CSS Specificity: Things You Should Know | Smashing Coding

 

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CSS Specificity: Things You Should Know | Smashing Coding.

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Daily Tip: How to Find Out What WordPress Theme a Site is Using – WPMU.org

Noteworthy:  Inquiring minds want to know!

Have you ever come across a website that just totally knocked the socks of your feet?  Okay, maybe not the socks of your feet, but how about a website that was so pretty to look at that it made you wonder which theme the developer used to create it?   If this is you, then stay tuned because this next article link will help you get that type of information.   I have to admit,  I had many moments when I wondered about this stuff too, but had zero idea how to go about it.  Because this can become a daunting task for some, I wanted to share an awesome article written by Sarah Gooding, at WPMU.org that gives you the tips on how you too can find out which theme your favorite site may be using.   Click on the link below for details.  Enjoy!

Daily Tip: How to Find Out What WordPress Theme a Site is Using – WPMU.org.

Class Project: Animated Gif Banner 468px x 60px

Class Project: Animated Gif Banner 468px x 60px

Per class requirements, I followed the size options given to us.  I created this animated banner pretty much from scratch by adding cloud texture and blending in with grassy green background, while masking/blend with road.  Using vector shapes I added the bird, the road sign, clouds, sun with added fx to them.  Plus text/type, and finally animation frames a minimum of five, per requirements.  In my opinion the banner sizes were too small to give the right illusion, however, I followed the class requirements.  Here it is.

“What Font Should I Use?”: Five Principles for Choosing and Using Typefaces | Smashing Magazine

“What Font Should I Use?”: Five Principles for Choosing and Using Typefaces | Smashing Magazine.

If you find yourself wondering what type of font to use and you’re just starting out in the Web Design world, then this is a must read.  It goes over the basics and lists the differences in the most commonly used fonts within the design community.  At the very least, keep this as a reference article in the event you forget what type is for what and so on.

What Font Should I Use?

Article credit: Dan Mayer | December 14, 2010 | Smashing Magazine

Noteworthy: Photoshop CS6 | 27 New Features and Changes You Need to Know

 

Photoshop CS6 New Features & Changes

Noteworthy:  Tutorial reviewing 27 New Features and Changes you need to know about Photoshop CS6.  One of the neat features is going over brushes and more… exciting stuff.  Click on link below.

Page 2 | Switching To Photoshop CS6? 27 New Features and Changes You Need to Know | General/Basics.

Article Credit: Denny Tang | April 29, 2012 | Photoshop Tutorials