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My name is Dirk, and I have a passion for the Internet and its design. As a professional bachelor ‘Interactive Multimedia Design‘ graduate, I would love to show you my web design portfolio and share some tips and tricks that I believe are interesting.

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Translate or replace text in WordPress via functions.php

You may want to translate or change some text on your WordPress site but you don’t want to mess around with string translations or editing the PO/MO files. Luckily there...
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Translate or replace text in WordPress via functions.php

6 helpful Windows tools you’ll definitely want to use

While surfing the web, I sometimes come across some useful tools, that help me work more efficient. And I like to think that these tools can be useful for you...
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6 helpful Windows tools you’ll definitely want to use

How to install and use Emmet for Sublime Text 2 (or any other code editor)

Trying to figure out how coders can code at high-speed but they wont share their secrets with you? Then they are probably using the Emmet plugin. In this quick guide I...
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How to install and use Emmet for Sublime Text 2 (or any other code editor)

How to optimize your images for web

There is one thing that you always want to do for a faster website loading and that is optimizing your images. Therefore we need a smaller file size for our images....
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How to optimize your images for web

8 Lorem ipsum alternatives with a beautiful designed website

Tired of your standard lorem ipsum dummy text to add to your mock ups and you want to spice it up? Try these great lorem ipsum alternative websites to generate...
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8 Lorem ipsum alternatives with a beautiful designed website

4 Free code editors worth trying

Are you still coding in notepad or are you looking for a new code editor? Then you might like this list of free editors. Try them out and check the...
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4 Free code editors worth trying

10 usability heuristics every web designer should keep in mind

Whenever you are designing or developing a product you'll always have to keep the target audience into account to create something successful. But unfortunately, that's not enough. Here are the...
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10 usability heuristics every web designer should keep in mind

8 must have tools every designer needs

8 great and useful must have tools that every designer should or could use to simplify his or her hard work on their projects. (more…)
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8 must have tools every designer needs

12 websites that every web designer should bookmark

As a web designer you probably have tons of bookmarks already. But I can tell you this, these websites are a plus for your bookmarks and will be very useful...
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12 websites that every web designer should bookmark

Dirty talk for designers

Trying to turn on a web designer but you don't have the right words to say? Then get your inspiration from this dirty talk tumblr page just for the designers out there....
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Dirty talk for designers

Keep your free 15GB OneDrive storage

As you may know or may not know, Microsoft changed its plans for the cloud service: OneDrive. Early November, Microsoft announced that they will change their free storage plans from 15GB to 5GB....
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Keep your free 15GB OneDrive storage

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Install brushes in Photoshop

If you're new to Photoshop and found some awesome brushes but you just can't figure out how to install these brushes? It can be a pain in the ass. In...
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Install brushes in Photoshop

Pen tool basics

This tutorial is written by Rahul Das for Hoolite.be Recently, while making the balloons wallpaper pack, I had to use a lot of the pen tools. As I learnt PS...
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Pen tool basics

Slice and code your first website – Part 2

Hi again and I'd like to welcome you back to my Slice and code tutorial. This is part 2. In this tutorial I want to learn you how to style...
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Slice and code your first website – Part 2

How to install and use Emmet for Sublime Text 2 (or any other code editor)

Trying to figure out how coders can code at high-speed but they wont share their secrets with you? Then they are probably using the Emmet plugin. In this quick guide I...
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How to install and use Emmet for Sublime Text 2 (or any other code editor)

Smudge signature

This tutorial is written by Andre Visch for Hoolite.be In this tutorial Andre Visch would like to explain you how to make such a cool smudge signature in GIMP. (more…)
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Smudge signature

Selective saturation in Photoshop

Do you have a picture that would look good in black and white? Well, maybe you should try selective saturation to color parts of the black and white picture and...
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Selective saturation in Photoshop

Quick planet in Photoshop

Searching for something new to try in Photoshop? Trying to spice up your wallpaper, signature or any other spacey design? Try this tutorial to learn how to make a quick...
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Quick planet in Photoshop

Batch image resize in Photoshop

Did you ever witness the problem that you had to resize all your photo's/pictures one by one and it took ages to resize them all? Well I will explain you in...
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Batch image resize in Photoshop

Slice and code your first website – Part 1

So, you are probably new into webdesign and you might just created your first website in Photoshop ever. Congratulations! But what do you have to do now? How do you...
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Slice and code your first website – Part 1

Translate or replace text in WordPress via functions.php

You may want to translate or change some text on your WordPress site but you don’t want to mess around with string translations or editing the PO/MO files. Luckily there...
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Translate or replace text in WordPress via functions.php

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Free wallpaper Vector island: Space adventure

Our little friend and his monkey are back, and this...
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Free wallpaper Vector island: Caveman

Is it that time again that you are desperately in...
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Free wallpaper Vector island: Pirate and Mermaid

On the lookout for a new wallpaper? Then it's most...
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