Daily Design Links #1

1. A Comparison of 6 Popular WordPress Frameworks

Being that most of us are working against multiple deadlines at one time, we need to be able to save ourselves as much time and headache as possible, and help prevent ourselves from unnecessarily re-inventing the wheel. That is why frameworks are such a time and life saver in the development arena.

2. 49 Most Creative Photoshop Tutorials of 2009

What a year it has been for Photoshop… so many new techniques, so many fresh ideas and so many new and creative web sites offering free tutorials. In this post we have collected the best of them, focusing on photo manipulation, design and drawing, poster design, caricature design and finally, illustration within Photoshop.

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3. Optimizing WordPress for Search Engines

In this article, I will go over a few steps you should take to optimize your WordPress installation for search engines. While WordPress has good SEO features out of the box, these tips will help you maximize your search engine results while also making sure your site is the best it can be.

4. Advanced Power Tips for WordPress Template Developers: Reloaded

Covers customizing basic content administration and adding features to the post and page editor in WordPress.

5. 20+ Tools for Quick and Clean Code Development

Being able to code a site using a variety of tools lets you simplify the coding process while you take a big bite out of saving time.

6. Comment Design: Considerations, Best Practices and Examples

Taking the time to design your comments, and your comment form, can make a huge impression on your regular visitors. It subconsciously implies you care about their opinion and want them to engage in discussion on your site. You’ll find some best practices and examples of creating a beautiful commenting system on your next blog design.

7. a Guide to Writing Killer Content for your Design Blog

If you are an editor of a design blog, then you would be fairly familiar with the rigorous demands involved in churning quality, thought-provoking articles on a daily or fortnightly basis. The truth of the matter is that many blog writers have resorted to rehashing arguments and topics that have already been exhaustively discussed before.

8. The Funniest T-Shirt Designs of the Decade

Yesterday I was looking for some t-shirts to buy for Christmas and I started browsing through Threadless and other sites. As usual there were some beautiful illustrations and, of course, very funny ones. Then I decided to select the funniest ones and share them with you at Abduzeedo.

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