I’m impressed! The web design and development community is more active than ever. People are creating goodies all the time and it can seriously be hard to keep up with the supply. It is good for designers and developers as it is never hard to find inspiration and resources to use. Only problem is the time it takes to follow all the quality blogs… the solution is this post that I am creating a few times a week. It collects hand picked articles from all corners of the community and deliver them in one place. Remember to submit your own articles here if you would like it to be added next time. Note – I’m only accepting relevant quality posts!
Dear readers, we would like to thank you for being with us day-by-day. You are real contributors to our inspiration – as we are to yours hopefully.
Valentines day – In these life in air vibrates love. During this period shops and houses are decorated with symbols of bed – hearts, roses, plaything bears. I am sure you will create whatever hump car
In this collection I’ve included the best Photoshop tutorial blogs and websites worth reading. Hopefully, you will like this roundup and find something new and useful for you.
Top Beautiful Logos by Anthony Geoffroy
Brown is a very eccentric color often associated with nature and it also has the ability to look aged, when used in web design it can websites a very aged or nature based feel.
Ask and thou shalt receive! By popular demand, here is an amazing collection of free heart fonts for this Valentine’s Day.
In this tutorial you will learn how to create realistic and creative computer mouse design – Microsoft ARC mouse in Photoshop.
Tutorial web design with basic steps in designing a business website in Photoshop, a simple layout but elegant design.
Here we are showcasing some of the brilliant Angry Birds t-shirt designs you can find across the web.
I created 20 amulets of dragons in gold style. This is a free vector clip art for everyone to personal and commercial using.
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Another great collection of advertisements were released this week, including a few Super Bowl ones. The Mafioso advertisement for Lebeau Auto Glass was clever!
A common’s man guide on how the internet will evolve during the upcoming years.
The purpose of the poster is to provide a quick overview of the elements of design; a refresher for those in the know, and a starting point for design newbies.
When you print photos yourself, you’ll get the best results with the correct resolution. This guide helps you figure out what that means–and no, the answer isn’t “as high as possible”.
While you are working in a post/article, you must have noticed that WordPress autosaves the article for you, so in case you get disconnected you don’t loose your article. Also it can be annoying for s
Chalkboard lettering taken to a whole new level.
Magazine style themes are one of the most wanted WordPress themes and they are very useful for managing lots of posts on a page.
Lots of websites use mascots in their header, but my feeling is that mascots are not so frequent in logo design. This round-up presents some well designed logos that use a mascot.
Assuming you’re paying attention to the road, or texting, or going 90 in a 55, billboards have only a fraction of a second to catch your attention. (Unless of course you live in L.A., in which case
Typography is all about expressing and Graffiti Fonts are an important part of Typography. Graffiti Fonts are widely used in several posters & designs.
Love is in the air! Yes folks, can you believe it’s already February and Valentine’s Day is almost here? We have a special treat for you this Valentine from our artists – a free beautiful and ro
Let us start the week with another PSD tutorial here at 1stwebdesigner! We will create a Selling Product layout using Photoshop in a step-by-step manner.
Get inspire to create some awesome Comics and Cartoons Illustration. Just have a look today’s collection, how beautiful illustrations a designer can create when he is in great mood.
jQuery plays an important role for every web development project nowadays. Not only it gives an advantage to have a better user usability and experience but also it gives website visitors a really nic
Android is not new in technology world. Google launched Android phones and now it is the most important technical gadget available in market. It is very competitive with Apple’s iPhone and gives almos
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The long awaited version of Aspose.Pdf for .NET (5.0.0) has been released. This new release includes even better support for HTML tag and various XSL-FO tags, which ult
Freelancing is now becoming popular as a source of income for many people. There are a lot of reasons on why many are attracted on this kind of work.
Tom Barrett is an editorial fashion photographer from Bangkok who’s just starting to get into the professional realm of things. Luckily he is friends with a lot of models which gave him plenty of op
Inspirational Sports Illustrations by Mike Harrison
If you work as a freelance web designer or developer, you probably rely on a number of applications to perform daily tasks. From crafting code and pushing pixels to productivity and business managemen
Photoshop tutorial in just few very easy steps on how can you make an art from your photo, Warhol pop art Style.
This is our eleventh instalment of our wallpaper feature and each week we will be showcasing creative and inspirational desktops to spice up your working environment.
T-shirts for bikers are maybe the coolest way to be! Find out what are the most popular t-shirt models!
Some of the best web layout tutorials for: hosting layouts, WordPress layouts, business layouts
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is purely a tool used to design a website’s visual information in such a way that it makes the site both effective and efficient. It has become the universal language fo
Today we will create a textured abstract design in Photoshop using stock photos, brushes and a few guidelines regarding the composition. The tutorial not only points out the techniques used, but also
Business card is the most important element of your visual identity. When you have unusual and outstanding business card you have more chances to impress your client. Let’s see what ways and techniq
Rayan Al-Mansour is a TV producer/director from Saudi Arabia who hosts his own show on national television from time to time. Rayan is into photography as well, looking to expand his knowledge an
Drupal is another open source powerful and useful content management system. It is also used by thousands of people in the world. Today i have compiled 20+ drupal themes for our readers. Looking for great drupal themes check out these articles: 40 Best Drupal 7 Themes and 26+ Great Themes Showcase – Drupal Download
Maybe you’re about to launch. Well, hold off for a moment and read this article before taking the final plunge. Things can go horribly wrong if you haven’t prepared a checklist and carried out cer
2011 calendars are totally different from each other in terms of design, looks and presentation. Some of them are in 3D style while other related to social media cartoons, pop-up style, single sheet c
The CES 2011 was full with tablets. Many manufacturers are preparing new tablets for this year due to the success of Apple, Samsung and Archos.
Vector silhouettes are a popular thing among designers who work on posters often and it’s nice to have a collection from which to choose from the needed silhouette for a certain poster design and th
Extensions are extra features and functionality that you can easily add to Google Chrome. By using extensions, you can customize Google Chrome with features you like, while keeping your browser free o
It is almost impossible to gather in an article all the CSS code snippets that could help you in the future but here are some of the ones that you would need more often than others. Don’t get scared
Logo Designers make many blunders but they know the smart tactics to cover their mistakes from their clients. Here are 4 smart things which logo designers say to their clients.
If you are looking for apple iPad high quality psd files or apple ipad gui kit then we have compiled a list of free psd files of ipad, feel free to use in your project and dont forget to share with yo
You know logo design is an important area of graphic design and maybe the most unique part of it.Logos are not used only by companies but also by organizations especially to be more memorable and to g
Firefox is web developers and designers favorite browser and designers and developers make there designing and development more productive and innovative with the firefox add-ons. Very handy and usefu
Let’s face it, most mobile app design leaves much to be desired. That’s why the Mobile Design Starter Kit was created. It gives you everything you need to quickly get started designing for iPhone/iPho
Vintage Coca-Cola Girl Ads
If you are creating poster, web design layout or photo manipulation related to nature you would love to have great collection of Floral Brushes at your disposal. You could use these floral brushes to
Logo Designers make many blunders but they know the smart tactics to cover their mistakes from their clients. Here are 4 smart things which logo designers say to their clients.
This type of design has a special place in TDM because we love to see creative minds at work. Below you can see the work of some of the best students designer in the world.
Download high resolution tree bark texture pack containomg 4 textures in JPG format in 2500×1875 pixels each.
I always try to post as many web design resources as possible for me. In this article I collect a huge huge list of free PSD Web UI Elements for download. These elements are very useful for both newbi
Downloading graphics can be a very irritating process due to the time consumed. It is not uncommon for graphics to download at different rates.
As a designer we always need inspiration. That inspiration can come from just about anywhere, and we must active approach to discover it. Lucky for us, there are thousands of inspiration websites from
Adsflag.com main concern is TV Commercials creativity. We Found that design blogs doesn’t give commercials appropriate space, we will start inspiration series that will give you unique and creative
Follow this step by step Photoshop tutorial to create a modern, clean, travel poster design for Swissair, and then learn how to transform into vintage poster design. We will use useful techniques rela
French photographer and designer Romain Laurent makes his masterpieces of photos, digital postproduction, humor and unrestrained imagination.
These detailed and photo-realistic portraits have been done by a very skilled artist, who finds the perfect way of expressing himself when having a pencil in his hand and a piece of paper.
Inspiring collection of 30 attractive transparent business cards.
A website`s contact page is one of the most important component because this is the first line between the owner and the reader. This page must look and work flawless. No exception! Below you can see
A showcase of the very best web designs from the last week
10 Free High Quality PSD Business Card templates
From gloomy backdrops of swamps to worn torn villages these landscapes show you what you can come up with a little imagination.
Macro photography (sometimes called micro photography) is an area of photography dedicated to capturing small subjects, or small parts of subjects, at extreme blown up magnifications up to life size o
We want to show you interesting solution for designing an interior of room for your kids. Studio e-glue from France offers innovative idea – giant stickers for room decoration. With the help of thes
You know those expensive stone eggs you can buy in Chinese shops? We are going to create such egg and make it possible to put anything on it like a logo or just text.
In the spirit of Valentine we are presenting you with 40+ heart shaped logos. Hope you enjoy them and find them inspirational. Let us know which on is your favorite logo in the comment section!
As a web designer, you should always strive to get better at your job. First, you’ll have to know the basics, but you must also make sure to keep up-to-date with the new technologies and evolutions
Based on the edge of London, with family across the UK and in easy striking distance of the Ryanair stronghold of Stanstead, H Matthew Howarth is a keen travel photographer with emerging interests in
Artorius Design is a showcase of professional Photoshop resources: actions, text styles, 3D generators, templates and more. You will find some of the web’s best Photoshop items, some free, others comm
Gorgeous Illustrations of Hindu Gods by Sanjay Patel of Pixar Studios.
I am going to show you the steps of making a Washed Out Fall Out scene with photoshop. I used CS5, but any version of photoshop should suffice.
Nice Caricatures by Anthony Geoffroy
This is a tutorial on how to find prfitable niches, it goes through the steps you need to take to research a market before creating a website on that topic
As we keep delving into more photography styles and influences I bring you 20 hand-picked digital art portraits for your inspiration.
Heru Suryoko is one of the Best Digital Imaging Artist in Indonesia. In this post Here you can get inspiration from Heru Suryoko’s art works, and little interview with him.
Adobe Photoshop is a powerful application that enables users to edit their pictures, images or graphics, even with Photoshop you can do everything that you can just imagine, but initially it might be
I am back with another Adobe Photoshop tutorial. In this tutorial I am going to teach you how to create a cool cut out text effect in Photoshop. If you like this tutorial please don’t forget to shar
If your like me you enjoy enhancing your photos in Photoshop. It’s a lot of fun to take your shots and experiment with them. Have you ever seen photos in magazines or on the web and wondered how the
Towards the end of 2001, IBM made a breakthrough – they proved that three times five is fifteen. Not a big deal, one would say.
In this tutorial we will show you how to create a realistic star field in Photoshop CS5. To get into the right frame of mind to create these works of art, you have to think completely abstract, put as
Today on Design Juices we are proud to announce another great giveaway with Gryphony, they are a limited clothing line that brings a new shirt design every 72 hours.
Many people see usability testing process as a very time consuming, expensive, arduous task that adds little value to their business or for their clients. This is all very negative sounding, and somet
This is a list of 37 hand-picked, fully customizable templates which contain the graphic source files in .PSD format, fresh and creative resources from design community.
Beautiful modern and minimalistic wordpress themes, design for illustrators and graphic designers to show their amazing work.
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Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and you’re stumped on what to get your better half. Here are some gift suggestions ranging from the simple, the clever and the sweet. From a book, an iPhone d
Vintage web design looks pretty nice and the good thing is that it can be suitable for mostly all the themes you can think of.
This Tutorial Is Step By Step On How to Generate Endless Online Leads! It Even Shows You Step By Step how to set up your lead generation system.
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Despite technology’s fickle nature, there is one thing that will allow Facebook to stand the test of time…
You’re absolutely going to LOVE this collection of romantic, cute and/or love-inspired Valentine’s Day wallpapers. Download one for yourself or send one to your favorite valentine…. sweet!
Fashion photography is a genre of photography devoted to displaying clothing and other fashion items. Over time, fashion photography has developed its own aesthetic in which the clothes and fashions a
The illustrations are also used in magazines in advertising on a cover design,
you can use any tool for the final work as Photoshop,
Illustrator finish whatever the figure given another twist or
For security reasons you should hide or change the wordpress version easily visible to hackers. If you want to change the version string in the bottom-right of the WP admin pages, here is a one step t
In this collection, you’ll find some of the best web design layouts created by deviantARTists
Web security is often overlooked in web development – not because nobody finds it important, but because it’s a complicated topic. There are so many risks when it comes to web security that it’s
Another logo design inspiration for this month. Today, it’s all about plant. We have collected some of logo designs inspired by plant.
WordPress is one of the most used blogging software. It is used by almost all A-List bloggers and mainstream blogs like TechCrunch, Mashable etc.
I have experience in finance and insurance domain and JAVA is heavily used in this domain for writing sophisticated Equity, Fixed income trading applications. Most of these investment banks have writt
Each day CSS3 becomes more and more popular among web designers and web developers. Many exciting functions and features are being made up for CSS3 today, which provide faster completion time, more fl
As we delve into different cultures from around the world, today we showcase some extremely seductive digital art influenced by the ever so mysterious Geisha girls. Showcasing some absolutely stunning
Less is more. A minimalist would say. But on the other side of the spectrum, an advertiser would argue: The bigger, the bolder, the better! Who would you believe, and which is really better–all, or n
Typographical elements have been incorporated into countless design projects. In fact, these elements are often what can make or break a design.
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Joomla is one of the most popular content management system. It offers a plethora of features and benefits which renders a website more flexible……
Cash flow is crucial for any business, but especially important for small businesses and freelancers. To help you do just that, here are 8 tips that you can implement into your business immediately to
Colors carry a lot of emotions in themselves; each color represents some mood and changes its nature when used in any combination with other colors. So a lot depends upon colors which take a pivot rol
In this post you’ll find 30 Useful 30 Useful 3D Modelling Tutorials for your Graphics & Animation related needs. The list consists of several techniques that you may need to use in creating 3D graph
Valentine’s day is coming and I know why you’re here. You are here to see some of the best, and affordable, gifts for your partner!
Almost all people engaged with the web design activity are fully aware of about ‘Joomla’, which is one of the widely used and most popular content management systems.
Are you a professional designer? Or do you just like editing images so much? Enthusiasts of image editing always wants to explore the internet to find the right sort of software for an all-in-one imag
Photoshop actions are commonly used by photographers to give their photos stunning results. There are thousands of prepaid actions of photoshop available on internet. Today i have posted best 25 from
From the last few years there has been an immense growth in the field of e-business. With the exponential growth in this sector, a cut throat competition in online business has been prevailed across t
Yves Schiepek from Berlin, Germany started to go deeper into photography by the end of the year 2005. His recent journey through Asia has enriched his life in a way that photography does, and he hopes
Fashion photography is not about the clothing, it’s about the message that the image transmits. Beautiful models, quality clothing, really good makeup and an extraordinaire photographer, these are t
We post webdesign inspiration on continuous bases to get you inspired on latest trends. WordPress is very flexible content management system. Today we have posted best websites currently powered by wo
Now a days open source software are in demand to develop an E-Commerce websites. There are numbers of open source…
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Here are 22 heartbreaking photojournalism pictures which clearly prove that war and political differences have destroyed Earth and mankind is bleeding for peace. With such photography we can spread a
Feedback – we all have read and heard this word a lot from different people with different frame of references. As the name suggests, it is the reaction of a person towards the other person’s work,
Electronic alarm clock in Photoshop PSD format along with icons in PNG format various standard sizes 512×512, 256×256, 128×128 pixels. Download now!
Almost every business application is eager to get on the iPhone for promoting their online presence. Popularity of iPhone applications seems to be on a constant rise and is one of the major reasons th
Easily customize your blog or site look with this Hot Travel inspired theme. Start with included predefined themes to use or tweak. Easily change colors, fonts, the header and footer, menus, sidebars,
Sometimes it’s hard to see what’s on the image posted in your web page. Well, with the help of these bunch of jQuery Zoom plugins, viewing images by your naked eyes will not be that hard anymore.
You can do the same thing in many different ways within Photoshop, here is a different approach to changing exposure & color. Lets correct this sunrise scene where the foreground is too dark & the sky
A-W BannerAd is a banner rotator, easy to use simple to insert into pages can be inserted into pages that don’t use asp. Add, edit and delete banners with the online administration and also set the re
Strontiumpon WordPress theme turns your normal blog into a fully functional “out of the box” coupon or voucher website. Offering discount coupons and vouchers attract more customers and readers to
I will show you how to create a flowerpot from scratch using several techniques in Photoshop.
Creating a server of Apache, a MySQL information center and the PHP or Perl is not a daunting task any more. This is due to the availability of XAMPP that is used with Windows and LAMP to work with Li
Heart Valentines Day background (eps)
How important is it for you to follow the advice in articles and blog posts? Do you need to follow every tip offered or is it ok to do things how you think best?
When Google launches Google Chrome Webstore, people where all flocking to chrome webstore to install and get the latest web application, chrome extension and newly added themes for theme to try it out
Today’s web treat is a free combo pack of 4 large (1024px * 1024px) seamless black and white organic op art textures in .jpg format as well as a corresponding Photoshop tileable pattern (.pat) set.
30 Free Blogger Templates related to games, technology, business, scrapbooking, simple, white, advanced, dark, crafts, and magazines.
Photoshop is easy to learn and offers an extensive array of advanced tools to create some impressive and realistic compositions. This article is a collection of some high quality Photoshop tutorials f
Grunge brushes are cool for making your design look textured and all in all they are pretty much useful for any kind of effect. So grunge up your design with these cool set of Photoshop brushes!
Slideshow is an appropriate and interactive way to display information such as images in organized and compact manner. It will help the user to understand the message and purpose of the website in the
Tiago Hoisel is an amazingly talented illustrator based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Below you will find my showcase of his jaw-dropping illustrations. Enjoy!
For hackers it gets easy to hack in if they can see what’s the error coming while they try and enter wrong credentials at login screen of WordPress. For security reasons, you might want to hide the lo
More and more developers are using HTML5 every day. We have moved from the experimental phase, to actually developing fully-functional HTML5 sites. Take a look at these awesome new designs that all ut
Here we showcase some top Valentines themed t-shirt designs; whether they embrace the love and passion of Valentines. Or maybe they just take a side swipe at the glamour and over the top commercial as
Fonts typographic designs is now more popular and we can notice a surge for fonts Type work on portfolio sites, Here we have collected 50+ Ultimate Fonts Typography Designs for Inspiration , I found t
With so many premium WordPress theme stores selling corporate themes, you’d be forgiven for thinking that you have to shell out over $50 for a well designed business theme. Thankfully, that isn’t
With respect to light, the inverse square law states that:
“the intensity of light radiating from a point source is inversely proportional to the square of the distance from the source”.
These are 50+ Free Download XHTML Templates – Free CSS Website Templates. Which are collected from different web resources for users. These templates includes business templates, game zone templates
In this tutorial, I will show you how to create abstract eye catching Valentine’s Day illustration with hearts from scratch using several techniques in Adobe Photoshop CS5. Let’s get started!
The following apps got themselves great designs that should inspire any web designer.
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We have collected 25 best examples of Comparison Tables across different sites to give you an insight of how a good looking comparison table should look like.
Many beginner designers have not enough skill to design their own website or create complete website. That’s why today i have posted 20+ free css website templates. In these templates every thing is
There are thousands of WordPress themes and thousands of WordPress plugins to choose from. So when you find what works, stick with it. So here is my list of 12+ WordPress plugins I have found most use
Round up of useful wordpress 3.0 cheat sheets that will help you to learn coding. These wordpress 3.0 cheat sheets are the only available as of now.
Today we focus on one of my favourite Marvel Heroes, Iron Man, after enjoying his story in Comic, Animation and Film.
Make any text so smokin’ you can almost see the heat rising off its molten letters. Bonus: You can go back and edit the type without burning your fingers.
They have recently launched a nice campaign where you can now get all of their WP themes with an amazing 20% discount. This offer expires February 20th and is now available on their site for anyone to
Photoshop Beats Stars
This year started with a great deal of imagination and passionate work from our artists. They created 162 new and amazing vector illustrations for you to add to your library. Feast your eyes by taking
In this article we aim to deliver an All in one resource guide for Google Chrome users. So Fasten your seat belts and lets check out more than 90 kick ass extensions, themes, web apps and tips to cust
Learn how to divide shapes into segments using Illustrator.
Juan Francisco Tur is a 21 year-old graphic artist based in Ibiza, Spain. In his spare time, Juan likes to practice his photography. He has a great sense of light and color and he puts it to fantastic
Website Redesigning is as important as designing a website. But why the need of website redesigning arises? Over a period of time, your site looks and acts old when compared to other websites all beca
Famous car brand logos of UK keep evoloving over the years. Here is a display of famous car brand logo evolution of Aston Martin, Rolls Royce, Mini Cooper and Vauxhall.
Looking ahead 2011, we predict an increase in the level of interest and investment in advertising. With clients gaining more confidence in this economy and becoming more efficient with their investme
WordPress by default will show the date of the post which in most cases is sufficient, but say your WordPress install has frequent daily posts or you use it for a different purpose…
Aperture 3 draws the iphoto users and existing Aperture users to a more advanced experience. Scores of features are linked to what’s available in iphoto but a unique and new addition is the brushes
The national geographic archives are boon for those who are looking for best sources of photography inspiration.
Whatever you want whether it is wallpaper of place, animals, nature and so on you c
I gather some of the best and popular websites in Pakistan which are good in many aspects of web design and also very professional and great looking in design.
Simple 3ds Max tutorial about creating a beautiful glowing bokeh background.
Collection of cute valentine’s day card ideal for your special someone.
When you are on a page, and click on a photo or trig some event, a Lightbox is an effect that fades the pagein the background to show you new content in the foreground.
Some graphic designers work their entire lives without any recognition for their effort and innovations but Others gain fame without even graduating from college.
80+ Free PSD Web UI Elements For Download.
Couple of weeks till most lovely and romantic festivity – Valentines day. In these days in air vibrates love. During this period shops and houses are decorated with symbols of love – hearts, roses
The aim of this tutorial is to take you through the process of coloring an image in Photoshop using digital painting techniques.
Love Heart Free for commercial and personal use
Along with the HML5 phenomenon that swept away the web design community, CSS3 also made a mark. CSS3 is the new addition to the stylesheet community that offers new and exciting possibilities on your
Incredible Close Ups Of Small Insects and Animals
Freedcamp is a free project management solution aimed for small businesses, start-ups, students, and fans of collaboration. A place where people can connect, share, and create projects in an intuitive
While I was browsing the OOOii website it occured to me that these guys might actually be designing the real interfaces of tomorrow. And one of the places where we might be seeing those interfaces cou
Studying the basic elements of visual design are utmost important for beginners, as these make up the foundation of a successful composition in the end.
In this inspiring collection you will find 35 fresh and effective 404 error pages from various websites.
Below you will find a selection of mobile web interfaces that might help you a bit if you have no inspiration for them. Enjoy!
Kiyo Murakami combines photography and photo-manipulation into amazing pieces of art – she manages to create fantasy worlds that you can’t even dream of.
One picture describes a lot. So is also a favicon of a website. Some website prefer their favicon represented by image, some really like letters type, while some like it none. So how do we add a favic
An ‘X’ website that resembled as similar as one of the most popular website ‘Y’ on the net may get us confused and provokes the original creator of the popular ‘Y’ site. However, if the
The best part of art is that it cannot be confined in boundaries. One cannot imagine what is impossible when it comes to art and fantasy. The post also comprises on some of the most intricate form of
We know this effect from glamour photos and music clips, the ring of lights in the eyes. The original ring lights are expensive and not affordable for us normal mortals, so this is a way to create the
Wallpaper Wednesday is a weekly series featuring premium wallpapers by incredibly gifted designers. This weeks wallpaper is “February 2011? by FKSD.
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Changing your permalink structure can be harmful if it’s not done properly. Follow this simple tutorial to make sure you don’t lose traffic or search engine rankings.