Help Us Out With Some FeedBack?

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It’s been a while since we last asked for some feedback about who you are and what you think of the site. If you could spare two minutes to answer the polls below, it would really help us make Pro Blog Design even better!

There is also a reward for anyone answering the question at the end! Absar from ShopHTML is offering 20% off their PSD to HTML services to anyone who does!

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22 (Now 28!) of the Best Green Web Designs

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Today is the 3rd Blog Action Day, meaning that you’ll be bombarded by articles from all over the internet on helping our environment. We took part in the first two, and of course we’ll be taking part in the bombardment today as well.

Keeping in line with our regular topic, we’ve pulled together a collection of the best designed “green” blogs and websites out there.

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33 Websites For Vector Image Downloads

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Vector images are a very popular style on designs these days. They don’t have a fixed resolution, instead they are flexible, which means you can still adjust any dimension without losing the quality of the image.

Many designers use them for print ads, flash animation and even web design because it gives awesome flexibility, you can play around with the images and produce quality images for your artwork. If you’re a designer looking for icons, clip-arts or images for your next design project, we’ve compiled a list of the best websites where you can download the vector images for free.

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Automatic WordPress Thumbnail Without Custom Field

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Let’s say you want to show thumbnails in your blog’s front page. A lot of blogs do that now and it’s a good way of making the page look more alive.

The only problem though is that using custom fields can be complicated and time-wasting. This post will show you how to make your theme generate thumbnails automatically, based on your post’s first image.

This trick is done by mixing some wordpress hacks and a php script. The PHP script is Darren Hoyt’s timthumb.php, the hack is WpRecipe’s how to get the first post image.

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13 Great WordPress Plugins To Power Up Your Admin Area

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Wordpress plugins are a great way to enhance and optimize your blog. In addition to adding more features to your actual blog, there are also a lot of plugins that can give you more control and power over the wordpress admin area.

Using these plugins you can do everything from hiding unnecessary elements to customizing the look of your admin area.

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Elegant Themes New Theme Options Page

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Options pages are becoming a core part of WordPress themes, particularly in premium ones where the competitive edge it gives is an essential.

Back in June we looked over the state of theme options pages at the time and found a lot of good things were happening. They make working with themes much easier by removing the need to delve into any theme files or code.

Elegant Themes (Who we have reviewed before) are one of the top premium themes sites around and have just recreated their options page entirely.

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Top 50 High Quality Twitter Icons for FREE

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Currently, Twitter is one of the most popular social networking sites. Most blogger are therefore interested in adding some twitter icons to their blog, so that their readers can submit their article to Twitter quickly, or just find their Twitter account and follow it.

Here we’ve collected together some of the best twitter icons we’ve come across online. Surely you’ll find one that suits your site!

For the code to add a twitter button to your blog, read Social Bookmarking Link Codes. And if you want to add some RSS buttons to your blog, you can visit the RSS Icons and Best Free Icons that we collected together to choose a great icon for your blog.

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