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Crafty – A Responsive HTML5 Template For Story Telling

Posted on by Gaurav Sultania

A flat, sleek, minimal design which is completely responsive with its focus on images and perfect for a website conveying stories.

A review of Ghost and how to install it on your windows localhost

Posted on by Sumeet Chawla

Even though the installation process of Ghost is very clearly explained on their own website, in this article, am going to explain how you can get Ghost up and running on your localhost and then give my views on it.

How we got 2500 hits in a single day without even mentioning about our product

Posted on by Sumeet Chawla

How another website helped us get 2500 hits in a single day, well, technically speaking.

Portfolio Responsive WordPress Theme

Posted on by Mayank Agarwal

On the occasion of 10th anniversary of WordPress, we present a very sleek, minimal and a completely responsive WordPress theme which can be used for portfolio websites.

WordPress 10th Anniversary Meetup at Bangalore

Posted on by Sumeet Chawla

WordPress has been an essential part of my life for the last 5 years. It has enabled me to build beautiful, flexible websites and also helped me provide web solutions to tons of people all over the world. This 27th of May, WordPress becomes 10 years old and all WordPress enthusiasts are going to party [...]

Quick Tip: Clear Cache & Hard Refresh on Chrome

Posted on by Sumeet Chawla

Cache issues are really irritating while developing on front end technologies. Here is a quick tip on how you can clear the cache and do a hard refresh on Chrome Browser

CSS3 Based Masonry Layout With jQuery Masonry as Fallback

Posted on by Sumeet Chawla

Masonry layouts are a rage nowadays. Ever since Pinterest became a big hit, many sites have started using this layout to build some really creative websites. Here is a quick tutorial on how to build one using pure CSS3 and having the jQuery version as fallback.

Deadstocker Fashion Template

Posted on by Mayank Agarwal

A very modern looking, dark themed based, Fashion website template. This beautiful site is designed by Vladimir Kudinov This complete template is HTML5 based with a cool jQuery slider.

Chrome Browser Extension For Listify

Posted on by Sumeet Chawla

We are proud to launch the Google Chrome browser extension for the Listify tool. This extension makes it even easier to convert text to HTML list elements, right from your browser.

WordPress Year in Review: The Best Tutorials of 2011

Posted on by Sumeet Chawla

2011 has seen a lot of changes in Wordpress with loads of new features and updates. We also saw Wordpress grow as a CMS. It has become the top most CMS platform used in the world. It has a content management system market share of around 54.3% Here is a round up of some of the the best, unique and useful Wordpress tutorials written in 2011 and what to expect in the future.

Quick Tip: Backing Up Your Blog with VaultPress

Posted on by Sumeet Chawla

As with almost every other web app, WordPress stores information in a database. There’s always a chance that your data could be lost or corrupted, and it’s wise to have a solid backup strategy in place. This is where VaultPress enters the scene to save the day, providing complete backup and security for your WordPress site.

40+ Stunning WordPress Portfolio Themes

Posted on by Sumeet Chawla

WordPress is the most popular blogging and CMS platform out there. The vast amount of features and the flexibility it provides, one can create mind blowing themes for it. Here is a round up list of the most stunning WordPress themes, created specifically for displaying your design portfolio.

Quick Tip: Using Shortcodes in Theme Development

Posted on by Sumeet Chawla

The WordPress Shortcode API was introduced to WordPress in Version 2.5. Since then, it has become a widely used method for allowing quick customisation of layout and inserting certain formatting snippets. But shortcodes can be equally useful when creating WordPress themes – here’s how you can make full use of them!

Create a Multi-Layout Portfolio with WordPress

Posted on by Sumeet Chawla

WordPress, as a content management system, is often used for creating portfolio websites. With the evolution of user interface design and functionalities, a new trend has emerged: displaying portfolio items in different layouts. This tutorial details the process of creating a dedicated portfolio section in WordPress’ backend, and using jQuery and CSS3 to display the portfolio in a classy manner.

Integrating Cloud Zoom with WP e-Commerce Gold Cart Gallery

Posted on by Sumeet Chawla

WP e-Commerce' s new version got integrated with Wordpress in a much better manner and has become one of my favourite Wordprss e-Commerce plugins. One of my projects required the integration of Cloud Zoom jQuery plugin with the Gold Cart Gallery. So here is a short hack on how to achieve it in a convincing manner.

iPhone Application Template

Posted on by Sumeet Chawla

This is a very sleek, Web 2.0 website designed by BevelAndEmboss.net based on a theme for iPhone applications. We have developed it into a HTML5 / CSS3 template with some jQuery and it’s free for download!

How to Create a FAQ Page with WordPress and Custom Post Types

Posted on by Sumeet Chawla

In the web world, a FAQ page is created specifically for the viewers/customers, and contains general questions and their respective answers about a particular product or service. This tutorial details the process of creating a dedicated FAQ section in the WordPress backend with custom post types, as well as how to spice up the actual page a bit by using jQuery and CSS.

Listify, Convert Raw Text To HTML Elements

Posted on by Sumeet Chawla

Listify is a tool I created using C for my own use. Then thought of converting it into an online tool. It helps you convert those long list of text to HTML entities like <li> and <option> elements.

Listify Chrome Extension Plugin

Creating a Neon Blink Effect for your Forms using CSS3 and jQuery

Posted on by Rakesh

Our latest tutorial at 1stWebDesigner. How cool will it be to have a glowing blink effect behind your input boxes in a form without using Flash? Well, then this tutorial teaches you on how to build one in the easiest manner possible.

Grunge Template

Posted on by Debika

Grunge is a dark, grungy personal blog template designed by PsdNations.info for free use in both commercial and non-commercial projects. This template some really cool CSS3 features.