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Top 25 Royalty Free Stock Photo Sites

If you are webmaster looking to add great images to your site, a web designer in need of photos, or a video editor in need of artwork, then knowing the top royalty free stock photo sites could come in handy. Royalty free images are either sold commercially or given away free of charge. If the user has to pay it is typically only once and the images can be used multiple times and in different applications and projects. It is important to read the image licenses carefully since they could carry certain restrictions, however, in most instances once you purchase a royalty free image you can use it on more than one website, include it in your designs, or incorporate it in your promotional and sales videos.

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Must Read Links for Web Designers and Developers – Volume 3

The 3rd installment of our ‘Must Read Links for Web Designers and Developers’ is our biggest and best yet with over 80 awesome links to check out. I can’t think of a better way to spend a cold February weekend.

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50 Questions That Designers Need to Ask Their Clients

If you are a web designer and developer, one of the most important aspects of your job is to find out what the client needs and wants. In the case of very small projects, a quick phone call or a few exchanged emails is all that you might need, but if you have been awarded a complex and rather large project, you need to find out as much as possible about the project’s details. Keep in mind that great many of your clients might not be as computer or Internet savvy as you are and might have completely wrong idea of what, when, and how things are happening – it is in your best interest to figure out all the important details in advance in order to avoid cancelled projects, missed deadlines, and dissatisfied customers.

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Everything you need to know about your CPU

One of the most important parts of a computer is the central processing unit or CPU. This is the component that makes all computations possible, and performs four basic logical operations that complete the fetch-decode-execute cycle of a computer.

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The Psychology of Color – Must See for Web Designers [Infographic]

One of the most fascinating and overlooked elements web designers tend to overlook is the influence of color on their website visitors. While a color palette may look visually pleasing, is it psychologically pleasing? When you go to design your next website pay special attention to your color choices and what they actually mean. To help you out with that we have created this beautiful infographic.

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Must-Have Tools for the Beginning Web Designer

There are great many software products, which can make the work of a web designer much easier and dramatically increase his or her productivity. However, some of them cost hundreds of dollars, which not every beginner web designer can afford and they could take months to master as well.

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Everything You Need to Know About Social Networks [INFOGRAPHIC]

It would be an understatement to say that Social Networking is big time. The time has come where it isn’t enough to have the domain name you want available, you must also make sure usernames on the most popular networks are also available. With that said, check out this awesome infographic we created to show you just how popular Social Networking is.

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HTML and CSS for beginners

With the help of CMS platforms such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, or TextPattern almost anyone, with little to no HTML or CSS knowledge can have a website up and running in a matter of minutes. However, if you want to be able to format web pages, then learning at least some of the basic HTML tags and being able to use different CSS elements such as colors, layouts, or fonts, then a quick crash course on HTML and CSS would be beneficial.

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