Archive for the ‘Resources’ Category

Hand-Drawn Lines with Transparent Background PSD & PNG

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

While working on one of my projects I had to create a set of hand-drawn lines, scan and then isolate them so I can use them in my design. If you know me, you know that I don’t like to let a useful design go to waste by only using it once. This is why […]

Huge 492 Quality Graphics Kit You Need

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

As I work on things I create various graphics. Why let all that goodness go to waste? I took some of those designs and expanded on them making them better, adding variations and different colors. This kit of 492 graphics contains a ton of price tag graphics, a couple of price tables, step lines, buttons […]

BACKUP, CLONE & Restore WordPress With 1 Click!

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

If you use WordPress to blog, here is an awesome WordPress BackUp tool a friend showed me. This thing backs up everything… Posts, pages, images, plugins, all the settings, all of it! I’ve been blogging for over 7 years and have always had this scary thought in the back of my mind, “What is it […]

Cut Your CSS File Size by 30%

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Yep, when you are done editing your site, removing the white spaces from your CSS file can trim your file size down up to 30%. But who wants to go and ┬áremove those pesky white spaces and carriage returns out by hand? Not me, I can tell you that. And yes I am sure they […]

11 YouTube Video Background Border Design Ideas in PSD

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Another series of Photoshop PSD files to share with you guys and girls. The last YouTube player button icon PSD file I posted here turned out to be pretty popular so I decided to do a series of YouTube video background border designs and share the PSDs here for everyone to use. I know as […]

jQuery Time Zone Sensing Live Broadcast Countdown Mechanism

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Having a countdown to a live webinar or some sort of event sounds like a simple idea. There are plenty of jQuery countdown examples on the Internet you can find but what I found out is that not one talks about how to adjust that countdown to the visitor’s time zone. If we are having […]

Getting Posts By Tag or Category in WordPress

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Usually when I need to get posts by tag or category in WordPress to use in a featured posts slideshow or some sidebar list, I have been going through a lot of steps to pull those posts. I found an easier way of doing it and so wanted to document it here. This example is […]

YouTube Style Video Play Button Photoshop Layer PSD File For Video Placeholder Images

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Another useful PSD file that every web designer should have in their arsenal is this YouTube style Video Play button layer that you can place over any image to make a video placeholder image. I’ve noticed that I had to create these from scratch a lot lately so I made one that I can reuse […]

Custom Gear Shapes for Photoshop

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

Sometimes as I create logos, I require a custom gear shape and these are not easy to create in Photoshop. Well at least I have not mastered that skill yet anyway. Apparently, as I come to find out today, there are custom shapes that you can download for your Photoshop that are perfect gear shapes […]

Finally A Tool For Cross-Browser Compatibility Testing

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

It’s about time one of the big software companies came out with a tool for testing the web design in multiple browsers all in one place without having to have a computer farm sitting there with all different browsers loaded for testing. I’ve been struggling with this problem just like most web designers, I assume. […]