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Should Your Site Be Using Dark Mode?

Taking a stab in the dark is taking on a new meaning with the rise of dark mode design. One of the most requested…

8 Useful WordPress Plugins Worth Checking Out

WordPress plugins are both great for adding functionality to WordPress and by extension reducing website designers’…

Building Brand Trust with Transparency: What Web Designers Can Do

The web has made it all too easy for consumers to look up anything and everything they’re interested in or have…

Design for Wearables 101

Wearable devices are some of the hottest tech on the market today. We’re living in a world where people want access to…

8 of the Top WP Multipurpose Themes That You Can Use

More than a few multipurpose WordPress themes have become big sellers in recent years, and for a reason. Actually, for…

8 Best CMS for 2020

Content Management Systems are arguably the internet's most powerful web development tool. In a rapidly growing market…

17 Tools for Effective Customer Engagement

The one thing that every business that offers a service has in common is its customers. It doesn't matter if you are a…

Unlock Your Team’s Potential With Teamstack

Teamstack is a password manager for your whole team. Running in the cloud it allows you to manage your tools and…

What Are Web Standards (And Do We Really Need Them)?

When you sit down to build a new website, you probably have a strict process you follow with checklists for everything…

10 Inspiring Side Projects From Designers

There are many reasons designers choose to take on side projects to complement their work. Whether they are looking to…

You’re (Probably) Doing Digital Accessibility Wrong

Thirty years after the historic passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the landmark legislation that…

Can Web Designers Save the World?

I know this might seem like an odd question to ask. After all, it’s not like we’re living in a villain-filled Gotham…

Bublup: The Cloud Reimagined

Since mankind first crawled out of its cave, looked at a block of stone, and wondered if it wouldn’t roll better if it…

How to Manage Your Freelance Finances During a Crisis

It’s easy to panic in the midst of a crisis. But just like anything else with your business, a well-laid plan can help…

Introducing 15 Best New Portfolios, March 2020

Are you trapped in a fourth floor apartment listening to the guy next door serenade the block from his balcony with a…

12 Best Web Design Podcasts for 2020

If you’re self-isolating thanks to Covid-19, or simply a fulltime remote worker, keeping in touch with the industry can…

How Do You Make Video Accessible?

Videos aren’t inherently accessible. Even if the content comes from an outside source — like a videographer or a…

7 Deadly Graphic Designer Sins (And 4 Ways to Atone)

As a designer, you’ve probably wished you could know exactly what your clients were thinking at one point or another.…