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16 Newest and Coolest Ecommerce Templates

 
16 Newest and Coolest Ecommerce Templates
If you've been looking for a perfect web template for an on-line retail business you came to the right place, because today I'm gonna show you 16 of the newest and coolest e-commerce website templates.
 

Keeping Your Ideas (and Your Clients!) Safe

 
Keeping Your Ideas (and Your Clients!) Safe
Today, there are all sorts of things that make our jobs as web developers and designers easier. The cloud and programs like Etherpad, Twiddla, etc. allow us to work in real time with our clients even if we live in Portland while they live in Tallahassee. Programs like these are a godsend, but they can cause a lot of problems - especially if you are lax with your security. In this article you'll find steps taking which you'll reduce your chances of having to deal with the multitudes of threats.
 

Using Parallax Scrolling the Right Way

 
Using Parallax Scrolling the Right Way
Parallax scrolling is without a doubt one of the hottest trends in web design these days. The ability to make the background move at a slower rate that the foreground as the visitor scrolls down the page gives even flat designed sites a nice element of depth to make the site really stand out. But parallax design is extremely complex. And even those up to the challenge have voiced their concerns about parallax scrolling; but those concerns are exactly what we aim to tackle in this article.
 

Free Photoshop Brushes to Cheer You Up this Fine Friday

 
Free Photoshop Brushes to Cheer You Up this Fine Friday
3 cartoon styled brushes that are absolutely free wait for you in this post!
 

3 Fantastic UX Tips For Better Online Conversions

 
3 Fantastic UX Tips For Better Online Conversions
One of the most important aspects of any website design project is getting the UX, or User Experience, elements flowing properly. <p>What I want to share with you here are the UX tips which can and will have a lasting impact on how your websites are designed, and how easily customers can interact with them.
 

10 WordPress Social Media Plugins You Can't Live Without

 
10 WordPress Social Media Plugins You Can't Live Without
Any truly complete digital marketing plan will involve a website which has been optimized properly for all of the benefits which can be gained from social media. I your website happens to be a WordPress based one - here are some of our very favourite WordPress social media plugins for you to choose from.
 

The 20 Most Important jQuery Libraries In Existence

 
The 20 Most Important jQuery Libraries In Existence
You won't have to talk to a web designer for very long before the subject of Javascript and jQuery libraries gets dropped into the conversation. Why does this happen? Well it's because every web designer out there knows how versatile these libraries are, and just how important it is to be completely familiar with their various functions and capabilities. To help you whittle down on the amount of jQuery research you have to do online we've put together a list of the 20 libraries we think will ha...
 

Why Web Developers HAVE to Be Web Designers, Too

 
Why Web Developers HAVE to Be Web Designers, Too
There's always been a dispute about what a web designer should or shouldn't be. One of the best examples of this is found in the debate about whether or not web designers should really learn even the basics of HTML, as in knowing how to code. Another pointed debate has been centered around the web developer issue. We believe it's necessary to be well-rounded these days. Here's why.
 

20 Great Examples of Great Ruby on Rails Websites

 
20 Great Examples of Great Ruby on Rails Websites
Rails has exploded over the last years, evolved from being the underdog to becoming one of the most widely used web frameworks today. Those working with Rails are hardly surprised, they've been telling the rest of us this will happen eventually, and it seems they were right. This article is for the naysayers and haters, as well as those simply interested in just how diverse Rails websites can be.
 

Glaring UX Mistakes That Drive People Nuts

 
Glaring UX Mistakes That Drive People Nuts
Have you ever felt like you might explode when a website you open on your smartphone is not accommodating to the screen size? I have recently and I'm sure you have as well. Here is a small list of UX blunders that make website visitors crazy. Please do avoid them!
 
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