Category: Blog

  • How to create stunning PSD Templates in Photoshop?

    How to create stunning PSD Templates in Photoshop?

    Have you ever dreamed about creating pixel perfect PSD templates with Photoshop? Have you looked around the web and found some very beautiful templates and you told yourself: “Man, I wish I could create such beautiful designs one day!“. Well with a little determination and time to invest, anyone can do it. There is no […]

  • How to get rid of undefined index warning in wordpress themes?

    How to get rid of undefined index warning in wordpress themes?

    As a wordpress theme developer, when you are working with WP_DEBUG on, you are most likely to get the following notice: “Notice: Undefined index….some_variable“. This warning is caused by the fact that the variable is empty or unset when the wordpress theme is activated or at some other point. You can solve this warning pretty quick with just […]

  • How to convert images on hover from color to grayscale with CSS?

    How to convert images on hover from color to grayscale with CSS?

    Today we are going to learn how to transform images to grayscale / black and white, and on hover revert back to their original color, only with CSS. This is a very used effect by web designers across the globe as user can concentrate more on the viewed image, while the rest of the images are black […]

  • How to search for creative commons images on Flickr?

    How to search for creative commons images on Flickr?

    Flickr is one of the biggest sites where you can add your professional or semiprofessional photos,  and create a nice showcase. While some photos have some restrictions (no download allowed, no use in commercial projects etc.), other images are free to use in personal projects and as well in commercial projects. So if you are a […]

  • Where to download WTFPL / GPL Images to use in a WordPress Theme

    When it comes to developing WordPress Themes that you want to add to the wordpress repository, you will need for sure some placeholder images that are GPL compatible. This can turn into  a major headache because wordpress rules are very drastic when it comes to licenses  and all the assets you are using, including images/photos. […]

  • TinyJPG – Online tool to compress JPG images even more

    TinyJPG – Online tool to compress JPG images even more

    Did you know that JPG and JPEG images can be compressed even more? If you are a web designer, flyer designer, poster designer and so on, at some point you will need to compress some of your JPG images for different reasons. I know that software such as Photoshop or ACDSee have pretty good compression tools […]

  • Useful websites to promote your webdesign for free

    Useful websites to promote your webdesign for free

    If you are a talented webdesigner or a graphic designer, or simply you have a passion for this kind of things, then you also might like or need to promote your webdesign files. If you design your files, and people won’t see them, it’s like peaking in the dark. And if you are looking to sale […]

  • All parameters for “orderby” in WordPress posts

    All parameters for “orderby” in WordPress posts

    There comes a time in WordPress when you need to sort the wordpress posts in different order than the default one. In wordpress the default “orderby” parameter is the date. But of course there are several more, which you can use to display the posts in the order that you want. I am going to […]

  • How to add the wordpress settings saved message to plugins

    If you are a wordpress developer and you code plugins that have variable settings inserted with register_setting() function into the database, then you must also add a notice to inform users when specific options or settings are saved. In order to do that, you’ll just need to add the following code snippet, anywhere in your form: […]

  • How to auto-install install plugins in wordpress themes

    If you are a wordpress developer, and you use plugins in your developed themes, then you don’t want to give headaches to your buyers by having them to manually install plugins and activate them. This process can take up time, and it’s very annoying especially for rookie wordpress users. Luckily now there is an automated solution that […]