If you are using ColdFusion, Active Server Pages, PHP or another server-side scripting language, you have the ability to create server-side include files. These are text files containing code that is inserted into your pages before the web server sends them to visiting web browsers. Because multiple HTML pages can link to the same include file, it is also possible to change the include file and have it instantly update in all of the pages that use it.
Although similar to linking scripts, include Read more [...]
I've recently found a whole bunch of tips, tricks and just plain common sense articles and snippets I wrote over a decade ago in relation to Macromedia Dreamweaver. Whilst they may be a slightly archaic, they are still relevant to this day in CS6 and CC versions.
The following lists suggests several ways to get the most out of existing assets during a site redesign without letting those assets undermine your ability to create a new site optimized for maintenance.
• Don’t throw everything Read more [...]
I've decided to upload a load of old CSS templates that I created as starting points for Adobe Dreamweaver Site Extensions, the first being a Valentines CSS website template, complete with layout PSD (Photoshop files), HTML and CSS. All free and provided 'as is', so enjoy
Free Valentines CSS Template with Source Files
HTML Files / CSS / Images
Photoshop PSD Source Files Read more [...]
I was trawling through some old archives the other day and stumbled across a couple of old extensions that we were working on that never made it to production to see the light of day.
Flubber (Lite Edition)
This was inspired by the film 'Flubber' from 1997 starring Robin Williams, and although a quirky idea, never got farther then pre-production prototypes.
Reflector (Lite Edition)
An extension that made it to production, Read more [...]
Well, it's a sad day for Adobe Fireworks users, as Adobe have announcement no further product development of the product apart from bug fixes.
While we are not planning further feature development for Fireworks, we will continue to sell Fireworks CS6 as well as make it available as part of the Creative Cloud. We will provide security updates as necessary and may provide bug fixes. We plan to update Fireworks to support the next major releases of both Mac OS X and Windows. As more specific details Read more [...]
Soft Glamour 2.0 is a non-destructive image effect, brought to you as a joint partnership between Phireworx and Aftershape
Enhance image quality, giving the effect of using a camera with a soft focus filter applied.
The effect is created on two separated bitmap images, leaving intact the original.
The "Soft Glamour" extension has to be intended as a photo retouching effect, and for that reason it can be applied only Read more [...]
ShapeShifter Set 2 is a quickie command for inserting speech bubbles, callouts, whatever you want to call them into your active document. Massive time saver, especially when you need to create rapid compositions with them in.
ShapeShifter Set 1 is a Fireworks command , which is the first of a set of ten commands for rapidly adding complex vector shapes to your active canvas. These shapes can be time consuming to create, but with the click of a button on the sliding interface, they can be added to your document.
Super Nudge, a new command panel from Phireworx. You can nudge your selections by any amount, including sub pixel amounts and individual points, add your own presets and delete presets.
Fully Resizable Rectangle AutoShapes v1.0.1, from Phireworx, containing the following enhancements to the standard rectangle autoshapes within Fireworks MX: