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Feb 18, 2019

There are many ways to use background textures in web design. It is one of the best ways to add depth to your design. To be able to make use of the power of textures and to make your designs effective...

Feb 18, 2019

Like how the way the applications make iPhones extraordinary, the best WordPress modules will undoubtedly transform a common WordPress site into an interesting one. From SEO juggernauts like Yoast, to...

Feb 18, 2019

The average life of a website is three years. And design elements - such as color and typography - often get updated more frequently than that. That's why it is so important to keep up with web design...

Feb 18, 2019

Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of hosting a Smashing TV webinar with Leonie Watson on how a screen reader user accesses the web. In the talk, Leonie showed some big-name sites, such as BBC, sites n...

Feb 18, 2019

To be deemed a competitive and successful brand, you have to develop a thorough brand book. The set of rules in a brand book present valuable ideas and pointers for the future, as well as define the e...

Feb 18, 2019

I’m sure we’re all familiar with Photoshop’s blending modes. Multiply, Screen, Soft Light and Overlay are among the most commonly used, but have you ever heard of Behind and Clear?! ...

Feb 18, 2019

As web designers, we build sites for our clients based on our own expertise. And while there are tried-and-true techniques for placing items such as navigation and calls to action,... The post Stayin...

Feb 17, 2019

Log monitoring works very much like a sentry. In the past, military forts would have watchtowers on their walls where sentries or guards would be posted to watch the surroundings. It was their respons...

Feb 15, 2019

Filters are one of the best features of Instagram. Everyone loves the idea of prettifying their photos in an instant and sharing them with their friends and family. But have you ever wanted a set of I...

Feb 15, 2019

This week's Designer News (No 475) includes The End of the Celebrity Designer, UX Microcopy: Finding a Balance Between Empathy and Humor, Intro to Font Metrics, A Subtle JavaScript to Punish Non-Payin...

Feb 15, 2019

Don't get confused. The two has a lot of differences. But they're quite simple to understand. Mobile websites are browser-based, which means you can access them through the internet without installing...

Feb 15, 2019

The only constant in life is change, they say. And it's true, even if we think nothing changes at all. Whether you notice change or not is only a question of how you perceive and how you observe thing...

Feb 15, 2019

Hosting Design Shack with SiteGround has been a great move for us. We’re here to share a quick update on how things are going, alongside some new developments from SiteGround in 2018! Whether yo...

Feb 15, 2019

The top 10 best serif professional fonts for clean & elegant logo design. Some fonts are free, some are paid but they all do the job!

Feb 14, 2019