For some time now, anyone concerned with search engine optimization made sure a mobile version of their website was available because otherwise they ran the risk of angering the Google algorithm. Yet unlike so many other trends in the SEO world, research shows that...
The latest release from the Elegant Themes team, is the engaging Extra theme; one of the most promising and complete WordPress magazine themes currently available on the market and powered by Elegant Themes’ own Divi Builder. Extra boasts many of the same features...
Businesses obsess over their visual brands. They spend days debating the typeface selection, but give no thought to the words. In most cases, a company will assign the first wave of written communication to someone internal who’s “good at writing.” This...
Nothing sells design work quite like a good portfolio. Whether you contact your clients in person, over the Internet, pitch to them, or what-have-you, they’ll want to see your existing work. We’ve gone hunting for the latest portfolios to hit the Web. Here you’ll...
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check...
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...
Animation is tipped to be one of the biggest web design trends for 2016, especially micro-animations on UI elements and icons. So we’re delighted to bring you this exclusive set of animated icons from Animaticons. All Animaticons icons are animated GIFs, which...
WordPress 4.4, named ‘Clifford’ in honor of jazz legend Clifford Brown, has just been released. It’s available to download or can be updated from an existing installation’s dashboard. The latest version of the Web’s favorite CMS is focused on responsive...
It’s a tribute to the hard work and ambition of Serif’s Affinity team that on the same day that they pushed major updates for both Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer, they discovered that Apple have named Affinity Photo the Best Mac App of 2015. Today’s award...
In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of startup apps and resources, educational resources, marketing tools, design resources, icons, WordPress tools, and much more. And as always, we’ve also included...
If you are at all involved with any type of online business, you have most likely seen the term UX Design used and abused. You’ve probably heard people try to explain what it is with colorful metaphors, that may be entertaining, but fail to really explain how UX Design serves...
Hiring a web designer is a bit of a minefield for a budding entrepreneur. Most are not particularly tech-savvy, and the idea of coding a basic site, let alone the implications of responsive design, mobile-first, and content management, is beyond their skill set....