Free Icons for Developers

free-icons

Jonas Rask Design has created a set of beautiful 32 x 32 px toolbar icons. He has decided to release these free for developers and private individuals alike. You can use them in your applications, in your toolbar, on your website. It’s entirely up to you. A credit or backlink is not required but appreciated. Package includes ICNS,PNG, TIFF, Mac Icons and Pixadex iContainer versions.

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5 Important Rules in Website Design

When it comes to your website, extra attention should be paid to every minute detail to make sure it performs optimally to serve its purpose. Here are seven important rules of thumb to observe to make sure your website performs well.

1) Do not use splash pages

Splash pages are the first pages you see when you arrive at a website. They normally have a very beautiful image with words like “welcome” or “click here to enter”. In fact, they are just that — pretty vases with no real purpose. Do not let your visitors have a reason to click on the “back” button! Give them the value of your site up front without the splash page.

2) Do not use excessive banner advertisements

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Applying CSS

In-line

In-line styles are plonked straight into the HTML tags using the style attribute.

They look something like this:

Save the HTML file. This now links to the CSS file, which is empty at the moment, so won’t change a thing. As you work your way through the CSS Beginner Tutorial, you will be able to add to and change the CSS file and see the results by simply refreshing the browser window that has the HTML file in it, as we did before.