Design

How to easily create your own font

I’d often wondered how easy it would be to create my own font and having seen various pixel based, graphical editors always placed it in the too-complicated or too-hard camp. But I came across this tool called MyScriptFont the other day which promises to make the process significantly easier. First…

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Typical web banner sizes

I came across a really handy reference guide earlier, concerned with the size of typical web banners.¬† It’s taken from Wikipedia, but I’m including it on my site as it’s probably an easier to access resource. (Click on image to view full size)   Related Posts:PDF splitter free online toolVideo…

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Free online pic resize tool

If you need to resize a photo, but you’re away from you main PC – ie on a tablet or netbook, and don’t have access to your regular imaging application, then this handy online pic resize tool is invaluable. It’s free too. http://www.picresize.com/ Related Posts:How to easily create your own…

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Like this design? – part2

Ok – so there are loads of different free themes out there for WordPress and I’ve tried more than my fair share. Thanks to the various lists all over the web, it’s easy to preview and demo countless themes quickly and easily. I did previously make a post about my…

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Like this design?

09/03/2010 Update – ok, I’ve changed the design now, so this post relates to my old design… it’s still a very nice, clean design but I’ve decided to use this one instead. The new one is called Mystique (available from this designer HERE). If you like this web site design,…

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Free printing / artwork templates

I’ve found a good resource that I use regularly to source artwork¬† or printing templates for some design work that I carry out. The site is affiliated with one of the low cost printing companies I use – Stress Free Print – and you can get to it HERE. The…

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What is Open Source?

Open Source is simply defined as a collaboration, predominantly online, whereby source code and software is made available under an open licensing structure with the aim of encouraging other developers and users to test it, tweak it and develop it further, reposting their achievements back to the community so that…

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Dynamic image resizing in WordPress

Some of the WordPress themes I’ve trialled include a dynamic image re-size option, which initially sounded quite good. However, after trying for hours to get the thing to work and searching countless other forums and WordPress guides, I still couldn’t get it to work. That was, until, I stumbled across…

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