Best Google Fonts for Web Designers

the best google fonts

Let’s face it. Everyone is sick of seeing websites built with the standard web fonts: Arial, Helvetica, Georgia, Times, etc. Don’t get me wrong, these fonts definitely have their place and serve an important purpose. But, if you are going for an updated, clean modern approach to your website design, custom fonts is the way […]

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WordPress Custom Post Type Generator

wordpress post type generator

Custom post types are a great way to give a real customized feel to your WordPress site. Theme developers can use custom post types when writing custom themes for their WordPress clients. Essentially, a custom post type is essentially the same thing as a post or a page, but your own way of organizing information. […]

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Prevent Scaling on Mobile Devices

I recently ran into this issue while trying to optimize a website for display on an iPad. The device was scaling my content and I did not want it to. The solution is to use the Meta Viewport Tag. Here is the fix if you run into the same issue. <meta name=”viewport” content=”width=device-width,maximum-scale=1.0″ /> The […]

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Best Free Social Icon Sets

So I am always on the lookout for good social icon sets. And of course free is always good! To me, I am simply sick of seeing poor usage of social icons around the web – pixelated from downloading straight off of google, or just not fitting well into the overall design of the site. […]

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Easy jQuery Tooltips

Tooltips are one of those essential tricks that every web designer should have in their bag. Essentially a tooltip is a small popup box that gives a quick tip or instructions of some sort. They are a must have tool for designing better layouts and more intuitive user-interfaces. But designing and coding from scratch, at […]

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Easy Google Web Fonts

http://www.google.com/webfonts

Web fonts are definitely the next big thing in designing for the web. But for those of you just starting with web fonts and learning how they work, the task can be a little daunting. However, have no fear! Google is making web fonts easy. Once again Google has stepped up and created an easy […]

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iPad shrinks my background

I recently ran into this issue myself on a site that I was working on. The site was using quite a large image for the background (3000px x 1200px). The background worked fine on normal browsers, but did not display correctly when viewed on a mobile browser (ie mobile Safari for the iPad). The Problem […]

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Fun with web fonts

I stumbled upon these 2 sites and thought they were awesome! Not only are they inspirational, they make great use of typography, web fonts, and texture – 3 of my favorite web design elements. phase2technology amazeelabs

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5 Tips for Great Web Design

As a website designer, I am always looking for the latest and greatest ways to take my designs to the next level. I am always learning from others and over the years, I have learned some pretty neat ways to spice up a website. So I thought I would share 5 with you here. 1. […]

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Wake Forest Titans

Visit Site ยป This was a website update that I did for a client of mine that wanted to give their site a new and updated look. They wanted to use the existing framework, but simply make the content “pop” a little more to stand out from the page. So my challenge was to figure […]

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