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.

Sub-Categories:
CMS / CSS & HTML / Drupal / Fireworks / Flash / JavaScript / jQuery / Joomla / Templates / Web Frameworks / Web Apps / Web Inspiration / Wireframe Resources / Wordpress / Wordpress Plugins

Top 10 Free Poll and Survey Widgets for your Website

Sometimes, you may need to gauge user’s attitude or thoughts towards a particular subject, learn your readerships general opinion, or you may just be seeking advice with an important decision … that is were a simple survey/poll could be used as a quick and painless solution. The poll should not only be thought of as an information gathering tool, it…

Accessibility Principles for the Modern Designer

As web designers we must constantly criticize and re-evaluate our own digital works. Many rework changes into website aesthetics or graphics, maybe an updated site logo or sidebar. Ultimately where we should be focusing towards is user experience and accessibility. As the web is expanding we’re seeing a growing market of information consumers. With more websites live today than ever…

10 Useful WordPress Search Code Snippets

It is no secret that the standard search within WordPress is not the best. The problem is that WordPress takes your search term far too literally, meaning, that if you were to type “search+code+wordpress” in to our search box above, it would return every post that contains those terms (in this case over 30 posts), even though we have no…

What the Future of Cloud Computing means for Web Designers

Cloud computing is an emerging technology which is revolutionizing the way we interact with the web. The ability to hold information anywhere across the world throughout multiple servers provides tools and resources never available to us before. But what does this mean for the common web designer? With so many terms and tools to be found everywhere, how do we…

Modern UI and Layout Tutorials for Photoshop

It would be very hard to find a situation where Photoshop does not have the perfect solution for any web (or print) design problem. With Photoshop you can pretty much design a web page just as you envisaged mentally, with virtually no creative restrictions and with a pixel-perfect result. Web design trends change, and they change regularly. As such, it…

50 Fresh and Beautiful Ecommerce Websites II

Beautiful ecommerce websites are regularly referred to for web design inspiration by creative and experienced web developers. They are also being featured on various CSS website galleries, and in fact there are more than a few gallery sites that are solely dedicated showcasing beautiful and standards compliant shopping cart and ecommerce websites. With the exceptional flexibility for customization of ecommerce…

50 CSS Tutorials, Techniques and Resources

In this CSS (2 & 3) round-up article we have focused on highlighting as many varied techniques covering as many aspects of web, mobile and application development as possible. And believe me, it wasn’t easy! Due to CSS3s current popularity, the volume of new tutorials and fresh ideas has jumped skywards. We simply could not highlight all of the articles…

The Best Free to use Posterous Themes

Don't mistake Posterous as another micro-blogging service, it is much, much bigger than that. There are no limits to what you can do with it and there are seemingly no limits to what you can post to it – photos (auto resizing), audio files and links, documents and video (auto conversion)… You could use it as a simple blog, or…

20 Web Dev Events, 20 Beautifully Crafted Web Designs

The initial idea for this article was to highlight all web design related events and conferences up until the end of 2010. As the article evolved, the primary focus and direction changed – no longer were we only highlighting some important and essential conferences, we soon realized we were privy to some truly inspirational and highly original examples of beautiful…