Check the link of your .js file

I’m new to javascript but sometimes I want to know if my .js file is properly linked to my site. I found that I can add a simple line command to the file so that it will display in my console log. In the .js file, simply type: console.log(“Example”); Now open your console in the […]


Background image semi-transparent layer

I found a great css code for adding a transparent color effect over your existing background image. CSS: box-shadow: inset 0 0 0 1000px rgba(0,0,0,.2); Example:


CSS Button Hover Effects

I found a cool little page with CSS button effects. Using this CSS3 code will add cool effects to your buttons. The tricky part is that not all browsers will support this so you must remember to have a backup if you desire. Here is the link to the site: http://ianlunn.github.io/Hover/


Checking a site on a mobile device screen

I  was recently shown a new way of using your desktop to view a sites mobile display. This site has multiple devices for you to view from as well as showing landscape view on them. The site is called mobiletest.me.


Quick Site Font Change

So I have had clients that want to switch fonts after their site is complete. This is no easy thing to do. I did a little research and found that there is a simple, although not perfect, way of accomplishing this. All you have to do is use the “*” for your tag in css. […]


Google Analytics

Right now I found a google analytics plug in that does a good job. Google Universal Analytics


Logo Design

Logo design is one of the most important parts of branding. A good recognizable and memorable logo is what every company needs. Pepsi, Chevrolet, Nike, and apple are a few companies that have made very good logos. logodesignteam.com is an option for logo design.


Making image file smaller

Having a good quality image is great. Having a large image file is not. There is something that can help out though. https://tinypng.com/ This site takes your png image and makes the file about half the size it originally was. Just upload your image and then download it.


Checking your CSS

I found out about a website that will scan the css on your site and give a report. This information can be very useful. Each site is different but if you have just a small site with 20 different css files, You are making more work for the browser than needed. Remember DRY, Don’t Repeat […]


Screen Cast on Mac

Here is a link for a great description of how to screen cast. Need Mac and use QuickTime Player. http://thenextweb.com/apple/2011/01/15/how-to-record-quick-easy-screencast-videos-with-mac-osx/