Six Revisions

  • The Future of WordPress
    The next evolution of WordPress, as predicted by a WordPress core contributor/developer.The post The Future of WordPress appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 8 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • How to Make Distributed Design Teams Work
    A distributed/remote design team has many advantages over its traditional counterpart. Learn how to make a remote team setup work for you.The post How to Make Distributed Design Teams Work appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 10 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • Wireframes vs. Prototypes: What’s the Difference?
    There's a huge difference between a wireframe and a prototype. It's time to set things straight once and for all.The post Wireframes vs. Prototypes: What’s the Difference? appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 13 days ago, 11 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • 5 CSS Effects Libraries for Supercharging Your Designs
    This is a roundup of some awesome open source projects dealing with CSS effects.The post 5 CSS Effects Libraries for Supercharging Your Designs appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 15 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • 10 Open Source Blogging Platforms for Developers
    If you're looking for a blogging platform designed for hackers, check out these 10 options.The post 10 Open Source Blogging Platforms for Developers appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 20 days ago, 4 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • Why Website Speed is Important
    This article discusses several case studies demonstrating the impact of page-loading times on websites.The post Why Website Speed is Important appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 22 days ago, 2 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • Businesses Don’t Want Websites Anymore
    There's a new movement brewing up in the business world: Companies no longer want to have websites, mobile apps, social media accounts and any sort of presence on the Internet.The post Businesses Don’t Want Websites Anymore appeared first on Six Re…
    - 23 days ago, 1 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • Why Clients Aren’t Interested in Your Proposals
    Here are a few reasons why prospective clients don't read certain project proposals.The post Why Clients Aren’t Interested in Your Proposals appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 24 days ago, 31 Mar 14, 10:00am -
  • 14 Examples of Websites That Use Web Tableaus
    Examples of websites that use Web tableaus, photographic scenes featuring work environments.The post 14 Examples of Websites That Use Web Tableaus appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 27 days ago, 28 Mar 14, 10:00am -
  • Designing for Your Objectives
    This in a guide to objectives-driven designs.The post Designing for Your Objectives appeared first on Six Revisions.
    - 29 days ago, 26 Mar 14, 10:00am -

SitePoint

  • freshCreating Rich Video Experiences with Popcorn.js
    Considering just how easy it is to embed videos in websites it's a marvel that developers often stop at just that: plain old embedded videos. What if you could create an entire experience for your user that's directed by the video itself? With Popcor…
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 7:00pm -
  • freshQuick Browser Screenshot Testing at Modern.IE
    This article was sponsored by modern.IE. Thank you for supporting the sponsors who make SitePoint possible!Web developers understand the importance of rigorous testing on multiple mobile, tablet, and desktop browsers. We do. Honestly. It's simply…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:00pm -
  • freshPHP News You May Have Missed
    The last month or two have been chock full of small news and releases not warranting a full story in their own right but still interesting, I’ve decided to make a small compilation and direct your attention to the interesting developments around us…
    - 19 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:00pm -
  • freshReading Ruby for Professional Development
    Peter Seibel recently blogged to challenge the idea of reading code for reading’s sake. “Code is not literature and we are not readers,” he concluded. “Rather, interesting pieces of code are specimens and we are naturalists.”That’s pa…
    - 21 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:00pm -
  • Proven: Great Copywriters Wield Great Power
    You can convince anyone. Scroll down to the second point in this article to find what you need the most to become a powerful copywriter.In this article, I will show you how persuasive copywriting can be one of the most powerful tools to draw…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:32am -
  • An Introduction to the Web Notifications API
    The time of the 56kb connections has faded out of memory for a lot of people (mobile users not withstanding). It was a time when browsers that could open a single page where enough, and no one could even predict a future with multi-tabbed browsing. T…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 14, 7:00pm -
  • My Favorite Sass Tools
    Sass was introduced about 7 years ago as a workaround for CSS flaws and has come a long way since then. It has played a major role in popularizing CSS preprocessing, to the point where the question is no longer if you should use a preprocessor, but w…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 14, 6:00pm -
  • Version Control Software in 2014: What are Your Options?
    Imagine software that creates checkpoints in your work and allows you to go back to those checkpoints when you want. This essentially means revisiting your work back in time. Once you are back to such a checkpoint, you can also deviate from the origi…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 14, 3:00pm -
  • Video: An Introduction to Nitrous.io
    Have you ever wanted to try Rails or play with Python? Ever wanted to have a go with Go, but been unable — or just unwilling — to go through another convoluted set up? Then you will really like Nitrous.io. We certainly do! Thom Parkin does too. H…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Apr 14, 6:15pm -
  • The Art & Science of Great Website Color Selection
    Website designers often struggle over the selection of colors. With roughly ten million discernible colors to choose from, it’s no surprise that the decision comes with a lot of angst. While some designers have formal training in art and graphi…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Apr 14, 4:30pm -

Web Design Shock

  • UX Design: guiding before selling
    In this article we will make a review about the crucial aspects of UX to have in mind before start working in your product and produce excellent results.
    - 56 days ago, 27 Feb 14, 5:07pm -
  • Understanding the Semantic web: Pros and Cons
    The semantic web is usually related to the web 3.0, and it is a mixture of linked information so it can be easily processed by machines to deliver better results to users. It’s main idea is to add semantic metadata to every piece of information. Th…
    - 91 days ago, 23 Jan 14, 7:00pm -
  • The benefits of designing attractive newsletters
    There’s no doubt newsletters are one of the most important channels to keep an informed audience and engaged users. Back in the days when there were no social networks, email was the biggest way to deliver information, and nowadays, even though peo…
    - 99 days ago, 15 Jan 14, 2:00pm -
  • App design, the benefits of a beautiful mobile app
    Our world is already connected in ways we didn’t even imagine a few years ago, and it’s going to be connected even more with the help the expansion of several technologies like the Internet itself (mainly in parts of the developing world), mobile…
    - 2 Jan 14, 4:00pm -
  • Win 1 of 3 Free PixelKit Membership Accounts!
    It’s been a long wait, but it’s finally here. We’ve got the solution for those who’ve been after a quality UI kit for website and app design needs: it’s PixelKit, a powerful library offers amazingly high quality UI kits and many other resou…
    - 23 Dec 13, 2:00pm -
  • Google Glass: Design that Would Change the World
    There’s no doubt that one of the most awaited products of the decade has been Google Glass. There’s also no doubt Google Glass will change the way we see the world. The step Google is about to do is just enough to engage humanity with augmented r…
    - 17 Dec 13, 3:30pm -
  • Design differences between mobile platforms
    Nowadays, there are countless mobile devices for all kinds of users, and that wide range of appliances is making more companies get interested in a piece of the cake. The most popular of the operating systems created for them are iOS, Android and Win…
    - 5 Dec 13, 2:20pm -
  • The ultimate layout: the basis of a fascinating website
    Creating a website may be one of the things we have to do eventually; whether we create a small blog or a massive network of media websites, at some point comes the big question: is the daily effort I put in this really worthwhile? You might be exper…
    - 26 Nov 13, 5:40pm -
  • iOS Design Changes, the Good, the Bad, the Awful
    Some time ago, Apple released its newest OS for mobile, the well known and omnipresent iOS 7. It’s changed from a stylized and pixel perfect designed skeuomorphic user interface to a flat one with nice effects that let us see what the company wants…
    - 18 Nov 13, 5:30pm -
  • Typography Trends 2014
    Good typography makes a website stand out or can outshine it. It plays the role of portraying and bring to life your ideas to make them appealing for the reader; it also manages to organize the content to be browsable, so in that way, typography invo…
    - 29 Oct 13, 7:40pm -

Webdesigner Depot

  • fresh3 stunning CSS animation effects that will captivate your users
    Beautiful visual design isn’t enough any more, modern design needs great interaction to really stand out. Animations in your designs can provide clarity, direct attention, and create a delightful experience. Designing interactions is exciting, but…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 8:15am -
  • 7 simple ways to build a buzz around your website
    Your website looks slick, your products and services are amazing, and you’ve launched multiple marketing campaigns. So why isn’t your site producing the numbers you need? Getting buzz for your site isn’t always easy—but it’s necessary for y…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:15am -
  • How to use the infinite scrolling trend, the right way
    Infinite scrolling has became a common design pattern in recent years. With many high profile social networks adopting the solution, it’s come to be one of the most widely adopted patterns out there. Though however popular, every design pattern alw…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 14, 8:15am -
  • The best free WordPress plugins for May 2014
    It’s that time again! Open up your local WordPress install (the one that you use for testing plugins)—everyone has one of those, right? It’s not just me?—and get ready for another month’s worth of WordPress community goodness. This month we…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Apr 14, 8:15am -
  • Our favorite tweets of the week: April 14, 2014 – April 20, 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 h…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Apr 14, 9:58am -
  • Comics of the week #231
    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-winni…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Apr 14, 9:26am -
  • Deal of the week: 50% off the amazing Typo-painter
    Typographic art is all the rage, with everyone from politicians to pop-stars finding their speeches, lyrics and quotes transformed into portraits of themselves. The trouble is, the old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words tends to be true;…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Apr 14, 12:15pm -
  • Perfect your website with 3 simple UX research methods
    User testing doesn’t have to be difficult at all. I’m going to talk about three lean research methods that are neither extensive nor expensive to carry out but will in turn provide you with valuable feedback. The methods can be used for anything,…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Apr 14, 8:15am -
  • 5 fundamentals every web designer needs to understand
    We all know intuitively what makes a website look bad: overused bevel effects, corny clip art, overcrowded layouts. These annoyances are easily corrected by developing with design fundamentals in mind—the same principles used by professional design…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Apr 14, 8:15am -
  • How to create mobile style slide-in navigation
    In this tutorial we’ll look at the techniques needed to make a navigation menu that is hidden off screen until the user clicks on a menu icon, at which point the content slides over and darkens, and the menu slides in. The menu will also be respons…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 5:15pm -

ProgrammableWeb

Spashnology

  • 47 Fresh and Flat Icon Sets for April 2014
    Every designer knows that icons can do a lot when it’s needed to make a design look complete. You look into our fresh april collection of best free icon sets from all the web. Most of these icons created in popular flat design style. We hope you en…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Apr 14, 8:04pm -
  • Web Design Inspirational Cocktail #86
    Nowadays, the development of new site designs is not standing on the same place. Web designers use various tools, their skills and when they get inspired they create a new masterpiece. If you do not have new ideas or just want to look at the work of…
    - 9 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 7:12pm -
  • 50 Logos for Inspiration
    As many of you know, a good and nicely done logo can speak for itself. It can make any website be not of the common type, attracting more and more new visitors and catching their attention. To create a really cool logo, one should be aware of the lat…
    - 10 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 7:52pm -
  • Why should you care about responsive design?
    When hiring a web design company it’s crucial to consider how a responsive version of your website will work for your audience. We all know that an increasing proportion of web traffic is comprised of mobile and tablet devices, and in order to offe…
    - 12 days ago, 12 Apr 14, 8:15pm -
  • 35 Creative WordPress Themes 2014
    Are you familiar with the situation when you need to start a project as soon as possible and your budget is limited? Simple, but at the same time elegant solution is to use a ready template for popular CMS WordPress system. In this collection we have…
    - 15 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 8:20pm -
  • 36 New jQuery Plugins for April 2014
    We have collected for you the 36 new, free and handy jQuery plugins that will help to speed up the design of your projects and make it more user friendly. jQuery plugins are constantly being released, and it’s no surprise since they are insanely po…
    - 17 days ago, 7 Apr 14, 7:31pm -
  • 35 Inspiring Examples of White Space in Web Design
    White space is the blank space, the empty space, between elements. It’s the space we leave between elements to give a layout an elegant look, a clean look. Lately we can see that more and more designers are realizing the importance of creating clea…
    - 20 days ago, 4 Apr 14, 10:30pm -
  • 18 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials
    Even a highly-experienced Adobe Photoshop user has something to learn because there are a lot useful tricks and techniques that can help to polish your skills. Artists from all over the world create lots of useful tutorials every day. They share thei…
    - 23 days ago, 1 Apr 14, 2:36pm -
  • Giveaway: Win 3 Premium WordPress Themes
    TeslaThemes offers you the opportunity to win 3 Premium WordPress Themes. Joining the giveaway is free and easy, so don’t wait and join in! A word about TeslaThemes TeslaThemes is an exclusive shop of Creative WordPress Themes coupled with clean de…
    - 24 days ago, 31 Mar 14, 2:49pm -
  • Web Design Inspirational Cocktail #85
    Nowadays, the development of new site designs is not standing on the same place. Web designers use various tools, their skills and when they get inspired they create a new masterpiece. If you do not have new ideas or just want to look at the work of…
    - 26 days ago, 29 Mar 14, 10:06pm -