Archive for October, 2012

31Oct

What is the most mysterious and inimitable color from the entire color palette? This color is modern, vibrant and tempting. It reflects power, elegance and depth. Have you’re already guessed? Of course it’s black! Today we invite you to visit a strange night city, meet its residents and read their dialogues. And the essential topic of this infographic’s presentation will be concerned to Black color.

Find out more about this effective color just looking though our comic style interactive infographic. Here you’ll find seven content blocks which includes interactive scenes and play buttons. Each scene contains of entertaining dialogues between the main heroes. There are Cat Woman, Batman, Van Helsing, Blade, Hulk and others. They will share essential information on various aspects of black color in web design. On your way down to the cemetery you’ll hit on into some strange objects that will attract your attention by their shimmering look and tinkling sound. By clicking on them, you can read the hidden stories with interesting facts that will open you more secrets about magnetic power of black color.

Having this great interactive tour you’ll get new knowledge on:
• original nature of black color
• color meaning for different world cultures
• hidden impact of black color on the user
• types of websites winning from dark color scheme
• all shades of black color
• some helpful articles on black color usage
• ultimate color combinations with black
• tips how to avoid rough mistakes using black color

It’s really symbolic to present you this great animated infographic about black color in Halloween Day with its dark and horror topic. We hope that you will like the creative design and comic style of this presentation and perceive it with positive emotions and good humor.

Below you see a static and contracted version of Mysterious Black in Web Design Infographic, the link to the full animated version is available at the bottom of it.

Black Infographic Top

30Oct

Halloween is just around the corner! This great holiday came to us from ancient times and still remains one of the most popular and enchanting festivals in the year! Typical Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, decorating houses, carving pumpkins, attending costume parties, telling horror stories, lighting bonfires and just scaring each other. All Hallows’ Eve has the special magical zest, probably that’s why both children and adults love this holiday and enjoy it so much.

To help you meet the Day of All Saints and have fun on all cylinders we’ve selected for you Free Halloween Wallpapers that will perfectly decorate your desktops by adding mysterious dreadful look.

Tomorrow night we will be celebrating this wonderful holiday and having a blowout! So be ready to welcome All Saints’ Eve and Happy Halloween to everybody!

Free Halloween Wallpapers

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Free Halloween Wallpapers

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29Oct

If you need to find the great solution that will make your web project stands out from the rest, you should choose the appropriate design that will reflect your professional ideas and main goals in the best light. So this time we brought to you our Free Joomla Law Template, the ready-made theme with soft color scheme and stylish business look.

Being done in minimal style, this theme meets all requirements to provide effective visual experience for each visitor of your website. Well-defined structure and simple design allow easy navigate through the website and quickly find all necessary information concerning with your Law business. Powerful Joomla functionality that comes along with pure and clean layout gives the ultimate result, presented here in this high-end template.

Get a closer look at this elegant theme and view free template live demo that helps you to make the right choice.

Free Joomla Law Template:

You are welcome to get the whole package of this free website template. Please visit the Free Joomla Law Template download page at TemplateMonster and type an email address that you want the free template package to be delivered to (don’t forget to uncheck the newsletter subscription checkbox in case you’re already subscribed, otherwise you may not be able to download the zip file). Please, feel free to use this template for your business, but you are not entitled to resell it to third parties as a template.

Download Free Joomla Law Template with PSD files (4,51MB)

NB: Kindly note that TemplateMonster’s support services don’t cover neither this template no any other free template. We provide support services exclusively for the products, which are being purchased from our website. All of our free templates correspond to the latest web standards, we applied our best efforts to make the process of customization as easy and stress free, as possible; if you have at least initial web development experience, there shouldn’t be any trouble during modification process. In case you lack the required experience, we suggest you to apply theme tutorials or community forums to know more about the software on the bases of which the template was developed, or to turn to the professional to make all necessary updates.

25Oct

You didn’t really think we’d forget about Halloween, did you? This is one of the most exciting and effective holidays that is popular all around the world among kids and grown-ups. Halloween has its special original spirit, something between joy and thrill that makes it differ from other holidays.

Lit jack o’ lanterns, fancy decorative bats, trick or treating walks, sweets, horror stories – these are main necessary attributes of All Saints Day. In preparation to celebrate this holiday, we are decorating our houses, looking for Halloween costumes, baking some tasty stuff, making funny crafts. And of course we like to decorate our desktops or web projects for Halloween as well. That’s why we brought to you these great items to save your time and help you prepare for this holiday in time!

In today’s compilation we’ve included such traditional Free Halloween icons as ghosts, bats, jack o’ lanterns, witches, black cats, monsters, spiders and skeletons. So browse them and get ready to Halloween!

Halloween Icon Set

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Trick or Treat Icons

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24Oct

Since 2008 Google Chrome has confirmed its worldwide power as the best browser that has become quite popular for a short period of time. Though there are thousands of other things it has to offer its users – they are called extensions. You can visit Extensions Webstore and find many useful adds that will simplify your web presence. All extensions are divided into categories, so you can easy navigate through this Webstore and find exactly what you are looking for.

Basically, extensions are special programs that can modify and enhance functionality of Chrome browser and make your work more convenient and productive. But extensions and packaged apps have various user interfaces, so they quite differ from each other. To put it briefly, extensions have little to no UI, so when you are installing any extension, the buttons will be displayed to the right side of the address bar.

This time we’ve selected for you the most essential Google Chrome extensions for all web designers and developers. Have a look at the presented here extensions and find those you need the most!

Live CSS Editor

This extension presents text box to any HTML page, so you can simply write CSS and see the result at the same time. The extension options allow you setting default key commands to open and close the editor; turn off the warning that is shown when you close the editor; and enable or disable the automatic saving of your changes when you close the editor.

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Speed Tracer

If you need to find and fix performance problems in your web applications, choose Speed Tracer – a great tool that visualizes metrics that are taken from low level instrumentation points inside of the browser and analyzes them as your application runs. Problems caused by layout, JavaScript parsing and execution, CSS style recalculation, DOM event handling, timer fires, painting, etc. can be fixed with the help of Speed Tracer.

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23Oct

Typography is about creativity and practicability. That’s why designing process of composing the word’s shape, slope, form and effect takes a lot of time and energy, but the good result is worth it. Agree that the appropriate text with original effect has a great power on the visitors, making the subconscious positive influence on their visual perception.

This time we brought to you the latest Photoshop text effect tutorials that differ in their complexity and style, but still each of them is original and attractive in its own way. No doubt, you’ll find some captivating examples and we hope you’ll implement them in your own designs. So take a sneak peek and choose the most creative text effect that will rock!

Create a Royal Gold Text Effect in Photoshop

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Create a Crisp Metallic Text Effect

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22Oct

Let’s start this week with the fresh new goodie that will present your web project in the most expressive way! Meet our great freebie – Free Joomla Agriculture Template! It’s a wonderful opportunity for all people who need to launch his/her professional website that is connected with agro business. We hope that you find our weekly freebies quite helpful and use them as the basis of your own projects, making your websites really efficient and creative.
Actually, a good design is a very important component in the whole process of website’s formation. That’s why this Free Joomla Template will be a perfect way of enhancing the interest of your potential clients to your business. Presented here theme has vivid color scheme and a great design sense that make it really appealing and captivating for all users. In addition to its essential Joomla features and powerful functionality, this Free Joomla Agricultural Template has effective layout and appropriate style that are highlighting the main topic of this theme. So you’ll get all above-mentioned elements in one professionally made design. Browse the live demo of this Free Joomla Theme and get a perfect chance to run your successful project!

Free Joomla Agriculture Template:

Free Joomla Agricultural Template

You are welcome to get the whole package of this free website template. Please visit the Free Joomla Agriculture Template download page at TemplateMonster and type an email address that you want the free template package to be delivered to (don’t forget to uncheck the newsletter subscription checkbox in case you’re already subscribed, otherwise you may not be able to download the zip file). Please, feel free to use this template for your business, but you are not entitled to resell it to third parties as a template.

Download Free Joomla Agriculture Template with PSD files (4,51MB)

NB: Kindly note that TemplateMonster’s support services don’t cover neither this template no any other free template. We provide support services exclusively for the products, which are being purchased from our website. All of our free templates correspond to the latest web standards, we applied our best efforts to make the process of customization as easy and stress free, as possible; if you have at least initial web development experience, there shouldn’t be any trouble during modification process. In case you lack the required experience, we suggest you to apply theme tutorials or community forums to know more about the software on the bases of which the template was developed, or to turn to the professional to make all necessary updates.

19Oct

At the end of the week we’d like to share with you the most exciting and interesting news! The first one refers to the Jigoshop Themes Launch and the second one is about Bootstrap Templates. As you can see we have a lot of food for your brain!

So, let’s start from Jigoshop Themes Launch. This new product line presents professionally made themes that will help you to convert your WordPress website into a multifunctional and responsive online store. Actually, Jigoshop is the great eCommerce plugin for WordPress, but it’s quite difficult to implement it manually into your website. So that’s why JigoShop Templates will be really great solution for eCommerce online store.

Let’s see the main advantages of Jigoshop Themes:
• Sell physical, digital and virtual products – at once!
• Product personalization
• Unlimited product attributes
• Shipping calculator
• Stock management
• Detailed order and stock reporting via graphs and dashboard widgets
• Extensible with over 100 free or payed 3-rd party extensions (over 25 installable payment gateways)
• Orders manager
• Fits to all devices and screen resolutions
• FlexSlider – responsive jQuery images slider fully settable through theme Options
• Theme shortcodes that include user-friendly dialog boxes available straight from WYSIWYG editor
• Improved search functionality (search includes Post tags as well)
• Multilevel drop-down Main Menu
• Powerful theme Options panel (based on Options framework!)
• Localization file inside

To have a deeper look, please visit the presentational page and view all advantages of this eCommerce plugin for WordPress software. And if you are interested in such top-flight designs, you can simply browse our great collection of Jigoshop Themes and choose your favorite one!

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As for the Bootstrap Launch, this event has rocked to the bottom all web design community with its Bootstrap framework. In contrast to this picture, now we have another association with the word “bootstrap”. Basically, it’s a framework for quick development of front-end web interfaces that is created by Twitter and has changed the way how web designs are being built. This framework includes useful toolkit for simple and quick customization, set of CSS and HTML conventions for grids, buttons, forms and tables, as well as JavaScript libraries. So the main characteristic feature of Bootstrap templates is that they are made on the bootstrap functionality and a great amount of fully-optimized unique add-ons, such as:

• pages
• portfolio
• slider
• sharing
• CSS3 tricks

To help you to be well oriented in this new website templates’ launch, we offer to check out the effective presentation of Bootstrap templates that will introduce this product line in all details.
So hurry up to review this great collection of Bootstrap themes and ride the wave!

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18Oct

This week we are glad to introduce you our new goodie – Free Joomla Design Studio Template that will bring the new attractive look and elegant style to your web project! Simplicity, good structure, effectiveness and clarity – all these key features has presented in this great theme.

It would be no exaggeration to say that this great Joomla theme will be really smart solution for any website that deals with design studio business. The original layout of this template is created by the pleasant dark color scheme, well-defined menu categories and neatly arranged sections. Within this free theme you’ll find truly powerful native Joomla features and intuitive interface. As for the customization, this template is quite simple and flexible in editing process, so it will take you not much time to work with. So check out free template live demo and evaluate all its strong points to make the right choice. Catch this opportunity not to be late!

Free Joomla Design Studio Template:

Free Joomla Design Studio Template

You are welcome to get the whole package of this free website template. Please visit the Free Joomla Design Studio Template download page at TemplateMonster and type an email address that you want the free template package to be delivered to (don’t forget to uncheck the newsletter subscription checkbox in case you’re already subscribed, otherwise you may not be able to download the zip file). Please, feel free to use this template for your business, but you are not entitled to resell it to third parties as a template.

Download Free Joomla Design Studio Template with PSD files (4,51MB)

NB: Kindly note that TemplateMonster’s support services don’t cover neither this template no any other free template. We provide support services exclusively for the products, which are being purchased from our website. All of our free templates correspond to the latest web standards, we applied our best efforts to make the process of customization as easy and stress free, as possible; if you have at least initial web development experience, there shouldn’t be any trouble during modification process. In case you lack the required experience, we suggest you to apply theme tutorials or community forums to know more about the software on the bases of which the template was developed, or to turn to the professional to make all necessary updates.

8Oct

Are you maturing a brilliant idea of conquering new product markets? Our today’s goodie will be just in time than. Let us offer you a quick start or full reconstruction of your website with the help of our Free Joomla Business Template!

Don’t be afraid to be different, it’s great to stand out from the crowd of similar websites. Have a look at our Joomla theme; it combines remarkable appearance and powerful functionality. If you are a contemporary ambitious businessman you will never miss the chance going straight into your hands. View the live demo of this free theme, consider if it fits your business concept and corporate style and go ahead! Create a professional, clean, attractive website, possessing all strong features of Joomla.

Free Joomla Business Template:

free Joomla business theme

You are welcome to get the whole package of this free website template. Please visit the Free Joomla Business Template download page at TemplateMonster and type an email address that you want the free template package to be delivered to (don’t forget to uncheck the newsletter subscription checkbox in case you’re already subscribed, otherwise you may not be able to download the zip file). Please, feel free to use this template for your business, but you are not entitled to resell it to third parties as a template.

Download Free Joomla Business Template with PSD files (2,13MB)

NB: Kindly note that TemplateMonster’s support services don’t cover neither this template no any other free template. We provide support services exclusively for the products, which are being purchased from our website. All of our free templates correspond to the latest web standards, we applied our best efforts to make the process of customization as easy and stress free, as possible; if you have at least initial web development experience, there shouldn’t be any trouble during modification process. In case you lack the required experience, we suggest you to apply theme tutorials or community forums to know more about the software on the bases of which the template was developed, or to turn to the professional to make all necessary updates.

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