Egyptian blogger from Cairo.
Revolutionary Socialist.
Partner & Creative Director at ThePlanet.

Posts Tagged ‘website’

Bing vs Google

Bing vs Google, at the same time

Last week, I posted a video that took a humorous approach to the search engine battle between the California giants, and then new kid on the block, Bing. Interestingly, I came across this website that does a very simple move to give you the best of both worlds, at the same time. Just like how some people would argue that…

Support Details: Your Basic Info

Support Details: Your Info

It cannot be reiterated enough: The beauty of the internet lies in the unlimited possibilities of the direct communication between millions of people across space and time. The freedom of the Web gives the people the power deserved. That is why there are always new products and services available for the user to take advantage of. I have previously reviewed…

Documenting Arabic With Mo3jam

The Mo3jam Interface

I’ve repeatedly expressed my frustration by Arab websites on the internet. Whether it is the poor design, the useless content, the confusing navigational systems, or the obnoxious ads that bombard the screen, the possibilities for disappointment are endless. However, there seems to be a bit of light at the end of the tunnel, as some exceptional Arab web designers and…

Essential WordPress Plugins

Inspired by Roberto Diaz‘s post (in Spanish), Behind The Scenes, I wanted to list all of the WordPress plugins that I am using across this website, with a brief review of each one. Plugin name/description Rating Akismet By far one of the most popular WordPress plugins. The most technical and detailed word to describe this plugin is: Magic. Without a…

Possible Solution To Forwarded Emails

The Stop Forwarding Letter

Although forwarding seems like a trend from the 90s, there is still a large crowd that constantly sends irrelevant, junk email to all names in the address book. Everyone share’s the troubling situation, and getting out of it is not as easy as one would hope for. Some people have email addresses that are specifically for receiving waste-of-time emails, but…

So What Exactly Is Twitter About?

For Twitter users, not being part of this golden community is like giving up free prizes. For the Twitter addicts, there’s very little in life that can prevent you from constantly tweeting or following the latest tweets for 5,000+ people that you’re following. For people who are completely oblivious to this Web 2.0 revolution, it’s very difficult to explain. However,…

Get Your Icons With Iconfinder

Iconfinder

When Google Images first started, it was an under-rated revolution. The idea of a specialized search engine saves incredible amounts of time, and is generally much more efficient. Iconfinder has taken the search to a new level, as it specializes exclusively in icons to be used in your designs. The interface is extremely simple, and the search results are displayed…

The Ideal Footer Development

You can fool yourself into thinking that not all websites are created equal, and that you will design and develop one that expands beyonds the limits of the traditional two/three-column layout with a header and a footer. Sadly, though, the layout has become the victim of a rigid system used globally. Having said that, I wanted to talk about the…

Print Friendly: Print The Web

Print Friendly

Many-a-times you are left with the frustration of not being able to print out information directly from websites that you browse on the Internet. In most cases, blog posts and news articles always offer you a “printer-friendly” version, but the problem becomes evident when you attempt to print out pages with diverse content. If there are frames, the printer separates…

Solidays Festival Website

The Solidays annual music festival has an impressive website

Every year, a massive music festival is organized in Paris in solidarity against AIDS. Solidays boasts some of the big names, such as Manu Chao, as well as many up and coming groups and artists. The build up to the big event has enjoyed a lot of success, thanks in particular to their inspirational website. With the rise of Content…