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You're reading How To Manage White Space in Mobile Responsive Layouts, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!
White space is a crucial design tool whether you realize it or not. Many designers adjust page elements until they “look good”. Most often this leads to a natural balance of white space between page sections just from gut instinct. But when you get into responsive design this subject gets a bit tricky. White space […]
You're reading Grimag, an Ad Optimized WordPress Theme that Will Keep Ad Blockers Away, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!
Are all WordPress themes created equal? To see that, visit the ThemeForest market, and randomly open 20 themes. You’ll notice that along the usual boilerplate marketing wording such as “unique,” “modern,” “bug-free,” “revolutionary,” at least half of them will come with the “ad-optimized” tag. What exactly is an ad-optimized theme? Shouldn’t all themes be ad […]
If you want to grab a visitor’s attention by displaying a set of images, sliders are a great way to get that done. The best sliders are attention-getting, with attractive animations that match the tone and purpose of your site. We’ve collected a list of some of our favorite sliders and galleries below. Fair warning: […]
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CSS Grid is the most powerful layout system available in CSS. It brings a two-dimensional layout tool to the web, with the ability to place items in rows and columns. The importance of grids in modern web design is high so this new spec solves a lot of age-old problems with laying out elements in-browser. Before we […]
The concept of web design can easily appear to be intimidatingly complicated. Designers are expected to achieve versatility and visibility, deliver information in an enticing and enriching manner, and be technically sound as well as visually coherent in one robust package. It sounds like a pretty daunting task, especially when you recognize that many developers […]
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You're reading Tools & Services Small Companies and Freelancers Must Use to Generate The Best Results, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!
As any freelancer or small business owner will contest, the online community is a never ending stream of advice, business, and resources to help you grow and prosper. But between the tight deadlines and demanding client expectations, freelancers and small businesses are often overstretched and struggle to generate the best results. Often, freelancers and small […]
Most web designers know about mobile-first design and how it has dramatically affected responsive design. But there is another technique that may be less popular but can solve problems in a clearer fashion. With a desktop-first approach you can build all the features you want and create them to the highest specs. Then as you […]
A typical sign-up form contains a couple of form fields (it seems like the most popular number nowadays is 3: e-mail, password and a peculiar “repeat password”) and a button. Is there anything to design in this minimalistic structure? Isn’t it too simple to focus on? Unfortunately, many non-designers and some designers think exactly this […]
Display fonts are normally fun, informal departures from the everyday rigor of serif and sans-serif typefaces. They let the designer experiment, creating new letterforms and stylist fonts. Here’s a list of excellent free display fonts you can use for attention-getting headlines on your site. Agent by Mark O’Neill Playlist by Artimasa Studios Cheque by Fontfabric […]
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At the 2017 Microsoft Build Conference, the company announced the Fluent Design System, Microsoft’s new design language. Fluent was no secret. Developed under the “Neon” codename, Fluent adds translucency and animation to Microsoft Design Language 2, the design system used for Windows 10. MDL2 was not a name of choice for Microsoft. After getting burned […]
You're reading Google Promotes Material Components Out of Preview Phase, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!
For the past month, there’s been quite a lot of activity on Google’s Material Components GitHub page. In addition, Google updated the material.io section on Material Components with demos and documentation. Finally, Material Components are out of the preview phase. Material Components are Google’s take on promoting a unified approach to Material Design. Also, known […]
There’s a million free icons out there, but not all of them are useful for real jobs. Here are the best free icons that you might actually use in your next commercial project. Essential Set by Madebyoliver Just like the name implies, this large icon set includes 380 icons that will be essential for any web development […]
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Remember the days when hovering and clicking with the mouse were the most used triggers for interaction with a site or app? Those days are gone. When Apple introduced the first iPhone, multi-touch technology became mainstream and users learned that they could not only point and tap on the interface, but also pinch, spread, and […]
Opera have released a major update to their browser. Codenamed “Reborn”, the new browser has been in development for months and includes several features that were pioneered in Opera’s experimental Neon browser. The most prominent feature is the addition of native support for WhatsApp, Messenger, and Telegram, via the sidebar. Quick-access icons have been added […]
You’re a web professional, so we don’t need to explain the value of a good domain name. Your domain is your identity, and that’s priceless. Sometimes it feels like an appropriate domain name is as hard to find as a unicorn playing an accordion. There’s a few tactics you can use, misspellings and hyphens being the […]
Hello everyone! This month is a much more colorful month than the last few have been. It feels like designers have been shying away from the monochromatic beauties of months past, and are letting loose with the color palette. I for one, am not complaining. I love my black-and-white-and-maybe-one-other-color affairs, but it’s nice to see […]
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 […]
You're reading Best Free JS Libraries for Custom Radios & Checkboxes, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!
Default HTML form elements work well but they sure aren’t pretty. And web design has come far enough that we don’t have to settle for just functionality. Why not build working inputs that also look gorgeous? With these JS libraries you can restyle any radio buttons or checkboxes with many different styles. There are dozens […]
Information density is the amount of information in the form of content that a site visitor is greeted with as soon as he lands on a website or webpage. The greater the information density, the greater the amount of content a visitor will see on the site or page. Because of this tie-in to content, […]
SVG is winning the race when it comes to graphics that scale on the web. Designers and developers are choosing SVG in lieu of icon fonts, raster images, and raster sprites. The benefits of using SVG are numerous but to me, it boils down to scalability. Using SVG can be as simple as copying and […]
What was once taboo in website design has made a complete resurgence as one of the most popular techniques in recent years as users are finding a new love and appreciation for sites where scrolling is a necessity. Shedding its old stigmas, scrolling is reinventing itself as a core interaction design element – that also […]
The term ‘usability hygiene’ was firstly introduced by Google in the context of the basics that need to be addressed in order to prevent user frustration. In this article we will look at six key areas of mobile design you should pay special attention to, in order to create a positive user experience. 1. Ensure Content […]