Popular CSS Tools For Web Developers and Designers

Even though you may know CSS very well and for some tasks it would take a lot of time to complete and for this there are lots of tools available using which you can complete your projects quicker. These tools can help you in creating forms, buttons, curve boxes, pages and lots of different CSS generated stuff.

Here are some list of tools, which will make your work easier. Don’t forget we are here to help our design community which will grow to a newer heights.

1. CSS Compressor

Use this utility to compress your CSS to increase loading speed and save on bandwidth as well. You can choose from three levels of compression, depending on how legible you want the compressed CSS to be versus degree of compression.

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2. Blueprint Grid CSS Generator

This tool will help you generate more flexible versions of Blueprintís grid.css and compressed.css and grid.png files. Whether you prefer 8, 10,16 or 24 columns in your design, this generator now enables you that flexibility with Blueprint.

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WebVixxen Goes South by Southwest

Austin, Texas (RPRN) 03/13/11 — WebVixxen at South by Southwest – #SXSW – part One

By Ane Howard

South by Southwest (SXSW) started in 1987 and is this year celebrating its 25 year as one of the most sought-after film, interactive and music festivals and conferences. It  happens every spring in Austin, Texas, and literally changes the landscape of this lovely city with a swarm of musicians, filmmakers, and geeks-type all looking to learn, exchange and promote their goods and ideas.

This is the WebVixxen first time at SXSW and  we came in hope of learning and share some of our knowledge, establish new contacts and get a pulse of what is new and hot in the interactive landscape.

How is it going so far?For starter, the planned ahead schedule has been thrown out the window.  Appointments are missed, and new ones are spontaneously made.

So much happen on the spur of the moment here. It is literally a mash of fantastic events, too many  keynote speakers to choose from, bad audio, and people from all walks of the entertainment, business and interactive world thrown together for a week for what has to be the most intense networking sessions possibly imagined.  That is if you know how to maneuver around the crowd and get into the core of SXSW. What is important here is the people, and what happens after the sessions. The parties!

Words of advice, send your friendliest most open team-member to SXSW, not necessary the highest ranking member of your company, but the one who can stand among strangers turn to his right and to his left and start a conversation with the person standing next to him, knows when to stop and move on to the next one. That individual will do more for your branding, and bring you back greater insight than someone whose ego won’t let him learn from a competitor who may have a better approach to a problem, understand the market better, or possess certain skills that he doesn’t, as so often heads of companies are. If you let it be, if you know how to listen, this is a place to learn, and to grow.

Go West! Go friendly!

17 SEO Tips You Probably Shouldn’t Forget

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0: Do Not Cheat. Period.

If you walked into a room full of genius scientists with PHDs, do you think you could outsmart them all? No. Google has hundreds of rooms full of genius scientists with PHDs, and their job is to work 60 hours a week to make sure you can’t fool Google. You can’t outsmart them. Ever. Ignore any advice on trying to cheat the system and focus on making great web sites with great content, and your sites will show up fine in searches.

1. Proper use of <h1> and <h2> tags

Headers and sub-headers are not only useful for making up a good layout. Search engines do also love it when we use headers. But that is when we use them wisely. This means that you should use them in a way that makes sense – do not spam your site with various headers as it is a sure way of keeping both the search engines and the visitors away. Most important sections of a page should be H1 and H2 and then smaller sections should be H3. H4-H6 are rarely used tags.

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