Most Commonly Used Custom & Web Safe Fonts By Web Designers

Most Commonly Used Custom & Web Safe Fonts By Web Designers

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 later in the article. Let me first list out the custom fonts... Clarendon Clarendon font was designed by Robert Besley in the year 1845. (10 comments)

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

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

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 do we edit Robots.txt file in BlogSpot and answer is we can't. Unlike the blogs hosted on WP, that is (16 comments)

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

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

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 social bookmarking icons which on hover displays a grayish version. In my previous article about sprites, I explained the (25 comments)

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

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

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 stay Productive and pro active during this quiet period. So, let's get started... 6 Easy tips to stay Productive for designers: Well, this tips are definitely targeted (7 comments)

How to Be A Better Designer

How to Be A Better Designer

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, in this article, I'll discuss few tips that shall pull out a top designer from you. 5 Easy tips to become a better Designer: 1.Constant (11 comments)