SEARCH
Newsletter
Subscribe to get design
tips, latest trends, free
stuff and more.
It doesn't look like an e-mail address

  Basics Design Principles (819 materials)

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.

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!
 

How E-Commerce Platforms Can Make You Filthy Rich


I admit, the title of this article was generated by a silly online tool, but it does make sense. E-commerce can make you filthy rich! This article will be useful to both web designers who never worked with e-commerce platforms and to people who plan to open an online store using one of those platforms. Yep, this article is gonna focus on e-commerce platforms.
 

The Scoop on Long Shadow Design


There's always one constant in the world of web design: There are always trends that are popping up left and right on a regular basis. A couple of years or so ago, it was parallax scrolling that was all the rage. Then, as something of a rebellion against all of the overkill exposure of skeuomorphism primarily coming from Apple, flat design began to take charge.That brings us to the relative new kid on the block, so to speak, in the design world: long shadow design. This article will tell you ......
 

8 Tips For Choosing Perfect Images For Your Website


Images are still a crucial web design element. Even in the nowadays world of minimalistic web design and the ruling flat design trend, images still play an important part in the success or failure of a website. You simply cannot afford to go wrong with images on your website. These 8 tips will help you with that.
 

The Worst Mistakes to Avoid When You're a Freelance Web Designer


Making a mistake as a designer means repercussions and bad consequences. Not only will it mean that you fail the client whom you're presently working for, but you'll also develop a bad reputation for not being the best designer around. Here's a list of the worst mistakes that you should make sure that you never commit!