Creative Community Bulletin On 02 July 2009 (09:05 to 18:12)

These are the arti­cles, blogs, and resources I found inter­est­ing and wor­thy of shar­ing for 02 July 2009 from 09:05 to 18:12:

  • How to Copy Content Into WordPress From Microsoft Word - It isn’t unusu­al for me to get a request to fix a WordPress site that doesn’t show some posts in Internet Explorer. After bang­ing my head on my desk and curs­ing Microsoft, I get to work clean­ing up these phan­tom blog posts. Upon look­ing at the code via the HTML tab on the WordPress edit­ing screen, I could eas­i­ly put the blame on the post’s author by copy­ing and past­ing direct­ly from Microsoft Word.

    Microsoft Word, when past­ed, adds a lot of junk code, which is intend­ed to keep for­mat­ting, but instead can seri­ous­ly anni­hi­late a web­site lay­out and pre­vent browsers (such as IE) from view­ing sec­tions by using con­di­tion­al com­ments.

    So how can you keep the for­mat­ting you have in your Word Document with­out screw­ing up your post?

  • 20 Great Online Image Editors - The online image edit­ing space has grown rapid­ly in the past year, pro­vid­ing great free and subscription-based options for users of all lev­els. These well-rounded ser­vices let you import images from your social net­works, touch up pho­tos, pro­mote your work, and more. Here are 20 online image edi­tors that are worth a try.

    What are you look­ing for from an image edi­tor when you go online?

  • 200 Mind-Blowing Wallpapers | Delliblog - When it comes to the nature, we can’t resist its beau­ty. The beau­ty of nature always comes with pleas­ant and mind-refreshing look. Even though we’re in the mid­dle of our stress­ing work, we still can with­stand it with the help of pleas­ant scenery of nature.

    However, we won’t be able to leave our work­place for tak­ing a walk all the time. That’s where nice nature wall­pa­pers come in res­cue. Luckily, there are a lot of amaz­ing and remark­able nature wall­pa­pers show­cased around the web. Here, I only do a lit­tle help by col­lect­ing 200 nature wall­pa­pers: Aurora, Clown fish, Rocks and Waterfall Wallpapers

  • 20 Creative and Inspiring Free Design Magazines | Design Reviver - Over the years, PDF Magazines have become extreme­ly pop­u­lar. Unlike web­sites, these PDF design mag­a­zines aren’t con­strained by browsers, cod­ing, 72DPI, or even being online. Many com­mu­ni­ties have been built around these mag­a­zines, with many of them being cre­at­ed on user sub­mis­sions. Take a look at some of the best PDF mags that the inter­net has to offer.
  • 20 Brilliant Kinetic Typography (Motion Typography) Videos | Dzine Blog - Kinetic typog­ra­phy refers to the art and tech­nique of expres­sion with ani­mat­ed text. Similar to the study of tra­di­tion­al typog­ra­phy of design­ing sta­t­ic typo­graph­ic forms, kinet­ic typog­ra­phy focus­es on under­stand­ing the effect time has on the expres­sion of text. Kinetic typog­ra­phy has demon­strat­ed the abil­i­ty to add sig­nif­i­cant emo­tive con­tent and appeal to expres­sive text, allow­ing some of the qual­i­ties nor­mal­ly found in film and the spo­ken word to be added to sta­t­ic text. Kinetic type has been wide­ly and suc­cess­ful­ly used in film as well as in tele­vi­sion and computer-based adver­tis­ing.

    Here I’ve col­lect­ed 20 bril­liant­ly ani­mat­ed Typography videos which i enjoyed most ( I kind of addict­ed to it, now) hope you like it.

  • 15 Useful Tools for WordPress Bloggers - If you use WordPress as your pub­lish­ing plat­form, you’ll find a ton of use­ful tools you can grab off the web that’ll help you improve your pro­duc­tiv­i­ty and make sure your WordPress site is run­ning smooth­ly.
  • 15 Key Elements All Top Web Sites Should Have | FreelanceFolder - There are a lot of details to con­sid­er when design­ing and devel­op­ing a web site. In real­i­ty, it can seem like an end­less list — but if you look care­ful­ly you’ll see that there are cer­tain ele­ments that are more impor­tant than oth­ers, ele­ments that are used con­sis­tent­ly among the most suc­cess­ful sites.

    Once you’ve com­plet­ed the Planning Stage of your web­site, the rest of the ele­ments fall into broad cat­e­gories rang­ing from User Interface Design to Content Creation to actu­al Development. Of course, there are also the issues sur­round­ing Search Engine Optimization (SEO) — but we’ll save that for anoth­er day…

    With that in mind, here are the 15 ele­ments that should always be includ­ed on any top web site.

  • 15 Mac Apps Web Designers Should Have In Their Dock - Creattica Daily - Designer Lee Munroe blogs about 15 Mac Apps that web design­ers will want hang­ing around in their dock.Back in June when I was con­vert­ing from a PC to a
  • 15 Graphic Design Podcasts you should check out | The Design Cubicle - a list of 15 design-related pod­casts cat­e­go­rized by free­lanc­ing, graph­ic design, web design, tuto­ri­als and more that you should check out.
  • 15 help­ful WordPress plu­g­ins for the savvy user - This arti­cle presents 15 WordPress plu­g­ins to help enhance and sim­pli­fy the blog­ging expe­ri­ence of advanced users, espe­cial­ly web devel­op­ers and design­ers. Most of the plu­g­ins were test­ed on a default instal­la­tion of WordPress ver­sion 2.3.1 for basic func­tion­al­i­ty

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