Author Eric Karkovack

Eric Karkovack is a web designer with well over a decade of experience. You can visit his business site here. In July 2013, Eric released his first eBook: Your Guide to Becoming a Freelance Web Designer. He also has an opinion on just about every subject. You can follow his rants on Twitter @karks88.

Protect Your Rights with the Standard Freelance Contract by AND CO

By on March 28, 2017

As a freelancer, you’ve probably run into more than one instance of a client who doesn’t pay on time (or at all). You might also have faced a situation where there’s a misunderstanding with a client over exactly what each...

25 Websites That Rock a Brutalist Design

By on March 27, 2017

For the uninitiated, brutalism is raw, bold and unpolished. Color schemes range from barren to outrageous. When done well, this design technique is great at getting the message across with simplicity.

​Build Your Perfect WordPress Site with H-Code

By on March 17, 2017

Have you ever wondered what separates a good WordPress theme from a great one? It’s all in the details. Sure, lots of themes will provide you with the same basic features. But those that are crafted with attention to detail...

10 Beautifully Designed Free Bootstrap Dashboard Admin Templates

By on March 13, 2017

The goal of any admin area (a.k.a. "Dashboard";) should be to provide all the functions a user needs and doing so with their ease-of-use in mind. Using the popular Bootstrap framework, you can create an administration area that excels in...

Is Google’s AMP Good for the Web?

By on February 21, 2017

Google's AMP Project sounds like a mobile user's dream. It's a way of building web pages for optimal performance on mobile devices. But, one year into the project, not all publishers are sold on the current realities of AMP.

20 Free & Lightweight Plugins for Adding a Slideshow and Gallery to WordPress

By on February 15, 2017

Image slideshows and galleries are pretty much a necessity these days. Good thing there are a ton of powerful, yet free WordPress plugins to choose from that can get the job done for you.

10 Free Tools for Maintaining Your WordPress Website

By on February 12, 2017

WordPress is an ever-evolving CMS – one that requires regular care and attention. Let it go too long, and you could be faced with open security holes or other issues.

Best Practices for Managing Multiple WordPress Sites

By on February 5, 2017

For designers who maintain multiple websites, managing a constant flow of WordPress updates can be tricky. If you're not careful, sites can become outdated in a relatively short amount of time. Or, multiple sites could face problems if you're rushing...