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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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…

WordCamp hits the Netherlands this weekend

WordCamp Netherlands will feature a lineup of experts on WordPress, Social Media, SEO, and Performance including our very own Andy Killen. While it’s hosted in the Netherlands, many of the talks will be in English for the speaker’s convenience. Saturday (March 24th) will open the event with a series of talks on WordPress! A full program of Saturdays events are…

How Much Code Should Web Designers Need to Know?

This is an interesting topic which isn’t often discussed between web designers. Getting started in Adobe Photoshop is difficult, and you feel an exhilarating rush when you complete your first web project. But what good is a website mockup if you can’t build it? Arguably designers by definition do not need to understand any programming. Design is just that –…

Improve Your Workflow By Eating Out – The Link Between Restaurants And Design Meetings

Let’s face it: when we eat out at a restaurant, we usually aren’t making the most logical choice on any front. Restaurants are quite a bit more expensive than cooking meals at home; they’re also less nutritious, less filling, and sometimes the quality of the food or the service can leave you more unhappy than you bargained for. Nevertheless, millions…

What To Do When Third-Party Services Go Awry

As a freelancer, it’s easy to get a bit overwhelmed when work is piling up in your queue. Sometimes, it can lead to mistakes or miscommunications with clients. It can sometimes be quite embarrassing. Luckily, the solution is often very simple. Own up to the mistake, make sure it’s fixed and move on. If it was a particularly bad mistake,…

Captivate your Audience with Typography

Modern web designers are incorporating innovative new concepts for digital type. In the previous decade we have witnessed the Internet transform into a powerful tool for sharing media all around the world. More specifically digital designers have adapted and web trends continue to change over time. Text on a page will always be the most uniform way of communication. It’s…

Say Hi To Anchor – A Super-Tiny CMS

I’m going to make a bold assumption here, but I bet you’ve got a blog. If you do, then you join a crowd of millions, all penning their deepest thoughts and documenting their life. It really is hard to stand out from the crowd though. Anchor aims to fix that. Based on the technology behind my blog, Anchor’s a super-tiny…

The Challenge of Responsive Images

Images are one of the most important elements on a web page in terms of user experience. Few objects on a page have the same impact on everything from emotional responses to bounce rates. When users are viewing your site on mobile devices, small screens, or in other unusual situations the images can distort the page and ruin your careful…