Posts Tagged:Pixeldust web design

rfp-robotRFP ROBOT: Website Request for Proposal Generator

The time has come for a new website (or website redesign), which means you need to write a website request for proposal or web RFP. A Google search produces a few examples, but they vary wildly and don’t seem to speak really to your goals for developing or redesigning a new website. You need to write a website RFP that will clearly articulate your needs and generate responses from the best website designers and developers out there. But how?

Have no fear, RFP Robot is here. He will walk you through a step-by-step process to help you work through the details of your project and create a PDF formatted website design RFP that will provide the information vendors need to write an accurate bid. RFP Robot will tell you what info you should include, point out pitfalls, and give examples.


You’ll Be In Stitches Over This Stitched Letter Vector Effect!

If you found the previous Letterpress, Sketchy, and Metal type treatment tutorials useful, then you are going to like this Stitched Letter Vector Effect tutorial. Like the previous tutorials, this one relies heavily on the Appearance panel, making it easy to edit the text and apply the treatment to other fonts and vector elements. Final Image: Stitched…

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The Ultimate Guide to W3 Total Cache: All Your Questions Answered

Most W3 Total Cache users have a love-hate relationship with the plugin. When it works the way it’s supposed to, it’s all love as page load time is reduced by leaps and bounds. However, when things go wrong, the plugin can be frustratingly (and notoriously) hard to deal with. In this article we’ll look at…

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How to Create an Abstract Topographical Map Icon

Transform a simple geometric shape and wavy lines into a topographical map icon in minutes! Tutorial Details: How to Create an Abstract Topographical Map Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC 2015 Difficulty: Intermediate Topics Covered: Design Theory, Shape Building, Rendering Estimated Completion Time: 20 Minutes Final Image: Abstract Topographical Map Icon Step 1 Let’s…

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The Ultimate Guide to W3 Total Cache: How to Set it Up

Setting up W3 Total Cache can be overwhelming. The popular and powerful caching plugin has 16 menus to contend with and offers a dizzying array of options to configure. However, get through all of them and a significant boost in website performance awaits you. This post is the second installment in a four-part series about…

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Introducing Hustle… He’s Gonna Make You Some Money

We’ve got a long history here at WPMU DEV of developing plugins that grow your business, but I’ve always wanted to give you one plugin to rule them all. So today please let me introduce you to the first step in that direction: meet Hustle! Right now, Hustle is the best email opt-in plugin you’re ever going to…

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The Ultimate Guide to W3 Total Cache: Introduction to Caching

We talk about website speed a lot. Quality web hosting, image optimization, caching, minification, and website testing are all topics we cover on a regular basis. Why do we do that? Why spend so much time talking about website speed? Because when it comes to websites, speed kills. If your website has a speed problem…

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Creating Beautiful Page Transitions on Your WordPress Site

Okay, so you’ve heard it before: humans have a shorter attention span than goldfish. If you think about it though, that’s not really a fair comparison to make. Your pet goldfish probably only has a few interesting things to look at in your home. They might occasionally tune into whichever show or movie is playing…

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How I Made My WordPress Site 1311% Faster with Cloudways and WPMU DEV Plugins

Yep, you read that right: I got a 1311% speed boost when I set up Cloudways managed cloud hosting on my server combined with our Hummingbird and Smush Pro plugins. Woah, right? And I got that result with very little effort. You’ve no doubt had it drummed into you that optimizing your websites for speed…

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How to Create Vintage Cocktail Icons in Adobe Illustrator CC

Using basic shapes and a fun grainy texture we’ll create vintage-styled cocktail icons in no time flat. Cheers! Tutorial Details: How to Create Vintage Cocktail Icons in Adobe Illustrator CC Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC 2015 Difficulty: Intermediate Topics Covered: Design Theory, Shape Building, Rendering Estimated Completion Time: 20 Minutes Final Image: Vintage Cocktail…

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