Our Latest Blog Posts

Below are our latest web design blog posts - simply click a title or image to read the entire story.

How to show your client the website while you are building it (but not the entire world)

Unless you are starting off with a sexy design, creating a website from the framework default template looks terrible for a while. Placeholder images, strange colors and sample widgets are part of the building process, but let’s be honest during that process the website doesn’t look it’s best.  It’s like the construction of a new shiny office…

Change the color of JUST ONE WordPress menu entry

Change the color of JUST ONE WordPress menu entry

Sometimes there is a special feature or a unique page that you want to draw a bit more attention to… but how? One way is to make just one WordPress menu entry a different color so that stands out from the rest. It’s pretty easy to change the color of just one WordPress menu entry,…

Show and Hide Different Content On Mobile Devices & Desktops

Show and Hide Different Content On Mobile Devices & Desktops

You don’t always order the exact same pizza, so why display the exact same content on mobile devices AND on desktops? Here’s how to show and hide different content on mobile devices and desktops. The first thing you need to understand is that there are MANY ways to show and hide content on mobile devices…

Add Google Fonts to Adobe Photoshop

Add Google Fonts to Adobe Photoshop

Having too many different fonts in a website is like wearing the striped pants with the plaid shirt that’s crumpled on the floor near your bed. Thankfully, it’s not hard to add Google Fonts to Adobe Photoshop. This tutorial will show you how to add Google Fonts to Adobe Photoshop. Sure it might be easy to…

Download Valera Beaver Builder Template (Free)

We’ve created another free Beaver Builder template that you can use for any personal or commercial project. In a hurry? Need a clean, modern design for a client and don’t have a lot of time? Checkout the free Valera Beaver Builder template! It uses gorgeous photography with unique layout elements (like not touching the sides…

Gravity Forms Tips: 44 Quick Tips When Building Forms

The topic of building forms with Gravity Forms is so large that we created a video course that shows you how to use Gravity Forms like a pro and it’s called Learn Gravity Forms. But if you don’t have time for that right now, we’ve got some tips here that will get you up and…

Increase your hourly rate in just one afternoon

What are you doing this weekend? Instead of binging Netflix, what if you learned how to go from making $ to $$$ in your web design business? This post will show you something cool that we’ve been using for years. Being successful in web design comes down to one thing… how much value can you…

Learn Gravity Forms – Student Q&A Answers

I asked the students that got early-access to the Learn Gravity Forms course to submit any question they had about Gravity Forms and I would put together a video answering each question… this is that video! This is a looooonnnngggggg video (about 30 minutes) so if you are short on time you can use this…