What is the difference between isSaleable() and isAvailable()?

I’m working on the display of the stock availability on the (individual) product page of my Magento theme, and there’s something I don’t completely understand about this. I see two methods being used in the templates to check whether a product is available for sale: Mage_Catalog_Model_Product::isAvailable() Mage_Catalog_Model_Product::isSaleable() My own findings: I see that isSalable() (which … Read more

Manipulating standard stock photos for ebook cover

I have decided to self-publish some short stories I wrote years ago. I understand the importance of a good cover. I have known for years that “Don’t judge a book by its cover” does not work in the real world. I don’t have a big budget but I have access to stock photos. I have … Read more

Where to buy graphics for cheap that I can use in work that I sell? [duplicate]

This question already has answers here: Where can I get images for commercial use? (8 answers) Closed 5 years ago. I am making my own cards to sell, however, I would like to use some graphics and or backgrounds once in a while without having to make them all the time. Where is the best … Read more

Can i used stock images in a portfolio for university? [duplicate]

This question already has answers here: What to include in my portfolio? (2 answers) Using stock images for mock-ups (3 answers) Closed last year. I want to get in to a graphic design course in university. I have alot of projects in mind, however i dont know if im allowed to use stock photos…would it … Read more

How do I transform images to specific image dimensions without distortion?

I need to resize images to given width/length, but when I do this in photoshop my images come out warped looking. What should I do? Answer Simple answer is you don’t. You can not change the width and height of an image by transformation without warping the image unless you transform proportionally. If you need … Read more

Is it generaly acceptable to use purchased vector graphics in paid work?

I understand the legalities of using stock images and vectors for things like logos. But i want to know if it is unprofessional, or negative to use purchased vector graphics in freelancing design work? Answer Of course you can use purchased graphics in freelance work because it is therefore they are selling in the market. … Read more

Where can I find celebrity photos for commercial use?

Every commercial-use photograph website I’ve looked at (flickr, shutterstock, getty images, etc) have plenty of pictures of celebrities, but literally none of them have model releases, so they can’t be used for commercial purposes. Does anyone know of a source that provides celebrity photos with model releases? Answer A celebrity is a brand. That brand … Read more