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Cross-Browser CSS3: Solutions and Considerations, by Louis Lazaris, is a compact and practical reference for dealing with browser inconsistencies in CSS3-based designs. When designing and developing CSS3-based websites, it’s common place to run into cross-browser challenges, especially when dealing with markets and niches whose audiences are still using older versions of Internet Explorer. In this eBook, Louis Lazaris
A friend of mine wrote me the other day and told me his company was stealing copyrighted work. He was very upset and said that his manager believes that anything on the internet is available to be put on a crappy T-shirt. He asked my advice on what to do. He was a creative who felt righteous indignation about stealing from other creatives. I had to think about what to say in response. The first
Whether you’re developing WordPress themes for yourself, for a client, or to sell commercially, having the ability to customize aspects of your theme via the WordPress control panel makes your theme infinitely flexible and many times more versatile and appealing. By giving backend users access to options that otherwise would involve delving into the php template files to change
The February edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, frameworks, jQuery plugins, WordPress tools, and some really great new fonts. Many of the resources below are free and are sure to be useful to a lot of designers and developers out there. As always, if we’ve missed something you think should have been included, please let us know
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 compilation of the best tweets that we sent out this past week. Note that this is only a very small selection of the links
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 today. So for a few moments, take a
For America, creating a government website from the states, all the way down to the federal government can be an interesting but controversial task.  It’s important to follow a user-centered design process and make it easy for citizens to find the information they’re looking for. Any confusion in the way the site is setup, its search functions or even the appearance
For the past few years, we’ve been admiring Radim Malinic’s work, and his bold stunning illustrations have been gracing our website since its very beginnings. Malinic is a leading London graphic designer and illustrator. In his latest project, The West End Show, he explores the magical and bustling part of the capital in a series of elaborately illustrated poster designs,
Designing for responsive websites can be a bit challenging at first because the process is so different. As designers, we’ve gotten used to building pixel-perfect mockups as our web blueprints. But responsive design takes a different approach. A designer’s role is no longer to produce a mockup and then pass it off to the developer because responsive design is not just
We at Webdesigner Depot are big fans of Threadless and you can often see us sporting their awesome t-shirts. They’re a lot of fun and feature some awesome designs that often spark conversation. One of the great things we love about Threadless is that the designs are submitted by designers like you and get voted on by their community. The winning designs are then printed on clothing
At one of my first jobs, my lunch constantly disappeared from the community refrigerator. There were no clues and, being New York, “nobody saw nuttin!” I tried marking my lunch. I tried notes pleading with people to not take my lunch. I tried hiding my lunch behind cans, etc. Nothing worked. One day, after my lunch disappeared, I shut the refrigerator door and laughed maniacally.
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 compilation of the best tweets that we sent out this past week. Note that this is only a very small selection of the links