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

CodeIgniter Toolbox- Essential Tutorials and Resources

CodeIgniter is a powerful framework that lets you create web apps very simply and elegantly. It’s an open source PHP framework with a very small footprint, built for PHP coders who need a simple and elegant toolkit to create full-featured web applications. Cool, that sounds great, so how do you get started using it? Well, this article features some essential…

Home Office Tips – Eliminating Distractions When Working From Home

If you’re new to working from home, you’re probably discovering that the distractions are constant. Sure, you had people randomly approaching your desk to inquire about things in the office and other such nuisances, but you knew that with your boss watching, you had to snap back to it quickly and at least appear to be working. At home, there’s…

10 Free Applications for Managing Code Snippets

Why reinvent the wheel? And by extension, why keep re-typing or copy/pasting commonly-used pieces of code over and over again? Copying and pasting pieces of code into text files and the like is disorganized and wastes your precious time. Instead, you can use code snippets to quickly call code you repeatedly use. There are applications that let you save, organize,…

Signup Form Usability and Design Best Practices

Honest usability techniques when applied properly will expand your site layouts beyond the elite in web design. When you can open your mind to new ideas it’s possible to manifest brilliant visions into your web pages. This hierarchy plays double for user interface objects and forms. I’ve included a few examples and tips below on building usable design forms. Best…

25 Fresh Icon Sets for Web Designers

Once in a while we do like to highlight some of the latest and greatest free icon sets for web designers. And we do have an awesome and varied selection for you today, you’ll love it. As well as a great selection of perfectly designed all-round web design sets, you will also find some specialized sets for ecommerce, mobile and…

Useful Tools To Check Cross-Browser Compatibility Issues

With today’s modern web it’s not uncommon for many visitors to be using a different browser. The options seem almost unlimited with Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, and of course Internet Explorer. There are also many lesser-known browsers and 3rd party software for Mac and Linux Operating Systems. When it comes to designing websites you must take these specs…

Grunge Toolbox for Web Designers

Grunge websites are a common web design style that can add emotion and depth of character to a website. Some of the most common elements include dirty textures, torn edges, aged paper, and handwritten text. Often, the color palette of grunge includes muted colors that are mostly neutrals. And contrary to popular belief, a design does not have to be…