As videos become more widely used across the internet, more and more websites are starting to incorporate video content as well. Often however this is done fairly haphazardly, without taking into account that video by its very nature is different from other forms of content. Frankly speaking, slapping a video into an existing web design […]
You're reading Best Examples of Websites That Use Slides Framework, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!
By now, you’ve probably heard about Slides Framework, an easy-to-use website builder that helps you get a site up and running in no time. If you haven’t tried Slides yet, this dose of visual inspiration might be just the thing for you. All of the websites below are mini-case studies that show exactly what Slides […]
If the dog days of summer have you longing for a change of scenery, this month’s web design trends are the perfect start. While minimalism has been the “it” style of late, more designers are beginning to shift toward more details and features within the layout. The striking design patterns that we are beginning to […]
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]
Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world […]
Over the past several years, augmented reality (AR) technology has established a home in entertainment, marketing, education and many other industries. The use of AR apps in the enterprise will grow to $2.4 billion in 2019. On the flip side, augmented reality also brings a lot of challenges for designers. Today most experienced designers have […]
Designing for startups can feel more like a whirlwind than an actual design project. The process can be a rough road to travel if you are not prepared for the full experience. Thankfully, startups are realizing the need for effective web design and many are hiring professionals like you to get the job done correctly. […]
Autumn might be the most photogenic season, but summer is everyone’s favorite. It’s a time of year for friends, sunburn and parties. Stay chill during these dog days of summer with these summer stock photos featuring carnivals, seascapes, cocktails and kayaks. Click on a summer stock photo to see its full resolution, or follow the […]
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Are you worried about people stealing your designs after you publish them on the web? Web designers are faced with a “catch 22” situation. To attract new clients, they must showcase their work and put it on display on the internet. Yet, by doing so, they are more vulnerable to thievery. The possibility of people […]
Web content has significantly expanded over the past 20+ years. Online media was limited only to text and pictures. This eventually gave way to music and video and, over time, online content has expanded to include every sort of media imaginable. Case in point, one of the hottest online trends of 2017 is online virtual […]
The diversity of mobile apps on App Store and Play Store opens up the new door for hundreds of thousands of indie developers and app development companies — but probably the shortcoming is the limited categories. It’s understandable that the way mobile apps and startups cultures are evolving, we’re likely to see a lot more […]
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You're reading 20 Places to Find the Best Free Stock Photos, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+! Good images are a key part of putting together a great website. But finding ima...
Whether you’re building a website, application or server, make sure you don’t make these security mistakes on your next project. 1. Insufficient Backups Backups are a crucial part of running a anything online. They preserve your data in the event of a system crash or user error, and they can also save you from security […]
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The name of your company incorporated into its logo isn’t always a right solution but sometimes it is really perfect for your company’s introduction. So, in which cases will it be highly beneficial for companies to implement their names into their logos? A logo can be described as your company’s face, while your corporate style […]
You're reading Blogs vs. Online Magazines: Differences in Design and User Experience, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!
The design world is abuzz with the rise of online magazines. But the vast majority of these sites run on blogging platforms like WordPress, and they operate almost exactly like traditional weblogs. So where does someone draw the line between a traditional blog and an online magazine? And if you’re thinking of launching a new blog/magazine […]
Simbla is a website builder launched back in 2013 by a team on enthusiasts and innovators. Built as a hassle-free solution for individuals and companies looking to establish an online presence and boost their businesses, Simbla impresses with elegance and functionality. In additional to building websites, Simbla also allows anyone to extend their website with database […]
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CMS is short for Content Management System – and it’s easy to understand why many novices find the term confusing. Broken down, it sounds like a specialized tool, something you might use to store and organize materials before putting them online or saving reference materials. In reality, though, CMS platforms are everywhere. WordPress is a […]
There’s tremendous value in consistency of digital interfaces. People browsing the web encounter dozens of websites that all have different styles, yet most feature very similar page elements. Most designers don’t even think about these features. Page headers, navigation menus, body copy, CTA buttons, the list seems endless. By designing with consistency you’ll learn how […]
Look around the web, and you’ll see that web developers (and their clients) love contact forms. And for good reason: they collect important information about customers cheaply and effectively. But so many of these forms are clumsily designed or poorly implemented, cutting companies off from their customer. Avoid these problems and learn to build better […]
You're reading 10+ Free Alternative Open Source CMS Tools to Explore, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!
A content management system (CMS) is a monolithic software application or set of tools that are used to create and manage digital content. A CMS is used for web content management (WCM) or enterprise content management (ECM). It started in the 1990s when Perl or Cold Fusion were used to create dynamic pages for e-commerce […]
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There is no secret that time is the most valuable resource that we have in this life. Most people say that there is nothing that we can do. It’s not true, every web designer, developer or the average guy using a web invoice or document signing platform knows that having the right web tool or […]
User experience is an integral part of any website design and there is no doubt about that. However if there’s a single industry where user experience matters more than anything else is, of course, hospitality. Screenshot of the Conca Del Sogno Hotel Website Hospitality is all about meeting and exceeding guest expectations and providing stellar […]
About pages are the perfect place to set the tone for your website. What kind of company are you? Are you serious and responsible, quirky and avant-garde, or somewhere in the middle? Check out these about pages for design inspiration below! Moz Mike Kus Hubspot Shape DDB LivSo Food Studio 6tematik Degordian Bukwild Letters, Inc. […]
It is a known fact that one of the best ways of generating high conversion rates is by having high-converting landing pages. Landing pages are standalone web pages with a single purpose – to act as a point of entry for a particular website. Study has shown that designers have just 50 milliseconds to make […]