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How’d They Do That?

*Disclaimer It’s not nice or ethical to steal other people’s designs, and depending on what you “borrow” it could be subject to copyright laws. The tools below are meant to help inspire your designs, not to help you rip off other designers. As website designers our...
Developing your web design portfolio

Developing your web design portfolio

Sometimes when you’re a ‘new’ Web designer – you won’t have a portfolio. This can be a bit awkward – to say the least. You: ‘Hello dear new prospective client, I am a web designer’ Them: ‘Hi web designer, do you have a portfolio you can share with us so that we can...
Dokkoon Shop by Craig Longmuir

Dokkoon Shop by Craig Longmuir

Dokkoon Shop is a wholesale supplier of teak wood products from Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand. They needed a website to promote their business and showcase their products. They needed a catalogue style site for their assorted teak products and for the site to be...
Shortlinks: A User Guide

Shortlinks: A User Guide

I was recently asked by a Divi Theme Users member to write a post explaining about shortlinks and how to use them. Your wish is my command!   What are Shortlinks? Shortlinks are simply a way of shortening a long link to a web page. They’re commonly used on...
Pricing yourself out of the market?

Pricing yourself out of the market?

Or pricing yourself into Bankruptcy….? Web Designers, developers and creatives are often asking – How much should I charge? How many times have you heard the following or something so similar it will make you laugh out loud?  ‘Could you do this (Logo, Website,...

Why You Need at Least Enough Security

Over the years I have had people contact me because their sites were hacked. It did not matter whether the sites were written in Joomla, PHP, HTML, WordPress or Drupal. The results were always the same. The site was down for the duration. The duration turned out to be...
Building a Website with WordPress

Building a Website with WordPress

…är som att plocka lösgodis i affären, as I say, or, freely translated: is like picking candy in the candystore! My first attempt on WordPress came around 2009, when I bought my first domain. Actually, to be frank, I really dissed WordPress first, comparing...
Defining Moments

Defining Moments

Everyone has a “how I got started designing websites” story. In many ways, it is not a surprise that I landed here. Like many high school girls, I enjoyed Art class best. In college, I peppered my Comp Sci course load with Graphic Printing and Photography classes. But...
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