Collecting email addresses from users is an important function of most websites. Collecting email addresses is a great way to stay in touch with that audience, and it often falls to developers to design a decent system for collecting email addresses. It’s easy to code a basic pop-up to prompt users for their email address. […]
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You're reading Progress Step UI Design Patterns: Tips, Freebies & Code Snippets, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+! Progress steps are great for user experience. You typi...
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Website security breaches have real consequences for visitors and site owners. Frustration and inconvenience from hijacked pages can keep potential customers from engaging with a website, while phishing and data leaks that expose customer information can cost site owners’ reputations, and their bottom line. Integrating security into a new website or implementing security fixes to […]
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Google Chrome is one of the best consumer browsers on the market, but it also contains a number of powerful developer tools. We can reveal some of these tools with Chrome’s Inspect Element (or “Inspect”) tool. This developer tool provides insight into how websites are constructed and styled, and it can help you debug your own […]
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Building a large email list is the smartest thing you can do as an online marketer. If done correctly, it’ll boost engagement, improve your brand’s reputation, and drive sales better than any other online communication platform. Here’s why you should be making efforts to add people to your email list in every piece of content […]
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Online businesses are blooming constantly, thanks to DIY website tutorials and affordable templates that have simplified the building of a website. However, some site builders are simpler than others. Weebly has been named one of the easiest and most affordable platforms for beginning businesses and designers. Its interface allows you to build a professional-looking website […]
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Would you like to create video content that is more engaging and draws in and retains more viewers while also attracting more shares, likes, comments, and other reactions? If you do then you should know that engagement needs to be ‘baked into’ video content, and that starts from the time you sit down and begin […]
You're reading Design Tips for Mobile Checkout Screens, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+! Designing your site for a better conversion rate is a guaranteed way to increase sal...
You're reading Postcards – Drag and Drop Email Template Builder, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+! Postcards is here and we want to show them to you! Using Postcards, y...
Firefox may not be as popular as Google Chrome, but with the release of the super fast Firefox Quantum, it’s likely that the user base will grow in the future. To take advantage of what’s sure to be a growing population of users, you can build a Firefox extension (“add-ons” in Firefox parlance). This actually […]
Creating products which respond to the user’s needs has become the de-facto standard approach for product design. In the attempt to create the best possible experience designers constantly search for new techniques that allow them to create better user experiences. One of the methods that recently became popular among many product designers is called gamification. […]
You're reading 10 Smallest & Fastest Frontend Web Dev Frameworks, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+! If you search in Google you’ll find dozens of handy tools for improvi...
Gamification as a concept has been around just long enough for a number of experts to come out of nowhere. There was a brief moment where everybody wrote an article or five about it, and then it more or less became the preserve of “gamification experts” and business blogs. The thing is, we should still […]
Google Chrome is the most popular browser on the planet. You use it, your mom uses it, your cat uses it. Sure, it’s got quirks and problems. But if you want to reach a large audience, designing a Google Chrome extension isn’t a bad way to do it. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy to build a […]
The holiday season is one of the most important parts of the years for many business. Retail especially revolves around the holiday season, with Christmas sales, special promotions and incentives. All these things need holiday-specific design language, which is where these design elements come in. You’ll need some high-quality Christmas and winter design elements for […]
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You're reading What is Conversational UI, and Why It’s Important, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+! Conversational UI is simply a chatbot experience that processes language i...
You're reading HTML Media Capture is Now a Proposed Recommendation, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+! HTML Media Capture is a W3C specification that defines an HTML form exte...
You have launched your online store, put a social media campaign in place, and created a roadmap of how you can grow your business over time. However, now it’s time for the company branding. So, how do you start with that? Branding comprises of many things- your company’s work culture, public image, and the kind […]
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Buying gifts for the technologically inclined can be challenging. Here’s fifteen great ideas for gifts for web designers. Responsive Sketch Pad This unique sketch pad is created to help developers design websites for both desktop and mobile platforms. If you don’t like this pad, UI Stencils has an awesome collection of similar gifts for web […]
You're reading Image Optimization Tools & Tips for Webmasters, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+! Proper image optimization is crucial for a fast website. Whenever you ru...
You're reading 4 Tiny Trends in Applying Animations, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+! With interaction design showing up pretty much everywhere, animation is finally being p...
For many dark days, properly aligning objects on a webpage with CSS alone was close to impossible. With mostly-functional semi-hacks like float, positioning and in-like block, we could make it work, but it was far from perfect. When vexed by a particularly troublesome layout quirk, some event lamented the loss of <table> as a structural […]
You're reading SaaS Interface Design: Trends, & Best Practices for Designing a SaaS UI, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!
Designing a SaaS product for the web is no easy task. It requires not just an idea, but a clear plan of how it’ll work and which features you’ll support. This also means a lot of UX planning from the early wireframing to detailed mockups. I’ve put together some common trends I see in SaaS websites and […]