The Most Important CSS3 Properties Explained

It’s an exiting time for web designers. Major new browser releases are coming in very fast and with them massively extended support for CSS3. Especially Google Chrome leading the way and showing what’s possible with today’s technology. But more important than the parade of cutting edge properties is the fact that more and more CSS3 […]

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Working with Photoshop’s Blending Modes to Color a Black and White Photo

I love looking at Black and White pictures…it somehow gives me a very calm feeling and intimate thoughts. However, seeing a bit of color on a Black and White picture makes it more exciting and outstanding. Thus, we see selective color photography everywhere nowadays. It usually draws attention to the subject in the photo and […]

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Building The Ultimate Contact Form: A Step By Step Guide

When we talk about contact forms, mostly we stress on PHP functionality and forget about using or combining other techniques that can lift user experience. We all have experienced the old school websites where you filled up the complete form, but due to a bad mistake you have to repeat the whole process. We will […]

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A Deeper Look Into WordPress; The Loop.

WordPress has changed a lot over the last 10 years, but one thing that has remained virtually unchanged over those years, is the loop. And also, the way that WordPress relies on the loop to handle it’s most important business, showing visitors the right content. In this series, we’re going to take a deeper look […]

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When Did Professional Manners Get Flushed Down the Toilet?

My former co-workers, other victims of corporate cuts, have complained bitterly about the lack of simple, respectful answers to employment applications. It’s true that business manners have joined ethics in a shallow grave, on the edge of town, but have manners totally disappeared? There is a reason business manners have waned, and with a few […]

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Why Most Startups Fail Before They Start

It’s the age of quitting your job to start a blog that will make you an internet millionaire, or so say the ads for people who want to teach you how to start a blog (or “strat” a blog as one former client of mine says on their front page after they decided proofreading wasn’t […]

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Infographic: Quick Look into CSS3 Properties

These days you’ll see a lot of infographics on the web. Infographics are a great way to illustrate information and transform complex topics into simple explanations. So why not make one? In today’s article we’re showcasing an infographic, designed exclusively for Onextrapixel, by graphic designer Teresa Sposato. Teresa Sposato wanted to create an infographic but […]

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20 Inspiring Examples of Pattern in Web Design + 40 Free Pattern Resources

Garish tiled background patterns were all the rage back in the early days of the web in the late ‘90s. Because of this, patterned backgrounds developed a reputation as being dated and unprofessional looking and were avoided by many web designers. However the tide is turning, and now they’re back in fashion with beautiful patterns […]

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