Archive for Web Design

06 Apr 2009

Some well-made iWeb sites

36 Comments Blah blah, Web Design

One of the reasons we all use iWeb is because it makes building beautiful web-sites simple, and here is a list of some of the more good-looking ones that can be seen on the Internet. Some are designed using iWeb 2.0.4, some with iWeb 3 and 3.0.1 but they all have the same thing in common; the designers haven’t stuck with a standard theme and have instead opted for a bit of individuality. Read more

27 Mar 2009

Enhance your iWeb site with fonts

7 Comments Tips and Tricks, Tutorials, Web Design

The default iWeb themes are upon first glance, very nice. They are however, few and far between and to make your iWeb site stand out from the 1000s of others using the same theme you need to add an element or two. Simple but effective effects can be achieved just by using many of the freely available fonts that can be downloaded from the Internet. By following these few simple ideas you can give your iWeb site a unique twist. Read more

22 Mar 2009

Build an iWeb site from scratch – No themes – Part 1 – Grunge

15 Comments Tips and Tricks, Tutorials, Web Design

At the start of the 2009 I posted a competition on All About iWeb for you all to win an iPod Shuffle by posting links to your site, designed in iWeb but without using a theme. There were a few responses but, hand on heart, I was hoping for a few more. To that end I am going to start a series of tutorial posts on how to build a great looking iWeb site, without too much effort. To kick things off I am starting with a grungy style site. Read more

06 Mar 2009

Add search to your iWeb site

33 Comments Software, Tutorials, Web Design, Widgets

We all know that the iWeb blog comes with a built in search facility that only works if you host your site on a MobileMe account (thanks for that Apple!!), but what do you do if you are hosted with a different web host of your choosing? The answer is simple: we turn to the masters of search Google and/or Yahoo to help.

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03 Mar 2009

Check your iWeb site hyperlinks

3 Comments Freebies, Software, Tutorials, Web Design

How many times have you visited a web-site, read a bit of juicy information, clicked on the link that appears within the text only to find that the link doesn’t work? Infuriating isn’t it. Now just imagine that feeling and apply that to your site visitors. Can you see where I am going with this? Read more