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Why a Responsive Web Design Will Help You Get More Visitors

Advertise here with BSA If you don’t have a responsive web design, then chances are you’re missing out on a lot of potential visitors and customers. You may even be loosing some. Here’s why a responsive web design will help you get more visitors, and how not implementing this design could be handicapping your business: You cater to mobile platforms...

40 Resources for Getting Started with jQuery Development

Each year a new batch of young web developers are jumping into the field head-first. Often times frontend web development is the easiest barrier to jumpstart learning. HTML/CSS work is quite simple, but delving into JavaScript provides a deeper realization of general programming topics. Show More Summary

5 free new PSD themes

Everyone loves free resources, and if you’re into design, you’ll especially love free high quality PSD themes. They help provide a great starting point… Continue Reading ? The post 5 free new PSD themes appeared first on Design Reviver - Web Design Blog.

Understanding cash flow for a design business

As a graphic design business owner, cash flow is your lifeline. It’s the equivalent of the caloric intake for your body. A proper balance… Continue Reading ? The post Understanding cash flow for a design business appeared first on Design Reviver - Web Design Blog.

6 design essential ingredients for successful e-commerce

With growing numbers of businesses taking their products and services to the web, offering greater reach and accessibility of their wares to their existing and potential clients, we as web designers need to be ready to deliver on their e-commerce web wants and needs. Across the Web we see numerous examples of both ends of […]

10 Best New Free Fonts

Advertise here with BSA We’ve been on the prowl for some new free fonts to share with you. After much searching, we found quite a few, but we believe in “only the best” for WDL readers. The fonts we’ve rounded up for this post are absolutely beautiful, and we know that they’ll find a home in many or your...

36 Adobe Illustrator Tutorials on Vector Design

Advertise here with BSA Working in Adobe software has become the norm for most creative professionals. Photoshop is a huge program and compliments nicely with the entire Creative Suite. But Photoshop is primarily used for bitmap graphics, while Adobe Illustrator handles vector design in a similar fashion. Show More Summary

The Seven Principles of Conversion-Centered Design

Advertise here with BSA How do people make decisions? The answer to this question requires a great deal of study and may be extremely complex but let’s discuss how they make decisions on the web. Conversion-centered design works hand-in-hand with website copywriting to convert leads to consumers and increase click-through rate. Your goal is to help your customers complete...

Designing forms that convert, 7 proven techniques

Web forms are the stars of any respectable landing page though they’re often taken for granted. They receive all the personal information of your leads or buyers, so that you can start to move them down the sales funnel. Depending on how you design your web forms, you can expect greater or fewer conversions. In […]

Getty’s photo embed service may not be as free as you think

Yay! More free pictures! We can now use millions of Getty-owned photos for free on our websites, blogs and social media channels (as long as it’s not for commercial purposes). Getty’s new offering is promising at first glance. Their description of “commercial purposes” is actually pretty lenient. However, a closer look at the program brings […]

How To Code a Hidden Dropdown Search Form using jQuery

Expanding search fields have become a popular choice for designers looking for extra room on the page. Almost every website is going to need a search field somewhere in the layout. It’s practically a necessity for any visitor who is looking for a specific page or bit of information. Show More Summary

The designer’s guide to pixel hinting

Pixel-perfect icons and typography stand out among the crowd online. Obviously we all want to strive for such refined work, but sometimes even after trying we still end up with something a little… less. Pixel Hinting is one of the skills that takes an automatic feature and improves upon its results. Despite the ultra high […]

28 Free CSS-Only Code Snippets for Web Developers

Advertise here with BSA HTML5 and CSS3 web development has pushed the boundaries of what is possible online. Modern browsers have also jumped aboard the bandwagon to support a multitude of these newer effects. As a designer I have been amazed to find crazy CSS-based projects online. Show More Summary

13 Super Inspiring About Pages

Advertise here with BSA How are you presenting yourself and your work to your audience? About pages are really important to show your audience more about you, your work and your ideas. It’s a nice way to get more personal and go behind the business side of things. Designing a nice about page can be challenging. For this reason,...

Our favorite tweets of the week: March 10, 2014 – March 16, 2014

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 […]

Comics of the week #226

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 […]

RetroBundle. Save $388

RetroBundle is an collection of top quality retro design resources (and some more modern looking ones) The offer does end in 11 hours, so if you want to take advantage you have to

Deal of the week: 100 Premium Infographics from Ingimage

Everyone loves an infographic. Designers love putting them together. Marketers love promoting them. Clients love commisioning them. Customers like to read them. It’s a wonder the Web hasn’t been turned into one big infographic! But designing an infographic can be a lengthy and difficult process. Just where do you start? What style do you employ? […]

Spring Up your Designs with Some Free Flower Textures

Advertise here with BSA Textures are a good way to add personality, depth and interest to a design. But the key to using textures is to not over do it. In other words, keep it subtle. To celebrate textures and spring, which is just around the corner, we decided to gather some free flower textures for you to use...

Starting Small

Great piece by Joel Gascoigne: The Habits of Successful People: They Start Small “The challenge for a lot of us is that when we go about our lives, we interact with so many “big” things and we forget or don’t even know how they originally started. It’s difficult to understand how the evolutionary process of […] The post Starting Small appeared first on Bokardo.

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