web design dashboard


This Web Design Dashboard is one fabulous resource.

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FancyZoom 1.0

Smooth Javascript Image Zooming For Your Web Pages

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The 50 Most Popular Web Design Blog Posts, Resources & Cheat Sheets of 2007

The 50 Most Popular Web Design Blog Posts, Resources & Cheat Sheets of 2007

Some personal highlights:

The Importance of White space – One of the oldest principals of design is white space, and knowing how to use it properly could mean wonders for your design. Popular site A List Apart tackles the subject.

35 Designers x 5 Questions – What better way to learn technique then to speak to those who know it best? 35 of some of the brightest minds in web design get put on the spot and share some insightful expert advice.

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101 CSS Techniques

101 CSS Techniques Of All Time- Part 1

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Create a WebClip Bookmark Icon (for iPhone and iPod Touch)

Create a WebClip Bookmark Icon (for iPhone and iPod Touch) 57×57 pixels : To specify a bookmark icon for all pages of a web site, place a PNG image named “apple-touch-icon.png” at the root directory of your web server – similar to the “favicon.ico” for site icons.

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testing special characters


Test a range of special characters, using default fonts installed on various platforms and show the special characters at a few sizes, to get a rough idea of how they would look when scaled with this ‘testing special character’s page‘ by Mike Harding.

Please note that the font you select will only be displayed properly if that font is installed on the machine you are testing. The test sheets aren’t meant to be plain lists that just show you graphically what is available for each font, but is also intended to help you get an idea if a particular font is actually installed on the system you are working on. If the font does not exist, then everything defaults to Arial.

Test email campaigns and how they will look in every mail client


Testing your design in all the different email clients out there has got to be the most frustrating and time consuming parts of sending email campaigns. Campaign Monitor’s design and spam testing tool changes all that by doing the hard work for you with a single click.

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custom cursor code


This tool let’s you add a customized cursor to your links.

Afraid of CSS and Standards?

12 Lessons for Those Afraid of CSS and Standards, by Ben Henick

Patterns in Interaction Design

Interaction Design Pattern library, by Martijn van Welie

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typography on the web?

15 excellent examples of web typograph

Simplify Your Life as a Web Designer

77 Resources to Simplify Your Life as a Web Designer

about HTML email

Why we need standards support in HTML email

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wordpress = CMS

WordPress as a CMS – Content Management System

Journey to the end of the Internet

With a technique called picidae, two swiss artists Mathias Jud und Christoph Wachter, managed to find a way to by-pass internet censorship that rule countries such as China. Here’s how picidae works: If you invoke a pici-server a form field appears to fill in a web address. The pici-server then creates an – clickable – image of that website and sends this back. To make surfing on that image possible, pici-server analyses the web site and puts links via image maps onto the image where they can be seen on the web site. So one can click in the web browser with the mouse onto the links like on the “true” web page. … Everybody may set up and run a pici-server on her/his own computer. The code is freely downloadable from our developer section and there are step by step installation instructions.

Join the picidae project

Journey to the end of the Internet

Articles on Internet Censorship

(Thank you Jürgen)

You Tube-style embeddable maps

Adding a map to your website or blog is now as easy as embedding a YouTube video. No programming skills are required, and there’s no need to sign up for a Maps API key. All it takes is three simple steps. view them here

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CSS Sculptor

Eric Meyers CSS Sculptor hooks into Dreamweaver to expose and manipulate CSS.

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300+ Tools for Running Your WordPress Blog

WORDPRESS GOD: 300+ Tools for Running Your WordPress Blog

(what am I still doing on typepad are you wondering, right?)

blueprint: a CSS framwork

Blueprint: A CSS Framework

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30+ WordPress Plugins To Get More Blog Readers

Gaining blog readers is hard; WordPress makes it much easier. Here are 30+ WordPress plugins to help you garner some of that attention, and then retain readers once they visit.

Open Source Web Design Toolbox

The Open Source Web Design Toolbox: 100 Tools, Resources, and Template Sources.

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30+ AJAX-Powered WordPress Plugins

Mashable compiled a list of 30+ AJAX-Powered WordPress Plugins.

Rich Accessible Typography for the Masses

My friend Joy Busse sent me this article on how to insert rich typography into web pages without sacrificing accessibility a while back. Promising!



realpeoplereastuff.com: The new (video) way to sell stuff.

Need a stuffed beaver?

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