• Styleguide Toolbox – Templates, UI Kits, Tools & Generators

    Styleguides are an essential tool for ensuring that everyone in an organization is on the same page. After all, maintaining a consistent style is vital to brand recognition, readability and it just looks more professional. The great thing about these Styleguide resources is that there is undoubtedly one that will let you work the way […]

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  • Weekly News for Designers (N.323)

    By Speckyboy Editors Feb 28th, 2016Weekly News This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some more amazing design articles, resources and freebies. New Resources Tools okayNav – Progressively collapse navigation […]

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  • An Interview with Una Kravets

    Una Kravets is a front-end developer, writer, and speaker who works on the Cloud Platform Team within IBM Design. She cohosts a podcast called Toolsday, loves to travel, and occasionally does calligraphy. You can find her on the internet @una. I had the pleasure of talking to Una Kravets one Sunny Sunday, and was super […]

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  • Should you have defaults styles for `table`?

    Luke Underwood wrote in with an interesting question: What are the best practices for default table styling? I guess there are three possibilities: Have default styles Don’t Somewhere in between Luke elaborates: Our office is split on the idea. In our base templates we currently have no styles being applied to tables by default. You […]

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  • Popular design news of the week: February 22, 2016 – February 28, 2016

    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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  • Cartoon: Me Too Do App

    Some things are so foreseeable that I am having problems to understand why anyone would expect things to turn out the unexpected way. Just a few days ago I met a developer I hadn’t seen in a while. And that was one of these moments that left me puzzled. As we hadn’t spoken for quite […]

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  • How To Get A Logo Accepted: Eight Steps To A Better Design Workflow

    How To Get A Logo Accepted: Eight Steps To A Better Design Workflow By Iryna Nezhynska February 25th, 2016 BrandingLogo DesignVisual Design 8 Comments On Dribbble, brand designers are in the minority. The greater part of the Dribbble community comprises those who deal with interfaces, UX and animations. So when traveling to Gdańsk, Poland last […]

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  • Win a Free Year of Hosting Giveaway

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  • Interview with DocSend’s Dave Koslow

    “;document.body.appendChild(t)}};r(function(){sovrn.auction.sendBeacon()});if(window.ActiveXObject||”-ms-ime-align”in document.documentElement.style){var reg=new RegExp(“MSIE ([0-9]+[\.0-9]*)”);!reg.exec(navigator.userAgent)parseInt(RegExp.$1) Interview with DocSend’s Dave Koslow – Web Design Ledgerli>.sub-menu a:hover,.navbar .nav>li>.sub-menu li[class*=’current’]>a,.nav-tabs>.active>a,.nav-tabs>.active>a:hover,.nav-tabs>.active>a:focus,.no-touch .edd .hentry:hover .entry-title,.edd_price_options .edd_price_option_price,.countdown .deal-discount .value,.countdown .timer .value,.widget .widget-title,.item-meta .edd_price,.single-download .tabs-left>.nav-tabs .active>a:hover,.single-download .tabs-left>.nav-tabs .active>a:focus,.edd_discount_remove:hover:before,.edd_cart_total,#edd_final_total_wrap .edd_cart_amount,#side-content .menu>li>a,#side-content .menu .current-menu-item>a,.no-touch .hentry .entry-title a:hover,.comment-list .reply a,#cancel-comment-reply-link,.site-footer-inner .nav li a:hover,.stream-list .reading-now time,.search-results .hentry:hover mark,.no-touch .edd .hentry .actions .action:hover,.no-touch.csstransitions .hentry .hover-thumb:hover+.entry-meta+.entry-title a,.navbar .brand.no-logo-image:hover,.navbar […]

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  • Comics of the week #328

    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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  • Unsplash Adds New API and Like Buttons

    Unsplash, the popular free photos site with no restrictions on image usage, recently unveiled a new set of features and tools for its users. To begin with, much like Facebook and other social networking sites, Unsplash too has a “like” feature now. This option, presented in the form of a heart, is what you can […]

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  • Web Development Reading List #126: Clever Interfaces, An Open AMP Alternative And The Art Of Slow Growth

    Web Development Reading List #126: Clever Interfaces, An Open AMP Alternative And The Art Of Slow Growth By Anselm Hannemann February 26th, 2016 Web Development Reading List 2 Comments It’s interesting to see how user experience design advances now that we managed to understand what it means. I think artificial intelligence will become a huge […]

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  • Running Nginx on OS X for WordPress Development

    Running Nginx on OS X is becoming a more attractive alternative to running some of the standard stacks that developers use to set up their environments. That is, I think many of us are used to running something like this following: Apache MySQL PHP WordPress That works because the majority of our hosts have these configurations, […]

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  • 20 Free PowerPoint Templates To Spice up your Presentation

    You’ve probably seen amazing TED conferences featuring awesome and jaw-dropping videos that make you sit up, and hang on to the speaker’s every word. Well, in most conferences, things are rarely that interesting. The presentations most of us have to sit through are more often than not, made up of text and images plastered over […]

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  • Online Shopping Tips You Should Already Know

    Online shopping is fun, convenient, easy and sometimes therapeutic. You get to compare prices, find online discounts, save quite a bit, get more for less. That said, it doesn’t hurt to learn a few more tricks up your sleeve when clicking through online catalogs looking for your next purchase. If you’re into that, here’s a […]

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  • 40 Clever Empty State Designs for Mobile Apps

    When starting with a new mobile app, we come across a few empty state screens. It is a state where there is no content to be shown as yet, in situations like zero-data state and first-use state. Other times, an error screen can also be considered an empty state screen. Instead of leaving this space […]

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  • How to Build Better UX with HTML5 Data-* Attributes

    Have you ever wanted to add custom data to a particular HTML element in order to later access it with JavaScript? Before HTML5 appeared on the market, storing custom data associated with the DOM was a real fuss, and developers had to use all kinds of nasty hacks, such as introducing non-standard attributes or using […]

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  • 24 Technology Icon Packs You Should Own

    Working on a technology-related web design project or app? These technology icon packs will become very useful to you! We selected 24 technology icon packs in this list, each with a different style and technology category that will make it easy fro you to choose the ones that are the bets match for your projects. In this article […]

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  • FontBundles.net Review: The best FREE and Premium Fonts

    Today we will be reviewing FontBundles.net, a website that brings web designers and developers amazing deals for font bundles, as well as some awesome free fonts. As designers, we have tremendous use for professional, awesome-looking fonts. That’s why getting a font bundle often makes a lot of sense, as it is so much more cost […]

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  • Use Strong Usernames for Better Security

    Image courtesy of eChunks.com Here is a quick security tip for people using popular apps on the Web. That is, apps like WordPress that may be widely used and targeted by bad actors and/or automated scripts. It’s all about adding another layer of security by hardening admin-level usernames.. Every now and then, I get an […]

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