There are so many things that can be said about this topic and the truth is that everything that is connected to search engine optimization is difficult to understand if you do not have a lot of experience about the topic. Without a shadow of a doubt, installing WordPress is great for SEO from the moment it is installed. However, you can make it a lot better. Whenever a new WordPress version appears, problems are solved. We see new plug-ins appearing every single day and it is great to see the f
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The newly-introduced CSS “snap points” properties could make it a whole lot easier to create CSS-only scroll effects (once browser support catches up). This post from Sergey Gospodarets' blog includes demos of snappy scrolling for image galleries and full-page vertical scrolling.
Nice demo from Hugo Giraudel where the footnotes are order-labeled with CSS counters and provide jump-down and jump-back links.
It’s not easy being a Web designer. We craft works of art that adhere to a multitude of environments, and deliver our message to a globally and culturally diverse audience. Despite having tools and apps to guide our processes, increasing demands upon our time and skillset mean we occasionally forget, ignore or fail to fully...
Web developers are blessed with free tools and resources found online, which we dutifully collect in our Fresh Resources series every month. If you missed last month’s batch, revisit it here or check out the rest of the fresh resources compiled in the early part of the year.
Having been a web enthusiast since the 90s, when Justin found his career as a teacher had peaked, the web industry felt like a natural career switch. Initially, Justin decided on the traditional learning path and began a university Computer …Continue reading →
Today’s daily freebie comes from Jo Szczepanska from to[icon] who’s brought us a huge set of SVG isometric icons for us to play around with. This set has everything you...
In this post we selected 20 awesome fonts for web that you must not miss. These great web fonts can be found on Google Web Fonts and easily implemented in any web design project you work on. In case you didn’t know, Google Web Fonts allows you to use fonts hosted on their server in your website designs. […]
Forms. They're everywhere, from ecommerce to healthcare. Amanda Cheung, a speaker at upcoming Madison + UX, explains how to make sure forms are accessible to everyone.
Here’s a scenario: Rita, a magazine writer is editing an article of hers online. She saves her changes, and sees the message "changes saved!" Just then, she notices a typo she missed. She fixes it and is about to click "save", when she gets an angry phone call
Every UX designer knows that site flows are a key part of the design process. They set the long-term vision for the site before graphics or code takes place.
In my own business, I’m part of a two-person team. Many of our software licenses are purchased far less formally and are for one user only. We also rely on a huge amount of Software as a Service, where there is no box or permanent license to use the service. As owner-managers, we sometimes buy something using a personal email address or bank card, despite it being for company use. Also, we contract third parties to do work for us, and they purchase software or create accounts on our behalf
Usability testing doesn’t have to be complicated. There are dozens of options for a design team that wants to remotely test their solutions. To prove that, we’ve redesigned Yelp, with the help of remote usability tests. We ran remote usability tests because they’re fast and affordable. All of these tests were unmoderated, which means the […]
A person can easily become a web designer if he acquires the skills needed for this profession, but it takes special qualities to become a leader in web design. With so much creativity available in the web design market, how can you rise above other designers and become a great and efficient design leader? In […]
One of the biggest satisfactions of creating my art comes through the actions I make on the streets. When I work on the streets one of my aims is to reach as many levels of society as possible, not only to those who are art sensitive. The streets belong to everybody, specially to those who live it more intensely.