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Weekly News Roundup – 29 March 2013

March 29, 2013 • By

The week is coming to an end and that means it is time for us to look back on the week that passed, the best design news, resources and other goodies. This week we look at CSS and HTML tutorials, vintage and retro design, great globe logos and much more.

Practical Tips From Top WordPress Pros

Recently I shared with you some advice from the WordPress community to beginners. But what about if starting out is already a dim and distant memory? What if you’re already so immersed in the world of WordPress that you dream of trac and bore your partner with talk of the latest thing you’ve achieved with custom post types?image

Cool Globe Logo designs

Without further a due, we share to you 45 Cool Examples of Globe Logo Design that can help you sail to your vast imagination and maybe arrive at land of great ideas for your next project.


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15 websites with vintage and retro design

Vintage and retro themes in web development are becoming extremely popular these days. However, this doesn’t suggest particularly complex elements in design. On the contrary a simple use of old black & white photos or some old fashioned music played in the background may do the trick. It will also make sense to play with a color palette and with its help add a retro feel to your design.

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Awesome 3D Photoshop CS6 tutorials

Before the release of adobe Photoshop cs6, many designers have suffered from the 3d conception in the program, something that pushes adobe improve these functionalities in its latest version, they have made a handful of tweaks that will significantly improve your workflow and enhance your tool set. Theses new features include a way to generate bump map textures from flat artwork, smoother previewing of soft shadows and more. Fortunately, there are already a number of online tutorials that will help you to learn more about 3d features. Today, we will take you through some of the exciting Photoshop CS6 tutorials that illustrate how to use these brand new tools to create amazing 3D effects.

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20 Free business HTML and CSS Templates

Business templates are commonly used for business/company related websites as they are quite decent, minimalistic and chic. The Free Business HTML/CSS Templates.

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15 Great CSS Tutorials

15 of the best hand picked CSS tutorials for you to get your hands dirty.

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AngelHack announces worldwide hackathon

AngelHack, the organiser of “largest hackathon startup competition”, has announced the project has “just got bigger”. The next AngelHack kicks off in a month’s time, with events on April 27 and 28, in both Los Angeles and London. Global events will continue until mid-June in destinations including Paris, Moscow, Sydney, Seoul, Guadalajara, Santiago and many other cities.

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Getting started with Edge Animate

In this tutorial, we’ll be getting started with Adobe’s new animation tool, Adobe Edge Animate. Edge Animate harnesses the power of HTML5 animation, and allows the user to create dynamic, exciting web-based animations in a quick, easy and fun way, using a user-friendly timeline-based interface as opposed to blocks of daunting code.

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5 simple tips to SEO optimize WordPress

WordPress themes are a terrific solution for clients with smaller budgets. They give these clients the ability to make ongoing changes to their site using the #1 CMS in the world. They give you, the developer, the ability to deliver a website that looks great and has a quality user experience at a budget price point. Everybody wins. But what if you could deliver even more value to these clients? You can by doing some simple SEO optimization of the theme you customize and develop for your client. Here are 5 simple steps you can take to optimize any WordPress theme template.

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