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A Simple Website Header with HTML5 and CSS3

Website Header with HTML5 and CSS3

I have not been writing much about my website development process recently. I recently created a simple header just using HTML5 and CSS3. It was a little too simple and I wasn’t sure if anyone would be interested in having a sneak peek into my thought process. I did a rough sketch of the how I wanted the header to …

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Display Your Work with a Portfolio Header

Portfolio Header

When it comes to page headers there are sooo many creative options to choose from. I have been researching some of the unique headers over the last couple of months and here are my favourite picks. Hero Header Parallax Header Portfolio Header In this last article of this series, I will share something about Portfolio Headers. #3 Portfolio Header Portfolio …

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How to Get Free Icon Packs for your Website?

Free Icon Packs

If you are all excited about adding icons to your website after reading my last article on the topic, then this article is a must-read. Here I will share with you 4 ways to get some fancy icons for your website. #1 Font Awesome Font awesome is one of my favourite free icon packs. There are over 600 icons to choose …

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Icon – the Best Visual Clue for your Website Content

Sector Theme - List Icons for Services

Apart from colours and fonts, images also are an important visual aspect of websites. Images are the perfect way to give a visual clue of your content in a clear, concise and aesthetic way. And icons play an important role in this. An icon is a small picture that serves as an intuitive representation of the content of a website. …

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Hero Header: Three Headers that make an Impact (Part 1)

Hero Header

When it comes to page headers there are sooo many creative options to choose from. I have been researching some of the unique headers over the last couple of months and here are my favourite picks. Hero Header Parallax Header Portfolio Header In part 1 of this series of articles I will tell you more about Hero Headers. #1 Hero …

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September Progress Report

Daily Page Views in September

Like I mentioned in my previous “progress report”, I spent most part of September concentrating on the design and prototype of my new WordPress theme. I can’t wait to show them to you! I will be soon doing that this month. I wrote only 16 articles this month and definitely I noticed a shortfall in the number of visitors to …

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Page Layouts – Responsive Web Design (Part 2)

Responsive Web Design using Fluid Grid, Fluid Images and Media Queries

In my previous article, I shared two types of page layouts. In this day and age of smartphones, and tablets, there is another design approach that is very effective. This is popularly known as the Responsive Web Design (RWD). In one of my previous articles on creating Fluid Grid System for your website, I mentioned about this approach.   allows users …

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Page Layouts – Fixed Width vs Fluid Width Layout (Part 1)

Page Layout: Fixed Width Layout vs Fluid Width Layout

When developing a website, there are traditionally two types of layouts based on how the dimensions of the web pages are set. These are referred to as Fixed Width Layout and Fluid Width Layout. In this article, I will compare and contrast the two for you and give you a few tips to work around some of the common problems …

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Choose the best Social Media Network for your Website

Social media networking sites are a great place to meet new people, build new business relationships and learn and discuss ideas. There are different flavours of Social Media platforms that can be integrated with your website to popularise your website. Here are some examples. When embarking on a web development project it is crucial to consider how you will popularise your website through …

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