Loads.in is a simple and free website checker tool that checks how fast your website loads. It also has few useful functions. For instance, you can choose different countries and browsers for website load testing. Really handy and easy to use.
This website offers advanced PNG files compression. TinyPNG uses smart lossy compression techniques to reduce the file size of your PNG files. By selectively decreasing the number of colours in the image, fewer bytes are required to store the data. The effect is nearly invisible but it makes a very large difference in file size.
TinyPNG will make your web page load faster. I used it few times and was pleased with results.
Few days ago I found this Photoshop plugin. The interesting part about this plugin is that it lets you convert your Photoshop layers to pure CSS3. I just used it for few days and so far I am happy with the results. You can download it from website http://css3ps.com/ for free. It supports Photoshop CS5 and CS6 versions.
In this post you will find useful frameworks and plugins which will help you to build responsive websites faster. Read More →
This is the second post from the series of posts about useful tools and services for web designers and developers. I planned it to be a monthly series but from now I will share a collection of tools and links once a week.
Important! If you have an app or other useful resource you’d like to share, tweet it to @mazeofminds or drop us an e-mail. Read More →
Web design industry is always changing. To help you keep up to date with new tools and services I decided to start a new series of posts called “Useful Tools for Web Designers”.
In this post you will find the new amazing tool from Adobe and also a few more tools to help you improve your web design workflow. Read More →
If you are building a custom WordPress theme for a client’s website or your personal project you can custom-tailor every detail because you know who will be using your theme, what type of content will be managed and any other specific requirements. Your theme may not need to incorporate some WordPress functionality, like widgets, custom header images or background, post thumbnails and so on. But if you are building a theme that will be submitted to WordPress.org themes directory or sold through theme marketplace sites your theme needs to have a certain minimum level of capabilities, in order to ensure proper functioning on a wide variety of sites for a wide range of users. Read More →