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

10 CMSes for Easier Image Management

While WordPress (using the numerous portfolio themes and plugins) has become a very popular choice for creating photo blogs or online portfolios, sometimes you may just need a dedicated CMS in order to create a web gallery. In this article, we shall take a look at some photo gallery CMSes. While this list clearly is not exhaustive, and there are…

Guidelines to Writing a Web Design Proposal

Writing website proposals is boring. There are no two ways about it, but they’re a necessary evil. The proposal is the final push before our client signs on the dotted line. We need to make sure we have all our bases covered and that we project, as always, an image of professionalism. Photo Credit: Stacey Shintani Whether you intend to…

40 New jQuery Plugins

Every six months or so we do like to take a look at some of the greatest and freshest jQuery plugins from within that time. Each time we do this the jQuery community never ever fails to let you down. Constantly releasing plugins that are not only useful and problem solving, but also releasing plugins that can aid you with…

15 Free HTML5 and CSS Templates

Ready-made HTML5 templates are currently one of the most sought after resources within the web design community. They not only offer a quick and easy-to-edit solution for building modern websites, they also offer a fantastic route to explore and understand HTML5s syntax. All of the themes below are free and all have been coded with HTML5. Enjoy them :) Minimalism…

A Showcase of Creative Texture Based Web Designs

In the past, web design has impressed us with their shiny gradients, smooth expressions and simple and bold colors. But the use of textures, within the design, has never really reached the popular heights. At least, until now. Mainstream web design has started to use more and more textures within the layout design. Albeit, with lots of subtlety. Mixing modern…

How Textures Can Make a Huge Difference in Your Design

The amount of options, directions, and aesthetic approaches you can choose from simply deciding which textures to use in your web design is mind boggling. Texture is one of the most versatile elements of web design being used currently, and there’s no reason you shouldn’t be experimenting with texture in your designs. Sure, not every design benefits from even the…

Wireframes… Who Needs Them?

I do, and throughout this post I’ll try to explain why you do too. So what exactly are wireframes? Wireframes are visual representations of your websites structure, a blueprint to help establish hierarchy. They are usually limited to shapes, forms and text, and they rarely use any colour. The primary function of any wireframe is to show your client how…