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5 CSS Styles That Give Designers Trouble

5 CSS Styles That Give Designers Trouble When trying to learn CSS, there are certain css styles that are difficult to master. Just when you get the hang of floats and other ways to style different elements of your site, suddenly your site reacts unexpectedly. You can...

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How to Add a Custom Navigation Menu in WordPress

How to Add a Custom Navigation Menu in Wordpress If you've been working with Wordpress as long as I have then it is inevitable that you will need to add custom features and functionality to your Wordpress site. It is easier than you think to add your own custom...

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Free Contact Form-Download Now

Free Contact Form This is a free contact form for your site. The folder containing your free contact form is made up of a few Bootstrap files. The first file is the html file that you will use to display your contact form. The second is the CSS Stylesheet, styling the...

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Blend Colors Easily With Fireworks

This is a really cool feature found right inside of Adobe Fireworks. What is great about this feature is that when you blend the colors, they are safe for the web. Many times when I am building site composite, or a piece of web work I would like a mix of two major...

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Easy Width Control in Fireworks

We have all had this problem when making a web site - You are creating a mock-up of your web site, and you have a distinct number of menus. You want to create buttons that are the same width across as the header and that are spread out evenly across your site....

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Web Design: Layout and Tools

Web Design: Layout and Tools

When creating your web site, it is important to create a site that flows in a way that helps to get your message across to your viewer. You have to create something eye-catching, but well designed. Having a solid structure is key. To me CSS is the only way to go for a...

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Web Site Design: Choose Your tools Wisely

There is certainly a lot to consider when laying out your site design. There are so many tools to help you out, and so many methods to get the job done. You really have to consider what your needs are, and which method will help you accomplish them. When I design a...

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Web Design: Getting Started Part 2

In the first portion of this mini series, I discussed finding and choosing a domain name, as well as hosting and things to consider. Today, I am going to build on what I discussed in part 1. I realized that I had left some important information out regarding domains...

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Web Sites: Getting Started

Breaking into the world on web design can be a daunting task, especially when starting from scratch with little or no knowledge of what you are supposed to do, and where you are supposed start. When you want to start your own web site, it is difficult to figure out...

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My Take on Steve Jobs and Flash

I am sure that everyone has heard the buzz going on around the internet with Steve Jobs not supporting Flash on Apple devices. I have gotten dozens of emails asking my take on this issue, which I will address. While I am not an avid animator, I certainly understand...

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Is Twitter really that helpful in promoting your business?

I am on twitter, and I like to post my articles daily, and I submit them to different social networking places, so that I can get as many people to come to Creative Beacon as possible to read my new article. I am sure everyone does that on a daily basis. The thing is,...

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