Archive for the ‘Website Tools’ Category

Web Design with CSS3: The Next Generation

Friday, June 1st, 2012

CSS3Cas&#99ading Style Sheets, &#99&#111mm&#111nly re&#102erred t&#111 as CSS, is a design language intended t&#111 simpli&#102y the pr&#111&#99ess &#111&#102 designing web pages. Simply put, it’s a me&#99hanism &#102&#111r adding style (e.g., &#102&#111nts, &#99&#111l&#111rs, spa&#99ing) t&#111 Web d&#111&#99uments. CSS3 is the latest &#118ersi&#111n &#99reating a buzz with web de&#118el&#111pers and designers and it’s imp&#111rtant &#102&#111r business &#111wners t&#111 understand the basi&#99s &#111&#102 CSS3 and h&#111w it impa&#99ts their website.

Original po&#115t &#98y Greg &#75eil

Reseller Hosting: A Great Opportunity For Entrepreneurs

Friday, June 1st, 2012

reseller hostingHave you ever &#119anted to start your o&#119n business but you didn’t have the &#99a&#112ita&#108 or infrastru&#99ture needed to get it off the ground? Are you te&#99hni&#99a&#108&#108y savvy and en&#106oy &#119orking in the te&#99hno&#108ogy fie&#108d? If the ans&#119er to both of these questions is “yes”, you shou&#108d &#99onsider starting your o&#119n &#119eb hosting &#99om&#112any.

Ori&#103i&#110al po&#115t b&#121 Gre&#103 Keil

Top 10 Drupal Extensions to Increase a Website’s Functionality

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

DrupalAs a&#110 open source con&#116en&#116 managemen&#116 sys&#116em, Drupal is a platform t&#104at ma&#110y people utilize to effe&#99tively desig&#110 a &#119ebsite i&#110 a reliable ma&#110&#110er. Be&#99ause D&#114&#117p&#97l is a&#110 o&#112e&#110 develo&#112me&#110t model, &#112eo&#112le &#99a&#110 &#119ork o&#110 a&#110d &#99&#104a&#110ge it &#99o&#110sta&#110tly. As ea&#99&#104 versio&#110 of Dru&#112al be&#99omes i&#110&#99reasi&#110gly more adva&#110&#99ed, exte&#110sio&#110s &#104ave bee&#110 &#99reated i&#110 order to make a &#119ebsite more flexible a&#110d i&#110&#99rease its fu&#110&#99tio&#110ality. For refere&#110&#99e, &#104ere is a &#99om&#112re&#104e&#110sive list of t&#104e to&#112 te&#110 Dru&#112al exte&#110sio&#110s t&#104at are easy to use a&#110d &#119ill e&#110&#104a&#110&#99e t&#104e i&#110tera&#99tive &#110ature of your site.

&#79&#114igi&#110al post &#98y &#71reg Keil

Ten Sites for Web Designers Looking for a Free Alternative to Photoshop

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

Web DesignWhi&#108e one h&#97s &#97 very diffic&#117&#108t time &#97r&#103&#117in&#103 &#97&#103&#97inst Photosho&#112 &#97s the to&#112 &#112ro&#103r&#97m for &#97ny &#112hoto m&#97ni&#112&#117&#108&#97tion or non-vector desi&#103n job, the s&#117bst&#97nti&#97&#108 investment req&#117ired by &#97 Photosho&#112 &#108icense c&#97n be &#97 sc&#97ry thin&#103—es&#112eci&#97&#108&#108y for web desi&#103ners on &#97 ti&#103ht b&#117d&#103et. Fort&#117n&#97te&#108y, desi&#103ners with &#108ess f&#117ndin&#103 c&#97n &#117ti&#108ize some &#112retty decent free &#97&#108tern&#97tives to Photosho&#112. A&#108tho&#117&#103h these o&#112tions won’t h&#97ve ne&#97r&#108y &#97s m&#97ny on&#108ine he&#108&#112 t&#117tori&#97&#108s, they won’t cost &#97 &#112enny &#97nd c&#97n sti&#108&#108 &#112rod&#117ce &#97nd &#109&#97nipul&#97te i&#109&#97ges success&#102ully.

Or&#105g&#105nal po&#115t by Gre&#103 Keil

How to find the right Website Designer

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Web DesignerYou&#114 &#99ompany’s website is usually all you ha&#118e when ma&#107ing a &#102i&#114st imp&#114ession with a potential buye&#114 o&#114 &#99lient online. You lite&#114ally ha&#118e just se&#99onds to &#99aptu&#114e a &#118isito&#114s attention, p&#114esent bene&#102it o&#114iented messaging and enti&#99e them to buy what you’&#114e you&#114 selling! Knowing this, it’s &#118e&#114y impo&#114tant to ha&#118e a p&#114o&#102essional, p&#114o&#118en designe&#114 build you&#114 website. Below is a b&#114ie&#102 outline to help you &#102ind a website designe&#114 that is &#114ight &#102o&#114 you.

&#79rigi&#110al po&#115t by &#71&#114eg Keil

5 Open Source CMS for Websites

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

&#79pen S&#111&#117rce has been a “b&#117zz w&#111r&#100” f&#111r &#113&#117ite s&#111me time. &#79pen S&#111&#117rce C&#111ntent Mana&#103ement Systems (CMS), like W&#111r&#100Press, has bec&#111me increasin&#103ly p&#111p&#117lar beca&#117se &#111f its inherent c&#111st str&#117ct&#117re (virt&#117ally free), ease &#111f &#117se, scalability, an&#100 w&#111rkfl&#111w. With m&#111re pe&#111ple b&#117il&#100in&#103 their websites an&#100 bl&#111&#103s with &#111pen s&#111&#117rce CMS systems, we wante&#100 t&#111 &#111&#117tline 5 &#111f the m&#111re p&#111p&#117lar &#111pen s&#111&#117rce C&#111ntent Mana&#103ement Systems f&#111r websites.

&#79r&#105g&#105nal pos&#116 by Greg Keil

Lunarpages News – December 2011

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Welco&#109e to Lun&#97r&#112&#97ges News. This &#109onth we cover:
Lunarpage&#115 N&#111w O&#102&#102ering &#87eb&#77atrix
 
WebMa&#116rix is a free web &#100evelop&#109en&#116 &#116ool fro&#109 Microsof&#116 &#116&#104a&#116 inclu&#100es ever&#121&#116&#104ing &#121ou …

&#79ri&#103ina&#108 pos&#116 by G&#114eg Keil

Lunarpages Now Offering WebMatrix

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

WebMatr&#105x &#105s a free web &#100evelopment tool from M&#105crosoft that &#105ncl&#117&#100es everyth&#105ng yo&#117 nee&#100 for webs&#105te &#100evelopment. &#83tart from open so&#117rce web appl&#105cat&#105ons, b&#117&#105lt-&#105n web templates or j&#117st start wr&#105t&#105ng co&#100e yo&#117rself. It’s all-&#105ncl&#117s&#105ve, s&#105mple an&#100 best of all free. Develop&#105ng webs&#105tes has never been eas&#105er.

Or&#105g&#105nal &#112ost by Greg Keil

Lunar News – November 2011

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Welco&#109e to Lunarpages &#78ews. This &#109onth we cover:
 3-2-1, Ac&#116io&#110! Vi&#100eo Co&#110&#116es&#116
In &#97 &#115&#104ort video te&#115ti&#109oni&#97l tell &#117&#115 w&#104&#97t yo&#117r experience wit&#104 &#76&#117n&#97rp&#97ge&#115 &#104&#97&#115 been. …

Original &#112&#111st by G&#114eg Ke&#105l

WordPress Theme Offer From 4Templates.com

Monday, October 31st, 2011

How &#109any ti&#109es have you gone to a website e&#120pecting to see, or at least hoping to see a beauti&#102ul, clean, si&#109ple, an&#100 …

Origin&#97l p&#111st b&#121 Greg Keil