Performance Matters-Optimizing Page Load

Performance Matters-Optimizing Page Load

Performance Matters-Optimizing Page Load Performance matters when you have spent time and money to build a website and rely on it to make revenue or retain visitors. Visitors will leave a site if it does not load fast or the performance is lacking in both speed and functionality. Optimizing your website is a valuable necessity that will pay off in both a growth in traffic and revenue. Course Description In this course you’ll learn how to improve web-page performance. We’ll cover what that means, why it’s so important to consider, and how you can optimize your web pages so they perform well. What You’ll Learn What website performance is and how you can measure it. Why the difference between overall and perceived performance is important. How to use Google’s DevTools and PageSpeed insights. How to optimise the overall performance of your sites using server-side optimisation and by reducing HTTP requests. How…    read more 

Building WordPress Themes With Bootstrap

Building WordPress Themes With Bootstrap

Building WordPress Themes With Bootstrap – In this course you’re going to learn how to convert a portfolio HTML template into a WordPress theme. Along the way, you’ll learn the basics of WordPress theme development as well as more complex techniques, such as creating custom queries and widgets. What You’ll Learn How to prepare the theme files. How to create the page header, blog page content and footer. How to create the blog page sidebar. How to load the necessary scripts. How to create the post page and recent projects widget. Finally, you’ll learn how to create the homepage and contact page. [creativ_button url=”http://themeforest.net/item/building-wordpress-themes-with-bootstrap/14806107?ref=Godserv” icon=”” label=”Download” colour=”theme” colour_custom=”” size=”large” edge=”rounded” target=”_self”]

Landing Page Design Principles

Landing Page Design Principles

Landing Page Design Principles As a web designer, I’m sure you’ve had to design a landing page at some point. If you haven’t, you will. So why not get a head start and learn the essentials of landing page design? This course will teach you what a landing page is, what structure it might typically have, and how you should design it for best results. What You’ll Learn What a landing page is, and the difference between a landing page and what we typically call a homepage. How to create an effective landing page structure. How to increase your conversion rate with message matching, freebies, an effective call to action, A/B testing, and other techniques. A detailed guide to designing each element of the landing page [creativ_button url=”http://themeforest.net/item/landing-page-design-principles/15394176?ref=Godserv” icon=”” label=”Download” colour=”theme” colour_custom=”” size=”large” edge=”rounded” target=”_blank”]

Mobile UI Design for Beginners

Mobile UI Design for Beginners

Mobile UI Design for Beginners  course provides an introduction to designing mobile interfaces. If you’re new to UI design, or creating your first app, it should be a great place to start. Follow me as I design an app interface, and get familiar with the conventions and basic principles of working on mobile apps. What You’ll Learn The limitations and opportunities in mobile design. How to put together the building blocks of mobile UI design; grids, typography, colour, and anatomy. How to create the skeleton of your design. How to build a finished example site. [creativ_button url=”http://themeforest.net/item/mobile-ui-design-for-beginners/14804643?ref=Godserv” icon=”” label=”Download” colour=”theme” colour_custom=”” size=”large” edge=”rounded” target=”_self”]


Blurred Light Backgrounds

March 10, 2014 |

Blurred Light Backgrounds can be used for print, web and desktop backgrounds, lighting effects, after effects and other post production programs, 3D rendering, mapping, and much more. In this package you’ll get at a great value which includes 12 assorted Hi-Resolution .Jpg files.   What’s Included: 12 – 3648 x 2736 Pixels HI-Resolution Blurred Background Images Details: • Resolution: 300 dpi • Color mode: RGB   Blurred Light Backgrounds   [creativ_button url=”https://creativemarket.com/Godserv/593913-Blurred-Light-Backgrounds?u=Godserv” icon=”” label=”Download” colour=”red” colour_custom=”” size=”medium” edge=”rounded” target=”_self”]

Christian blog posts

Christian Carnival 01:27:2012

January 27, 2012 |

Welcome to the January 25, 2012 edition of christian carnival ii. Each week, we bring together a selection of the best Christian blog posts from across the web. Whether you’d like to read the top posts from your favorite site, or would like to discover something completely new, this is the best place to start! The carnival deals with a variety of topics, so look through the christian blog posts and you should find something of interest. A big thanks to all who sent in their entries. Join our Facebook page, Enjoy!   Shannon Christman on behalf of author Ridge Burns presents Carpenter Ants posted at Mission Blog, saying, “Kyle (not his real name) is a young man from my ministry who has been working through some spiritual challenges lately. He and I were out working in the woods to cut a load of firewood. “ Henry Neufeld presents Of…    read more 

Digital Painting in Photoshop Epi 3: Basic Functions

July 8, 2011 |

In this tutorial we will be learning the basic functions when setting up a new document for your digital painting project, the main consideration is setting up for print or web. We will learn other task like how to pan and zoom, toggle the interface and other important functions inside of Photoshop, lets get started! Topics Include: 1. New Document 2. Saving 3. Pan + Zoom 4. View Modes 5. Toggle Interface 6. New Window 7. Actions [sam id=3 codes=’false’] Speed Painting: Drawing and Painting a Male Face – From Imagination

Digital Painting in Adobe Photoshop Basics

March 21, 2011 |

Digital Painting in Adobe Photoshop Basics: This is the second part of our three-part series on Digital Painting. In the first tutorial, we covered setting up a Wacom Tablet for use in Photoshop. This tutorial covers setting up a New Document. It is about the considerations we may need to make in creating a new document whether it be an image for Print or Web. Web is generally 72 dpi/ppi | Print is generally 300 dpi/ppi. Next tutorial in the series: Digital Painting in Adobe Photoshop Basics – Brush Settings

Interview with Jad Limcaco

Interview with Jad Limcaco

August 18, 2010 |

I am excited to introduce you to Jad Limcaco. Jad is a Long Beach web designer, he also does graphic design, logos and print design. Jad has served as guest blogger here on INSPIKS and have been featured on websites such as Smashing Magazine and Mashable. He is owner of the popular blog, Design Informer and runs a freelance web and graphic design business called Jad Graphics, he also owns Heart Directed a gallery of art directed blog posts from top designers. Jad enjoys blogging and designing, and sharing his experiences with others. Let’s get into the interview!!   1. Welcome to INSPIKS, please introduce yourself. Could you tell us where you’re from and how you got started in the field of graphic and web design? Hello everyone, my name is Jad Limcaco and I am a web and graphic designer from Long Beach, CA. I actually got started in…    read more 

Interview Philip Davis

Interview Philip Davis

April 13, 2010 |

Interview Philip Davis: Philip Davis is a young and gifted designer. He calls himself a Photoshop Junkie, Web Enthusiast, Wannabe Philosopher and Jesus Freak. Philip has an immense passion for art and design, his work displays a nice blend of eye candy and inspiration. In this interview, we talk with Philip about his “Designing Through Psalm Challenge” and how he uses it as an extension of his daily devotions. Let’s jump into this interview!   1. Welcome to INSPIKS, please introduce yourself. Could you tell us where you’re from and how you got started in the field of Graphic Design? I’m from Laurel Maryland where I’m currently attending the University of Maryland double majoring in marketing and information systems. I have a humongous and awesome family. My interest in design started around six years ago when I started playing around with Microsoft Paint. I would spend hours upon hours trying…    read more 

Who is God – Part One

November 9, 2009 |

A first glance this colorful paper strip looks just like a normal two sided band of paper, but at a closer look it becomes obvious that this strip of paper is by no means normal in the sense it has only one side—this is called a Mobius strip. A regular paper band has two sides: an outer side and an inner one which you can trace separately. A Mobius strip however has only one side: if you point your finger tip at any point of its surface and move it in any direction you will realize that your finger tip is covering all of its side. Unlike a two sided band you don’t need to take your finger tip off of one side to trace the other. The reason I made this colorful Mobius strip and photographed it, is that recently I’ve been thinking about who God is. Not that…    read more 

15 Beautiful Christian Website Designs

August 30, 2009 |

While looking around the net we found some Christian websites that are worthy of mention, they are aesthetically pleasing and in our opinion can serve as an inspiration to churches or ministries that are aspiring to put their face on the web. The Church has a great harvest to meet on the internet and have a great opportunity to preach the gospel of Christ to all nations. “And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.” Matthew 24:14 “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.” Mathew 28:19-20 Stonebriar Lifechurch.TV Mars Hill…    read more