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Web Design Principles

Web Design PrinciplesA professional web designer is a person who manages to ignore his personal likes and dislikes and creates the layout that satisfies and attracts the audience of the future site. Web design principles are generally accepted, but eventually changing recommendations on how to create comfortable and user friendly website interface with powerful Photoshop elements 9 software and extended Adobe CS6 design software. Your project's niche and goals are the factors that all your work should be based on, so don't disregard some basic concepts of marketing, psychology, art and search engine optimization. Our team keeps this collection of guidelines up-to-date as technology and viewers' preferences keep on evolving.

Mobile Site or App: What's Best for Your Business?


Now that we're fully immersed in a mobile-ready world, it's not enough for business websites to feature responsive design (although it's still important). Now it's all about mobile site, app, or both. Which one works best for your business, consumers and company, and which can you do without?
 

Design Principles from the British Government


I've been browsing the net and came across these web design principles phrased by the British government website designers. Here are these principles
 

Top Web Design Tools to Die For


Web designers have to rely on many different resources to put together a site that wows and impresses clients. Whether it's something to give them creative inspiration or something else altogether that helps them with the practical side of coding issues, web designers need a veritable arsenal of tools at their side to do a good job for clients. If you're working on any web-design project, you'll definitely want the following tools close by.
 

Elements of Visual Storytelling: What Does Your Site Say?


It is commonly said that 'Content is King'. To many people, that simply means written content. However if you consider the fact that the human brain processes visual elements 60,000 times faster than text and 90 percent of the information transmitted to the human brain is visual it makes you wonder if a text heavy website might be causing your visitors to miss your message.Enter the concept of visual storytelling.
 

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


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.
 

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.
 

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


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.
 

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!