150+ Large Round-Up Of User Submitted Community News Resources – Jan 2011

150+ Large Round-Up Of User Submitted Community News Resources – Jan 2011
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This is large round-up of best User Submitted Community News resources for designers and developers posted by other blog owners have been submitting on GRAPHIC DESIGN JUNCTION over the last couple of days. You will find great inspiration for your designs, tools, giveaways, awesome photos etc. Hope you will find useful resources below and help submitting good articles if you find some.

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Kaching & Exclusive Free eCommerce Icons

The icons are available as PNGs (48×48 and 400×400) and we have also included the source files in PSD and Illustrator format to allow for your own full customization.

Official HTML5 Logo: W3C HTML5 Logo & Get Your Badge!

HTML5 is the cornerstone of the W3C’s open web platform; a framework designed to support innovation and foster the full potential the web has to offer. Heralding this revolutionary collection of tools and standards, the HTML5 identity system provides the visual vocabulary…

jRating & Flexible jQuery Ajax Rating Plugin

jRating is a very flexible jQuery plugin for quickly creating an Ajaxed star rating system. It is possible to configure every detail from” the number of the stars” to “if the stars can represent decimals or not”

Free Download Grayscale PSD Social Icons Pack: LinkDeck

LinkDeck is a free set of social icons which has 37 items in grayscale color. The icons are in .PSD format and has 5 sizes included (16*16px, 32*32px, 64*64px, 128*128px, 256*256px). Icons of many popular social services exist in the set (like, Twitter, Facebook and many more…)

ProcessWire: PHP CMS Framework With jQuery

ProcessWire is an open source content management system (CMS) and web application framework aimed at the needs of designers, developers and their clients. ProcessWire gives you more control over your fields, templates and markup than other platforms,

Flash and JavaScript (HTML5) Charts: FusionCharts

FusionCharts converts all the boring data in your Web

Free PSD Files

Designers need some free resources for use in their projects in order to save their time and also for better results. Today i posted 20 Fresh PSD files for free. I hope these PSD files will really help you in your projects.

25 Free Resources for Graphic Designers

Attention to detail and depth of creativity & These two qualities are indicative of a great graphic designer.

Website Design

AlMubdi Offers custom website design and web development services, we specialize in website design, graphic design, template designing, e commerce and sms marketing.

Creating a Fire Horse

This tutorial will show you how to create a horse made of fire. Lets use Photoshop to recreate Rapidash of Pokemon fame. This technique involves the use of filters, transformation tools and layer blend modes. This technique can also be used to recreate the effect in the movie Ghost Rider.

The Difference Between Art And Design

Like many other common fallacies in the world of creativity, ‘œart and design are one and the same thing’ is the most widespread misconception people have. Taking this misconception forward, people think that artists and designers are the same kind of professionals. There are some points that bring up striking similarities between art and design i.e. they share the same roots, the work patterns are almost the same and also that both professions revolve around almost the same conceptualization. No matter how thin is line of differentiation between art and design, the difference stands there and once you will go through this article thoroughly, you will get to realize how wrong we have been about the basic concept of art and design.

8 Sure-Fire Tips for Creating Outstanding Web Content

With the millions of websites that are popping-up every single day, the web surfers are spoiled for content and could easily find the information that they are looking for from multiple source. In order to entice them to come to your own website and keep them coming back for more day after day, you need to create content that is well worth reading and sharing.

Creative AD:50 World’™s Most Creative

Today we are presenting world’™s most creative

Amazing Photos:40 Brilliant Examples Of Photo Manipulation Art

Photo Manipulation Art: 40 amazing photos manipulation art designs you never seen before. If you are looking to add some creativity and inspiration to your life, you probably need our Photo manipulation design that inspires you to create something brilliant and original.

What to Ask a Client Before You Start Their Project

We can’™t really get started on a project until we know exactly what’™s needed, what the client wants, and who the site is aimed at. In fact, in most cases we can’™t even create an effective proposal until we know those things.

HTML5 Templates Free

HTML5 and CSS3 are newest versions of HTML and CSS, trends are changing rapidly because of new and fresh techniques in lay outing a website. Today i have compiled list of Top 15 free HTML 5 website templates, You can download these templates for free, you can check in templates how HTML5 is changing the web. I hope these HTML5 websites templates will help you understand HTML 5. Enjoy and don’™t forget to share it with your friends.

The Domain Name Dilemma and How to Deal With It

Domain name is one of the most important things and one of the most difficult things to decide as well. It is very important to play this domain game properly as it has become almost next to impossible for some people to select their domain name. As a designer, you will find so many clients who will come up with some strange sort of domain names and will force you to select one. Here, you have to help them out with a good domain name as their list may contain some strange, too long or too small generic names which are not suitable. Domain names should be relevant and easy to remember. Obviously, domain names should be printed on business cards and other marketing literature.

The Design&Content Life Cycle

There’™s been a revival of simple, understated website designs that put content squarely at the forefront, eschewing the bold graphics and gimmicks of the past decade or so, similar to the way the first websites placed the emphasis on function and content.

Photoshop Video: Walkthrough of a Digital Drawing

I chose to do a simple walkthrough of a recent drawing piece for my first attempt.

Free PSD Buttons

We keep posting and uploading free web buttons and graphics because designers are continuously in search of free web buttons or styles for their website or any project this way they can save alot of time rather creating from scratch. This button includes different styles that can be used by designers in buttons such as glossy buttons, classic buttons and Windows buttons, Texture buttons etc. Enjoy the web buttons and share with other designers!

Why your blog looks like it’s run by a 13 year old

A few tips on adding a bit of professionalism to your blog, and less clutter and pointless features.

Whistle While You Work: 5 iTunes Tips and Tricks You Must Use

Most people in IT work WAY too much. We can make this time more tolerable by listenting to music or a favorite podcast. Most people will agree spending most of your life online can’™t be healthy, see me as a prime example of internet health. In spending all of your time online you do pick up vast amounts of seemingly useless information along with minute chunks of data that might be useful.

40 iPhone Apps Helping to Start Your Own Music Band

The iPhone is a line of Internet and multimedia-enabled smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The first iPhone was introduced on January 9, 2007. In this special roundup we’re presenting iPhone apps related to music bands, these free and paid iPhone applications helping you how can you start your own music band with your gadget device (iPhone). You ever seen in YouTube videos of bands playing songs using only iOS devices and wondered about those apps? Yes we arranging those iPhone applications to provide you with everything you need for your digital band. We’™ve got everything from guitar, piano and drums to music education. what ever you have or not music skills in these listed iPhone apps have some amazing Rock Band music gamers as well that will help you on stage and rocking out popular hits.

The Elements of Retro Web Design

In today’™s post, we’™ll look at examples of work sourced from the wonderful Dribbble, which helps us focus on snippets of a piece, rather than the entire design or illustration.

20 Inspiring TED Videos for Graphic and Web Designers

TED is a nonprofit organization that transmits ‘œIdeas Worth Spreading.’ It all started in 1984 as a talk conference that brought people from three industries: Technology, Entertainment, Design. TED has some of the most inspiring, innovative, and creative people speak about various subjects. Their goal is to keep moving forward and to make the world a better place.

Everything You Need to Know About Social Networks [INFOGRAPHIC]

It would be an understatement to say that Social Networking is big time. The time has come where it isn’™t enough to have the domain name you want available, you must also make sure usernames on the most popular networks are also available.

Free Blog Directories Top 25

Many bloggers wants to increase their website traffic and better Page rank, in order to increase their traffic bloggers link building, keyword friendly title etc. Keeping that in mind we have collected top 25 Free Blog Directories with good page rank for bloggers, site owners to get links from. This list will help bloggerst to get target visits and will increase traffic on websites.

20 Photoshop Textures Free

Textures are widely used in Graphics Designs. Web Designers have also started using textures in web designs because of increasing internet speed and good control of images with CSS. Some times back designers used to purchase expensive cd’™s of high quality textures that was expensive but now high quality textures are available on the web for free to download. Today we have collected 20 Free textures which includes Wood textures, Rust textures, Grunge textures, cloud textures, paper textures etc, You can download these textures free. Enjoy!

25 Set of Amazing Free Social Icons

This is really amazing sets of free social icons, many ideas with a beautiful designs! they are free, find the icons that suitable with your project and download them. but do not forget to read the author license.

20 Photoshop Textures Free

Textures are widely used in Graphics Designs. Web Designers have also started using textures in web designs because of increasing internet speed and good control of images with CSS. Some times back designers used to purchase expensive cd’™s of high quality textures that was expensive but now high quality textures are available on the web for free to download. Today we have collected 20 Free textures which includes Wood textures, Rust textures, Grunge textures, cloud textures, paper textures etc, You can download these textures free. Enjoy!

Clipboard PSD

Clipboard writing pad in Photoshop PSD format in 3 variations of a clipboard, clipboard with paper and clipboard, paper and pencil in full layers PSD.

Giveaway: High resolution texture pack

6 high resolution premium textures for free. The pack contains 2 walls textures, 2 paper textures and 2 wood textures.

Digital Art Typography: 50+ Eye-Catching Art Typography Designs

Digital Art Typography has really set a great trend in 2010 and 2011. Experimenting with the right choice of font, splashing with bold or plain colors, and designing it in different perspective are elements that works on typography. It uses on logo, poster, and websites. It does not only attract visitors attention but also create a cool look on your website. In this article, I’ll be featuring collection of typography inspired websites.

Top 50 Pictures from the Photoshop Contests of December 2010

The 50 highest scoring entries from the Pxleyes photoshop contests that were active during the month December 2010.

Create Headings With Big and Small Overlapping Text

Overlapping titles use a small amount of big text and a big amount of small text to communicate more than a plain heading could do on its own. Sounds contradictory? Only if you ignore the fine points.

20 Free PSD Web Layouts

As all know that Photoshop is a famous design tool in entire design community for its capability. In today’™s post we have collected Free psd web templates/layouts free for download these templates are great time saver a bit change of color, style and images following can give complete unique look, we have compiled these templates at one place for designers from different websites. Feel free to download and junior can get alot of benefit from learning new thing s from PSD files.

60 Pixel Perfect Examples of Advertising Banners

As any business owner knows, its extremely important to advertise your product/service. If people don’™t know about it, then they won’™t be able to buy it. One great way to do this is by using Mass Communication, which means communicating to huge audiences, usually through mass media such as magazines, radio, television, or newspapers. For this collection we will be looking at using the internet as the niche communication.

Ultimate Logo Designs: 75+ Logo Designs For Inspiration

The logo is one aspect of a company’s commercial brand, or economic or academic entity, and its shapes, colors, fonts, and images usually are different from others in a similar market. Logos Designs are also used to identify organizations and other non-commercial entities.

HTML and CSS for beginners

With the help of CMS platforms such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, or TextPattern almost anyone, with little to no HTML or CSS knowledge can have a website up and running in a matter of minutes. However, if you want to be able to format web pages, then learning at least some of the basic HTML tags and being able to use different CSS elements such as colors, layouts, or fonts, then a quick crash course on HTML and CSS would be beneficial.

Ultimate Logos: 70 Beautiful Logo Designs For Inspiration

It’™s been half month since my last post on logo design titled: Logo Design Inspiration:100 Fresh New Logo Designs. Today we are presenting Ultimate Logos: 70 Beautiful Logo Designs For Inspiration. Logo designs is a graphical element that, together with its logotype (a uniquely set and arranged typeface) form a trademark or commercial brand. Typically, a logo’™s design is for immediate recognition. The logo is one aspect of a company’™s commercial brand, or economic or academic entity, and its shapes, colors, fonts, and images usually are different from others in a similar market. Awesome and Creative Logos Designs are also used to identify organizations and other non-commercial entities.

Download Gesture and Multitouch illustrations, Vector icons

Download free gesture and multitouch illustrations, vector icons. A variety of formats including scaleable formats are available.GestureWorks, a multitouch framework for Flash and Flex, is sharing a beautiful set of free gesture icons. The set includes ~200 icons and comes in different formats (.PNG, .EPS, .PDF) with different download packs (every item being an individual file or as a poster).

Selling a Theme by the Thousands: What Thesis Teaches Us

About two years ago, Chris Pearson’™s WordPress theme, Thesis, passed the $2 million mark in total sales. Here is a theme-not a platform, but a theme-beating many of the world’™s leading independent design firms in revenue, all through passive sales.

20 Free PSD Web Layouts

As all know that Photoshop is a famous design tool in entire design community for its capability. In today’™s post we have collected Free psd web templates/layouts free for download these templates are great time saver a bit change of color, style and images following can give complete unique look, we have compiled these templates at one place for designers from different websites. Feel free to download and junior can get alot of benefit from learning new thing s from PSD files.

Best Resources To Download Free Fonts

Typography is a main weapon of a good designer. Good designers always keep good fonts library with them. There are several websites which offers free fonts to download some of them are really good. I collected 20 best websites which offers free fonts. All these websites offers best free fonts which are ranging from Calligraphic, Hand written, Serif etc.

Professional Web Design eBook from Smashing Magazine only $5.45

The book shares expert advice, and it also helps you learn how to respond effectively to design criticism, use storytelling for a better user experience and apply color theory to your professional designs.

Catch Good Business from Your Suppliers and Vendors

You will find a lot of people saying that there is no need to bother with suppliers and vendors relationship. However, overlooking the relationship with suppliers and vendors is so not good for any association. They key should be to catch good business from your suppliers and vendors with the right strategies. All you need to have is the right kind of planning and you can turn your suppliers into some really good business referrals. As a graphic designer, you should always have a good networking circle so that people can recommend you to the potential clients. Never ever ignore any area of your networking but we do see a lot of graphic designers taking their suppliers for granted. Reciprocity can be established. Make sure your vendors have your print brochures so they know exactly what services you offer.

Working as an In House Web Designer

If you want to pursue full-time employment in the web design industry but not in an agency, then chances are that you’™ll be looking at working as an in-house web designer or developer for an internet based company.

A Beginners Look Into HTML5

HTML5, which has been in development for more than six years, comes with a great number of new elements. These new elements are supported by almost all of the popular browsers. The latest versions of Safari and Chrome are the two browsers that support most of the HTML5 and CSS3 features, followed by Firefox, and even Internet Explorer 9, which was released in beta in September 2010, is also almost fully HTML5-compliant. But what is new in HTML5?

The Ultimate Roundup of RSS Directories to Promote Your RSS Feeds

A roundup of RSS Directories that you can submit and promote your RSS feeds to for free. Drive more traffic to your site and blogs.

Broken egg with yolk PSD download

Realistic broken egg with yolk in Photoshop PSD format.Also, each egg graphic is isolated on a transparent PNG background for use in your creative design works.

Top 15 MooTools Plugins Free

MooTools (My Object-Oriented Tools) is a lightweight, object-oriented, web-application framework for JavaScript, written in JavaScript. It is released under the free, open-source MIT License. Mootools are one of very famous Javascript Framework like jQuery, designed for the intermediate to advanced JavaScript developer. Today i collected top 15 Moo tools plugin for you to download and enjoy.

Free Creative Social Networking Broken Icons Pack

In this pack of creative icons, you will find 20 cool broken social networking icons. These icons are perfect to add on your website or blog creative feeling and spice up your blog.

Best Websites For Designers To Download Free Vectors

There are many websites who provides free vectors but finding a free one is not so easy that’™s why today I have found best websites who provides free vectors. Now you don’™t have to waste hours of hours in finding vectors just visit following websites and I am sure will be able to find what you are looking for. This post specially for busy designers who wants to used free vectors in their projects and don’™t want to waste time creating vectors from scratch.

What’™s New for Web Designers & January 2011

New apps and websites appear on an almost daily basis, but trying to find the good ones among them can be tough. That’™s why every month we research and showcase some of the best and latest resources available for web designers.

FatCow Free Font – Slimpact

Slimpact is a brand new downloadable web typeface of high quality developed by FatCow Web Hosting professionals. We are always searching to provide smart design materials for web designers and this item was made with the prompt of Slim, FatCow Mascot.

Remarkable Showcase Of Joomla Based Websites

Joomla! is a free and open source content management system (CMS) for publishing content on the World Wide Web and intranets. It comprises a model&view&controller (MVC) Web application framework that can also be used independently.

collection of wordpress plugins to share you blog post

WordPress is powerful CMS (Content Management System). There are millions of blogs and websites are based on WordPress. An other big add on in wordpress is already built in plugins. There are thousands of plugins developed for wordpress to enhance the power of wordpress CMS. But some times it is difficult to find the Plugin from huge plugins library. So that’™s why today I have compiled best and free WordPress Plugins to share your blog post. You can download these plugins from here.

New Year’™s Resolution for all Creative Professionals

Year 2011 has arrived with all its zeal and fervor. Like every new year, this new beginning has brought many changes in the world we live in. New year’™s resolution is the very first thing one thinks about as soon as the new year begins to appear. Resolutions are made and re-made at every level and by everyone, either deliberately or unconsciously. These resolutions help you carve a direction for the upcoming time and also to prepare you to cope with the challenges of tomorrow as properly as possible.

Invoicing Should be Easy ‘” and With These Apps, It Will Be

I always remind my colleagues of one rule that has served me very well through the years: ‘œif it ain’™t automated or delegated, it ain’™t right.’ Of course, not everything in life can be that way, but all the non-core activities of your business should be judged by this criteria as strictly as possible. That’™s the only way you’™ll ever find enough time to actually do your main job and even think about strategies of expanding it.

Ultimate Collection of Best Design Blogs That Release Quality Freebies

Web and graphics designers always finding some high quality freebies like Photoshop brushes, Vectors, Icons, Patterns or WordPress themes, Because they ever needs some freebies to used in their next design project. So that’™s why Today i have collected list of best design Blogs that releases quality freebies. Hope you’™ll like it.

Slide your content SlideDeck PRO with only $59

With SlideDeck PRO, you can organize any type of web content into a beautiful and user-friendly slider and there’s both a JavaScript (jQuery) and WordPress plugin to suit all your needs.

Must Read Links for Web Designers and Developers & Volume 2

Today I am pleased to bring you Volume 2 of the interesting links I have gathered. If you are at all interested in anything web design/development related I am sure you will find a link or two that interests you in this list.

Best Logo Design Inspiration Galleries

Logo design is an important area of graphic design, And one of the most difficult to perfect. Logo is the main and most important thing of company identity, That’™s why company wants their logo that represents their identity perfectly. But its not easy for designers to show the company identity in small image and they needs some inspirations to design the logo. Keeping in mind these things Today i collected 20 best logo design inspiration galleries for you. Now you can find any type of logo design inspiration from these galleries.

Sony NEX-3 and NEX-5 // The Ultra-compact Camera With Interchangeable Lens @100BestWebsites

Sony has made clear that it is aiming for compact camera users who wish to upgrade (a market it estimates at around 10 million potential buyers), rather than trying to offer a second camera for existing DSLR users. And the NEX models have more in common with compact cameras than DSLRs & including very few buttons and a resolutely unconventional interface.

Food App Roundup: 5 Delicious Apps on the App Store

Looking for quick and easy dinner ideas? Here is a great roundup of food applications for iPhone and iPad.

Web Design Trends in 2011

The web design segment of the Internet has been evolving the past few years, especially in 2010. Some clear trends have surfaced, which are likely to continue in 2011 as well. Long gone are the websites that we were accustomed to in the 90s, with dozens of flashing banners, heavy animations, and background audio.

Grunge Style WordPress Themes Free

WordPress is the most popular blogging platform today. It’™s being used by thousands of people all around the world. As a great cms platform WordPress has many examples for every work like blogs, companies, portfolios, galleries etc. This is a list of free and beautiful WordPress Grunge style themes. You can download it from there and may use in your next project or blog.

Airwalk Design Winter Theme Contest

Welcome to our first ever Design Competition at Airwalk. This month we’re going to be using the concept of Winter. In Finnish, January is called Tammiku, meaning The Heart Of Winter. In Czech it’s called leden, meaning Ice Month, and in Ukranian it’s ??????, meaning cutting or slicing, most likely referring to the harsh wind. Research things that could represent the winter of January, such as culture, history, language, christ mas or otherwise, and represent it visually on a Photoshop Canvas for a chance to win a cashprize, sale commissions, and the option to be featured in our monthly magazine. Also, if we really love the artwork we’ll offer to buy it from you, in tutorial form, for a negotiated sum. The image can be of any width and height, however you must submit your design in a resolution of 300 Dpi in the GIF format. Feel free to be as creative as you can, for this is a no limits contest. This contest is international.

Wallpaper calendar: January 2011

Exculsive Wallpaper calendar for January 2011 for your desktop, iPhone and iPad in various standard sizes.

Top 15 Best and Free Flash Photo Galleries

Many designers dosen’™t have skills to create there own flash or Xml based photo galleries. Now with the grace of internet where free resources are available, You don’™t have to develop anything and many good things are availble for free. Many flash galleries are available on internet free of cost but finding a best one is very difficult. Today i collected top 15 Premium like flash galleries for you.

Easily Create a Great Looking Sparkler Effect in Photoshop

Have you ever imagined using those cool looking sparks you see from fireworks or welding in your next poster? If you have this tutorial will help you out tremendously. In this tutorial I will teach you how to recreate that sparkler effect on Photoshop.

50 Free Awesome T-shirt Templates

There are sites that offer free templates, layouts, backgrounds, textures and skins, but finding a free T-shirt template is not easy.

Interview with Shacked founder and iPad developer Chad Podoski

Today we have an interview with Chad Podoski iPad developer and founder of Shacked. Their first app is called Flickpad, a very nice Flickr app. Enjoy the interview.

Interpreting Web Analytics for Beginners

Web analytics tools are abundant, but in order to use such tools effectively, you need to decide what information you need and how to interpret it correctly. After that you then need to make the necessary changes to your web site in order to attract more visitors and improve your search engine rankings.

Web Design Predictions for 2011

We asked some of the leading Web Designers and Web Design Writers in the field for their predictions in Web Design for 2011.

20 Fresh and Awesome Websites Powered by Joomla

Joomla is the most powerful Content Management System. Joomla has been widely used for many websites and for various purposes, from small blogs to large corporate sites. Today We have added 20 fresh and awesome websites which are currently powered by joomla to get you inspired.

MycroBurst.com Special Design Contest & Enter Now!

The Big Ten Athletic Conference has recently redesigned their logo. Some people love it, some hate it. What do you think?

Website gallery PSD template

Sleek gallery website design in Photoshop PSD format. The PSD template design can be used to showcase your works or design resources in a gallery format.

Collection of best Online Text Editor Better Then Notepad

Many people knows that Internet Explorer was the first browser to add a ‘˜designMode’™, Mozilla and most browsers have now implemented this facility. Design mode allows to edit the formatted parts of a document. Online rich-text editors present (WYSIWYG) ‘˜what you see is what you get’™ interface for editing rich text online within your web browsers. Today we have compiled list of best online text editors for you to use and enjoy!

Digital Text Typography: 40+ Beautiful Text Typography Designs

Typography has really set a great trend this 2010. Experimenting with the right choice of font, splashing with bold or plain colors, and designing it in different perspective are elements that works on typography. It uses on logo, poster, and websites. It does not only attract visitors attention but also create a cool look on your website. In this article, I’ll be featuring collection of typography inspired websites.

Fonts Typographic posters is now more popular and we can notice a surge for Fonts Type work on portfolio sites, Here we have collected 35+ Beautiful Fonts Typography Designs For Inspiration , I found these design really inspiring, hope you will be inspired.

60 Must-See Creative Vector Wallpapers on DeviantArt

Last time we have compiled websites with vector landscapes for you. Now, we gathered vector wallpapers to put as your desktop background. Vectors are great way to give creativity and attraction on your design. Also, it can make your desktop lively by downloading some of these cool vector wallpapers. Have fun browsing and be inspired to make your own vector wallpaper!

404 Error Pages: 30 Error Pages Design for Inspiration

404 error pages are not often seen and get underestimated. Some of them can be really interesting to look at when stumbled onto accidentally. Here are 30 404 error pages design of the many beautiful creative amazing404 error pages that I compiled.

30 Simple Yet Creative Bar Code Designs

Did you know that bar codes could be designed? Nether did I, until a recent discovery. Usually barcodes are black and boring, they don’™t contain any type of design or creativity. A vanity barcode is a product UPC (or Similar) barcode that’™s been turned into a decorative design, yet still scans like a regular barcode.

Win a promo code for iPad app Flickpad

Thanks to Chad from Shacked we have 10 promo codes forFlickpad to give away. Here is how Chad describes Flickpad:

Marketing Your Website Beyond Social Media

The first thing most businesses do today is create profiles on Twitter, Facebook, and several other websites to start promoting themselves and you can’™t really blame them either. For one thing it is free, and it is also the buzzword in town these days. However, what any businessman should remember is that we’™re still in the age where old school marketing works ‘” and works well!

100 sites where you can submit your web design news for 2011

Do you have a great web design news, template, snipped of code or artwork which you would like to share with the World? Here is an updated list of sites where you can submit your web design news for 2011

Create and Manage an Online Magazine

Internet is the most advanced medium of information, entertainment and infotainment being used all around the world. This medium has pretty much replaced all the other physical and electronic mediums. Nowadays, every other tool of communication, which was previously available in physical for, is now available in soft form on the Internet. You can even use offline methods including handing out your printed business cards to promote your online magazine. In today’™s prevailing monopoly of Internet on the field of communication, you will find brochures, flyers, postcards and even a person’™s business cards on the Internet. The reason behind it is the increasing number of Internet users and its greater access to a large number of people. My question here is that if so many other tools of communication are available on the Internet, then why not an online magazine!

The History and Present State of Domain Names [Infographic]

It is hard to believe that only 20 years ago there were less than 500 .com domain names registered. What is even harder to believe is the number of registered .coms has grown close to 100,000,000.

New Skype App, iPad 2 rumors and more in this weeks news.

Today we will start with this iPhone infographic. It is hard for me to believe it has been almost four years since Steve Jobs announced the original iPhone.

Wooden bookshelf PSD

Realistic high quality wooden bookshelf in Photoshop PSD format. The bookshelf graphic comes in fully layered PSD format along with its icons.

20 iPhone optimized Websites for Your Inspiration

Most of the people in the world says that the future of webdesign is creating websites for mobile. Any ways As iphone popularity increases, Many websites now introduces there iphone version. Today i showcased some of the most popular and useful websites like twitter, deviant art, fox news, flickr, etc. Now you can use these sites with your iphone on the move. Enjoy!

50 Stunning Love Heart Wallpapers For Great Lovers

Stunning love heart wallpapers & Here you will find collection of love heart wallpapers for great lovers in many different hi-resolutions.

45 Featured Hand-Picked Tumblr Themes

Tumblr is a microblogging platform that allows users to post text, images, videos, links, quotes and audio to their tumblelog, a short-form blog. Users can follow other users, or choose to make their tumblelog private. The service emphasizes ease of use. Tumblr, is a nice fusion of both and is much easier to maintain compared to a full-fledged blog. This is our first post which belong to Tumblr, this showcase will highlight some really useful professional Tumblr themes that you can use to give a personal touch to your Tumblr space.

500+ Designers & Developers You Should Follow On Twitter

Today we search over and over on twiter and we collection 500+ designers & developers you should follow on twitter bcoz Twitter is growing and growing – if you’ve been living in ice age, then maybe you don’t know about this popular trend. Facebook and Twitter are the most popular social networks and that’s why we will do series here to help you get better there.

50+ Best Movie Posters of 2010 and 2011 – Movies Poster Showcase

Movie posters are known for a brief introduction of what the movie all about. Every movie has a poster for its publicity and marketing purpose. Now over the past few years, we’ve continuously seen a boom of posters and DVD covers continuing to appropriate the style.

Latest New Year Wallpapers 2011 – New Year Desktop Wallappers

New Year Wallpapers always give people a fresh feelings and now here come 2011 with lots of fun, entertainment and Technology. Decorate your desktop background with a fresh 2011 New Year Wallpaper to get some new inspirations in the year 2011.

Download Upgraded WordPress 3.0.4 To Secure Form Cross-Site-Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability

Download upgraded WordPress users or webmasters to secure the WordPress blog from being hacked. Today, WordPress team released a critical upgrade as WordPress 3.0.4 as a security update for XSS vulnerability.

Download Windows 7 Thems To Celebrate New Year 2011 with Windows 7 Firework Theme

We have only few days away from celebrating new year 2011. So Why don’™t you try a celebrate new year with Windows 7 Firework theme named ‘œFirework’ on your Windows 7 PC. This is an official theme released by Microsoft

Happy New Year 2011 Wallpapers & Latest New Year Wallpapers 2010 & New Year Desktop Wallappers

Here is a compilation of 50 Happy New Year 2011 Wallpapers & Latest New Year Wallpapers 2010 & New Year Desktop Wallappers. Enjoy!

Get Jon Stewart on your iPhone with The Daily Show App

I picked up The Daily Show app on a whim to see what it had to offer over just watching the TV show or going to the actual Daily Show website. The application is put out by MTV Networks which is neither a good thing or bad thing in my opinion.

Android App Development- Controls Part Four: Spinner and GridView

In this tutorial we are going to cover a couple more Android selection controls: the Spinner and the GridView.

Tattooing Legomen

Let’s say you got a Pilot pen and some Lego figures, and you had to do something with those objects…Would you even think about what happened to these Lego figures?

New Year Desktop Wallpapers

Wallpapers are commonly used as a desktop interface for a computer, laptop or a mobile screen. Every one knows that new year is to start in a couple of days for that we have collected 20 fresh 2011 new year wallpapers for you to keep as your desktop and share with your friends and wish them a happy new year.

50+ Eye-Catching Grunge Wallpapers For Your Desktop

Grunge style is now becoming popular because of the unique design it has: crooked, stained, grubby, broken. But designers are still using this style on fonts, brushes and interface design and still it is making its mark on the designing community.

40+ Digital Text Typography Designs for Inspiration

Fonts typographic designs is now more popular and we can notice a surge for fonts Type work on portfolio sites, Here we have collected Inspiring Typography: 40+ Digital Text Typography Designs for Inspiration , I found these design really inspiring, hope you will be inspired.

Inspiring Typography: 35+ Brilliant Fonts Typography Designs

Fonts typographic designs is now more popular and we can notice a surge for fonts Type work on portfolio sites, Here we have collected Inspiring Typography: 35+ Brilliant Fonts Typography Designs , I found these design really inspiring, hope you will be inspired.

Brilliantly Creative Photos: 60+ Beautiful Photo Manipulation Art

Brilliantly Creative Photos: 60+ beautiful photo manipulation art design you never seen before. If you are looking to add some creativity and inspiration to your life, you probably need our photo manipulation design that inspires you to create something creative and original.

Webdesigner Depot Popular Posts of 2010

2011 will finally see a much overdue redesign of WDD and we also have another great website for designers that will be released in early 2011, which is something to get excited about!

Tips and Tricks for Poster Designing

Like brochures, flyers, postcards and business cards, posters are one of the highly efficient communication tools being used nowadays. Owing to their ability to be accessible to greater masses of people, posters are part of the street semiotics since their inception. Although, the world is pacing towards new and more advanced mediums of communication, however the importance of posters cannot be undermined.

Apply and Awesome Light Ray Effect in Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to make light rays to create a mystical effect on a photo. The light ray effect is perfect for pictures or shots of scenes with lots of clouds or landscape.

Apple raises 1st quarter iPhone shipment to 20-21 million units

Digitimes is reporting that Apple has increased the global shipment goal for its iPhones for the first-quarter of 2011 from 19 million units to 20-21 million units, according to sources with Taiwan-based component suppliers.

Collection Of Best CSS3 Image Galleries

There are thousands of galleries available on the web which are based on javascript and i think people forgets HTML and CSS if they do not bring some improvements in it. Because of that they bring HTML5 and CSS3. In latest trends HTML5 and CSS3 are on top. CSS3 further developed day by day because it brings new ideas and trends daily. That’™s why today we compiled list of best css3 image galleries and sliders available on the web.

5 Small Business Marketing Trends for 2011

Business today moves at warp speed, constantly in a state of evolution. Every year, new ideas continue to refine and in some cases, redefine how companies conduct business. Facebook and YouTube viral marketing campaigns are just a few examples of just how companies have moved from traditional business marketing methods towards more innovative trends which better reach their clients and prospective customers.

100 Best Community News Resources for Web Designers and Developers, Last Week Of Dec 2010

This is yet another large round-up of best community news resources for web designers and developers posted by other blog owners in the last week of Dec 2010 (last community news posted in the year of 2010) have been submitting on Tech Blog over the last couple of days. You will find great inspiration for your designs, tools, giveaways, awesome photos, christmas wallpapers, iPhone wallpapers, jQuery plugins and etc. Hope you will find useful resources below and help submitting good articles if you find some.

 
 
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I'm Muhammad Faisal founder of GDJ and co-founder of FPD. I love all things having to do with WordPress, PHP, HTML5, CSS, or jQuery. And really enjoying to writing articles on web design and typography. You can catch me on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.

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