Archive for Web Design

25 Oct 2011

Still more lovely iWeb sites

19 Comments Web Design

It’s about time I ran another one of these posts displaying some gorgeous iWeb sites. You know the sort of thing, the ones that you wish you could do if only they were possible. Well, fret no more! Take a look at this collection of lovely web-sites all built with iWeb; there’s even one that was built in iWeb 2.

As always, click on the image to be taken to the site.

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26 May 2011

Amazing 3D text with CSS only

5 Comments Tutorials, Web Design

I love typography and thanks to the useful new code bits in CSS3 we can do so much more with our iWeb site’s font than we ever could before. A few weeks ago I ran a tutorial explaining how you can get the Letterpress effect in iWeb using just CSS and an HTML snippet. Today’s post is similar except we are going 3D. And yes it is all in CSS, yes it is fully customizable to fit in with your iWeb site and yes I do provide the code for you so you can copy and paste straight into your iWeb site. Lets get cracking.

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19 May 2011

Even more gorgeous iWeb sites

17 Comments Web Design

It’s been a while since I did a round-up post of beautifully designed iWeb sites for your inspiration so I thought I would do another collection. There is a good mix of technique in this collection of iWeb sites and using several versions; there’s even one in iWeb 1.1.2. Take a look, they’re gorgeous.

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10 May 2011

6 ways to make your iWeb site not look like an iWeb site

18 Comments Tips and Tricks, Web Design

iWeb is the perfect app for what it is designed to do, make fairly good looking web sites simply and quickly. Thanks to its clever use of iWeb themes all you have to do is add a bit of content, publish to the WWW, give everyone and anyone your URL and you’re away; an online presence in minutes.

It is the use of themes however which acts as something of an Achilles heel. Being limited it only takes a number of iWeb sites to use the same theme before visitors get fed up of looking at the same site, over and over again. In this post I have compiled a list of things that you should try to avoid to stop your iWeb site looking like everybody elses iWeb site and looking like you only took 10 minutes to build it. Read more

18 Apr 2011

How to add funky non-standard fonts to iWeb….

6 Comments Tutorials, Web Design

…and let everyone see them how they are supposed to look. A bit of a long title for a post I know, but I thought you may all be interested in a great little trick that allows you to avoid using those dull and boring web standard fonts in favor of some new, fresh looking ones on your iWeb site.

How is this possible I hear you shout?? Well I must admit there is a little bit of editing to be done outside of iWeb, but I will endeavor to explain it in easy steps so there should be no problems. Afterall, what is a little bit of work when it means you get to have the iWeb site of your dreams. Read more