Be inspired or copy: what is the difference? Let’s find it out together

On our italian forums a few weeks ago, the user Giavara posted to the users of Your Inspiration Web an intriguing question: “do you think is correct “take inspiration” from the work you see around?” or: in short, you can really talk about inspiration, and as such a creative process inevitable and ethically correct, or when “inspired” in reality they tend to copy more or less consciously and unashamedly – other people’s work? || Read more »

Security and Web sites: What lies behind your site?

Security and Web sites: What lies behind your site?

When you can really be sure of having published a great site? When your casual  navigator is able to use it without reading instructions, tips and guides, in a natural way, focusing on content rather than on mechanical user interface. Simplicity is...

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Regular expressions: What are they and how to begin?

Regular expressions: What are they and how to begin?

Among all the powerful struments available to a development, the regular expressions surely occupy a dominant position. Their flexibility in both research and validation of strings and data makes them irreplaceable for a web development (and not only). Unfortunately, this flexibility is...

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How to install WordPress Locally?

How to install WordPress Locally?

Kicks off the long awaited and requested guidance on creating a template for note blogging platform: WordPress, although probably define it as beginning to be somewhat 'simplistic as more often is used for the development of real sites with advanced Web...

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From PSD to XHTML: How cut a layout with Photoshop?

From PSD to XHTML: How cut a layout with Photoshop?

One of the most frequent when working on the web is the export of a layout from an image to XHTML + CSS. Unfortunately (and fortunately) there are still valuable tools to automate this task, so everything builds the skill and...

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How to show themselves on the own website: tips and trends

How to show themselves on the own website: tips and trends

Two rows of little description, perhaps a small postage stamp size photographs and a resume in pdf format to download: the now classic "About" section of our site, so simple, almost bare, no longer enough. Now we see all around...

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30+ sites of cakes, chocolats and desserts for a sweet web design

30+ sites of cakes, chocolats and desserts for a sweet web design

Since on Your Inspiration Web applies the theory that if one thing is very useful to us authors can probably also be good for our readers, let me share with you the "soft" considerations and give you some 'inspiration. Soon...

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Inspiration: Creative Images and Visual Experiments

Inspiration: Creative Images and Visual Experiments

Like many other designers, are often looking for graphics and pictures to inspire and make my creative projects: a particular test, an original effect of a gallery for photos, designs and colors for customers outside the box eccentric ... anything,...

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Website security: what does it mean, and why you shouldn’t underestimate it?

Website security: what does it mean, and why you shouldn’t underestimate it?

Done! Another great website is ready to be released, and behind the elegance of an intuitive and simple user interface, of an efficient and accurate graphic layout are hidden thousands of HTML lines, blocks of Javascript code with innovative features...

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How to design a layout in vintage style? tutorial and psd

How to design a layout in vintage style? tutorial and psd

Two weeks ago we analyzed the features of the vintage style in web design and we gathered plenty of resources and inspiration for creating our layout in this style. Thus, today we are going to design a simple homepage in...

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jQuery tips & tricks: how to limit characters inside a textarea

jQuery tips & tricks: how to limit characters inside a textarea

You might have come across a problem trying to limit the maximum number of characters in a text area, since a maxlength attribute doesn't exist for this tag. In this article we will provide you with a jQuery-based solution, one...

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The features of the vintage style

The features of the vintage style

Let's continue with our column on webdesign styles; the fourth style we are going to deal with is also my favorite: the vintage. But what is the vintage style, where does it come from and above all, what are its...

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What is the maintainability concept? And why apply it?

What is the maintainability concept? And why apply it?

The maintainability concept, absolutely not to be renounced when it comes to programming, has to find an important space even in the creation of a traditional website. When you find yourself ( and sooner or later you will get there)...

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Snake clients: how to know and avoid them

Snake clients: how to know and avoid them

One might think that the worst thing that could happen to a web designer is to run out of projects. However, I –like many others – believe that there is something worse than this. If there’s someone who can make...

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CSS: how to use the z-index property

CSS: how to use the z-index property

A couple of weeks ago we looked at CSS properties which relate to elements and their positioning inside a document. Specifically, how the absolute placement is used and how fixed placement works. In this last article we provided you with a preview...

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The debate: is it possible to develop the mockup of a website directly on the browser?

The debate: is it possible to develop the mockup of a website directly on the browser?

YIW is also a place of confrontation of ideas and also of professional and personal growth, therefore, when possible, we are pleased to involve you in some debates which are born (in and out of the editorial staff) and invite you to...

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How to make an effective print style sheet?

How to make an effective print style sheet?

It might have often happened to you that you read an interesting article while navigating the web but, for a reason or another, you had to leave from the pc. One way to continue reading is that of printing the...

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WordPress 3.0: which are the changes?

WordPress 3.0: which are the changes?

A few days ago the new Wordpress version 3.0 (beta 1) was released, while the release of the definitive version is scheduled for May 1st, day in which the WordCamp takes place in San Francisco. This new version of WordPress...

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How to personalize the error pages of your website?

How to personalize the error pages of your website?

One of the many aspects not to be neglected during the creation of a website regards the error pages. What happens if a user inserts in the url the name of a page which doesn't exist? The standard page of...

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