Category: Web Design

Favourite Links 1

I am going to start a set of weekly posts that will show you my favourite links I have found, been sent or have used myself at some point. Please, if you have time to take a few minutes to...

/ December 31, 2009

Tutorial: Clearing the Textarea value onFocus

Quick tip that will always come in handy when creating forms. More often then not you will see a textarea that initially has some text in, something like... 'Type your message here...'. On some websites, I have noticed that when...

/ December 9, 2009

20 Great CSS Design Showcase Websites for Inspiration

We've all had days where our creativity becomes non-existant and are in desperate need of some inspiration to get us kick started again. Fortunately for us we have a huge variety of choice when it comes to web showcasing which...

/ December 8, 2009

How To: Move WordPress to a new Domain!

For about roughly a year now I have been considering moving away from selfconclusion.co.uk to either 1) a new funky domain name, or 2) blog.stugreenham.com and yesterday in a wild move I took the plunge! Luckily things all went smoothly...

/ November 27, 2009

Tutorial: Display your Latest Tweet on your Website using SimplePie

Okay so if you read my blog you will know I have already posted a tutorial showing you how to add your latest tweet to your website. Well this is part 2, and in part 2 we look at how...

/ September 13, 2009

PNG Image fix for IE6

If you tend to put a lot of PNG images on your websites like I do, then you will know how much of a pain IE6 is! IE6 can display PNG images but it doesn't play to well with transparent...

/ August 27, 2009

Tutorial: Image hover/fade effect using jQuery

I recently came across this cool about us page and instantly fell in love with the hover over effect they used on the images. Well anyways, I tought myself how to do this same effect and now I'm going to...

/ August 16, 2009

Help get rid of IE6

Where to start with IE6! Well for a web designer, its the devil! Literally! It's been a nightmare for many years now. The browser is so out of date its unreal, and its Microsoft's responsibility to do something about it....

/ August 5, 2009

Tutorial: Display your Google Feedburner count on your Website

Following on from my tutorial that shows you how to display your latest Tweet on your website, I will now show you how to show of your Feedburner subscribers count in plain text on your website. Feedburner does already give...

/ June 28, 2009

Tutorial: Display your Latest Tweet on your Website

You will have noticed that I display my latest Tweet in the header of my website (look up). Until recently I have been using the Twitter for WordPress plug-in, but I was experiencing problems and 9/10 times my page loaded...

/ June 13, 2009