The success of a business often depends on how easy the shopping mechanism is for the end user. Whether you are selling goods online, or in a conventional store, at the end of it all the payment system has to be hassle-free and easy to use, otherwise you may end up losing...
Working with clients can be tough. There can be a lot of back and forth communication and many requirements. Every client has their different level of standards and can make bouncing from project to project a bit difficult. One client’s idea of good is another’s...
Amongst all the new features and improvements that the recent WordPress 3.4 release has introduced, there is a hidden gem. The Custom Header Image feature has been supported by WordPress for some time, however previously its fixed dimensions made it too immobile to be of much use in the...
You already have a great app idea and are working furiously to build and launch it. Or you’re developing a mobile site, to compliment a desktop build. Or perhaps you’re refining a desktop design to scale responsively on devices. Whatever your goal for...
jQuery is the largest open source, cross-browser, CSS3 compliant, JavaScript library around and it has made client-side scripting a breeze. The syntax is simple and jQuery can produce beautiful almost Flash-like animations. Unlike Flash, jQuery is viewable...
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful...
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...
Concrete5 entered the CMS scene in 2008, and since then has been making solid headway to becoming one of the premier go-to web publishing platforms available today. Getting started with Concrete5 is really quick and easy, and many hosting platforms now offer one-click...
Your portfolio website sucks. You built it to showcase your cumbersome genius, the work on there is spectacular, and it should be the envy of the entire web community. It was designed to bring in new clients, get you picked up on design blogs, win the respect of your peers,...
If there’s one service that everyone needs and that needs to be reliable, that is web hosting. And today, we have not only 1, but 15 free hosting accounts from Zyma to give away (the accounts are valid for 2 full years!). Zyma is an award winning hosting company...
“The personal computer is the thing that’s always with you, always connected [and] has your stuff on it.” – Luke Wroblewski, Drupalcon Denver Keynote, March 2012 Your mobile phone is always with you. It’s always connected, and it has your stuff on it. As...
You probably pride yourself on being a great web designer, right? But did you know that some elements of your website designs might actually be lowering the conversion rate and revenue of your website without you knowing it? These are often just simple mistakes that...