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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
Exactly three weeks today, editorially.com will shut its doors for good. The announcement was made back in March, and was greeted with both surprise and disappointment by the community. The reason given was that Editorially had over-extended itself, hiring too many staff and failing to reach the number of users necessary to run as a viable business. It’s a stark lesson for
Finding good stock photography is one of the most time-consuming and frustrating experiences a designer can go through. The right image will make your design, the wrong one will wreck it. So we’re thrilled that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has managed to bring back its incredible deal on imagery that will keep you fully stocked for the foreseeable future. If you didn’t
/ / May 9, 2014
Trends come and trends go. The ones that stick around the longest do so because they solve a particular problem. A trend that’s popular right now for that very reason, is sticky elements; elements that behave normally until we scroll, and then maintain their presence on the page somehow. The trend started with sidebars, but where it’s really grown in popularity is headers.
You’ve built your startup from the ground up. You’re ready to see your sales really start to take off. There’s just one challenge left to tackle: building a compelling website. You may have tons of great ideas, but unless you incorporate all the right elements and engage the right audience, your online presence will sink, not soar. Ready to build a powerful startup
As web designers, it goes against our nature to restrict access to our code. We’re taught to maximize compatibility of our websites and strive for backwards compatibility wherever possible; to create progressively enhanced and gracefully degrading sites. If we can make it work on IE1, that’s no bad thing… The problem, at least for WordPress developers, is that WordPress
The latest Firefox update has been released for general consumption and it’s loaded with big changes. The most striking, of course, is the way the overall interface has been sleekified and rearranged. The default tool bar has been stripped completely clean, giving users the option to add only the tools they want. And adding those tools is super convenient: the Customize link is easily
Every designer knows that free fonts are a godsend when working on a project, but truly valuable free fonts can be tough to find. With this list we’ve endeavoured to bring you as many full font families as possible; fonts that are genuinely free (not just one style or weight free), a balance of fonts that work well for body text as well as display, and a full collection of fonts that are
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
/ / May 3, 2014
This week saw PayPal reveal a redesign of several key brand elements, including their first logo redesign for seven years. The new look is expected to roll out worldwide in the coming weeks. However, despite PayPal’s marketing spin, the new logo bears all of the hallmarks of a design that was arrived at on a whim and rationalised after the fact.