Bookmarklets are special links that users can add to their browser’s favorites. These special links include code (i.e. not just a target URL), and they trigger various kinds of useful functionality, allowing you to modify and extend any web page. Once you begin...
New apps and websites appear on an almost daily basis, but trying to find the good ones among them can be tough, especially considering how many are not that great. That’s why every month we research and showcase some of the best and latest resources available for...
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...
Lomography and lomography-styled photography has been growing in popularity in the past year or two, largely spurred by smartphone apps that make it possible for virtually anyone to mimic the style. Lomography is characterized by its inherent low-fi quality....
Tumblr is a micro-blogging platform that allows users to easily publish snippets of information to the web, such as a photo or photo set, a video, a quote or just a paragraph. It is often used as an online diary because of to its ease of use compared to other blogging platforms...
As the number and variety of devices from which we access the internet increases, new web design challenges present themselves. It’s no longer simply enough to have a mobile version and a browser version. Now, we have to consider whether the person visiting...
As with any new technology, getting started is often the hardest part. With this frustration in mind, we have put together some of my handiest tips, tricks and code snippets related to the jQuery Mobile library. Because this is not a full-on primer for using the library,...
Life as a web designer can be insanely busy. We have multiple clients, each making numerous demands on our time. We work in a fast-moving sector in which we have to constantly relearn our skills. We also read endless posts that encourage us to network and develop our...
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...
WordPress has a perfectly adequate commenting system built-in. But it can quickly grow unwieldy and commenting can take up a lot of system resources if you run a high-volume site. That’s why alternative commenting systems such as Disqus (recently integrated...