How to Choose a WordPress Theme Framework


If you design and develop WordPress themes you may have considered using a WordPress theme framework rather than creating themes from scratch.

Frameworks offer significant benefits to developers and users, but for those who have not used frameworks in the past the thought can be a little intimidating and confusing. In this article we’ll take a detailed look at theme frameworks: what they are, why you might want to use one, the different types of frameworks, and the leading options…

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Top 25 Amazing Sketches for Creative Inspiration

amazing sneaker sketch

Browsing the work of other artists and designers can be a great exercise for finding inspiration for your own work. You can find inspiring examples in web design, photography, art, and all different types of graphic design. We often showcase the work of various artists and designers(see the Galleries category archive) for the purpose of providing inspiration for readers, and today we’ll put the spotlight on sketches.

We parsed through hundreds of amazing sketches and narrowed down to the best 25 designs from various artists. I’m sure you’ll find this collection to be tantalizing and inspirational…

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Showcase of Crisp HQ Desert Photography

desert photography camels

In the past we have showcased examples of landscape photography, which includes photos of mountains, valleys, plains, lakes, coast lines, and a variety of other types of landscapes. Deserts may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of subjects for landscape photography, but even a barren desert provides opportunities for beautiful photographers.

In this post we’ll showcase 20 outstanding examples of desert photography from a variety of different photographers. Hopefully these snapshots will serve as inspiration for your own work…

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Guide to Setting Up a LightCMS Website from Scratch

LightCMS Screenshot

Choosing the right content management system for a particular project can be a critical decision that has long-lasting impact on the client and the success of their website. Unfortunately, with so many options out there it is difficult to get to know more than just those that you use on a regular basis.

In this post I’d like to present some basic information about LightCMS and provide a tutorial for getting a simple website working with the basic features of LightCMS. This is a very simple tutorial that only covers the basics of the system, but hopefully it will be helpful to learn a little bit more about the Light CMS engine to use it for some of your clients…

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5 Reasons Why Page Builders can do a Better Job than WordPress Themes and Website Builders


In the website design world there are today two mainstream ways to build a website: 1) use a premium WordPress theme, or 2) use a website builder. Much can be said for either approach, but there is a third way – using a WordPress page builder. This article will discuss the essential PROs and CONs of each approach as well as some overlooked facts…

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20 Beautiful Examples of Sunset Photography

German winter sunset photograph

Sunsets are a popular photography subject for amateurs and professionals alike. While the lighting often presents challenges, the results can be stunning. Dusk is also considered close to the “magic hour” which plays a big role in the quality of a photo taken outside.

In this post we’ll showcase 20 amazing photos of sunset photography from various photographers. To see any of the photos in a larger size, please click on the image and you’ll be led to the original source…

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What Makes Good Blog Design?


As you surf through the internet you’re bound to come across certain designs that you love and some that you hate. But good blog design has a few unique elements when compared to the design of a traditional website. Here are ten things to keep in mind when designing your blog. 1. Content Should be […]

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Brainstorming Techniques for Bloggers


As bloggers, we all face the challenge of creating unique content that will keep readers coming back for more. The first step to writing a blog post is coming up with an idea, but many times this part of the process is taken for granted and sufficient time is not spend on idea development. Original […]

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