Category Archives Web Design

Web Design Archives

In this category you will find articles, tutorials and resources covering all areas of web design. Topics include CSS, HTML, Javascript & jQuery, responsive techniques & resources, GUI resources, templates, web frameworks, and much more.

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CMS / CSS & HTML / Drupal / Fireworks / Flash / JavaScript / jQuery / Joomla / Templates / Web Frameworks / Web Apps / Web Inspiration / Wireframe Resources / Wordpress / Wordpress Plugins

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50 Web Sites Washed-Out Color Schemes

Lately we have see a lot of sites adopting bold and brightish colors, other sites have been taking a minimal approach by subtly using black and white and, especially in recent months, we have seen an explosion of sites using flat colors. But there has been very virtually no mention of the rapid rise in popularity of pastel colors or,…

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The Science of Buttons: How to Get People to Click

“The button”- the online heart of every campaign and landing page and the final gateway to lead generation. A call to action button plays a central role in convincing visitors to take the next step and connect with us. The action we desire them to take can be anything from signing up to a mailing list, purchasing a product or…

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Exploration of Beautifully Designed Product Pages

Startups have, for the last few years, focused heavily on having beautifully designed landing pages. When software design is a big part of the company, it’s only natural that there’s also an emphasis on great design for the marketing site. The landing product pages for hardware products, on the other hand, often feel like they’re an after-thought, and it’s not…

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Sleek and Greasy – The UX of Fast Food Homepages

No matter how you slice it, the crux of the fast food industry is cheap, unhealthy food served fast. Marketing campaigns have been launched to convince patrons to wait a bit longer, to order salads instead of burgers, and to pay a little extra for a special dish, but it’s safe to say that fast food is the “quick-and-dirty” of…

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Sketchsheets for Responsive Web Design

With the constant evolution and popularity of mobile devices, designing web sites responsively is essential. Unlike designing for a static or fixed web site, the fluidity and flexibility of a responsive site can make the design process tricky and at times almost impossible to successfully convey visually your design ideas. We are here to help you out by highlighting some…

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Team Collaboration for Building with Open Source Code

Working together with other developers is the quickest and most efficient way to master backend programming. The art of developing websites in PHP, Ruby on Rails, Python, or any other language will take time and lots of practice. But studying with open source code provides the benefits of understanding common structures for setting templates, frameworks, databases, and other features. In…

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Streamlining The Front End Development Process With The Gumby Framework

Last month Digital Surgeons launched the latest version of their responsive front-end system, the Gumby Framework. Gumby 2 is a complete re-imagination of its version 1 counterpart. It adds a ton of new features and has been rewritten in Sass to allow for easier customization and maintainability. Many of it’s new features are incredibly helpful in streamlining the front-end development…