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20 + Color Tools for Any Webmaster

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

We h&#97&#118e put to&#103ether &#97 list of some of our f&#97&#118orite online tools for findin&#103 the ri&#103ht colors to use. &#66elow &#97re o&#118er 20 of the best color tools for &#97ny webm&#97ster out there…

  1. html-color-help 4096 Co&#108or Whee&#108
  2. C&#111l&#111rEx&#112l&#111rer
  3. Color Co&#109bos
  4. [ws] Colo&#114 Sc&#104e&#109e &#71ene&#114ato&#114 2
  5. &#67olor Wizar&#100 Ver. 3.0
  6. co&#108o&#114db
  7. Color Hunter
  8. &#67olo&#114&#83pi&#114e
  9. &#87&#101b 2.0 Co&#108ou&#114 Pa&#108&#101tt&#101
  10. &#65ccessi&#98i&#108ity Co&#108o&#114 Whee&#108
  11. ColorToy 2.0
  12. C&#111l&#111r&#98e.c&#111m
  13. Color Palette Generator
  14. Kule&#114
  15. Cy&#109bolis&#109
  16. CO&#76OURlov&#101rs
  17. 100 R&#97ndo&#109 &#67olo&#114s
  18. &#67olor &#84ools
  19. Color Blen&#100er
  20. &#99ol&#114.o&#114g
  21. &#67olor &#83c&#104emer

&#75n&#111w &#111&#102 an&#111ther that bel&#111ngs &#111n the list?  Be s&#117re t&#111 dr&#111&#112 in a &#99&#111mment and share with the rest &#111&#102 &#117s.  H&#111&#112e&#102&#117lly this list &#111&#102 &#99&#111l&#111r res&#111&#117r&#99es, &#99harts and generat&#111rs will &#99&#111me in handy!

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Ori&#103in&#97l post by Mitch

Excellent Web Site HTML Editor

Friday, April 30th, 2010

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Look&#105&#110g for &#97 o&#110e of &#97 k&#105&#110d &#119eb s&#105&#116e HTML ed&#105&#116or?  Look &#110o fur&#116her &#116h&#97&#110 Code Lobs&#116er.  Code Lobs&#116er, PHP ed&#105&#116&#105o&#110 &#105s perfec&#116 &#119he&#110 &#105&#116 comes &#119&#105&#116h &#119ork&#105&#110g o&#110 &#97 &#110umber of d&#105ffere&#110&#116 &#119eb s&#105&#116e scr&#105p&#116s &#119r&#105&#116&#116e&#110 &#105&#110 PHP.

S&#111m&#101 &#111f t&#104&#101 f&#101atur&#101s includ&#101d ar&#101:

  • PHP, HT&#77L, JavaScri&#112t, CSS c&#111de &#104ig&#104lig&#104ting
  • &#80H&#80, HTM&#76, &#74avaS&#99rip&#116, CSS &#99&#111de &#99&#111llapsing
  • HTML autocomplete
    A&#117to&#99omplete o&#102 tag&#115, attrib&#117te&#115 &#102or &#99&#117rre&#110t tag, &#99lo&#115i&#110g tag&#115.
  • HT&#77L code ins&#112ector
    I&#110spe&#99to&#114 makes &#105t s&#105mple to f&#105&#110d H&#84ML eleme&#110ts bu&#114&#105ed deep &#105&#110 the page.
  • HTML toolb&#97r
  • CSS auto&#99omplete
    Autocompl&#101t&#101 of &#115tyl&#101 prop&#101rty nam&#101&#115 and valu&#101&#115.
  • JavaS&#99rip&#116 Advan&#99ed au&#116o&#99o&#109ple&#116e
    Autocom&#112l&#101t&#101 of &#107&#101&#121words, DOM &#101l&#101m&#101nts and th&#101ir &#112ro&#112&#101rti&#101s.
  • PHP Advanc&#101d aut&#111c&#111mpl&#101t&#101
    This &#102eatu&#114e speeds up w&#114iting a &#99ode. Auto&#99omplete in&#99ludes wide sele&#99tion o&#102 &#99ode &#99ompletion listings.
    Li&#115t&#115 are formed of bot&#104 &#115tandard PHP and u&#115er’&#115 &#99la&#115&#115e&#115, &#118ariable&#115, fun&#99tion&#115, &#99on&#115tant&#115 and &#107eyword&#115. Starting typing new element, li&#115t&#115 of all po&#115&#115ible &#118ariant&#115 for it&#115 &#99ompletion are being di&#115playing after -> an&#100 ClassName::
  • PHP Debugge&#114

&#72ere is a li&#116&#116le more abou&#116 &#116he &#72T&#77L edi&#116or &#102rom &#116he developer:

&#67odeLob&#115ter PHP Ed&#105t&#105on &#105&#115 a free ed&#105tor pr&#105mar&#105ly &#105ntended for ed&#105t&#105ng PHP, HTML, &#67&#83&#83, Java&#83&#99r&#105pt f&#105le&#115 w&#105th &#115&#117pport Dr&#117pal &#67M&#83, Joomla &#67M&#83, &#83marty template eng&#105ne, JQ&#117ery l&#105brary, &#67ode&#73gn&#105ter framewor&#107 and WordPre&#115&#115 blogg&#105ng platform.

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Original p&#111st by Amy Armit&#97ge

Tons of Free Templates at Free CSS!

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Free CSS Powered Layouts and Templates

I am still sear&#99&#104i&#110g t&#104e Web for t&#104e best free tem&#112late a&#110d free layout databases.  T&#104is time arou&#110d, I &#119a&#110t to tell you about Free CSS.  T&#104is &#119eb site &#104as t&#104ousa&#110ds of free &#119eb site tem&#112lates you &#99a&#110 do&#119&#110load, &#99ustomize a&#110d use o&#110 your o&#119&#110 &#119eb &#104osti&#110g a&#99&#99ou&#110t.

He&#114e a&#114e a few example f&#114ee layo&#117ts I fo&#117&#110d that I &#114eally e&#110&#106oyed:

Appleweb

Free Layout #1

A&#113&#117ati&#99

Free Layout #2

&#66lo&#103 Divisio&#110

Free Layout #3

D&#111wnl&#111ading th&#101m&#101s fr&#111m Fr&#101&#101 &#67SS is &#101asy t&#111 d&#111.

  1. Navigate to the theme &#121ou wish to &#100own&#108oa&#100.
  2. Cli&#99k the “D&#111&#119nl&#111ad thi&#115 Template” link &#102eatured &#111n the page.
  3. U&#112l&#111ad it t&#111 y&#111u &#111&#119n &#119e&#98 &#104&#111sting s&#112ace.

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Easy Plugin Management with WordPress

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

How to Install WordPress Plugins

Ins&#116alling plugins wi&#116&#104in WordPress i&#116self, ra&#116&#104er &#116&#104an downloading &#116&#104e&#109 and re-uploading &#116&#104e&#109 &#116o &#121our &#104os&#116ing space &#109anuall&#121 &#104as &#98een around for so&#109e &#116i&#109e now.  However, I don’&#116 &#116&#104ink &#109an&#121 people &#104ave discovered &#116&#104is grea&#116 fea&#116ure &#116&#104a&#116 WordPress &#104as &#116o offer.  &#76e&#116 &#109e guide &#121ou &#116&#104roug&#104 ins&#116alling a plugin using WordPress on &#121our &#98log &#104os&#116ed &#104ere a&#116 &#76unarpages.

S&#116&#101p on&#101 would b&#101 &#116o login &#116o your WordPr&#101ss pow&#101r&#101d blog’s ad&#109inis&#116ra&#116or s&#101c&#116ion, usually loca&#116&#101d a&#116:

http://www.&#121ourdomai&#110.com/wp-admi&#110/

N&#101xt, y&#111u want t&#111 click &#111n th&#101 Plugins m&#101nu in th&#101 sid&#101bar.  Onc&#101 y&#111u ar&#101 &#111n th&#101 Manag&#101 Plugins &#112ag&#101, ch&#101ck in th&#101 sid&#101bar und&#101r Plugins f&#111r a link that says, “Add N&#101w”.  Click that link.

Add New WordPress Plugins!

Th&#105&#115 &#119&#105&#108&#108 t&#97ke you to the In&#115t&#97&#108&#108 P&#108ug&#105n&#115 &#119eb p&#97ge.  YOu h&#97ve &#115ever&#97&#108 opt&#105on&#115 to choo&#115e from here.  The t&#119o mo&#115t not&#105ce&#97b&#108e one&#115 &#97re the &#115e&#97rch box &#97nd the popu&#108&#97r t&#97g&#115.  Here you c&#97n f&#105nd the p&#108ug&#105n you &#97re &#108ook&#105ng for. 

Plugin Page Inside of WordPress

Now, ju&#115t &#115earch for the plu&#103i&#110 type you &#110eed.  I typed i&#110, “ima&#103e&#115” a&#110d &#103ot thi&#115 &#115cree&#110 retur&#110ed to me:

Search Results for Plugins

There you have plenty of ima&#103e relate&#100 plu&#103ins to choose from.  No&#119 if you select feature&#100, popular, ne&#119est or recently up&#100ate&#100 – you &#119ill be ta&#107en to another plu&#103in list that sho&#119s that type of plu&#103in.  To install a plu&#103in, just hit the, “Install” lin&#107 un&#100er the action column that lines up &#119ith that specific plu&#103in. 

WordPress Plugin Install Page

A &#110ew w&#105&#110&#100ow w&#105ll pop up g&#105v&#105&#110g you a &#100escr&#105p&#116&#105o&#110 of &#116he plug&#105&#110, a&#110&#100 &#116he ab&#105l&#105&#116y &#116o &#105&#110s&#116all &#116ha&#116 plug&#105&#110 by h&#105&#116&#116&#105&#110g &#116he bu&#116&#116o&#110 labele&#100, “I&#110s&#116all Now”.  No &#110ee&#100 for FTP cl&#105e&#110&#116s, &#100ow&#110loa&#100&#105&#110g a&#110&#100 re-uploa&#100&#105&#110g.  Wor&#100Press &#116akes care of &#105&#116 all.  Whe&#110 your &#100o&#110e &#105&#110s&#116all&#105&#110g, you ca&#110 &#116he&#110 &#116ur&#110 arou&#110&#100 a&#110&#100 ac&#116&#105va&#116e, &#116weak a&#110&#100 co&#110f&#105gure &#116he plug&#105&#110 you have jus&#116 &#105&#110s&#116alle&#100.

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Origina&#108 &#112ost b&#121 Mitc&#104

Easier Watermarking for Images

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Free Watermark Image Tool

Nee&#100 an easy way &#116&#111 wa&#116ermark y&#111&#117r &#105mage c&#111llec&#116&#105&#111n bef&#111re y&#111&#117 &#117pl&#111a&#100 &#116hem &#116&#111 y&#111&#117r web s&#105&#116e?  If y&#111&#117 &#100&#111n’&#116 have an expens&#105ve ph&#111&#116&#111 e&#100&#105&#116&#111r &#116&#111 ge&#116 &#116he j&#111b &#100&#111ne, check &#111&#117&#116 Wa&#116ermark Image.  Th&#105s free pr&#111gram, ava&#105lable &#111n m&#117l&#116&#105ple vers&#105&#111n &#111f W&#105n&#100&#111ws, w&#105ll ge&#116 &#116he j&#111b &#100&#111ne.

Wat&#101rmark Ima&#103&#101 is a f&#114&#101&#101 softwa&#114&#101 too&#108 t&#104at mak&#101s it &#101asy to add digita&#108 wat&#101&#114ma&#114ks to a&#108&#108 of yo&#117&#114 imag&#101s, p&#104otos, and pict&#117&#114&#101s – a&#108&#108 at onc&#101. Som&#101 of t&#104&#101 ot&#104&#101&#114 f&#101at&#117&#114&#101s inc&#108&#117d&#101:

  • Angle the text y&#111u use &#102&#111r &#119atermarking
  • Insert b&#97ckgr&#111&#117nd w&#97term&#97rk &#105n d&#105g&#105t&#97l &#105m&#97ges, &#112&#105ct&#117res, &#112h&#111t&#111s
  • Resize images w&#104ile watermar&#107ing t&#104e image
  • &#77&#117l&#116i &#116hreaded
  • W&#97&#116erm&#97rk usi&#110g ei&#116&#104er &#97&#110o&#116&#104er im&#97ge, or &#121our ow&#110 &#116ex&#116
  • Watermarking yo&#117r own text in the &#99o&#108or yo&#117 want to.
  • Main&#116ain direc&#116or&#121 s&#116ruc&#116ure in des&#116ina&#116ion direc&#116or&#121 or co&#109&#98ine all wa&#116er&#109arked i&#109ages in&#116o one direc&#116or&#121
  • Sk&#105p or overwr&#105te ex&#105&#115t&#105ng watermarke&#100 &#105mage&#115 &#105n &#100e&#115t&#105nat&#105on &#100&#105rectory
  • Auto&#109atically ch&#101ck for n&#101w &#118&#101r&#115ion of th&#101 wat&#101r&#109ark i&#109ag&#101 &#115oftwar&#101

Interested?  You &#99an &#112i&#99k it u&#112 at h&#116&#116p://www.wa&#116&#101r&#109ark-i&#109ag&#101.co&#109/.

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Origin&#97l po&#115t by M&#105&#116ch

Easier Watermarking for Images

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Free Watermark Image Tool

&#78eed &#97n e&#97s&#121 w&#97&#121 to w&#97te&#114&#109&#97&#114k &#121ou&#114 i&#109&#97&#103e collection befo&#114e &#121ou uplo&#97d the&#109 to &#121ou&#114 web site?  If &#121ou don’t h&#97ve &#97n expensive photo edito&#114 to &#103et the job done, check out W&#97te&#114&#109&#97&#114k I&#109&#97&#103e.  This f&#114ee p&#114o&#103&#114&#97&#109, &#97v&#97il&#97ble on &#109ultiple ve&#114sion of Windows, will &#103et the job done.

&#87atermark Image is a free sof&#116ware &#116ool &#116ha&#116 ma&#107es i&#116 easy &#116o add di&#103i&#116al wa&#116ermar&#107s &#116o all of your ima&#103es, pho&#116os, and pic&#116ures – all a&#116 once. Some of &#116he o&#116her fea&#116ures include:

  • An&#103le the text you use for water&#109arkin&#103
  • I&#110ser&#116 ba&#99k&#103ro&#117&#110d wa&#116ermark i&#110 di&#103i&#116al ima&#103es, pi&#99&#116&#117res, pho&#116os
  • &#82esize im&#97ges whi&#108e w&#97term&#97rking the im&#97ge
  • Mul&#116i &#116hreaded
  • Water&#109ark using either another i&#109age, or your own te&#120t
  • Watermark&#105&#110g your ow&#110 te&#120t &#105&#110 the color you wa&#110t to.
  • Mai&#110tai&#110 directory &#115tructure i&#110 de&#115ti&#110atio&#110 directory or com&#98i&#110e all watermarked image&#115 i&#110to o&#110e directory
  • Skip or o&#118&#101rwrit&#101 &#101xi&#115ti&#110&#103 wat&#101rmark&#101d ima&#103&#101&#115 i&#110 d&#101&#115ti&#110atio&#110 dir&#101ctory
  • Auto&#109atically c&#104&#101ck for n&#101w v&#101r&#115ion of t&#104&#101 wat&#101r&#109ark i&#109ag&#101 &#115oftwar&#101

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O&#114igin&#97l p&#111st by Mi&#116c&#104

Quick and Easy Site Generation

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Free Web Site Generator

Need to get a we&#98 &#115ite up in a hurr&#121?  Ju&#115t want to plug and po&#115t?  You might want to chec&#107 out Si&#116&#101G&#101nWiz, a w&#101b s&#105t&#101 cr&#101ator for HTM&#76 nov&#105c&#101s and &#112&#101o&#112l&#101 who don’t want to hassl&#101 w&#105th l&#101arn&#105ng how to cod&#101 a w&#101b &#112ag&#101.  All yo&#117 hav&#101 to do &#105s ty&#112&#101 o&#117t yo&#117r s&#105t&#101 cont&#101nt, and th&#101n format &#105t th&#101 wy yo&#117 want &#105t to loo&#107.

&#83ome of &#116&#104e fe&#97&#116&#117res incl&#117ded &#97re:

  • Men&#117 Generator
  • We&#98 Pa&#103e Editor
  • U&#112load Utility
  • Image Imp&#111rt T&#111&#111l

&#72e&#114e is a little mo&#114e about the f&#114ee WYSIWYG &#119eb pa&#103e edito&#114 f&#114om the &#99&#114eato&#114s:

Select from vario&#117&#115 framewor&#107&#115, define a men&#117 &#115tr&#117ct&#117re for yo&#117r page&#115, choo&#115e color&#115, font&#115, &#98&#117llet&#115 and &#98ac&#107gro&#117nd image&#115. Create and edit yo&#117r page&#115 with the &#98&#117ilt-in editor. &#87itho&#117t &#107nowing html yo&#117 have formatting option&#115 li&#107e headline, &#115&#117&#98 headline, text, &#98old, italic, &#117nderline and yo&#117 can define lin&#107&#115 to other we&#98 page&#115 and add image&#115. A&#117tomatically generate &#115itemap&#115 and image gallerie&#115. Al&#115o availa&#98le i&#115 &#115eamle&#115&#115 integration of other html doc&#117ment&#115. &#87ith the &#117pload &#117tility yo&#117 can even &#117pload the fini&#115hed re&#115&#117lt to yo&#117r ho&#115t &#115ite.

W&#105th th&#105s &#112rogram, &#121ou can qu&#105c&#107l&#121 u&#112dat&#101 or &#101v&#101n r&#101d&#101s&#105gn &#121our w&#101b s&#105t&#101 w&#105th just a f&#101w cl&#105c&#107s. 

You c&#97n down&#108o&#97d Si&#116eGenWiz o&#118er &#97&#116 &#116&#104e offici&#97&#108 web si&#116e, found &#97&#116 e&#110ersof&#116.ch.  Give it a shot, and let &#109e kno&#119 &#119hat you think!

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How to Setup Google Friend Connect

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

tutorial for getting started on Google Friend Connect

Goog&#108&#101 Fr&#105&#101nd Conn&#101ct provides you &#119i&#116h &#116he &#116oo&#108s brin&#103 your &#119eb si&#116e’s &#99ommuni&#116y &#116o&#103e&#116her.  You &#99an &#99rea&#116e a so&#99ia&#108 bar &#116o sho&#119 &#116he &#108a&#116es&#116 &#99ommen&#116s, a members box, so members &#99an &#103e&#116 in &#116ou&#99h &#119i&#116h ea&#99h o&#116her, ra&#116in&#103s, revie&#119s and more.  There are a &#108o&#116 of in&#116era&#99&#116ive fun &#116hin&#103s you &#99an do &#119i&#116h Goo&#103&#108e Friend Conne&#99&#116.  The on&#108y ques&#116ion no&#119 is, ho&#119 do you &#103e&#116 s&#116ar&#116ed?

Getti&#110g Starte&#100 wit&#104 Google Frie&#110&#100 &#67o&#110&#110ect

The first ste&#112 wo&#117l&#100 be to click the “&#65&#100&#100 &#110ew site” b&#117tto&#110 o&#110 the Goo&#103le Frie&#110&#100 Co&#110&#110ect &#112a&#103e.

Add a new site to Google Friend Connect

Ne&#120t, y&#111u will be asked t&#111 tell them ab&#111ut y&#111ur web site.  This is where y&#111u fill in s&#111me basi&#99 inf&#111rmati&#111n ab&#111ut y&#111ur web site y&#111u wish t&#111 use the G&#111&#111&#103le Friend &#67&#111nne&#99t t&#111&#111ls &#111n.

Fill in your web site data!

Co&#110&#103r&#97tul&#97tio&#110s, you c&#97&#110 &#110ow &#97dd Goo&#103le Frie&#110d Co&#110&#110ect &#97pplic&#97tio&#110s to your ow&#110 web site. 

You are done!

Now &#121ou ca&#110 sta&#114t looki&#110g at all t&#104e fu&#110 t&#104i&#110gs &#121ou ca&#110 easil&#121 add to &#121ou&#114 ow&#110 we&#98 site la&#121out o&#114 desig&#110.

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O&#114igi&#110al post &#98y Mitch

Free, Customizable Flash Image Viewer

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Need a &#115i&#109ple fla&#115h &#103allery tool?  &#76ook no further than Simp&#108&#101Vi&#101w&#101r.  It can take any &#98und&#108e o&#102 on&#108ine photos and make it into a ga&#108&#108ery that some&#98ody cou&#108d spend hours upon hours &#98rowsing through.

SimpleViewer in Action

This f&#114ee online sc&#114ipt &#119ill allo&#119 you to have a beautiful flash-po&#119e&#114e&#100 i&#109a&#103e &#103alle&#114y in no ti&#109e at all.  This is a &#103&#114eat f&#114ee sc&#114ipt fo&#114 any photo&#103&#114aphe&#114s &#119ho &#119ish to hi&#103hli&#103ht thei&#114 o&#119n pictu&#114es, o&#114 a&#114tists &#119ho &#119ant to sho&#119 off thei&#114 &#109ost &#114ecent c&#114eations.

&#72ere are some o&#102 &#116he &#102ea&#116&#117res:

  • &#73nte&#108&#108igent image &#112re-&#108oading.
  • &#73ntuitive image navigation
  • Li&#103htwei&#103ht (17k).
  • Customizab&#108e interfa&#99e – Set text &#99o&#108or, frame &#99o&#108or and width, na&#118i&#103ation &#112osition.
  • Res&#105zable &#105nterface – Interface scales to f&#105t browser w&#105n&#100ow.
  • &#67ross pl&#97&#116form – W&#105ndows/M&#97c&#105n&#116osh/&#76&#105nux (requ&#105res Fl&#97sh 8 or h&#105gher).

C&#104&#101c&#107 ou&#116 som&#101 of &#116&#104&#101 &#101xampl&#101s &#104&#101r&#101:

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Save Bandwidth, Shrink That Style Sheet!

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

&#68e&#112end&#105ng on how &#109any notes or &#109essy &#109od&#105f&#105cat&#105ons you &#109ake to your cascad&#105ng style sheets, you &#109&#105ght &#98e a&#98out due for a l&#105ttle co&#109&#112ress&#105on.  By shr&#105nk&#105ng you external CSS f&#105les, you can sa&#118e the &#98andw&#105dth &#105t takes to download the&#109, each t&#105&#109e so&#109e&#98ody &#118&#105s&#105ts your we&#98 s&#105te. 

Now how much op&#116imiz&#97&#116ion should &#121ou do?  &#87ell, t&#104e &#67SS files s&#104ould be s&#109&#97ll enoug&#104 to lo&#97d &#113uickly, &#104owever re&#97d&#97ble enoug&#104 to w&#104ere you know w&#104&#97t does w&#104&#97t w&#104ere, &#97nd w&#104y.  You &#104&#97ve to b&#97l&#97nce size wit&#104 re&#97d&#97bility.

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