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

25 Free and Detailed Web Layout PSD Templates

Today we have a 25 fully-layered web layout psd templates that have not only been designed with current web design trends in mind, but are also so detailed and professional you simply won’t believe they are free to download. But, do you know something, they all are! Enjoy. Landing Page Landing Page Business Website Template Business Website Template iPhone App…

40 Recently Released jQuery Plugins

Its that time of the year again were we take a look at and highlight the most useful recently released jQuery plugins. As expected from the jQuery community, the selection we have for you is highly impressive. They never, ever let you down. The 40 plugins we have for you below have been categorized into the following categories: Page Layout…

Preparing for Disaster as a Freelancer

Imagine waking up one morning, booting up your system and realizing that your hard drive is dead. Or maybe you returned from vacation to see that your office has been flooded. These scenarios would be difficult for anyone. But, for a freelance designer, it could put you out of business.  That’s why you need to be prepared for the worst….

Free Clean Business HTML/CSS Template

We have a fantastic freebie for you today. The team from Egrappler have been kind enough to release their free Clean Business template exclusively for Speckyboy readers. Built on the 960.gs framework, the feature-rich and very clean template is perfect for any business or as a personal portfolio with its choice of three feature-rich gallery styles. Free Clean Business Template…

25 More Completely Free Web Fonts

A year or so ago we published our original Completely Free Fonts Perfect for @fontface. It has been a long time coming but here, at long last, is our next installment. Again, we have chosen 25 free web fonts that are so good we can’t believe they are the free. Here they are… Bemio Copyright → Pay what you want…

The Deeply Graphic DesignCast

As graphic designers, it is so important for us to always keep learning in order to stay at the top of our game. Outside of classes, and actual on-the-job learning, there are many outlets for us to teach ourselves new tricks. One of my favorite new places to go for a bi-weekly dose of design inspiration, education, and yes –…

To Revamp or Not to Revamp?

I guess everybody can think of site revamps that went terribly wrong and of revamps that really improved a site. However, when you discuss somebody else’s site it is much easier than when you need to decide if your own site needs a revamp. There are times when you need to revamp your site and times when it is best…

The Usability of Resume Design

When we think resume design, “usability” typically isn’t one of the first things to spring to mind. An art director seeking a new position might create an 8-point typographic masterpiece that, while beautiful as a design, is not the best read of information. A developer may hammer out an exhaustive, experience-documenting, 4-page all-serif Word doc. While the ultimate opportunity you’re…

Building Websites with a Priority for Mobile

Today it’s more common to find a skilled web artisan who understands desktop support over mobile. This appears to be a symptom of building on the desktop browser for decades as opposed to other screens. Yet there is a growing case to argue that mobile development is the best place to start on new-age websites. In this article I’d like…

Getting to Grips with HTML5 Browser Compatibility

Over the past few years, HTML5 has gone from mythical creature to vivid reality and has taken its share of hits from skeptics and experts alike as to its readiness and viability. Now, in 2012, HTML5 is ready for use with all modern browsers, including IE9. It has also been developed to gracefully degrade, even without help from JavaScript or…