Weekly Design News – Resources, Tutorials and Freebies (N.88)

This is our weekly column were we share our favorites design related articles, resources and resources all from the previous week. Better Image Management With WordPress Better Image Management With WordPress → Textify – Visualize images using HTML text Textify – Visualize images using HTML text → jQuery Plugin tagedit – Tageditor jQuery Plugin tagedit – Tageditor → PhotoSwipe –…

[Expired] We Have 3 Themes Each for 3 Lucky Readers from ThemeTrust to Giveaway – Comment to enter

Another week, another fantastic competition for you! This week we have three premium WordPress themes to give away to three lucky readers (that is three themes for each of the winners), all courtesy of ThemeTrust. All you have to do is leave a comment below telling us which is your favorite ThemeTrust theme. That is it, easy as that :)…

Building Credibility with Responsive Website Design

Website traffic is the key component to building any strong community. As web designers we often forget about the user experience and focus on pretty graphics and pixel icons. However without users our websites would turn into bits of redundant data held on servers across the world. When building a credible website you must garner each user’s trust and reliability….

CSS Form Templates, Tools & Services

CSS has hugely improved forms. Where once you had very rudimentary forms that looked plain and un-styled, CSS lets you style your form however you want and create rich and robust forms. Even a simple contact form can look slick and increase readability and user-friendliness – which means more visitors will fill it out and you’ll get more results based…

15 Questions You Should Ask When A/B Testing a Site

What is A/B testing? In short, it’s a controlled sample VS another controlled sample with a single variation, which is then shown to dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of times depending on how much traffic your website receives. A/B testing allows you to test changes in order to increase sales, decrease bounce rate, and a variety of other options depending…

User Interface Case Study of Flash Video Players

Flash technology has overtaken the web by storm. Many designers and app developers have been utilizing Flash since it was created by Macromedia in 1996. Today modern standards have been taking over in regards to audio and video streaming, however none can compare to the quality and customizations allowed with Flash apps. YouTube has spurred more than thousands of viral…