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September 21, 2010 3

Five (Really) Useful SEO Resources

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SEO: Free Beginner’s Guide from SEOmoz The free SEO guide from SEOmoz provides you with comprehensive information on how search engines work and basic strategies on how to make your websites search engine friendly. This guide provides useful information on how search engines operate, how to increase your link popularity, keyword research, and measuring and […]

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September 11, 2010 1

10 Useful Web Tools and Resources

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Web based tools are always handy for web designers and developers to improve work flow and test chunks of code without having to install software on a system. Following are some useful online tools and resources pertaining to SEO, CSS and testing source code. CSS Desk CSS Desk enables you to hand-code HTML/CSS online and […]

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August 28, 2010 Off

10 Useful WordPress Contact Form Plugins

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If you are running a blog, you need a contact form that let your viewers reach you for more information. For instance, if you run a personal blog, you need contact form so that advertisers can contact you easily. Contact form is one important entity for all websites / blogs. Here are ten popular WordPress […]

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August 19, 2010 Off

10 Useful eCommerce Plugins for WordPress

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Following are ten useful eCommerce plugins for WordPress which enable you to customize and use WordPress content management system as an online store. 1. PHPurchase: It is one of the best plugins that many WordPress e-commerce sites use. This plugin let you quickly integrate online shop with fully functional shopping cart. Some of the features of this […]

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August 12, 2010 2

10 Useful CSS Tools for Web Developers and Designers

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Useful web based tools are always great. Following are some handy CSS tools and resources for web designers and developers. CSS Type Set CSS Type Set is a web based typography tool that enables web designers and developers to interactively test and learn how to style their web content. This tool allows you to set […]

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August 5, 2010 Off

5 Useful Tools and Resources for Web Designers

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Following are five useful tools and resources for web designers and developers. These utilities help in improving your work flow and in enhancing the functionality of your websites. The resources include CSS generator, JavaScript debugging tools, APIs for building web applications and more.

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July 24, 2010 Off

7 Useful Project Management Resources for Freelancers

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If you are a freelancer, the  following resources will help you stay organized and manage your clients and projects effectively. Backpack – Helps you better organize your business. With backpack, you can quickly share information with your team and keep your documents, discussions, and schedules at one place. A Backpack page can have any combination […]

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July 9, 2010 6

How to Get a Text Message or an Email When a Website is Down

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Whenever your website goes down, it causes a lot of inconvenience to your valuable readers as well as causes a precious loss of traffic subsequently leading to loss of revenue. Hence, it is very important to monitor your website frequently in order to prevent such losses. But, whenever you are on a vacation or when […]

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July 4, 2010 1

5 Time Saving Resources for Web Designers

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Web designing is about giving attention to detail, maintaining an effective workflow and producing prolific results. Shortcuts, web applications, typography tools etc., might be handy for web designers and thereby save some time and effort in building intriguing web applications and designs. Following are five time saving resources for web designers I came across, which […]

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June 25, 2010 Off

Some Useful Tips for Freelance Web Developers and Designers #3

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For the past two weeks I have shared some useful tips for freelancers, following are a few more. Offer Add-ons to Your Clients While working with a long-term client, apart from maintenance and regular updates, you can offer useful add-ons to your clients. For instance, for a static website – adding a blog is a […]

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June 18, 2010 Off

Some Useful Tips for Freelance Web Developers and Designers #2

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Last week I discussed some useful tips for freelance web developers and designers. Following are a few more tips to ease your schedule and help your business grow. Social Bookmarks Web based bookmarking services like delicious are a quick and easy way to save and share your bookmarks rather than bookmarking within a web browser. […]

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June 13, 2010 Off

Some Useful Tips for Freelance Web Developers and Designers

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If you are a freelance web developer and/or designer, and multitasking then, most of your daily schedule should be occupied with to-do lists, priority tasks, applying for future jobs, working on multiple websites etc., Just to ease your schedule a bit, following are some useful tips I thought might help you un-clutter your work flow […]

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June 6, 2010 17

10 High Quality Free WordPress Themes

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WordPress users have thousands of free themes to choose from. However, finding a high-quality theme is pretty hard. With the influx of Premium themes, this task has become even harder. We hope this compilation of free high-quality WordPress themes helps you choose the best theme for your blog.

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May 28, 2010 Off

Review: Web Developer Addon for Firefox

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As a web developer, you might come across some intriguing websites across web and you might want to probe further on their layout, design and style. For instance, you might want to view a web page without images,  disable CSS styles, JavaScript, re-size window size and so on. These minor tweaks will enable you to […]

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May 21, 2010 Off

Top 5 Firefox Add-ons for Web Developers

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Mozilla Firefox is one of the most popular browser among web designers and developers. It’s ability to install add-ons enables you to do almost anything a web browser can possibly do. Add-ons allow you to tweak your browser according to your requirements. Mozilla Firefox provides you with lots of add-ons to choose from. Web developers […]

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May 14, 2010 12

10 Handy Caching Plugins for WordPress

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Caching is a really effective technique to increase the speed of your WordPress blog. Whenever someone visits your site, WordPress goes through a series of processes to build everything you see. These involve processing of PHP code, making request calls to the database and finally displaying the HTML code. Caching plugins can be really handy […]

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May 8, 2010 10

15+ Useful WordPress Plugins for RSS Management

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RSS is one among the most convenient way for visitors to subscribe to frequent updates from your blog. It makes it easy for visitors to subscribe to your blog even without registering to your site’s newsletter. The number of blogs providing RSS feeds are growing day by day making RSS feeds one among the largest […]

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May 1, 2010 Off

3 Really Useful CSS Grid Systems

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A Grid based design gives your website consistency and allows flexibility between various elements. Grids make your designs more usable and provides a good correlation between different page elements. In order to make it easier for you to find out which grid systems suits best for you, following are three useful CSS grid systems.

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April 23, 2010 7

15 Useful WordPress Plugins to Manage Subscribers

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If you blog is based on WordPress, then following are some useful WordPress plugins to effectively manage your subscribers. These plugins help you with subscription management, email notifications, mailing lists and creating newsletters directly from your WordPress powered blog.

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April 16, 2010 7

5 Useful Typography Tools to Aid you Web Design

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Typography plays a key role in web designing and it has to chosen sensibly to meet the needs of overall design of a website. Beautiful typography can always enhance the website’s look and feel. Following are some useful typography tools and resources which help designers in styling their web content. These tools can be pretty […]

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