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Approximate Conversion from Points to Pixels

Approximate Conversion from Points to Pixels

Approximate Conversion from Points to Pixels (and Ems and %) Here’s a chart that converts points to pixels (and ems and %). It’s an approximation, which will depend on font, browser and OS, but it’s a good starting point. Points Pixels Ems Percent 6pt 8px more »

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Branding Your Busines

Branding Your Busines

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Content Strategy

Content Strategy

3 GOALS FOR ANY WEBSITE: 1. attract new customers 2. promote services 3. educate customers about ______ be very specific about your goals, although they can and should change in the process. INTERVIEWS AND QUESTIONNAIRES Build rapport: what do you have in common, who they more »

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How to Style Each WordPress Post Differently

How to Style Each WordPress Post Differently

Have you ever came across a site that style their posts differently? Some sites have different sticky posts highlighted whereas others have each category post styled with a different color, or some may even have a totally unique outlook altogether. Well, that is exactly what more »

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Hungry? This Map Shows Best Ethnic Eats By Neighborhood – Downtown – DNAinfo.com Chicago

Hungry? This Map Shows Best Ethnic Eats By Neighborhood – Downtown – DNAinfo.com Chicago

Check out the historical ethnicity and Yelp-preferred restaurant of each ‘hood. Source: Hungry? This Map Shows Best Ethnic Eats By Neighborhood – Downtown – DNAinfo.com Chicago

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Sports Bar Marketing | Sports TV Schedule, Sports TV Listings, Sports Bar Business, Sports Bar Promotions, SBMX, Sports Bar Marketing, Restaurant Training, Restaurant News

Sports Bar Marketing | Sports TV Schedule, Sports TV Listings, Sports Bar Business, Sports Bar Promotions, SBMX, Sports Bar Marketing, Restaurant Training, Restaurant News

Source: Sports Bar Marketing | Sports TV Schedule, Sports TV Listings, Sports Bar Business, Sports Bar Promotions, SBMX, Sports Bar Marketing, Restaurant Training, Restaurant News

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Remove Version Query String From Static JS And CSS Files – WordPress Code Snippets

Remove Version Query String From Static JS And CSS Files – WordPress Code Snippets

A website owner should always be trying to improve the speed of their website as much as possible. When you analyze your page using any page speed analyzer such as Page Speed, YSlow or Pingdom, you are very likely to see suggestions to remove query more »

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Table to Div Converter – Convert Table layouts into Div Layouts for Free!

Table to Div Converter – Convert Table layouts into Div Layouts for Free!

Do you want to convert Table based layouts into Div based layouts? Table To Div Converter lets you do this conversion instantly for Free! Source: Table to Div Converter – Convert Table layouts into Div Layouts for Free!

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Differences Between iPad 1 (Original/1st Gen) and iPad 2 @ EveryiPad.com

Differences Between iPad 1 (Original/1st Gen) and iPad 2 @ EveryiPad.com

Compares and contrasts all differences between the iPad 1 (Original/1st Gen) and the iPad 2. Specs, network support, color, capacity, cameras and more. Source: Differences Between iPad 1 (Original/1st Gen) and iPad 2 @ EveryiPad.com

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A Makers Wedding – Photo booth

A Makers Wedding – Photo booth

Source: A Makers Wedding – Photo booth

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Beautiful Free Stock Images Project

Beautiful Free Stock Images Project

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50 Shades of eggs and steak

50 Shades of eggs and steak

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14 Amazing Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos

14 Amazing Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos

. Unsplash Unsplash adds 10 new royalty-free photos every 10 days and they’re almost always of breathtakingly attractive beautiful landscapes. Just scroll down the home page to see foggy rivers, faraway mountain ranges or even battered signs in all their high-resolution glory. Searchable? No Attribution required? Yes more »

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WordPress Themes for Blogs at WordPress.com

WordPress Themes for Blogs at WordPress.com

WordPress Themes for Blogs at WordPress.com.

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Google Earth Pro for Free, is it worth it?

Google Earth Pro for Free, is it worth it?

Google Earth is a mapping product which enables users to explore any place in the world without leaving the comfort of their homes. Unlike Google Maps, Google Earth is a desktop application which allows users to view 3D images of buildings, tourist destinations, canyons of more »

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How much does it really cost to have a website?

How much does it really cost to have a website?

The cost of a website can vary dramatically based on the specific components included. As you can probably guess, a website with basic functionality is going to cost much less, both initially and over time, than a site that acts as an online store or more »

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10 tips for self development

10 tips for self development

Personality development is a term which is often misunderstood to be self development and or just limited to enhancing one’s own looks. So it becomes necessary to get a clear picture on what is personality development and what is self development. Personality development is something which more »

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World Cup Schedules & Calendar Art

World Cup Schedules & Calendar Art

2014 Brazil Soccer Calendar A 2014 Soccer Calendar, inspired by the World Cup, featuring women doing the 12 most famous moves in soccer. Original link here: http://www.mikecampau.com/41872/2041402/image-design/brazil-2014-world-cup-inspired-soccer-calendar Enjoy! SCHEDULE THURSDAY, JUNE 12 3 pm CT | Brazil vs. Croatia | Sao Paulo | TV: ESPN/Univision (USA), CBC (Canada) FRIDAY, JUNE 13 11 am CT | Mexico vs. Cameroon | Natal | TV: ESPN2/Univision (USA), CBC (Canada) 2 pm more »

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Codigo QR

Codigo QR

E l código QR (Quick Response Barcode) es un código bidimensional con una matriz diseñada para un escaneo rápido de información, creado en 1994 por Denso Wave empresa de origen Japones. El código QR es de forma cuadrada y puede ser fácilmente identificado por su patrón de cuados more »

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Original Business Card Design

Original Business Card Design

These 29 Business Cards Are So Brilliant You Can’t Help But Keep Them. But #17, That’s Just Wrong. LOL. http://www.viralnova.com/cool-business-cards/

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How do I clear my web browser’s cache, cookies, and history?

How do I clear my web browser’s cache, cookies, and history?

On this page: About cache, cookies, and history Android Chrome Firefox Internet Explorer 8 and higher Internet Explorer 7 Mobile Safari for iOS (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad) Opera Safari About cache, cookies, and history Each time you access a file through your web browser, the more »

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Muddy Google Web Fonts: Watch Your @font-face font-weight

Muddy Google Web Fonts: Watch Your @font-face font-weight

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Sophisticated WordPress Development

Sophisticated WordPress Development

In search of a good way to develop a theme with the elements the project requires rather than getting somebody else’s I found a bare bones theme called BONES that has only the essential files WP  needs. This is an article on Making a Theme in Bones, more »

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12 Websites to Download Free Textures & Patterns

12 Websites to Download Free Textures & Patterns

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Google Tasks sidebar in Gmail

Google Tasks sidebar in Gmail

RightTasks for Gmail is an extension for Chrome, which adds your Google Tasks to a sidebar in Gmail. Google Calendar has this feature by default, and allows you to have your Google Tasks visible in a sidebar, on the right side of the calendar. Since it’s so more »

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Imitate before you create

Imitate before you create

Trends and experts exist for a reason: they work. The wheel doesn’t need reinventing, and neither does your line of work. Hundreds of thousands of freelancers have walked in your shoes and have paved a way. Walk on that path, embrace it and you’ll make more »

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Why pay for web design?

Why pay for web design?

The intention of most people who decide to create a new website is to create a steady source of income for themselves. So some people may wonder why they should spend some of their budget on paying someone else to design and create their websites. more »

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10 Great Google Font Combinations You Can Copy

10 Great Google Font Combinations You Can Copy

The average man considers which flavor of Doritos will taste good with his Heineken. The sophisticated man considers which cheese will pair well with his choice of wine. The designer of course considers which two fonts will look great on the same page. Today we’re more »

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How to Add Google Web Fonts in WordPress Themes the “Right” way

How to Add Google Web Fonts in WordPress Themes the “Right” way

Google Web fonts are amazing free resource for web designers. In WPBv4, we have started using a popular Google Font combination: Oswald and Lora. Some of our users have asked us how to add Google Web fonts in WordPress themes. If you remember, we showed how to more »

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Agrawal Evans LLP

Case Report Agrawal Evans LLP is a trial and appellate boutique in Chicago that litigates business and financial disputes around the country. The photography is the work of Chris Bernacchi and was specifically taken for this project. Services used:

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Folklore Argentine Grill

Case Report Folklore is an Argentinian restaurant with choice beef cuts of a traditional Argentine grill and atmosphere right in the heart of Wicker Park. The redesign of their website now allows them to manage their menu and are able to add or change their more »

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How To Write An Effective Design Brief

How To Write An Effective Design Brief

If you answer these questions below in an ordered and detailed fashion, your design brief will be 90% done… the other 10% will come from further questions from the designer after you submit your brief. Have fun answering the questions and remember, provide as much detail more »

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Five Reasons Why Freelancers Should Have A Contract For Every Job

Five Reasons Why Freelancers Should Have A Contract For Every Job

Five Reasons Why Freelancers Should Have A Contract For Every Job A contract can help to assure that both you and the client agree on the terms of the project and the nature of the work. A contract clearly spells out payment terms, due date, more »

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10 Reasons Websites Should Not Play Music

10 Reasons Websites Should Not Play Music

A website that starts playing music or talking at me as soon as its first page loads is not such a good idea. It seems that some website creators really don’t think through what they are doing and who they are doing it for. Are more »

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SEO and SEM

SEO and SEM

Getting traffic from search engines A common question we hear is “How do I get higher position on Google?” Before we get to the how, let’s take a look at the two primary types of results displayed by the major search engines. Search engines display more »

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Logo Design

Logo Design

Describe what you want ? To produce the perfect design, our designers need to know exactly what you’re looking for. Be as specific as you can to ensure you attract as many designers as possible – it helps to stand out! What is your business more »

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