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

60 PSD Icon and Button Templates

If you are searching for an editable version of a particular icon or button for your current web design project, then look no further. In this post we have 60 individual icons and buttons, all in PSD format, covering almost every possible web design style and function. The Button Project This monumentally huge PSD button selection consists of 96 sets…

Professional Structure and Documentation in Web Design

As designers we don’t commonly think in terms of structure. Unfortunately this can cause problems in design projects both personal and freelance as organizational issues rise up and bubble through our artwork. Fortunately there are some changes you can make to your routine which can help to straighten out project work. Granted the setup may be different based on differing…

Dummy Content Filler Resources for WordPress, Drupal and Joomla Developers

Having to repeatedly create content to flesh every new web project is not only time consuming, it is also very, very frustrating. You have to create new posts, pages, menu items, categories, tags, users… and … and on. The sad thing is you have to do this, your web design has to be thoroughly sanity checked, there is no other…

The Awesome Croogo – Free and Open-Source PHP CMS

Croogo is a free, open source, content management system for PHP. It is built on top of the popular MVC framework CakePHP and is targeted towards developers, designers and administrators. It was first released on October 2009 by Fahad Ibnay Heylaal, and continued to see 6 more releases in less than a year. The project is currently at version 1.3.2…

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…