Since Photoshop CC made a few changes to their UI since my original post, an updated how-to is long overdue. Learn how to quickly install these free vector social media icons into Photoshop to improve your design workflow.
You’ve got a small business to run. Or maybe you have a hot new startup to promote. Your to-do list grows larger by the second, and your responsibilities as a business owner or entrepreneur keep you hustling 24/7. You don’t have time to think about how you’re going to get a website designed and built for your company, but you know it’s one of the most important ‘to-dos’ on your list. Your first thought may be, “Where do I even start?”
Although we put 99% of our client websites on MediaTemple Grid Hosting, we have the occasional client who requests their website be hosted on GoDaddy's cPanel servers. Besides the shared environment, one of the biggest downsides of GoDaddy's cPanel hosting is unreliable email and undocumented details around using cPanel email to send your website's PHP form mail.
During the design process, it's quite cumbersome to stop what you're doing, switch gears and track down those social media vector icons online or on your hard drive. We decided to finally take the time to gather the social media vector icons we use the most frequently and turn them into a
.csh file, making them easily accessible from Photoshop's custom shapes menu.
It's a great question, and it's one that we answer every day here at Humble Meteor. If you're in the process of conducting your own research, you've most likely received contradictory direction and pricing from web development companies big and small.