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Search for “woman” on virtually any stock photo site and you’ll get plenty of options. Women in skimpy dresses. Women in bikinis. Half-naked women. Fully naked women posed so that it’s not technically pornography. Women working out in what basically amounts to underwear. Women in wedding dresses. Women indulging themselves in a massage, or chocolate-covered
Welcome, friends, to WebdesignerDepot’s monthly WordPress plugin roundup, March 2014 edition. Every time I write one of these articles, I aim to include plugins that meet a variety of needs. This month however, there is a common thread amongst some (not all) of them: communities. More specifically, some of these plugins would be most useful on WordPress-based community
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
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Whoever you are, and however you choose to work, there’s one skill that’s imperative for any web designer and that’s knowing how to build a responsive website. Even designers who outsource their code need to understand exactly how the process works. With the steady growth of mobile and the practical realities of deploying multiple sites, any web designer that
New projects are being released all the time that make us excited, curious, inspired and sometimes a little bit jealous. Today we continue our monthly series of the very best free resources for web designers with a collection that includes cool scripts, awesome fonts, great ideas, and must-see experiments. If this collection is anything to go by, March is shaping up to be a fantastic
One of the big challanges for large companies, especially in the digital age, is establishing and maintaining brand consistency. A corporation like Sony for example, wages a daily war to ensure consistent communications across five continents. Although we often think of publishers to be exclusively involved in news and magazine industries, all corporations typically publish
For designers passionate about the latest developments across the full spectrum of visual design, there’s a brand new site that features some of the most exciting, innovative and inspiring design projects taking place today. Every day our sister-site, DesignFaves.com, trawls the web seeking out the projects with the most buzz surrounding them and delivers a compact,
It’s tricky to find a good set of icons, most packs have one or two useful graphics and then a lot of filler. So it’s refreshing to discover an approach like the one used by Icons8; every day they check the most requested icons from their community, design the three most popular and add them to their collection. It’s a great way of ensuring that their icons are relevent
It’s launched. It’s live. It works. You designed, built and tested it, grieved nixed ideas and celebrated solved quandaries. The gears are whirring on their axles and your final invoice is paid. Your project is done. Mostly. Before you move on to the next looming deadline, did you make some time to review the project, and clear your head along with the whiteboard? A post-launch
Horizontal layouts of all kinds have intrigued me ever since I found out you could do that. I don’t know exactly why I’m fascinated with them… maybe it’s just my inner rebel talking. Whatever the reason, I’m just about ready to declare vertical scrolling obsolete, passé, and soooo last millennium. Okay, that’s not really what I mean. Still, with
There are some companies out there that would have you believe that designing a logo is as simple as slapping together some type and a shape or two. But there is so much more to designing a good logo than just that, regardless of what some may say. A lot goes into a great logo design. While a logo seems like just a little thing to create, it represents an entire company or brand, and must convey