28/09/2008Web Design
Web hosting (sometimes referred to as 'web space') is a service which allows you to upload your own files and site to a shared server in a data centre. Once uploaded, your website can be seen by anyone who is connected to the Internet.
Colour-blind Web Design
25/09/2008Web Design
As a web designer blessed with colour blindness I often find that other people remark on my choice of colours and ask "what was I thinking?" While the colour schemes look perfectly fine to my eyes, they can be contrasting or too strong for "normal" eyes.
Registering Domain Names and Configuration
03/09/2008Web Design
Once you have a web server or hosting package, you will need to register a domain name. In this tutorial I will give you some great tips on choosing a domain name, guide you through the registration process and how to link your domain to your website.
CSS Table Free Layouts
20/04/2008Web Design
In a pure CSS based layout, it is often necessary to create a section that resembles a table, i.e. an image on the left and text on the right. Without using tables this can be a little tricky, however with these templates it is as simple as copy & paste.
Anatomy of a Web Page
17/04/2001Web Design
Web pages are built using a structured format called HTML. The various tags and attributes effect how the page is displayed in your browser. This article shows you the basic layout of any web page and introduces some of the basic tags to use.