Photoshop clone for clients

Online image editor

If you’re a startup or a small company that just needs an image editor to resize and crop images you may not need the services of a pro or indeed wish to go to the expense of a Photoshop subscription and the learning curve that goes with it. So a good alternative is Photopea – it’s a free online editor that’s easy to use and has many of the tools and effects you need to edit your pictures – including web optimization. Amazingly, it also supports PSD, XCF, Sketch, XD and CDR formats.

Freelance web design cardiff

Freelance web design cardiff

We are a freelance web design and development team based in Cardiff working with entrepreneurs, startups, businesses, boutique design firms and marketing agencies across the UK and globe.

Our wide-ranging expertise includes website design, front-end & back-end development, bespoke WordPress websites, eCommerce stores, email marketing campaigns and content creation and publishing.

We love new challenges & collaborating on interesting projects and can work independently or as an effective team to maximise your online goals.

We’re small enough to provide the personal touch with one-on-one attention, yet big enough to handle most of the requests you might want to put our way.

Find out more about us or read what our clients are saying.

We’re very approachable so if you have a project in mind don’t be afraid to get in touch even if it’s just to bat an idea around.

The Hamburger icon

Three horizontal lines stacked on top of one another – yes it’s a menu and it also has a name – the Hamburger icon.

hamburger icons

I read the BBC news article on the Hamburger icon with interest. It delves into the history behind it and also throws up some interesting stats:

  • Adding the word “menu” underneath the three lines increases the button’s use by 7.2%.
  • Putting the hamburger inside a box, so it looks like a button, increases use by 22.4%.
  • Switching the lines for the word “menu” makes 20% more people click.

I’m now torn between adding the word ‘menu’ to my burgers or leaving it as a design choice. On my portfolio site it’s a design feature not a visual aid and when routinely building Bootstrap sites I actively remove the background so it doesn’t look like a button – maybe need to rethink that one.

You can read the full article here: Hamburger icon: How these three lines mystify most people.