Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Logos

Do-It-Yourself Logo Design

I haven’t done research recently, but several years ago I was interested in making a logo by myself and I checked out quite a few DIY logo making software programs. In the end I chose The Logo Creator and I have since used it quite successfully many times. It’s not free, but it is inexpensive (US$47) and while I can’t say … [ Read more ]

Useful Image/Graphics Resources

There are quite a few good, free resources out there to help with your webmaster needs. Many are fully web-based. Some of the better ones I have come across include:

  • iconifier.net
    This simple but useful site lets you upload a JPG, PNG or GIF image (up to 500KB) and then have it generate Apple and Favicon icons. This is one of my go-to sites,

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Upload Images with PHP

Web developers who are just getting started often ask, “How can I upload images using PHP” The Web Developer How To – Upload Images Using PHP tutorial looks at the basics and shows you how you can install such a script on your website.

Everything You Need to Know About Image Compression

Proper use of image compression can make a huge difference in the appearance and size of your website image files. But compression is an often-misunderstood topic, partly because there’s a real lack of understanding on what the different types of compression are good for. If you don’t understand which type of compression to use for different types of images, you’ll … [ Read more ]