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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Newbie Tips For Optimizing Your Blog For Mobile Devices

Websites are now no longer viewed primarily on large-screened devices like desktop and laptop computers. In a world that has gone crazy for smartphones like the iPhone and Android devices, they are now increasingly viewed on screens that measure only 4″ diagonally. This presents some unique challenges – and opportunities – for blog owners, but they must first optimize their…

20 Forum Addons, Extensions and Appplications

Discussion Forums are a great way of ensuring active participation from your website’s visitors. Of late, many established blogs and websites have been running forums wherein their users can interact and discuss matters of relevance (and irrelevance, depends on the mood). When it comes to running a forum, the options are plenty – both free, and commercial. For WordPress users,…

Repeat Work and the Search For The Holy Grail

I’ve mentioned elsewhere that I’m starting up a new studio called Dos Entre Dos. Last week was business card time, and to honest, almost my favourite part! We got our design together and planned out the specifics of the printing. We were going with a matt black finish, spot UV for the logo, and rounded corners. We decided to use…

Fantastic Freebie: 3D Web UI Kit

We have partnered with MediaLoot to offer you a fantastic free resource today: A Glossy 3D Web UI Kit. The kit is available in both .psd and .png versions and is choc-full of beautifully designed modern web elements covering almost all aspects of web design. Glossy 3D Web UI Kit Individual Elements The glossy 3d web UI kit download package…

30 Recent Photoshop Tutorials for Web Designers

Photoshop is near-ubiquitous with graphics-based web design. Even if you don’t consider yourself a graphic designer, having some Photoshop skills can really come in handy with your web design work. And tutorials take a lot out of the learning curve, so you can just follow the steps and get up to speed fairly quickly. This article shares with you the…

8 Things Newbie Web Designers Should Know About SEO

Even the most SEO obsessed web site owners still want a site that looks good. Design aesthetics play a huge role in the success or failure of any site. Elements of design can impact conversions, credibility, and engagement. But some designs can also limit a web site’s search engine accessibility. Great designers don’t necessarily need to be experts on SEO,…

Managing Your Time with Freelance and Personal Design Projects

Providing your services as a freelancer is hard work. It will require a lot of your time, patience, and gratitude towards your customers. Set aside the fact you’ll be slaving away on many projects just to pay bills, all the while often ignoring your own creative project ideas. The most important skill any freelance web designer can master is time…

15 jQuery Plugins for Sliders and Carousels

We all know about the popularity of jQuery image and video sliders and carousels. For the most part they are all feature-rich and perfect in their own way, but very few of them have been built to accommodate non-image content (blocks of text) that would allow you to have, for example, a rotating featured content area or a popular post…

20 Tools for for Easier CSS Development

There are many tools built to help with CSS, and improved ones are constantly being created. The fresh tools we have for you in this article will greatly improve your work-flow, whether that be by solving validation or debugging snags, or taking care of many of those tedious repetitive tasks that every project requires, or by simply offering solutions to…