Archive for the ‘Review’ Category

August 28, 2010 Off

10 Useful WordPress Contact Form Plugins

By Srikanth AD in Review

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 plugins [...]

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August 19, 2010 Off

10 Useful eCommerce Plugins for WordPress

By Srikanth AD in Review

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 plugin:

The most [...]

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August 12, 2010 2

10 Useful CSS Tools for Web Developers and Designers

By Srikanth AD in Review

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 the font family [...]

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August 5, 2010 Off

5 Useful Tools and Resources for Web Designers

By Srikanth AD in Review

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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August 3, 2010 Off

Design Can Change

By Ian in Design, Review

Once in awhile, I start feeling just a tad selfish for going into advertising. I have friends who are going through hell to become doctors, occupational therapists, nurses, and friends who just do charity work and volunteer in their spare time. I on the other hand, love to write. So that’s what I do. I [...]

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July 24, 2010 Off

7 Useful Project Management Resources for Freelancers

By Srikanth AD in Review

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 12, 2010 Off

Stock Photography – A Designer’s Friend or Foe?

By Ian in Design, Review

For art directors and designers, stock photography can either be a friend or foe. There are both upsides and downsides to stock photos, and designers usually have strong feelings towards them. Some ad agencies refuse to use them, and others rely on them completely. Either way, I believe stock photography can certainly be useful if [...]

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July 9, 2010 6

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

By Srikanth AD in Review

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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June 18, 2010 Off

Some Useful Tips for Freelance Web Developers and Designers #2

By Srikanth AD in Review

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. Social bookmarks [...]

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June 13, 2010 Off

Some Useful Tips for Freelance Web Developers and Designers

By Srikanth AD in Review

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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May 28, 2010 Off

Review: Web Developer Addon for Firefox

By Srikanth AD in Review

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

By Srikanth AD in Review

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 can [...]

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May 14, 2010 12

10 Handy Caching Plugins for WordPress

By Srikanth AD in Review

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 10, 2010 Off

The Pros and Cons of Adobe Flash

By Ian in Advertising, Review, Web Design

Adobe Flash, which was previously known as Macromedia Flash, is a multimedia platform that is used to add video, animation and greater interactivity to many different areas. Its use in advertising is becoming increasingly common, and it has spurred an endless parade of online games. It can enhance audio, text layout and flow, colour correction, [...]

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May 8, 2010 10

15+ Useful WordPress Plugins for RSS Management

By Srikanth AD in Review

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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April 23, 2010 7

15 Useful WordPress Plugins to Manage Subscribers

By Srikanth AD in Review

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 9, 2010 38

4 Useful PHP Tools for Image Manipulation and Graphs

By Srikanth AD in Review, Web Design

PHP is one of the widely-used scripting languages that is especially suited for web development. PHP can be embedded into HTML and has got a broad range of applications.
PHP has more than 20 million domains using it, where-in some of the major brand names include Facebook, WordPress etc., It’s huge community, comprehensive documentation and IDEs [...]

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April 8, 2010 1

Unique Business Template

By admin in Review, Web Design

For businesses online, it is difficult to find the perfect web site design that complements your business but not too complex at the same time. Fortunately, MyTemplatez has a Unique Business template that has it all. The template is simple yet highly elegant, fit for large companies as well as with [...]

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March 28, 2010 4

Add Live Charts to Your Website with Google Chart Tools

By Srikanth AD in Review

Good charts are always a nice option to portray data in an interactive way for the readers. They can really engage users, taking a complex concept out and make it really simple and easy to comprehend.
Google Chart Tools, makes it easier for websites to display data for users in a visually intuitive and interactive manner. [...]

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March 8, 2010 2

Social Media Toolbox for Developers

By Srikanth AD in Review

With the web centered around social media, there is huge potential for developers and designers to easily share, collaborate and find useful information. There are many great tools that help you in web and software development. Whether you are starting with web development or designing advanced applications, these tools and resources will be of great [...]

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