Productivity Tips for Web Designers
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Productivity Tips for Web Designers

with Sue Jenkins

Video: Saving time using text wrap as padding

Productivity Tips for Web Designers is the weekly series for web designers who want to enhance their design, software, and freelance business skills and streamline their workflow. Whether you're new to web design or working professionally as a seasoned designer, you'll discover techniques that can help you become more proficient at your craft. Tune in every Thursday for a new tip on topics including typography; SEO; design software like Illustrator, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver; and web coding in HTML and CSS.
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  1. 4m 55s
    1. Saving time using text wrap as padding NEW
      4m 55s
  2. 24s
    1. Welcome
      24s
  3. 42m 36s
    1. Making blog headlines pop, with typography
      7m 52s
    2. Exploring the secrets of effective block quotes
      4m 10s
    3. Going big with type
      5m 32s
    4. Pairing fonts for the web
      6m 59s
    5. Styling your web links
      7m 49s
    6. Improving font readability
      10m 14s
  4. 1h 8m
    1. Improving your layout efficiency with rulers, grids, and guides
      5m 56s
    2. Adding killer shadow effects
      9m 20s
    3. Creating customized type for logos and graphics
      8m 30s
    4. Configuring the workspace for web design
      8m 14s
    5. Saving time using Illustrator symbols
      8m 50s
    6. Formatting text for the web
      7m 0s
    7. Graphic styles for the web
      8m 9s
    8. Two fantastic texture techniques
      7m 52s
    9. Zen and the art of rounded corners
      4m 59s
  5. 56m 43s
    1. Pulling the text from images with OCR
      4m 3s
    2. Grabbing measurements to speed up your workflow
      5m 29s
    3. Editing nondestructively with Smart Filters
      7m 27s
    4. Using content-aware scaling for photos on the web
      7m 53s
    5. Advanced tips for sampling colors
      6m 53s
    6. Best practices for image resizing
      6m 53s
    7. Tinting images using one or two tones
      5m 45s
    8. Tricks for quick teeth whitening
      3m 47s
    9. Balancing color and tone using levels
      8m 33s
  6. 43m 12s
    1. Using Google font effects
      4m 39s
    2. Commenting code for better clarity
      6m 19s
    3. Utilizing master CSS files to speed up design
      4m 33s
    4. Adding pizzazz with CSS shadow effects
      4m 45s
    5. Incorporating multiple background images
      4m 54s
    6. A two-minute trick for rotating objects
      4m 17s
    7. Creating stitched borders with CSS
      3m 50s
    8. Dropping in CSS drop caps
      6m 26s
    9. Coding special characters dependably with entities
      3m 29s
  7. 55m 13s
    1. Managing sites to harness the power of Dreamweaver
      5m 36s
    2. Externalizing CSS and JavaScript for better efficiency
      7m 5s
    3. Publishing using Dreamweaver's integrated FTP
      7m 56s
    4. Cleaning up redundant and unnecessary code
      5m 19s
    5. Using Find and Replace for rapid search and editing
      8m 8s
    6. Validating your code to W3 standards
      5m 19s
    7. Using the Link Checker to find broken links and orphans
      4m 27s
    8. Building code snippets to save time
      6m 48s
    9. Creating pop-up windows without writing JavaScript
      4m 35s

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Productivity Tips for Web Designers is the weekly series for web designers who want to enhance their design, software, and freelance business skills and streamline their workflow. Whether you're new to web design or working professionally as a seasoned designer, you'll discover techniques that can help you become more proficient at your craft. Tune in every Thursday for a new tip on topics including typography; SEO; design software like Illustrator, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver; and web coding in HTML and CSS.

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Sue Jenkins

Saving time using text wrap as padding

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