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In this tutorial you will learn how to use Smart Objects to save out individual images from a layout that you have created. If you are designing and developing websites and/or interfaces this is perhaps the most powerful tool that Photoshop has to offer. Photoshop Help defines a Smart Object as a layer that contains [...]

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I’m pleased to announce that JungleJar.com is now under new management. My name is Anders Bergman and I am the new owner of JungleJar. Christopher Hennis, the original creator of JungleJar.com sold the site to me a few weeks ago. Christopher has moved onto other projects and has agreed to contribute article’s once in awhile. [...]

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The following are some amazing creations of digital art. Starting this month JungleJar will feature monthly inspirations to help get you inspired to go out and create something amazing. Click on each image to find out more about who the talented individuals who created them.

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Okay so this is kind of old news since this competition was held in late 2008. However the designs that the winners came up with are quite compelling. The idea behind this competition was to create a flag that was free from language and well-worn cliches that embodies the idea of global citizenship. Following are [...]

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“We all love adding great images to our blog posts, and today we’ve enabled a new WordPress.com Shortcode that adds millions of available premium images to the mix, all for free.” announces the Wordpress.com Development Team..

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You may remember a previous article I wrote here on JungleJar.com called Using Custom Fields To Post Your Images, but if not, I’m going to reintroduce a few of the code snippets and methods I wrote about in the tutorial about how to save and display image data from custom fields within Wordpress.

In this article I’m also going to cover a few of the small yet robust code block methods I myself tend to practice quite a bit that I didn’t previously touch on. So, if you’re looking for a solid tutorial on how to use Wordpress Custom Fields to display blog post thumbnails in an easy and flexible manner, then this article is for you.

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After my constant bothersome attempts to contact them, the Design Give team finally cracked and made time to finish up our interview.

To give you a general idea of what Design Give.com is all about, and why this interview was so important to me, I’ll offer up to you this beautifully written statement by the team..

“As artists we were given a talent to create, it’s up to you to use those talents to try and make a difference in the world.”

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Do you ever find yourself sitting in front of Photoshop for hours trying to mock up a decent navigation menu, or searching the web for the most aesthetically pleasing color palettes for your users to click on that doesn’t remind them of McDonalds or a funeral parlor?

Face it, sometimes we all lose our mojo for a moment or two, and then we are forced to validate ourselves not just to the W3C, but also to our website visitors, design clients and portfolio piranhas.

And then we remember that through the general kindness of a group of web designers and/or developers, and through organizations such as The Creative Commons who work to guarantee that kind freedom, we don’t always have to be the Picaso of style sheets.

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I was browsing the W3C Markup Validation Service entry on Wikipedia awhile back, and came across a very interesting little thing they did. They had the idea of checking a list of some of the most common or popular websites on the internet such as Google, Apple, AOL, MSN, etc.

What I saw back then was relatively surprising to me. What I saw today when I went back to that entry on Wikipedia was even more shocking as they updated their list by nearly double and only had one website to add to the ones that came back valid…

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