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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Exploration of Single Page Navigation Systems

The navigation of most books is linear. You start at the beginning and flip pages until you reach the end. Perhaps reference books are slightly different, and (for those born in the 1980s) Choose Your Own Adventure books had a unique navigation that led the reader to choose their navigation based on the situation described in the book. I’m at…

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15 Even More Responsive Frameworks Worth Considering

This is part 3 in in our ongoing series of posts highlighting the latest responsive frameworks. And yes, today we have 15 even more frameworks for you to consider. Just like all of the other frameworks we have previously featured, the frameworks below have been built for one specific reason: to allow you to rapidly and painlessly build a responsive…

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Lessons Learned From an Experienced Freelancer

As freelancers navigate their way into the world of contracted work, there are a variety of good times and bad times. The good times in particular involve a steady list of clients as well as consistent income throughout the year. Whether you’re freelancing full-time or part-time there are a lot of things to keep in mind when approaching any new…

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What Marketing Can Teach Us about UX

The key to successful marketing is advertising a solution, and selling the tool that provides it. Put another way, by looking at the jobs people are trying to accomplish, marketers can better interact with their prospects. Now imagine we think about UX in the same way: the key to a successful product is creating a solution (a better way to…

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Protecting Your Content from Theft

If there is a war that is as hard to win as the wars on drugs and terrorism, it must be the war against content theft. Content theft is so widespread that calling it an epidemic isn’t an exaggeration. Unfortunately, there aren’t many ways to protect your content against theft in one form or another, but if you just sit…

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Designing Custom Github Demo Pages

The open source coding haven Github has grown tremendously in just a few short years. The founders have commented on setting up pages for new projects and this feature launched a little while ago. Github Demo Pages allows any developer to setup their own static HTML/CSS/JS pages on the Github server and provide demo content for their code repos. In…

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Beginner’s Guide to Animated Website Tours

To make a compatible tour page for your website requires a lot of insight towards what your visitors need to know. Generally you can find a lot of examples using static informational pages as a guided user tour. Admittedly this is a great method for gaining traction from your userbase but it is not easy to accomplish. In this article…

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Steampunk in Web Design

Even if you are not familiar with the term steampunk, you have doubtless been introduced to this design phenomenon through popular culture. Steampunk refers to a whimsical style that is based on imaginings of possible nineteenth-century dystopian worlds. It may sound a little complicated, but this eclectic category mixes ideas from H.G. Wells with Victorian design, themes of industrialism, post-apocalyptic…