Archive | February, 2012

In this video tutorial I will show you two simple ways to work with the Quick Selection Mask tool. I will activate the Quick Selection Mask, then select the Brush tool, resize the brush, select the right foreground color and start masking. Afterwards, I will create a Quick Adjustment layer and show you how to […]

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Today, we look at how you can improve your site template in order for the search engines to determine the structure and information of your site. We look at breadcrumbs, related posts plugins, general site structure and a few more tips and tweaks. Later this week we will discuss which a page caching option to […]

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Today, we’re getting to know Ruan Cowley a little bit better! This is part of a series of  interviews we will be having with KIKI members. If you would like to be interviewed go to our interview page and answer a few questions! Website/ Blog: www.ruancowley.co.za Facebook Page: Ruan-Cowley-Photography Twitter: @ruancowley 1. When and how did the photography […]

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In this video tutorial, I will show you a quick technique to colorize your drop down menus in Photoshop. Firstly, I will select the “Menus” option from the “Edit” drop down item in the menu. In the “Keyboard Shortcuts and Menus” window, select the “Menus” option. Now you can start to colourize your menus. I […]

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Today, we’re getting to know Laura Versfeld a little bit better! This is part of a series of  interviews we will be having with KIKI members. If you would like to be interviewed go to our interview page and answer a few questions! Email: info@lvphotography.co.za Website/ Blog: www.lvphotography.co.za Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/lauraversfeldphotography Location: Currently living in Witbank, Mpumalanga – but not from […]

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Today, we look at writing quality content that will engage users and get the search engines ranking your content. The most important factor with content optimization is that the content must at all times be written for the user rather than for the search engine. We can optimize certain parts of our content and use […]

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In this video tutorial I will show you a technique to change the colour  on an image with a new fill layer. First, I will show you how to use the quick selection tool and make a selection around your object. Then, how to fill it with color and arrange the blending modes. Next, I […]

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Today, we’re getting to know Ashley Repka a little bit better! This is part of a series of  interviews we will be having with KIKI members. If you would like to be interviewed go to our interview page and answer a few questions! Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/pages/AshBeeGash-Photography Location: I was born and raised in Cleveland Oh, married moved and […]

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In the previous post, we took a look at the permalinks of your website and how they are used to optimize your site for search. An image illustrated how Google used the search keyword and highlighted the keyword in a webpage URL showing the keyword’s relevance to the webpage. This post looks at the two […]

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Please Note: This video tutorial is absolutely for photoshop beginners. Advanced photo-shoppers will find this tutorial useless. In this video tutorial, I will give you a quick run-through of the Photoshop interface. I will explain how Photoshop works and where what is, looking at the following:  what is the tool panel? How does workspaces work? […]

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To launch our interview series, we’re getting to know Christine Meintjes a little bit better! This is the first of many interviews we will be having with KIKI members. If you would like to be interviewed go to our interview page and answer a few questions! Website: www.christinemeintjes.com Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/christinemeintjes Twitter: @cmeintjes Location: Cape Town, […]

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An important part of SEO is the information contained in a URL. URL’s containing query parameters (information) such as page-id’s, category id’s etc. are readable by search but search engines have a hard time determining the post content from these types of URL’s. Therefore, we would want to convert www.mydomain.com/?page_id=5 to a “pretty url” called […]

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