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The Tinstar Graphic Design and Studio Blog has moved – we’ve brought it back under the wing of our main website. Come by any time.

Website Tips And Tricks

Text as Image

For my text as image submission I used an image of Starbucks coffee and the word “Energy”.

First off, I selected a font that resembled bubbles so that the text would seamlessly fit into the image.  102 more words

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Featured Websites

The design and content of a website can make or break it.  If a site is poorly designed, users are not going to spend their time hunting for the information they are looking for.  70 more words

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Likes + Dislikes


I prefer a page that is clean and simple.   A simple website makes the content and purpose much easier to follow!
I also love when a website features high quality images, as it gives the site a more professional appearance.  87 more words

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How to view Google cache information for your website

In order to find out the last time your website was indexed by Google, you need to view the cache information. This used to be easily accessed from the SERPs (Search Engine Results Pages) but now you need to use a more direct method. 33 more words

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HTML Entities for Triangles

I’m always having to look these codes up – so where better than our own blog? The HTML codes for pointy triangles are:

For HTML Entities… 7 more words

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NMS Formmail Spam Blocker

Having replaced all our client forms with the more secure NMS Formmail, there are ongoing issues with ‘spambots’. We’ve all experienced their relentless irritation. Some feckless idiot wastes their life creating programs to trawl the internet for HTML forms. 379 more words

Website Tips And Tricks