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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Stop Thinking in Pages: A Web Developer’s Perspective

In the early days of the web, when it consisted mostly of academic papers and newsletters, it made sense to call the things we built “pages”. It was a much simpler time, but those days are long past and, frankly, that’s outdated thinking. Today’s web is much more dynamic than the big online filing cabinet envisioned twenty years ago.

Simple and Minimalistic Scandinavian Web Design

Scandinavian design in general is known for being simple and minimalistic, from IKEA furniture, to Bang & Olufsen TVs, to interior design. Even Scandinavian fashion design, most notably Danish, is known for its simplicity. Many of those aspects of minimalism and simplicity have been inherited by web designers based in Scandinavia, as you’re about to see. We’ve gathered two dozen…

Guidelines for Eco Themed Web Design

I’ve been watching and following design trends for a little over a decade now, and one massive trend I’ve seen snowball from a buzz-word to a full-grown beast, is going “green”. With $4 per gallon being considered a steal at the pump, more people are trading in their concrete slinging S.U.V.’s for more economically-sized smart cars or hybrids. And figuring…

25 CSS Snippets for Some of the Most Common and Frustrating Tasks

In this post we have 25 CSS snippets and hacks that will solve many of the most frequently used and, at times, frustrating CSS development tasks. Why reinvent the wheel when there are already plenty of time-saving pre-written CSS code snippets? As well as some classic and timeless CSS hacks you will also find many CSS3 snippets, like box-shadow, border-radius,linear-gradient…

CSS Data Table Techniques and Resources

Tables continue to be one of the best ways to present a lot of information in a easy-to-read manner. From side-by-side comparisons to big data presentation, tables feed into our human desire of wanting to see things as organized grids. And while tables have been part of HTML practically since it begun, CSS has allows HTML tabular data to progress…

Designing Websites with Understanding and Accessibility

The subject of web design becomes even trickier when incorporating accessibility principles. These have all too often been overlooked by the general public as most people accessing a computer will be using a fullscreen monitor. Aside from physical conditions such as poor eyesight you’ve also got to consider the changing market in browsing software. Offering a complete browsing experience to…

Essential SEO Considerations For A New Website

So you are in the process of designing and developing a website and you want to adhere to the best SEO practices (good idea). There is a plethora of good SEO tips and guides on the web to get your brain juices flowing, but we have compiled these essential 5 SEO DOs and DON’Ts to keep in mind when designing…