January 5th, 2010 | Posted in Blog, General Discussion, Tools & Resources

Photoshop Filter effects

Photoshop Filter effects

Thanks for all your messages. I’m now back to blogging with great resources and offers for all web designers out there. The first offer comes from Rollip. A new site in town that offers different photoshop filters for your images. Some of them are quite good although most of them are easy to create if you have the time.
For those that do not have the time to do so, Rollip offers CSSAddict subscribers 30 free credits with each sign up. The credits are distributed on a first-come first-serve basis, so don’t delay!

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April 7th, 2008 | Posted in Blog, General Discussion, Web Design, Web Standards

Web 2.0 design secrets

Web 2.0 design secrets

The common use of visual design elements, have some way or another created a new wave in web design that many of us would refer to as a “web 2.0 design“. It just so happened that by the time web 2.0 was happening, this new trend in web design was leaving its mark on the web. The main features of a “web 2.0 design” are development with web standards, particularly CSS and XHTML, as well as dynamic content and participation of the end-users. But, what about the design, the visual part of it?

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January 14th, 2008 | Posted in Blog, General Discussion, Wordpress

WordPress as a CMS

WordPress as a CMS

I have recently come across someone, who completely dislikes using WordPress as a CMS. The reason? He just didn’t find that it can be used as anything else other than a Blogging platform. And he is right, up to a point.

WordPress used to be a blogging platform. Not any more. Through the use of small hacks and a few plugins, WordPress has grown to one of the best and easiest (both to theme development and administration) CMS platforms out there.

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CSSaddict is the personal space of Vicky Gourgouri, a web designer from Greece who loves the advantages several CSS techniques provide for getting beautiful designs online. She has designed and developed this space so she can exhibit her work, write about the new web trends and provide excellent resources on web design and development.