Archives for August 2011

WordPress Mondays: Learn How Easy it can be to Create CSS Buttons with MaxFoundry’s WordPress Plugin

Web designers and web marketers love navigation buttons and call to action buttons. These buttons, if designed correctly, can point readers towards important content, products, and subscriber list forms. Buttons are only as good as they a designed. Well designed buttons can help drive traffic to where you want. Whereas, a poorly designed button won’t […]

Google Plus Cheat Sheet

Its been almost two months since the Google Plus Network was released and so far it taking the social media community by storm. We are seeing major probloggers and social media guys leaving Facebook and other sites for Google Plus. If you haven’t made the move yet or just made that move, then you need […]

55 High Quality Vintage Paper Textures

This week’s free high quality textures come from Brusheezy. Brusheezy is a site designed to share and promote your Photoshop brushes and other Photoshop-related resources. After adding all the textures to the round up, I noticed they are all by the same artist, witchy_13, who has a lot of great texture packs shared. For more […]

ThesisAwesome Just Launched the Product Skin!

A few weeks ago my good friend Hesham from ThesisAwesome sent me an early copy of his new Thesis Skin, Product Skin, to test out, give him my thoughts, and do a review of the product on release day. After setting up a new test domain, setting up Thesis, installing the Product  Skin over the […]

QuickTip: How to Add Bullet Points in a PhotoShop Windows Environment

Recently I deiced to redesign my business cards. To do that, I would use Photoshop to create the graphics and to blend the layers. Then once I was happy with the design, I would add the content to the design. During the process of adding the text, I decided to use bullet points to separate […]

5 Free High Quality Paint Splatter and Spill Textures

This week’s textures are from several different sites and they are all paint splatters and spills.  All of them have creative commons licenses but make sure to check each sites rules. Some may require credit or do not allow commercial use. High Quality Paint Splatters and Spill Textures Paint Splatter From BitBox’s Free Texture Tuesday. […]

WordPress Mondays: Use the WordPress Editor to Find Related Content for Deep Linking

This week, we are kicking off a new series, WordPress Mondays. As the title says, on Mondays Evolutionary Designs will post article(s) related to WordPress. These articles will be anything from tutorials, theme previews, about plugins, or wordpress news. These articles will come from new articles I have written in the past from other sites, […]

QuickTip: How To Make Search Engines See Images

Today, I decided to write an article about the image tag and its attributes. The article is about how you can add attributes that will make the images search engine friendly and best practices when using the image tags. How Images are Used In Web Design In most cases Images are used by websites to […]

QuickTip: Ignore Any Google Plus Status Update You Want

Recently I have heard a lot of complaints about Google Plus network and the High Profile users. Those complaints are that high profiles users such as Chris Brogan, Robert Scoble, and Trey Ratcliff fill up and clog up their Google Plus streams. A Little More Detail When a high profile user leaves an update, they […]

Have You Been Testing For Links To Bad Neighborhoods on Your Site?

A few weeks back, I came across a great article by Ana from Traffic Generation Cafe. In this article she talks about searching for and removing bad neighborhood links from your site. After reading the article, I realized that I had not checked my site for bad links in a while. I normally check all […]

96 Free High Quality Light Textures

This week’s weekly texture series is all about light textures. Instead of doing the normal five individual textures, I decided to share with you some of my favorite free high quality light textures packs from the DeviantArt Community. High Quality Light Textures All of the light texture packs listed here are free and are licensed […]

Mash Up #18: Topics in Design, Copyright Infringement, Making Money Online, WordPress

Hi guys, its time once again for our weekly Mash Up series! We normally post the mash ups on Sunday night, but do to internet connection issues, I was having difficulty uploading and working on articles over the weekend. So every article from last Friday was pushed back a few days.  I am still having […]