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    Most Commonly Used Custom & Web Safe Fonts By Web Designers

    August 3, 2011
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    When it comes to designing a template, the first and foremost thing one should consider shall be the font that he/she is going to use on his/her blog. Well, there are hundreds and thousands of custom fonts available out there  on the web. I’ve just hand picked few of them that are most commonly used by web designers. To play safe, I’ve also enlisted the top 8 web safe fonts whose importance shall be highlighted ...

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    Robots.txt file on BlogSpot Blogs: Google SEO Mistake with BlogSpot Search Pages

    July 30, 2011
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    Well, it’s quite interesting to know that there’s a different story behind the robots.txt file for blogs run on blogger. Basically, a robots.txt file is placed on the root directory to block the search engines from crawling specific directories or pages on your blog. By this way, webmasters take control to let the spiders know what directories are accessible and what needs to be indexed. The most common question asked by BlogSpot bloggers is: How ...

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    How To Display Author Profile Picture On Google Search Engine?

    July 27, 2011
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    It looks attractive to see an author image appear next to post titles with a small snippet on the homepage of a blog (like you see on Shoutmeloud). What if the same happens on Google Search Engine as well? Yes, we can achieve the same effect on Google Search Engine using the Authorship Tool. Just take a look at the following screen shot for better understanding. Isn’t it cool? Well, definitely yes! Why should I ...

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    How to Design Attractive Subscription Box With Hover Effects Using CSS Sprites

    July 26, 2011
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    Subscription box is a must have for any blog or website to let readers connect with you on various social networking site. Though to make most out of it, it’s important to have an attractive subscription box on your sidebar or at any prominent space around your blog post. In this article, I’ll illustrate the same effect but with a more practical example. I’ll be using the same technique to create an attractive subscription box with ...

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    How to Stay Productive as a Web Designer when your not hired?

    July 25, 2011
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    Being a freelance web designer and hired does not mean that, your always equipped with work. At some point of time, I’m sure you’ll be out of work. May be you just completed a project and you have some spare time before you start with the next one. At worst cases, you don’t have another one. What do you do, during this period? Well, in this article, I’ll discuss few ways in which you can ...

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    How to Be A Better Designer

    July 22, 2011
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    It isn’t a strange fact that many webmasters turn into web designers these days because it is quite obvious that a webmaster tries to tweak some design stuff, more often than not, to improve the appearance of his blog. Gradually, he tends to learn web design and seeks a path into the world of web design. Only a handful of people reach great heights choosing web design as their career while many do not. So, ...

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    5 tips to get the most out of StumbleUpon

    July 20, 2011
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    StumbleUpon is one such place where a click on the “Stumble” button will let you know about everything around the web ranging from funny jokes to useful apps. However, a majority of the bloggers tend to use twitter and facebook to drive huge amounts of traffic while very few try to do the same with other social networks. In this article, I’ll provide some tweaks and tips so that you can make the best out ...

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    What should you look at when getting a Custom Blog Design?

    July 14, 2011
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    Over the years, I’ve noticed a lot of blogs pouring into the web with unique & creative designs. These blogs are either designed by some unknown company or by the owner himself.  Usually, no issues arise when blog owners are themselves web designers but when it comes to a third party, the actual problem starts! So, in this article, I’ll just list out few points that you should consider before getting a custom design from ...

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