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Yes, I'm a Website Front-End Developer, Australian WordPress Specialist etc. What I certainly am not is a graphic designer. In fact, my graphic design skills suck. Ask me to do something with CSS and I'll be happy but keep images away from me. Of course the trend is towards using CSS in place of … [Read more...] about Halo Effect Text with CSS
A super useful addition that arrived with CSS3 is filters. Filters make manipulating images really simple; no longer does the image need to be changed prior to use in WordPress in an image editing application such as Adobe Photoshop. A variety of filters are available such as blurring an image, … [Read more...] about Easily make images grayscale with CSS
CSS is awesome. CSS defines the look and layout of a Website. Most of the latest versions of Internet Browsers such as Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera and Internet Explorer are CSS3 compatible/compliant. Scripting in CSS however requires scripting in 'long-form' and is very limited in allowing for … [Read more...] about How to use LESS CSS in WordPress
Quite a while back I used Artisteer a fair amount for creating WordPress Themes. At the time, Artisteer was one of the only ways of using a GUI (graphical user interface) to create a Theme to use with WordPress. The ease of 'point and click' that Artisteer software provided helped to save alot of … [Read more...] about Is Artisteer any Good?
Did you know that it is very simple in WordPress to have certain design effective based on the Website visitors screen size? This is part of the generic term responsive Web design but it's worth knowing how simple it is to use. I had a need, when designing a complex Responsive Website … [Read more...] about Displaying content depending on screen size
On your WordPress Website, have you ever wanted a specific image to appear before text automatically. Fortunately this is really simple with some basic CSS. For example, when I Post from the WordPress for Android App, a line of text appears below the Post content with the words 'Posted from … [Read more...] about How to add an image automatically before text
Mobile device access to Websites is growing very rapidly as a proportion of total visits to most Websites. Apple iPhone/iPad and Android devices in particular are driving this tend. I was amazed to read that PayPal saw 'Black Friday global mobile payment volume increased six-fold (516%) compared to … [Read more...] about New Look WordPress Website