Web Design

Web design and development is a big passion of ours here at Ironeko. You'll find case-studies, tips and tutorials on subjects for all skill-levels in this ever-growing category. Whether you're a professional designer, interested in becoming one, or simply into the subject, we'll have something to peak your interest!

The Small Business Website Scam: What it is and how to avoid it

Let’s face it, you company needs a website. Unfortunately nowadays it’s not just about getting a website online though. You need to be smart about it. To avoid a website scam and make sure you’re getting your money’s worth, here’s a checklist to follow. It’s true: every business should have a site. Even small businesses […]

Leonardo
Jun 12, 2020

Tailwind UI: a great new library of bite-size components

Tailwind is my favorite CSS framework. And when I learned that its creator was working on a library of components I couldn’t help being excited. I wrote about Tailwind when I first started using it in my article Tailwind: A refreshing alternative to Bootstrap. That was quite a while ago now and since then Tailwind […]

Leonardo
May 25, 2020

The Material Icons alternative to watch in 2020: css.gg

The Material Icons set from Google is possibly the most famous icon set on the web. It’s good, but it’s everywhere. So alternative icons are sometimes worth exploring. In this article we’ll explore my new favorite alternative icon set. Along with maybe the Font Awesome Icon set, the Material Icons set is the first well […]

Leonardo
May 10, 2020

How to: Pick the perfect website colours (a resource guide)

Picking website colours is something every designer struggles with. But there are some great resources out there to help. Here’s a curated list of excellent and easy-to-use sites that could prove invaluable to your next project. Happyhues.io Happyhues is one of my go-to websites when looking for a new colour palette. While its options are […]

Leonardo
May 4, 2020

Mailgun: The best free mail server alternative

After the hassle of trying to set up a mail server on my own, I was lucky enough to stumble upon a mail server that’s free and requires no complex setup. Here’s why it’s great. Email has had a proper resurgence in the late part of the 2010s thanks to the advent of Smatphones. Nowadays […]

Leonardo
Apr 22, 2020

Writing Tips for Non-Writers 2: How to Write an ‘About Me’ Page

Want to add a personal touch to your business? Is your blog or portfolio missing that friendly element? Then an ‘About Me’ page is something worth exploring. Today, we’ll go through how to write an ‘About Me’ page without being corny. 1. Decide how important your story is to your brand. If you’re reading this, […]

Evie
Apr 20, 2020