Welcome to the Linux guide to web design 2022. I started using Linux in 2007 and have been a long-time fan ever since. It’s been 12 years since my original web design on Linux. During this time Linux has become more established and usable for novice users. If you own a Raspberry Pi you will more than likely use a Linux distribution. Without further ado, let’s check out what Linux has got to offer in the world of web design.
Website owners, bloggers and fellow creatives are always on the lookout for good, and preferably free, graphics for their websites. If you don’t have the time or possibly not as creative they are a must. Here is a comprehensive sourced list, updated for 2018, of websites that provide free images, icons and other vector art for all of your design needs. Please be advised that some may have licenses for commercial use. Feel free to comment on any you think I have missed. Enjoy!
FotoJet is an all-in-one free online tool for graphic design, photo collages and photo editing. In this review, I will be testing out the plus version of FotoJet which is a paid upgrade to the standard free version, which unlocks many new features, templates and more.
So you have got your web hosting and want to pursue a career in web design or maybe you want to design your own website for your own personal project. Unfortunately a web designer’s job isn’t finished once the site goes live there are other steps that need to be taken too, unless you have a massive budget and you pay for these services. Here is a guide of the steps to consider before becoming a web designer.
Converseen is a all-in-one batch image conversion, compressing and resizing tool that is available for both Linux (Source and PPA) and Windows. Like many web designers having to process images to make them suitable for the web you may have to use a variety of different tools, I have used Shrink-O-Matic to batch resize my images, GIMP and it’s save for web plugin to compress individual images and also Trimage batch image processor. Having to use 2 or more tools to convert, compress and resize images can be very time consuming so having a tool to do all of those jobs for you will be extremely productive.
Have trouble finding a web app to use? Fed up of having to refer to your bookmarks to access them? I have recently come across a wonderful web design app from Coded Bits that groups together other web apps to make a great productive environment and all within a click away. A great time saver for any web design enthusiasts and novices alike.
Web design on Linux is possible although Microsoft and Apple computers are no doubt the web designer’s choice when it comes to creating websites. Adobe software has become the niche and the creative professionals favourite for many years. Linux on the other hand has improved considerably over the past few years and now it is possible to create beautiful websites with the plethora of tools available. Here are a few of those tools to get your creative juices flowing.
Everybody needs a little inspiration at some point in their lives. Have you ever visited a friend’s house, admired the decor, then go home and make changes to your own home or have you longed for a living room like one in a brochure. Here are a list of websites to get your inspiration from. Enjoy!
Having updated my theme to make use of the WordPress navigation menus I decided I wanted to have an indicator to display that there is a drop-down menu. This can be done many ways with plugins etc but I wanted to do it without the need for a plugin. So I had a think and came up with this idea which requires very little knowledge to carry out.