Readers at tripwire magazine daily submit links and short descriptions to highly relevant and worth investigating articles. User links are normally JUST PUBLISHED articles and have gone through a check to be relevant for designers and developers. This is a round-up providing latest Community Links submitted on tripwire magazine. Get more user submitted links here.



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20 Magnificent Magazine Covers in Recent Years

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57 Winter Photography Poster Inspiration

57 beautiful winter photographs, with links to their respective photographers’ portfolios and websites. This collection is sure to give you wonderful photo poster ideas for this holiday season.

Matte White Square – Social Media Logos

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40 Incredibly Useful Web Design Tools

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10 Useful Desktop Applications for Freelancers

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Common Mistakes Made in Web Design

The main reason you would have set up a Web site would be to generate hits. This holds true for company web sites, blogs, ecommerce sites, etc. and it is particularly important for a small business.

Why Is Color Important In A Web Design?

If you have a website which is rich in content but bad with the color, it loses credibility in the eyes of the website visitor.

15 Best Advertising Programs for Design Bloggers to Mint Money Online

Designer’s community is one such creative community, which along with other business domains is optimizing this moneymaking opportunity and using it well.

Change the color of a MovieClip using ColorTransform

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Web Design Complete Guide Tutorials

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Let’s slice a clean .psd layout in 12 easy steps

Today a special article for the beginners: I will show you how to slice a clean .psd layout in 12 easy steps. This tutorial has many pictures, hence it’s a piece of cake to follow it!

Why You Need to be Using Gravatars

In this post, we are going to look at the importance of having your own Gravatar (Globally Recognized Avatar), in order to help solidify your online identity.

Ultimate Resource list of Patterns and Backgrounds

Have you been in search of that perfect pattern or background to enhance your latest design? Well look no further!

Warm Amber Photoshop Patterns Part 2

Today’s web treat is a free combo pack of large (1024px * 1024px) seamless Warm Amber textures in .jpg format as well as a corresponding Photoshop tileable pattern (.pat) set.

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The Search Engine Marketing (SEM) industry is evolving so rapidly that dedicating a resource to understand and share these changes only seems just.

Constructor Theme for WordPress

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40+ Stunning and Creative Graffiti Artworks

Most people have the impression that graffiti was started by young vandals trying to “make a statement”, however graffiti has been known to go as far back as 30 000BC.

30+ Ultimate Useful AutoCAD Tutorials

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Learning jQuery: Horizontal Panel Sliding With animate() function

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Jeff Starr How to create the perfect 404 page, including lots of tips, tricks, examples, and code snippets.

Xocolatl – Boutique Chocolate Shop A stunning CSS eCommerce website showcasing this boutique chocolate shop.

WordPress Multi Languages: 5 Plugins To Built A Multilingual Website

Managing a multilingual website is tough. Luckily, with the helps from WordPress plugins, we can built multiple languages website easily.

Translucent Fiery Text Effect Layer Styles

Translucent fiery text effect combo pack includes the fully editable layered PD you see in the picture, the layer styles used for th effect in an .asl file, and a .pat file

3D Glossy Pink Orbs Icons – Business

31 Creative use of Typography in Web Design

Typography is a very important part for grabbing the attention of a visual aesthetic to a websites.

Anatomy of Colors in Web Design: Green and Environmental Concept

Green is an effective color that is so commonly used in modern web design, probably the awareness of an global trend of environmentalism.

How To Keep Up With The Flow Of Information

Today I want to present 5 ways you have to help you keep up with the huge flow of information on the internet!

Magic golden text effect in Photoshop

In this Adobe Photoshop text effect tutorial we will learn how to create mystery golden text effect. As the result of this tutorial, we will get something like old mystery magic book cover.

How To Fix Dark Pictures

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80+ Typography Related Twitter Accounts To Follow

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Simple Jelly Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial

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3 Ways Link Building Firms Cheat You

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70 Of The Best Photoshop Actions For Enhancing Photos

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10 Twitter Lists you’ll love to follow!

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15 jQuery slideshow/gallery plugins

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60+ Promotional Websites to Promote and Submit Your Design Related Articles and News

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