Mobile Internet usage is on the rise, and the world of Web design continues to evolve—so designers must learn to accomodate mobile devices. Thinking “Oh, my users won’t visit my website on a mobile device” is the worst mistake of all. No one can stop mobile...
When it comes to designing a new web site, most beginning and unaware designers only care about how amazing the site will be. Often times as designers, we can take off with a crazy idea for a site design and it ends up jam packed with design on top of design on top of design....
Today I’m going to talk to you about setting up a local server to use with WordPress.  Using a local server is important for many reasons, if only to keep you from having to upload and download your files all the time.  Anytime we need to make changes, we can use...
A friend of mine (xomiele, as he’s known on his personal blog), who represents photographers and illustrators, was amazed at the number of hits a piece he created for fun was getting on the internet. He took a few Smurf figures and some household props and made a tribute...
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...
Today we have some an awesome set of Grunge Concrete Textures from Vandelay Premier where you can get awesome resources for designers for a very low cost. This texture set is normally for sale only, but you can download it today absolutely free! These textures were...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...