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 Apache appears “404 not found“.

As we will see further on, this is not very correct from the point of view of usability.

In this brief article you might get familiar with how to personalize the error pages of your website. || Read more »

Do you want to use JSON but don’t know where to start?

Do you want to use JSON but don’t know where to start?

As time passes, and as 2.0 web applications become more popular, AJAX has become leader in the transfer of asynchronous data. Having said that, it has become evident that there's a need for a language which is versatile, easy to...

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How to create a restricted area in 5 minutes?

How to create a restricted area in 5 minutes?

You surely might have had the chance to create a restricted area in your website. If you have no special needs at the management level and your need is limited to requiring authentication data for accessing a folder, it is...

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How to create a joomla template? (part two)

How to create a joomla template? (part two)

In the first part of the article on the creation of a Joomla template, we left with a template draft. We saw how to set the work and how to create and position the modules. Now we're gonna act on...

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Why you should know the new CSS3 selectors?

Why you should know the new CSS3 selectors?

The new CSS3 specification introduces several innovations in many areas. Exactly for this reason it has been subdivided in various modules, independent between them. The selectors module, which probably is going to be the first to become a recommendation of...

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How to design a web 2.0 layout? tutorial and psd

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After having looked at the features and trends of the web 2.0 style, today we will draw up a third layout. After the corporate and grunge layouts, today it's time to create a 2.0 web layout for a website specialized in...

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Css tips: how to use the position fixed property?

Css tips: how to use the position fixed property?

A few weeks ago we saw in detail the use of absolute positioning of an element inside a web page through the use of the “position” property provided by CSS. In today's article we will see how it's possible through...

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Satisfaction: the PH test for measuring your success as a webdesigner

Satisfaction: the PH test for measuring your success as a webdesigner

Sometimes we web designers are selfish. We think we know it all - well, actually sometimes we do - but most times, we don’t. I know when you look at my topic of discussion you think I'm talking about our...

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How to make sure of not having committed errors before launching the website online?

How to make sure of not having committed errors before launching the website online?

We have arrived in the last part of this guide dedicated to the creation of a website. We started from the first encounter with the client, and step by step, we have accompanied you to the completion of the entire...

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Styles in webdesign: the features of a web 2.0 layout

Styles in webdesign: the features of a web 2.0 layout

We've already analyzed two (web)design styles: corporate/business and grunge; we've also created two great-looking layouts using Photoshop that display the trends and characteristics of these two styles. Today we'll look at the "web 2.0" style, specifically we will be looking at its...

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Google Chrome: which are the most useful extensions for web designers?

Google Chrome: which are the most useful extensions for web designers?

There are indispensable instruments a good web designer cannot do without, both during the development process and after, for the analysis as well as the maintenance of one's own works. Among these instruments there are obviously many of the extensions...

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How to index a website without being an SEO expert (part 2)

How to index a website without being an SEO expert (part 2)

Last week we looked at some basic notions regarding the indexing phase of our website. Our objective here is to create a set of favorable conditions whereby a website can be easily found by potential clients. Therefore, let us continue...

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Webdesign by deviantart: unknown creativities

Webdesign by deviantart: unknown creativities

In the face of somebody who finds it hard to believe that design masterpieces are to be found only on css gallery webpages: enough to get lost in the meanders of deviant art to bust this myth. Fonts, wallpapers, abstract...

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Do you know there are other ways of using CSS selectors? (Part 3)

Do you know there are other ways of using CSS selectors? (Part 3)

In the previous articles we introduced you to CSS selectors, showing you the advantages and modes of use. Today we round-up the series with two pseudo-elements that allow you to further improve the markup of your HTML documents. Let's find out...

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How to create a joomla template? (Part one)

How to create a joomla template? (Part one)

In this article we will lay the groundwork for understanding the necessary techniques for making a joomla template, the famous CMS. Have you already tried but you gave up quick? You understood nothing while browsing the folders? Do you think...

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How to index a website without being an SEO expert (part 1)

How to index a website without being an SEO expert (part 1)

In the previous articles we learned how to develop and organize the structure of a website, making sure that the client is satisfied with our work. What’s next? Even though we might have come up with a website that is...

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10 questions to Vlad from Vlad Studio

10 questions to Vlad from Vlad Studio

If you are not acquainted with Vladislav Gerasimov and his work, I suggest you take a look at his personal website, where you'll find many examples of his creative genius. Surfing on the Web you'll notice how much Vladislav's work...

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How to embed twitter in your site?

How to embed twitter in your site?

In the States draws the crowds since 2006, in Italy is even more growing importance that the italian language will be soon one of the avaiable languages (as in the official blog): nowadays every remarkable blog has a twitter account. In internet...

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NO! – The secret to the great clients

NO! – The secret to the great clients

Recently I finished designing a website for a charity organization – for which I was paid a very unrealistic amount. After the design, a day later, the manager called me and the first thing she said was, "Zainab, I don’t...

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