Did you know that the Internet has approximately 3.3 billion indexed pages at the moment–and counting? That translates to a mind-boggling 33 billion links to web content, assuming each page has 10 entries. Let that sink in. If you’re a reader, that’s way more information than you can consume in ... Continue reading »
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It’s aggravating and demeaning when a business asks for free work. You feel belittled and often foster an urge to prove that you offer a professional service that has actual monetary worth. Unfortunately, there are designers who continue to do free work on the vague promise of “exposure,” “paying work later on,” and the client’s “rich […]
Almost all browsers have their own default settings for margins, paddings and other elements. And sometimes you may want to override or delete the default settings so your margin or padding is displayed as you need it. When you see your code output, you may be surprised why the margin is there, even though you never specified one. If that’s ...
Ever have one of those days (weeks?) where you just can’t seem to get yourself motivated? And I mean REALLY unmotivated, like nothing — not even dusting to avoid work — can tear you away from putting off life in general. Maybe it feels like there’s such a mountain of work ahead of you (houseKeep reading
Whether you design on paper, in graphics software, or in a web browser, typography is something that you’ll have to consider. No website or poster would be complete without some bits of text on the page. But text alone is not good enough – the symmetrical design and structure of text on a page is […]
Today, we’re going to have a little crash course in creative direction. After you’ve been designing for a while, you may find yourself in charge of another person on your team, whether it’s another designer, or a programmer, a copywriter, or other professional. There’s just one problem: you’ve never been ... Continue reading »
Across the United States, UX professionals have their fair share of struggles aligning business goals and user needs. How do those challenges shift when working internationally? This week, UX Booth interviews two content strategists working in Barcelona, and helping to set up Confab Europe, an international content strategy conference.
Are you running an online shop and want to display your products in the most appealing manner? Are you considering hiring a professional photographer for that purpose? Well, if your answer is yes, we would request you to first take a look at this compilation where we are sharing 40 excellent tutorials that will teach you how to shoot perfect product photos for your online shop. After going through these tutorials you will not need the help of any professional photographer.
If you are like me, you probably love binge-reading Wikipedia, everyone’s favorite web encyclopedia. It contains a huge database of content on almost any topic under the Sun, and in a variety of languages. If you are preparing for a trip, you’d probably save some of these reading materials to ... Continue reading »
The following is a guest post by Miguel Ángel Pérez. Miguel has been working on ways to transition pages on websites more gracefully. On single-page applications, we have more opportunity for this since we aren't fighting the page reload. But traditional sites with page reloads, you can still be quite graceful with some help from CSS and JS. In this article Miguel focuses on setting up the CSS to do this and making it work with his plugin.
Editor’s Note: This post was written by Gary Dek, a full-time blogger and SEO expert from California. His passion is helping new and professional bloggers build sustainable online businesses. It’s not easy to become a successful blogger, even when it’s your full-time job. So how do you build a high-traffic blog with a strong community […]
Our industry is a great one. It’s filled with a lot of awesome people building a lot of inspiring things and constantly seeking out ways to express just how much they love doing so. We’ve had blogs and podcasts, and right now hosting conferences is the big thing. Ever more people are organizing conferences, arranging meetups and creating memorable experiences. It’s fantastic to see.
As you already know, you can accomplish basically anything with CSS if you know how to use it. Sometimes, you may want to position one image on top of another image with CSS and make them overlap. If you didn’t know how to do this, then you are reading the right article. In this tutorial, we are showing you how ...
As a web designer or developer, you have a solid grasp of code and design. Your portfolio is stocked with impressive work. You’re ready for the freelance journey. Great! There’s still one skill you’ll need to master, though, and it’s …Continue reading →