The Wall is Redesigned 329

The Wall is Redesigned

After three and half years, I finally redesigned Web Designer Wall. I launched Web Designer Wall in August 2007 and haven't made any changes since then. Today, I think it is about time to put the previous design in retirement. It is sad to let it go, but I think a redesign is a must because technology is different now (ie. HTML5, CSS3, media queries). So I'm going to highlight some of the features about this new design. I hope you will like this new design as you did in the previous version.

Update: InMotion Hosting Winners 30

Update: InMotion Hosting Winners

Thanks to everyone who has participated the hosting giveaway contest. InMotion Hosting would like to thank you by doubling the prizes. As a result, six winners will be getting a free one-year hosting account. The winners are: 56, 71, 103, 192, 198, and 244 (winners will be contacted by InMotion). For those who didn't win, InMotion is also offering a $45 discount. To redeem the discount, email contests@inmotionhosting.com and include your original comment post.

Update: Social Media Icons 53

Update: Social Media Icons

First of all, thank you for all the great feedbacks and suggestions on the Vector Social Media Icons I released on IconDock. I updated the set with the new Google Buzz, Microsoft Bing, Picasa, Meetup, Feedburner, Ebay, Drupal, Gowalla, ICQ, Metacafe, Yelp, Xing, Paypal, Podcast, and various color buttons. Head over to IconDock to download the latest zip.

WordPress Workshop: Zero to Hero 68

WordPress Workshop: Zero to Hero

I will be hosting a workshop with Refresh Events on advance WordPress theme coding. The event will take place in Toronto, March 25th 2010 at Rich Media Institute, 156 Augusta Ave. This workshop is for designers with CSS skills who want to learn how to convert a HTML template into a WordPress theme (no PHP skills required). You will learn how to advance themes using conditional tags, page templates, custom fields, and more. Details and registration.

Bonus: anyone who signs up for the workshop will get a $45 discount code from InMotion Hosting. You may use the coupon code in any business class shared-hosting, VPS, and dedicated server packages.

New WordPress Theme: Notepad 88

New WordPress Theme: Notepad

I'm back into the WordPress theme design. Check out my latest release — the Notepad theme. Inspired by the iPhone’s Notes app, Notepad is a modern theme with a subtle touch of the sketchy and texturized background. The theme is widget compatible with threaded & paged comments, social media buttons, and multi-level dropdown menus. It has been tested on WordPress 2.9 with Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and IE7+. Users with CSS3 compatible browser will see the nice visual enhancement such as drop shadow and rounded corners. Check out the demo site and share your comments.

Job Board 75% Coupon Code

Job Board 75% Coupon Code

I just wanted to update you the new coupon code on Design Jobs on the Wall. Enter coupon code "promo" on your first job post to get a 75% discount. Some of the potential employers who have posted on the wall include: Fi, The Brick, CTV, Fanshawe College, Hallmark Channel, Peace Corps, eHarmony, TechSmith Corporation, cPanel Inc., Washington Post Digital, Lime Wire LLC, MTV Networks, and more.