Cyber Monday Deal: 60% OFF Designmodo Shop and Market!

Adrian  •  Resources  •  November 26, 2015
Cyber Monday Deal: 60% OFF Designmodo Shop and Market!

The HUGE sale is here! For 48 hours only, you can get the most popular tools for website creation at discounted prices. We have dropped the price of all our popular products — Slides Framework, Qards, Startup Framework and others! And we’ve dropped the prices for all items on Designmodo Market! Use coupon code CYBER to save 60%. With the 60% discount code the...

Comprehensive Guide to Static Website Generators

Jake Rocheleau  •  Website Design  •  November 24, 2015
Comprehensive Guide to Static Website Generators

Most developers already understand how content management systems work. The popularity of WordPress has permeated the globe and become a staple for creating any blog. However a growing trend is the use of static website generators for blogs or small websites. These are dynamic compilers that turn preprocessed code into static HTML/CSS/JS files that can be maintained on a...

How to Use Color in Web Design

Paula Borowska  •  Design  •  November 23, 2015
How to Use Color in Web Design

The current landscape of color in website design is interesting to think about. Most websites look more or less the same, yet color can be a powerful tool in design. I’m not trying to state this as anything revolutionary or as an extraordinary find. But if most websites have similar color schemes, what does that mean for color? Actually, it means a lot. Imagine a world where...

Best Practices for Websites with Looped Video Backgrounds

Nataly Birch  •  Websites Examples  •  November 20, 2015
Best Practices for Websites with Looped Video Backgrounds

Loop is a Boolean attribute of the video tag in HTML5 that is supported by the latest versions of modern browsers, including IE 9.0. It specifies a series of short movie clips that start over and over again. This feature was warmly welcomed by the web developer community and already affected numerous projects, having made websites look more intense and exciting. These...

Bootstrap 4 CSS Tutorial (Part 1)

Sam Norton  •  Bootstrap, Coding  •  November 19, 2015
Bootstrap 4 CSS Tutorial (Part 1)

Having the basic HTML elements set up is not enough to create a fantastic or functional website. You need styles to bring life to your website. Bootstrap 4 offers a plenty of classes and user styles that can be customized according to your preferences. In the last article, we talked about the Bootstrap 4 grid system and some tips on how to efficiently use containers, columns,...

Integrate Slides Subscription Form with MailChimp, jQuery and AJAX

Sam Norton  •  Coding  •  November 18, 2015
Integrate Slides Subscription Form with MailChimp, jQuery and AJAX

In the previous tutorial, I showed you how you can integrate MailChimp with the Slides Subscription Form the easy way. This includes setting up your MailChimp account, creating list, as well as customizing codes the MailChimp built-in subscription form to integrate with Slides Subscription form markup. Today, we will look on how we can integrate MailChimp with the Slides...

Tools for the Modern Front End Developer’s Workflow

Jake Rocheleau  •  Coding  •  November 16, 2015
Tools for the Modern Front End Developer’s Workflow

Front end web developers hold a great responsibility to craft pixel-perfect layouts that run properly in all web browsers. Over time this has become easier with more advanced browsers and greater development tools. While everyone knows about HTML and CSS, fewer people know about Sass and Haml. Front end development continues to advance with each passing year and it’s the...

115+ Professional High Resolution Wood Textures

Adrian  •  Graphics, Resources  •  November 14, 2015
115+ Professional High Resolution Wood Textures

Though there are various types of textures used in the web designing, the wood textures are one of the most suitable that can fit any type of web related projects. Basically, these free textures are pretty nice and the wood elements could very well suit any environmental or nature related concepts. There are a huge variety of textures available online that could give an...

Collection of Free After Effects Mockups

Nataly Birch  •  Graphics  •  November 13, 2015
Collection of Free After Effects Mockups

Using After Effects for user interface animation prototypes is a huge trend among designers. Dynamic gifs that vividly reveal workflow of upcoming apps has taken the community by the storm. Whether you showcase a primary navigation center that should slide out from the left or a series of functional screens that demonstrate basic operations, your project will only benefit from...

10 Ways to Supercharge Your Design Learning

Tomas Laurinavicius  •  Design  •  November 12, 2015
10 Ways to Supercharge Your Design Learning

I started learning design in 2007, and a lot has changed since then. Now we have thousands of communities available, tutorial sites, remarkable individuals sharing their knowledge and dozens of opportunities to learn and earn as a designer. Today, I’d like to share some of the techniques and methods I’ve used to learn design. I keep learning new things every day and some...