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The Challenges of Building a Shared Experience on the Web

The Challenges of Building a Shared Experience on the Web

Let’s look at how the web brings us together in a quirky, roundabout way, and discuss how it impacts web designers trying to build these experiences.

8 CSS & JavaScript Snippets for Switching Between Dark & Light Modes

8 CSS & JavaScript Snippets for Switching Between Dark & Light Modes

We share eight unique CSS and JavaScript code snippets for switching between dark and light modes on your website.

How to Stop Design Clients Making Too Many UX Decisions

How to Stop Design Clients Making Too Many UX Decisions

Leaving UX decisions to non-designers could be disastrous. We explore some ways you can keep your clients at a safe distance from UX.

Why Do We Still Use PDF Files on the Web?

Why Do We Still Use PDF Files on the Web?

PDF (Portable Document Format) has been around for a long time. You might say it’s almost as much a part of the web as HTML. Not that these files are…

Want UX Inspiration? Look To Classic Video Games

Want UX Inspiration? Look To Classic Video Games

Web designers are always looking for inspiration. Something that will jumpstart our creativity and lead us to reach new heights. Quite often, we find what we’re looking for by studying…

Little Things That Hamper the User Experience

Little Things That Hamper the User Experience

To quote an iconic (and personal favorite) song from the 1990s: it’s the little things that kill. In this case, we’re talking about a website’s user experience (UX). Sometimes these…

The Complexity of Simplicity in Web Design

The Complexity of Simplicity in Web Design

The experience of a simple and brilliant web design is seamless. Users easily move from one piece of content to the next with confidence and comfort. While the result is…

Staying in Touch with What Users Want

Staying in Touch with What Users Want

As web designers, we build sites for our clients based on our own expertise. And while there are tried-and-true techniques for placing items such as navigation and calls to action,…

Avoiding Wasted Space on Your Website

Avoiding Wasted Space on Your Website

It’s about making the most of the space and time you have to make a good first impression. When users have a clear path, they’re more likely to stick around.

Web Designers No Longer Need to Sacrifice Performance for Beauty

Web Designers No Longer Need to Sacrifice Performance for Beauty

On the modern web, is any visual enhancement worth implementing if it means taking a significant performance hit? It shouldn’t have to.

Many Plugins, Many Styles: Creating a Consistent User Experience with WordPress

Many Plugins, Many Styles: Creating a Consistent User Experience with WordPress