AlfredFox.com ranks in Top 100 Design Blogs to follow in 2014

Posted on: June 16th, 2014 by afox

My Freelance Web Designer Blog has been included in the Top 100 Design Blogs to follow in 2014! There are a lot of great blogs mentioned and I’m happy to be apart of it. An infographic by the team at Artfulclub .


What do you need to get your website online?

Posted on: February 24th, 2012 by afox

Apart from the design and development of your website, you need a domain name and a hosting account to publish your website to the web. The domain (yourname.com) is the address you associate your website with. This is what your visitors will type in to locate your website. The hosting account is the physical web […]


What Is A Freelancer?

Posted on: June 26th, 2010 by afox

That is a very good question. In fact, I think a lot of people have misconceptions about what a freelancer actually is (designer, developer, writer – it all applies). Obviously every freelancer is going to have a different take on what they consider themselves to be but I’m fairly confident that certain key elements remain […]


Oh, You Make Comic Books?

Posted on: June 9th, 2010 by afox

I’ve been coming across a lot of older websites using some pretty horrific fonts. Long story short I couldn’t sleep and decided to make a T-Shirt idea. Now I just need to figure out how to make T-Shirts.


Get Free Inbound Links Using Your Blog Feed

Posted on: February 20th, 2010 by afox

The Estetica Graphic Design and Web Design Forum which opened at the start of 2008 is offering Graphic Design and Web Design blogs to add their live RSS feeds to the Graphic Design Blog section. This means when you post on your blog it automatically posts it as a forum post with a link back […]


Google Dark – Godark.us Is Finally Back

Posted on: January 3rd, 2010 by afox

GoDark.us a Google Custom Search Engine is a dark (black) version of Google which delivers all of the results of Google with a dark look and feel. The site was up for a couple of years with a fairly large following but I experience unexpected data loss around October and this is one of my […]


What Tools Does A Freelance Website Designer Use?

Posted on: December 25th, 2009 by afox

I’m asked by many of my clients as well as by other designers how I do what I do. For those of you who do not know I am a Freelance Website Designer who specializes in HTML, CSS, Graphic Design, PHP, MySQL and everything in between. I love what I do and would be lost […]


Self Updating XML Sitemap

Posted on: November 9th, 2009 by afox

If you are like me you probably have a ton of clients who regularly need their sitemap.xml updated. It’s gotten to be more of a task everytime I acquire a new client. To simplify matters and save myself a bucket load of time I’ve developed a simple sitemap.xml which auto generates by reading everyfile from […]


If You Are Prone To Seizures This May Not Be For You

Posted on: October 24th, 2009 by afox

I’ve always hated the myriad of under construction gifs that have plagued our internets since the dawn of time. However… textfiles.com has taken up the task of gathering as many as they can in one place… I guess it’s kind of like a museum and though I detest them, a pretty good idea. Check it […]


10 Things You Need To Know About Your Freelance Web Designer

Posted on: June 11th, 2008 by afox

I’ve found that many of my clients aren’t really sure what to expect from a website designer. It can be difficult to say for sure as many designers offer their services to varying degrees. A quote from one designer may or may not include the same services as a quote from another designer. I’ve made […]


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