The 5 most common rapid prototyping mistakes and how to avoid them

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 INVISION BLOG 

Talk to your customers, whip up a barebones working model of your app or webpage, continue iterating, and voila. Rapid prototyping in a nutshell. What could go wrong? Turns out there are a number of common traps designers encounter along the way. From prototyping too early to falling in love with your ideas, it’s easy … Continue reading The 5 most common rapid prototyping mistakes and how to avoid them

1 HTML Element + 5 CSS Properties = Magic!

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By Ana Tudor On April 16, 2018 conic gradients, css variables, mask Let's say I told you we can get the results below with just one HTML element and five CSS properties for each. No SVG, no images (save for the background on the root that's there just to make clear that our one HTML … Continue reading 1 HTML Element + 5 CSS Properties = Magic!

Web Design Tips Designers Needs To Follow

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 DESIGN YOUR WAY

There’s so much more to web design than having technical prowess. The ability to tap into your target market and design with your customer in mind is critical. Designers need to be up-to-date on the latest design trends, while being able to put their own spin on different techniques. As a web designer, when you’re … Continue reading Web Design Tips Designers Needs To Follow

6 Simple Tools & Tips to Help Speed Up WordPress

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 SPECKYBOY WEB DESIGN MAGAZINE SPECKYBOY EDITORS

Websites running WordPress can slow down for any number of reasons. It could be anything from bloated code, a rogue plugin or poor hosting performance. Figuring out what’s slowing you down is hard enough. Harder still is that some methods for increasing speed (caching plugins, for instance) are full of cryptic settings. It can all … Continue reading 6 Simple Tools & Tips to Help Speed Up WordPress

Tips to Boost Your Site’s Conversion Rate Using Images

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 1STWEBDESIGNER 

It comes as no surprise that image content is a powerful, indispensable tool for making an ordinary website more attractive for your visitors. Not everyone knows how to use images to increase conversions, whether that means opt-ins, subscriptions or sales. Here are some tips that can boost your conversion rate using images Consider Using a … Continue reading Tips to Boost Your Site’s Conversion Rate Using Images

Managing the Craziness of a Web Designer’s Schedule

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 SPECKYBOY WEB DESIGN MAGAZINE SPECKYBOY EDITORS

The ability to successfully manage multiple projects is part of being a freelance web designer. And, while outsiders may think it’s a simple skill, it turns out to be incredibly difficult. It seems that no matter how organized you are a carefully-planned schedule can turn to dust before you can say “next”. The truth is … Continue reading Managing the Craziness of a Web Designer’s Schedule

Tips for Empowering Non-Technical Users to Maintain a WordPress Website

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 1STWEBDESIGNER 

There’s nothing quite like the sweet satisfaction of handing over a freshly-built WordPress website to a client (except maybe the part where you receive payment). But it’s kind of a momentous occasion. You’ve worked hard to create a website that looks beautiful, functions perfectly and satisfies the needs of your client. But while our focus … Continue reading Tips for Empowering Non-Technical Users to Maintain a WordPress Website

5 tips for super-fast CSS

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 CREATIVE BLOQ

Have you thought about the size of your site's CSS? If your style sheet is ballooning, it could be delaying page rendering.  Though CSS isn't the largest asset type you'll serve, it's one of the first that the browser discovers. Because the browser is blocked from rendering the page until CSS is downloaded and parsed, … Continue reading 5 tips for super-fast CSS

The Best UX/UI Tools for Designers in 2018

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 SPECKYBOY WEB DESIGN MAGAZINE SPECKYBOY EDITORS

The demand for UI/UX designers has never been higher, and it continues to grow. This is especially true for UX designers as user experience is a design area that features some truly unique challenges. Do UX design and the high salaries that go with it appeal to you? If yes, things will be much easier … Continue reading The Best UX/UI Tools for Designers in 2018

Get Massive Discounts on 20 Top Themes and Templates

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 SPECKYBOY WEB DESIGN MAGAZINE SPECKYBOY EDITORS

If you’re looking for a great CMS theme or HTML template to kick-start your next project, you’ll want to check out the sale going on over at TemplateMonster. From April 9-11, 2018, you can score a 35% discount off the regular price on a wide range of high-quality themes and templates. These themes and templates … Continue reading Get Massive Discounts on 20 Top Themes and Templates

Play it Cool with 15 Newest WordPress Themes 2018 [+ 35% Discount!]

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 GRAPHICSFUEL

If you are fond of WordPress themes, you know how challenging it is to pick the right website theme among thousands of others. This is exactly the case when the quantity does not equal quality. That is why in this post we have decided to present two indicators that can guarantee you an immediate success … Continue reading Play it Cool with 15 Newest WordPress Themes 2018 [+ 35% Discount!]

Designer’s Guide to Responsive Web Design Principles

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 WEBDESIGNDEV 

Responsive design enables designers to work with multiple screen sizes. Responsive design is easy to explore when it comes to digital design. It is, however, more difficult when it comes to working in print. Print has fixed page sizes, margins, templates and other physical constraints. However, for digital designers, designing for desktop or mobile is … Continue reading Designer’s Guide to Responsive Web Design Principles

10 Free Video Series for Learning to Design in Photoshop

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 SPECKYBOY WEB DESIGN MAGAZINE SPECKYBOY EDITORS

If you’re new to the design world then Photoshop may feel intimidating. But it’s the most useful design software you can learn for handling all types of UI/UX work. This program has been a staple design tool for decades, and that’s not changing anytime soon. Thankfully nowadays you can learn Photoshop from the comfort of … Continue reading 10 Free Video Series for Learning to Design in Photoshop

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`:focus-visible` and backwards compatibility

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Clearly visible focus styles are important for sighted keyboard users. However, these focus styles can often be undesirable when they are applied as a result of a mouse/pointer interaction. A classic example of this are buttons which trigger a particular action on a page, such as advancing a carousel. While it is important that a … Continue reading `:focus-visible` and backwards compatibility

Is Your Website Responsive?

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 DESIGNBEEP

 

For many years if website owners wanted a site that could be viewed on mobile phones or tablets, they had to have several sites, one for PCs and others for the mobile devices. This was always a problem, and generally the mobile sites were never as good as the main websites as a different site … Continue reading Is Your Website Responsive?

Rules For Website Success Part 3: Keep Your Site Healthy

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Web Designer News

Well, we’re finally here.  We planned a great site, we built it and launched it, and now it’s live and ready for your users!  I will be releasing a post in a couple weeks about user acquisition strategies, but for today, I want to talk about the things you should keep in mind for the … Continue reading Rules For Website Success Part 3: Keep Your Site Healthy

15 Beautifully Imperfect Free Brush Fonts

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 SPECKYBOY WEB DESIGN MAGAZINE SPECKYBOY EDITORS

Distorted and irregular, yet beautifully imperfect. Every individual character unique and painstakingly handmade. Vintage in style yet seamlessly blends in with the modern. Brush-style typography has been forgotten for quite a long time, but as happens with all design trends, is currently enjoying a revival in popularity. In this collection, we have 15 free brush … Continue reading 15 Beautifully Imperfect Free Brush Fonts

10 WordPress Plugins for Importing and Exporting Data

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 SPECKYBOY WEB DESIGN MAGAZINE SPECKYBOY EDITORS

Data portability is something that we don’t often think about until we need it. This is especially so with WordPress. Our posts, users, eCommerce orders, etc. live happily in a database. But when we want to access and take that information with us (and potentially import it into another site), it’s not always a simple … Continue reading 10 WordPress Plugins for Importing and Exporting Data