Google Webmaster Tools and WordPress

Posted by on May 27, 2013 in Web development | No Comments
Google Webmaster Tools and WordPress

Managing your self hosted WordPress site to be managed in Google’s Webmaster Tools is a good way of improving your SEO. I won’t go into all the benefits here – there are plenty of other sites for that – but I felt that writing down the steps involved in adding your site and getting it […]

Circles in CSS

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in Web development | No Comments
Circles in CSS

I recently found that I wanted to have nicely rendered circular backgrounds for a site I was working on and, while there are a few options here: Include them in the images, include them as an image on a background, draw them in jscript… I decided to look at a nice, simple, CSS route to […]

Drawing a single pixel path in Illustrator

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in Illustrator | No Comments
Drawing a single pixel path in Illustrator

Trying to get crisp single pixel lines in Illustrator can be a frustrating affair. Particularly when you need to produce high fidelity design mock-ups for a client; even if they don’t notice, having slightly ‘fuzzy’ lines can be very irritating (or maybe that’s just me…) Photoshop, of course, gives you that pixel level control naturally […]

Kuler integration with Illustrator and Photoshop

Kuler integration with Illustrator and Photoshop

As of CS5 (I think), Kuler can be pulled on a panel within most of the Creative Suite applications. Just go to Windows->Extensions->Kuler I know this is probably common knowledge, but I found the integration pretty handy as it works with the Kuler account and makes all those saved themes available right away.