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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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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30 Great Sites Using WordPress as a CMS

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Wordpress is the very customizable and developer friendly. You can make just about any website you have in mind with it; blog, portfolio, gallery, e-store, etc.

WordPress is much more than just a blogging platform. If you still see it that way, you will change your point of view after seeing these great sites using WordPress as a CMS.

Click on an image to see the site in full!

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30 Bad Practices of Web Designers

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Every once in a while you will come across a page that just doesn’t seem ‘right’. There are three elements of a website that can be harmed by bad practice:

  • The website lacks something in its design.
  • The content is written badly.
  • The search engines don’t like something about the site.

Considering the three points above, this article will explains the do’s and dont’s of certain design habits.

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31 Outstanding Logo Tutorial

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As we said in our previous post, 45 Creative Logo Designs for Inspiration, logos have a big impact on how others view your blog or company. Logo design is one of the hardest parts to execute as it is of great importance in creating brand identity and consistency with your design.

To help with that, we have collected 31 outstanding logo tutorials from around the web.

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30 Beautiful and Clean Blog Designs

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When working on a new blog theme most designers like to look around at examples of well-designed blogs for inspiration that can be used in their own work. Sometimes the most impressive and inspiring designs are those that manage to achieve a great look with simplicity rather than excessive design elements.

In this post we will showcase 30 blog designs that have an effective, attractive design with a clean style. In many cases this style lends itself to proper emphasis on the content and excellent readability.

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10 Ways to Customize and Personalize your WordPress Blog

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Having a unique theme and adding personal touches to your blog is by no means a necessity, but it can really enhance and enable your site to stand out more among the blogosphere’s branded band of bloggers. Just like with any aspect of your brand, you want people to immediately make that association with you and your blog. This can easily be done with a custom design and the subtle injections of the person or persons that are behind the blog. If you are not in a position where you can create your own custom theme, do not fret, customizing a free or premium theme can work for your blog as well.

These attentions to detail tend to attract readers more than the impersonal feel that can be imparted by using a standard theme that lacks the personality and flavor of a customized one. So in this post, I have assembled 10 ways that you can easily adjust and tweak these details to give your site that distinctive edge that will help establish your blog’s presence. Start making your mark today to effectively strengthen your blog’s prominence, by working through the steps below.

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