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Archived Since:March 30, 2010

Blog Post Archive

9 essential rules for responsive image galleries

Responsive design is an essential and necessary part of web development. One of the biggest issues with responsive web design as of late has been images. Many debate the best way to display images on a responsive site. And then, what about image galleries? Image galleries feature far more complexity than single images; there are even […]

How to ensure MailChimp emails actually reach your users

This tutorial will help you with the most important thing you probably aren’t doing for your MailChimp newsletter: ensuring its delivery. If your newsletter isn’t being delivered, then no training, or tips, or marketing tactics will matter. Ensuring delivery basically means that you’ve got to prove that you are who you say you are, where […]

US highways embroiled in typography battle

We live in a world where every startup and its dog promises to change your life through design. The most important works of design, however, are the ones that many of us barely even think about. In this case, I’m talking about highway signs. I don’t drive, but I used to be on the road […]

Twitter turns 10

The microblogging platform that revolutionized how the world communicates and markets with 140-character snippets just turned 10. It’s hard to believe that such an omnipresent service is just a decade old. Of course, the company has also been plagued by operational problems, and it still isn’t profitable. But Twitter’s lasting legacy is building a must-use platform […]

Why every web designer should embrace site builders

The number of web designers who still look down their noses at website publishers (such as Squarespace, Wix, or Webydo) is unbelievable to me. Eye rolling, haughty chuckling, bursts of forced laughter… the whole nine yards. Snobs, you know who you are… Where I work, our tool of choice is Squarespace, but across the Web you […]

Popular design news of the week: March 14, 2016 – March 20, 2016

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 out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]

Comics of the week #331

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 […]

Webdesigner Depot Redesign (now with apps)

After many months of hard work, this week we’ve unveiled our latest redesign…  When Webdesigner Depot first launched in 2010, the Web was a very different place. Back then, the way we all consumed content online was radically different. The last few years have seen an explosion in mobile use, and a huge diversification of […]

Building trust with UX

Trust occurs when our physical, emotional and logical responses combine into one confident, positive intuitive feeling. When we trust companies or brands, the feeling—or “experience”—is often carefully cultivated and consumers uphold a level of expectation when visiting the business. This remains true online, as there are a number of cues that can reaffirm trust, or […]

Ad wars: the browser strikes back

Ad blocking has become so prevalent on the Internet that a study from last year estimates that publishers will lose as much as $22 billion from this software. Their fears have only been worsened by Opera’s powerful move, announced just last week, to allow its users to block ads natively, from right within the browser. […]

Affinity apps finally make their way onto Windows

In late 2014, Serif released Affinity Designer to the world. In early 2015, they followed that success with the release of Affinity Photo, the would-be Photoshop-killer. It seems to have worked out pretty well for them. While software packages like Pixelmator and The Gimp have failed to make any serious dent in the Photoshop market, […]

How to build your portfolio with freelance projects

When I first learned to code, and started looking for freelance web design projects, I felt like I was in a Catch-22. My portfolio was totally empty; but I couldn’t fill it with impressive projects without any clients. It’s a tough spot to be in in an industry where your work is much more important […]

Adobe launches Experience Design CC

Formerly known as Project Comet, Adobe Experience Design CC, is now available as a free pre-release download. Adobe XD, or just XD, for short, the consistent mis-spelling underlines the tool’s target market, it’s aimed squarely at UX design. Since its debut at last year’s Adobe MAX, Project Comet has been one of the most eagerly anticipated […]

What’s new for designers, March 2016

In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included coding resources, drag and drop design tools, productivity apps, stock photo sources, coding languages, open source tools, inspiration resources, and much more. And as always, we’ve also included some awesome new free fonts! Almost everything on the list this month is free, […]

Popular design news of the week: March 7, 2016 – March 13, 2016

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 out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]

Comics of the week #330

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 […]

Google Hunting for Fresh Talent with Creative Lab 5

Do you want to work for Google? Oh who are we kidding? Of course you do! Now, how would you like to join a program where you get paid to experiment wildly, creating things in the Google Creative Lab? Now, if you’re thinking something along the lines of, “Oh just tell us already!”, here you […]

Free Download: Olesia Font

Olesia is a script typeface with a difference: its extra loops and curly swashes, on letters like ‘b’ and ‘E’, add a charmingly care-free air that it lends to any design it’s used in. Ideal as a display face, whenever you need to inject a natural, feminine, or romantic, feel into a design. Perfect for […]

How to choose an accessible typeface

Inclusive design is a hot topic and choosing an accessible font for your website is important for all brands, not just public bodies and charities. But how can you tell which typefaces are accessible and does this mean a compromise in terms of design? Here are my top tips: 1: Don’t fall into the trap […]

123ContactForm introduce CaptainForm WordPress plugin

Building forms is one of the most time-consuming processes on any website build; you need to code the inputs, validate the data, and securely capture information in a format that you can use. Multiply the complexity by ten when you factor in WordPress. Because WordPress is so popular, a number of plugins have been developed […]

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