• Get More Engagement From Students By Using Social Media

    Accomplishing a high level of engagement with students is an efficient way to make them feel more motivated to learn and to encourage them to get involved in activities that build up exploration, creativity, reflection and self-esteem. Picking the right solution may seem a bit confusing at first! Well, it shouldn’t be, since it is […]

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  • Cartoon: Nothing too Sophisticated

    This is a true story – unfortunately. A good friend of mine hired a web designer to help him get online. As he has a very specialized target group he does not need an imposing internet presence, more a kind of a virtual business card to help his customers find him online. That’s what he […]

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  • 25 Best Educational Websites for Design Inspiration

    270 110 0 17 466 Educational institutions like schools, colleges, and universities can use an attractive and effective website in several different ways. Quality websites will attract more applications from new students, and these sites also communicate information to existing students, parents, and even donors. If you’re looking to create your own educational institution website, […]

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  • Sailing With Sails.js: An MVC-style Framework For Node.js

    Sailing With Sails.js: An MVC-style Framework For Node.js By Slava Fomin II November 24th, 2015 FrameworksJavaScript 19 Comments I had been doing server-side programming with Symfony 2 and PHP for at least three years before I started to see some productivity problems with it. Don’t get me wrong, I like Symfony quite a lot: It’s […]

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  • Popular design news of the week: November 23, 2015 – November 29, 2015

    Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]

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  • Have You Considered Writing an Ebook?

    Gone are the days when publishing houses were the gate-keepers of the book industry. We are in the midst of a revolution. The book industry is being turned upside down. If you have a message to convey to the world, the time has never been better to do so. The Internet has provided everybody with […]

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  • Website SEO reviews: now on sale!

    Our website reviews are on sale! For the next two and a half weeks you’ll get a $100 discount on our Silver SEO review  and Gold SEO review and a $700 discount on our Platinum SEO review. That’s almost 30% off! Check out our website reviews » Silver SEO review The Silver SEO review is the least expensive review. Nevertheless […]

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  • Using Mobile UX To Make Your Business More Visible During The Holiday Season

    As Fall turns to Winter, business owners are yet again faced with the task of optimizing their web presence for the fast­ approaching holiday season ­ a task that won’t seem as tedious as it did last year once you’ve read the guide we’ve prepared here at the company I manage, Codal. The quality of […]

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  • 40% Sale in the Shop

    Impress your friends. Showing all 9 results CSS-Tricks Zip Hoodie $45.00 Select options Script Logo Green Shirt $20.00 Select options Script Logo Heather Black Shirt $20.00 Select options Script Logo Heather Gray Shirt $20.00 Select options Script Logo Orange Shirt $20.00 Select options Script Logo Silver Shirt $20.00 Select options Script Logo Slate Shirt $20.00 […]

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  • WordPress Hacked? Keep Calm – This is What You Need to Do Now!

    Shock! Your WordPress website was hacked. A new landing page saying “WordPress Hacked by XYZ” or nastier things shows up. You break a sweat and feel close to fainting. Your heart plays drums in your chest. You can’t think clearly and you don’t know what to do. Got it? Now calm down. It is not […]

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  • Blogger’s Guide to Creating Better Content

    3 0 0 1 297 In the past we have written about the effects of creative blog content. Now that you know about all the benefits that come with creative content you may be wondering what you can do to improve your posts. Regardless of what topics you blog about and what your blogging goals are, […]

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  • Web Development Reading List #114: Black Friday, UI Stack, Accessible Web Apps

    Web Development Reading List #114: Black Friday, UI Stack, Accessible Web Apps By Anselm Hannemann November 27th, 2015 Web Development Reading List 1 Comment What’s going on in the industry? What new techniques have emerged recently? What insights, tools, tips and tricks is the web design community talking about? Anselm Hannemann1 is collecting everything that […]

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  • Comics of the week #315

    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-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world […]

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  • Kids’ Card Game Inspires Creative Problem Solving

    Khandu is a card game that aims to challenge kids to get them thinking and solve problems creatively. The card game was created by Seven Thinkers, a digital service agency based in Madrid, Spain. It is designed to help kids develop the same creative skills as adult designers by simulating the pitching process that designers […]

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  • Popmotion, Javascript Motion Engine for Animated UI

    We seen an up-and-coming trend in design that will definitely bleed into 2016 for animation incorporated into UI. With the opposite trend of static websites emerging as well, some would argue otherwise. However, with the development of CSS3 and JavaScript, we see more and more developers embracing interactive animation in their programming. The development of […]

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  • Amazon Cloud’s Black Friday $5 Deal

    Amazon is competing with all the major players of cloud storage with it’s latest Black Friday deal. $5 for Unlimited Online Storage through Amazon Cloud Drive. Amazon, unlike Apple, Dropbox, Microsoft, Google…the list is endless…, is not yet a household name when it comes to cloud storage, we think more of them as “the most […]

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  • Field Notes: Wine Tourism Conference 2015

    Automatticians, the people who build WordPress.com, participate in events and projects around the world every day. Periodically, they report back on the exciting things they do when not in front of a computer. Last week, Happiness Engineers Marjorie R. Asturias and Andrea Badgley attended the fifth annual Wine Tourism Conference in Loudoun County, Virginia. The […]

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  • The Latest Statistics Proving the Validity of UX Design

    User Experience (UX) is not a new concept, it has been a working part of some of the greatest and most successful design, especially when it comes to digital design. Weather it be mobile apps, websites, software or anything involving a user’s interaction, the experience should always be taken in mind. In our recent interview […]

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  • Weekly SEO Recap: AMPing up to SSL all the Penguins

    What that means? Good question. I don’t know any more than you do at this point. I still don’t like AMP much, so I hope it won’t mean they’ll force us all into it. In other mobile search news, Google has told us that you really shouldn’t use spammy (mobile) networks. What a surprise. Google Penguin […]

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  • Black Friday Deals for Web Designers

    Visual Hierarchy an online store that offers a variety of resources for designers is sharing a special deal with Web Design Ledger readers. They are offering a variety of beautifully designed resources like UI kits, icons, and fonts at the minimal price of $8 each for Black Friday Cyber Monday! Great for fast design and […]

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