The advent of CSS3 has introduced a world of possibilities for web designers and developers. With animations, shadows, rounded corners and more, elements can be easily styled, and still weigh less than ever before. The navigation of a website is one of the most fundamental...
Commercials and websites essentially serve the same purpose: they exist to captivate an audience and retain their interest long enough to inform them about their product or brand. If executed successfully, they will both garner more interest and goodwill toward...
There was a time when toys didn’t plug in and the batteries were your imagination. They had sharp edges, eye-poking points, were violent, racist, sexist, and promised to make boys into men and girls into mommies. Every boy had to have a cap gun and every girl wanted...
Responsive design isn’t just a change in layout or the use of media queries here and there, it is a mind-state and an action that has clear meaning. Responsive design is essentially saying that we care more about the content than we have in the past. In fact, we...
While kerning of type is a common practice in print design, it seems to be less common in web applications. But it does not have to be. Properly kerned type adds an extra level of professionalism and control to the typography on your site. While there are some software...
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...
Recent technology developments have sent traditional media into a tailspin, turning nearly every proven marketing strategy into a gamble. Across the world, in every industry, companies are scrambling to update the marketing tactics on which they’ve relied...
Many web site builders shy away from the MODX CMS because they think (or have heard) that it’s primarily for developers who are skilled at PHP and JavaScript coding. While MODX has powerful components for skilled coders to use, there are many advantages for...
When designing a website, mobile app, or other user interface, you might have some very set ideas as to what you want before you even get started (or your client might have established some strict guidelines). But maybe you’re not really sure if your ideas are the...
The 2012 Olympic Games are soon to start, and there are a growing number of bloggers and websites, especially those from the social media sphere, raising awareness to the controversial role branding is playing in London 2012. The London Organising Committee...
The July edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, JavaScript and jQuery tools, frameworks, responsive design resources, productivity tools, image utilities, educational resources, business tools, code editors,...