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3 post editing alternatives to perfect your WordPress workflow

The most important parts of WordPress are the post and page editing screens. I mean, that’s where the magic happens, right? A lot of people do their writing there. It’s where the formatting happens. It’s where the content is produced, tweaked, edited, and occasionally screwed up beyond belief. For all that it’s the most important […]

The New Yorker reworks its redesign, but issues remain

Just three short weeks since The New Yorker unveiled its brand new, responsive site, there have already been a slew of updates. Whilst it’s not unusual for issues to come to light after a launch, the current online version of the classic American magazine has some fundamental problems that require more than a quick fix. It’s […]

Do you have what it takes to be an art director?

When I first set out to find a standard definition of art direction, it took me three sessions — not search terms, but sessions — to dig past fluff (articles that use a lot of words to say very little), self promotion (“art direction is hey I’m really special and you should hire me”), and […]

New analytics solution Hotjar Insights offers free beta access

You know how you want your visitors to use your site, but do you know how they actually use it? Do you know exactly when they tap on your CTA, or more importantly, why they don’t? The Web is unique in the history of publishing, in that we can measure precisely what our audience likes, […]

50 fantastic freebies for web designers, August 2014

Has there ever been an industry as generous as the Web? Every hour of every day you’ll find the design community distributing the fruits of their labors for free; making the Web bigger and better all the time. New projects are constantly being released that make us excited, curious, inspired and sometimes a little bit […]

Our favorite tweets of the week: August 11, 2014 – August 17, 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 #248

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 […]

How much are you worth? What we learnt from the 2014 design salary survey

Design salaries around the world vary a lot. Between all the different positions and experience levels out there, to the differences in cost of living and what’s considered a “livable wage” in various places, it’s no wonder there’s a lot of discrepancy between what a UX designer in, say, Moscow might make compared to one […]

Deal of the week: 160 PSD mockups bundle from Zippy Pixels

One of the most important lessons you learn on any design course, is that presentation is half the battle. You can produce awe-inspiring design work, but if you can’t present it well to clients, it wil be dismissed prematurely. There was a time, when designers spent weeks painstakingly photographing, printing, and mounting their portfolios in […]

What’s new for designers, August 2014

The August edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, frameworks, software, productivity apps, icons, CMSs, JavaScript resources, pattern libraries, and some really great new fonts. Many of the resources below are free or very low cost, and are sure to be useful to a lot of designers and developers […]

Why you must master mobile ecommerce

Since 2011, many in the design community have been pushing responsive design to our clients as a “nice-to-have” feature. But in 2014, reality has set in: a responsive website has become an essential part of any company’s online presence. One area of the Web that is way behind in terms of providing a modern, easy-to-use […]

6 life lessons from the typographers at Typekit

In so many ways, great design is representative of the way we should live our lives: keep it simple, try new things, and help make others’ lives easier. The team at design collaboration platform InVision recently interviewed two of the best designers in the business: Elliot Jay Stocks, Creative Director of Adobe Typekit and the […]

9 nightmare clients and how you can avoid them

Clients come in all shapes and sizes. They’re the lifeblood of any creative agency, bringing with them problems to be solved in return for hard cash. So when someone comes along with an exciting project it’s easy to get excited about the design possibilities without thinking too clearly about for whom you will be working. […]

The best new fonts, August 2014

With the end of summer rapidly approaching, now is the perfect time to update your collection of fonts! Okay, so here at WebdesignerDepot, every day is the perfect day to update our font collections, but with fall heralding the return to school or work for many of our readers, there’s an extra push to stock […]

Our favorite tweets of the week: August 4, 2014 – August 10, 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 #247

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 […]

What’s the best advice you ever received?

The best advice I’ve ever had came from a tutor at college. She told me that the biggest obstacle to producing good design work was judging quality too soon. The best approach, she said, was to churn out as much work as you could until your creativity was literally exhausted. And only then, begin the process […]

Deal of the week: The retro/vintage design bundle

If you’re looking to bolster your supplies of professional grade design assets, then you’ll be delighted to learn that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has arranged a huge discount on an amazing design bundle from Cruzine Design. Featuring...Show More Summary

The best of DesignFaves.com, August 2014

For designers passionate about the latest developments across the full spectrum of visual design, there’s a new site that features some of the most exciting, innovative and inspiring design projects taking place today. Every day our sister-site, DesignFaves.com, trawls the web seeking out the projects with the most buzz surrounding them and delivers a compact, visual […]

The trick to pitching a design without striking out

How you present your design solutions (whether it be to another team member or a client) has an impact on how they view the quality of that solution as well as you the designer. When I say presentation, I’m not talking about the words you use etc. Yes, knowing how to use the correct words […]

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