html Colours

HTML color codes Colour codes are ways of representing the colours we see everyday in a format that a computer can interpret and display. There are a variety of formats, including Hex color codes, RGB and HSL values, and HTML color names, amongst others. HEX COLOR CODES The most popular are Hex color codes; three […]

CSS Reference sheet

CSS Properties Properties are listed in alphabetical order below. Each property has examples of possible values beneath it. Properties are not listed if they are not widely supported or if they are only supported by Internet Explorer. The properties are followed by some common values that properties may contain. CSS3 properties are not listed below […]

Free images and videos from Pixabay

All images and videos on Pixabay are released free of copyrights under Creative Commons CCO. You may download, modify, distribute, and use them royalty free for anything you like, even in commercial applications. Attribution is not required. Pixabay does have some premium images in their results but these are clearly marked with the shutterstock watermark […]

Free image resource is another awesome website which you can download free images from and you don’t need to attribute where they come from or the photographer (although I think it would be nice if you did ūüôā and they are copyright free. All their photos that are uploaded to the site are released under Creative Commons […]

HTML5 Tag list

Below is a¬†list of the tags (or elements) supported in HTML5. This list is generally based on the W3C HTML5 specification, but may also include elements that are only in the WHATWG HTML Living Standard. For an explanation of the differences between the WHATWG and the W3C versions of HTML, Many tag also are in […]

Onpage SEO quick checklist

Before you begin make sure that you have identified the “key phrase” (2-5 word phrase you want the page to rank highly in the search engines for) for each page then follow this onpage SEO quick checklist. The identification of the key phrases for your pages I think should be done quite early in the […]

3 Elevator Pitch Templates

If you aren’t a natural salesman then the thought of having to deliver an elevator pitch of less than 30 seconds can take you a life time to prepare but the 3 templates below from the Shopify blog and specifically Braveen Kumar a “content crafter” (don’t you just love the names new jobs are being […]

8 website factors that Google loves- (updated from 6 to 8)

No 1: Web site is responsive and mobile friendly These days the majority of users access website via a smart phone or tablet and Google keeps separate search rankings depending on whether you‚Äôre searching with a smartphone or not?¬†¬†The May¬†¬†update to Google‚Äôs algorithm identified that mobile friendly pages would get higher rankings. Google even has […]

3 tips for good passwords

1. Don‚Äôt use weak passwords   The traditional advice for strong passwords is to¬†¬†‚Äúuse a long, random collection of numbers, upper- and lower-case letters and wacky characters‚ÄĚ. A strong password: Is at least eight characters long. Does not contain your user name, real name, or company name. Does not contain a complete word. Is significantly […]

2 Great Free Design Repositories

These days so many websites make available good free design resources that you can use in any design project- commercial or otherwise as long as the project is not to be on sold for example in a website template (as opposed to a website), calendar etc. The list below is to websites that are easy […]

3 Free Resume Templates

Ok this isn’t website directly related but most people at some point are in the position of Job hunting which¬†can be a ¬†time-consuming and nerve-racking process.¬†The first impression a potential employer may get of you is often¬†your cover letter and resume so these have to stand out and show the potential employer that you are […]

FreeDigitalPhotos.Net -free and paid for images is a great resource for free digital images if you don’t need them to be too big (generally the max size width or height of the free versions is 400px) and you provide an attribution to where the images came from. You can buy the images to remove the requirement of attribution and also […]

Free Images from Unsplash

The team at Unsplash add¬†10 new FREE hi res images every day to the site for you to do anything at all with- use them on websites, product packaging anything at all. The site is ad free and while the photographers submit their photos for free it actually costs the developers at around US […]

Digital Marketing steps according to experts

Digital Marketing is defined by the Financial Times as ”¬†The marketing of products or services using digital channels to reach consumers. The key objective is to promote brands through various forms of digital media. Digital marketing extends beyond internet marketing to include channels that do not require the use of the internet.” src FT E-Marketing […]

Quick Windows 10 install with VMWARE

Or Installing any Operating System with VMWARE Note: this how to assumes you have VMWARE installed Step1: Launch VMWARE from your programs menu (I am using the free trail version) Step2: Click Create a New Virtual Machine Step3: Chose¬†the type of configuration you want. (For this exercise I am going with typical) Then click NEXT […]

Virtualization explained simply

Virtualization Defined note: this article is an over view, if you want a¬†tutorial on¬†installing a virtual machine using vmware click here Virtualization is a ¬†software technology that allows¬†multiple operating systems and applications to be run on the same server/hardware at the same time. Virtualization is¬†transforming the way IT hardware is utilized and is fundamentally changing […]

10 Ways to make money with a website

This article is about ways to make money directly from your website outside of the traditional eCommerce methods such as having and online store where user browse your website and purchase items that you would then¬†ship to the customer.¬†is a good example of this type of website and for more tips on eCommerce websites […]

5 minute explanation on what is Email Marketing

In this day and age¬†running a¬†business is becoming more and more complex¬†when it comes to¬†getting¬†the right mix of advertising, which is cost effective as well as sales effective,¬†and¬†that¬†will give¬†you the best return on investment is increasingly complex. ¬†Any promotional mix should¬†include a combination of Search Engine Optimsation (SEO), Social Media engagement, Search Engine Marketing (SEM) […]