Category: Design

Free Bootstrap Themes and Templates, 2019 Updated

TemplatesNataly Birch • May 24, 2019 • Share Share Tweet Share Pin It It is no secret that free bootstrap themes and templates are the first options when it comes to creating a presence online.

Digging Into The Display Property: Grids All The Way Down

About The Author Rachel Andrew is not only editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine, but also a web developer, writer and speaker. She is the author of a number of books, including … More about Rachel… Continuing

What’s Happening With GDPR And ePR? Where Does CookiePro Fit In?

About The Author Suzanne Scacca is a former WordPress implementer, trainer and agency manager who now works as a freelance copywriter. She specializes in crafting marketing, web … More about Suzanne… Now that we have

Get Location Data for Your Website with Open Source API

ResourcesCarrie Cousins • May 22, 2019 • Share Share Tweet Share Pin It Do you ever wish you knew more about website visitors to provide more personalized experiences? IP Geolocation API does just that. It’s

Switching From WordPress To Hugo

About The Author Christopher Kirk-Nielsen is a designer turned developer who loves code and ‘80s aesthetics. When he’s got time to spare, he likes to learn, play … More about Christopher… WordPress is a fantastic

9 Tips for Design Job Applicants to Get that Interview

DesignPaula Borowska • May 20, 2019 • Share Share Tweet Share Pin It Applying for a design job, like any job, can be stressful. Whether it’s your first role or your fifth one, it’s always

Designing For Users Across Cultures: An Interview With Jenny Shen

About The Author Rachel Andrew is not only editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine, but also a web developer, writer and speaker. She is the author of a number of books, including … More about Rachel… The

2 Ways to Add Interactive Hotspots to Postcards Email Templates

CSS3 • HTMLPaula Borowska • May 15, 2019 • Share Share Tweet Share Pin It Adding an interactive hotspot to your email’s image is a wonderful idea. It can significantly improve clickthrough conversions if your

Hybrid Lazy Loading: A Progressive Migration To Native Lazy Loading

About The Author Andrea has been programming computers for 30 years and he’s now a front-end development addicted who loves to craft websites with the user experience at the … More about Andrea… Native lazy

Use Color Accessibility Tools to Improve Your Website Design

Did you know that more than 4 percent of the population is color blind? Different variations of color blindness and other sight impairments can impact the readability and usability of your website. It’s up to

A Practical Guide To SVG And Design Tools

About The Author Miko?aj is a designer and front-end developer leading a design team at ucreate, a British company specialised in building startups. He’s passionate about … More about Miko?aj… To make the best of

Digging Into The Display Property: Box Generation

About The Author Rachel Andrew is not only editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine, but also a web developer, writer and speaker. She is the author of a number of books, including … More about Rachel… Continuing

Startup 3 – Bootstrap Templates and Themes Builder

How Startup works? Startup is an online tool that helps you create and export ready-made templates ready to work as your future website. It helps you to combine slides, panels and other components and UI

Free Illustrations: Trendy and Artistic Graphics that Tell Stories

GraphicsNataly Birch • April 22, 2019 • Share Share Tweet Share Pin It The new trend in graphic design and illustration for web, finally, is art meets illustrations. People love illustrations. Whether it is a

Sketch vs Figma, Adobe XD, And Other UI Design Applications

About The Author Ashish is a designer, technology enthusiast and gamer. Other than drooling over gadgety goodness on the web and elsewhere, he leads a UX Design Studio in Pune, … More about Ashish… For

Emojis in Email Newsletters: What You Need to Know

DesignNataly Birch • April 19, 2019 • Share Share Tweet Share Pin It Emojis have a long history. It began in the 1980s when Scott Fahlman, leader of Common Lisp, introduced to the world the

Privacy UX: Better Notifications And Permission Requests

About The Author Vitaly Friedman loves beautiful content and doesn’t like to give in easily. When he is not writing or speaking at a conference, he’s most probably running … More about Vitaly… This series

Optimizing Performance With Resource Hints

About The Author Drew is a director at edgeofmyseat.com, co-founder of Notist and lead developer for small content management system Perch. Prior to this, he was a Web Developer … More about Drew… Many performance

The User’s Perspective: Using Story Structure To Stand In Your User’s Shoes

About The Author John is a storyteller with design and development skills. By day he designs and builds websites and mobile apps, by night he spins sci-fi stories at StoryLab … More about John… Story

10 Top WordPress Plugins You Can Use to Improve Your Websites

WordPressEditorial • April 16, 2019 • Share Share Tweet Share Pin It WordPress plugins are very important. They are to your website designs what cheese, sour cream, and bacon bits are to a baked potato.