Having worked for HTMLcut for a year as a marketing manager assistant, I’ve read and learned a lot about PSD to HTML conversion. Usually my position doesn’t imply too deep immersion in technical details of coding and design processes. But I have always been curious :).
When I was looking through How to convert PSD to HTML – The best option, I had a question that have probably occurred to every reader of this article: “If there are free services, why pay money for the conversion?” Continue reading
Feasterville, PA, January 26, 2012 — HTMLcut, a leading PSD to HTML coding company, has summed up the results of 2011.
Sergiy Lavryk, HTMLcut’s CEO: “2011 was a really exciting year. Web design industry experienced quite a revolutionary period. Changes, which were accumulated over the past 10 years or so, at last transformed into standards and techniques that are supported by browsers and can be used in a day-to-day practice.” Continue reading
HTML5 adoption, reconsideration of best practices and, on the other hand, decrease in the growth rate, segmentation, and price wars – this is the market of PSD to HTML conversion services today.
Last years PSD to HTML companies have sprung up all over. They translated a website design (as an image created in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or other graphics packages) into xHTML/CSS markup, WordPress themes or CMS templates. Due to the rapid Internet expansion these services turned out to be a good help for web designers (especially in the periods of work overflow) and non-techie customers.
But now the PSD to HTML market is at the crossroads. The consequences of this can be both positive and negative. Continue reading
The end of the year always brings a lot of predictions for the future and attempts to reveal the trends of the past year. Web design is no exception.
Below you’ll find a roundup of such summarizing and predictive posts and articles recently retweeted at @htmlcut. Enjoy!
Merry Christmas and best wishes for a happy and prosperous New Year
from HTMLcut team!
We’d like to thank all of you for your continued partnership and encouragement. It is you who make our jobs a pleasure. At HTMLcut we look forward to the continuation of our business relationships in the coming year and for many years to come.
This post continues the roundup “Designing Effective Websites – 80 Articles of Summer 2011″ and presents articles retweeted at @htmlcut this autumn. Autumn 2011 was very rich in great web design articles and inspiration collections, so we have decided to gather as many as possible of them.
As usual, you’ll find a lot of interesting information on web design principles, usability and user experience, content writing, designing e-commerce websites and effective call-to-action, and many other questions. This time there is a great deal of articles on development for mobile devices, responsive web design, as well as on redesign techniques and cross-cultural websites. One more novelty is that we’ve added several controversial articles, in particular, about HTML semantics. Hope you’ll enjoy this roundup. Continue reading
A video version of the popular HTMLcut article Before Converting PSD to WordPress or Joomla – Is Your Choice of CMS Right? is published on Youtube.
The video is built as a slideshow that is developed on the basis of a stylish new template. It explains the advantages and disadvantages of WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal, as well as the peculiarities of design to CMS conversion. Continue reading
Many web designers use PSD to HTML conversion services now. Still it doesn’t mean all PSD to HTML services providers follow the best business and coding practices. So, how to make sure you choose the right provider? Here are some tips. Continue reading
Cross-browser compatibility is one of the main promises of the professional PSD to HTML conversion services. But there are 50+ different browsers now (5 are the market leaders, while others suit some particular users’ needs and preferences). Many of them have their own peculiarities in treating HTML and CSS standards and require using special tricks and additional coding to be taken into account. As a result, cross-browser compatibility may lead to the increase of costs and time on PSD to HTML conversion, as well as to the growth of size and complexity of the resulting markup.
Fast adoption of HTML5/CSS3, the mobile Web and such techniques as responsive web design introduce new aspects in evaluation of to what extent cross-browser compatibility should spread in a concrete situation.
In this article we have collected information about browser popularity, their support of the new markup coding standards and mobile devices, and provide a number of recommendations for customers of PSD to HTML services in order to stay within reasonable budget and wisely concentrate their efforts when converting designs into HTML/CSS code. Continue reading
Feasterville, PA, October 18, 2011 — HTMLcut, a professional PSD to HTML conversion company, has celebrated its 3-rd anniversary. During these years the company has helped thousands of web designers and web agencies to slice their designs into cross-browser, W3C valid markups and won recognition as a reliable provider of high quality HTML/CSS coding services. Continue reading