Startup Design Framework 2

Andrian  •  Shop  •  August 22, 2017
Startup Design Framework 2

Looking to create a beautiful, responsive website for your startup or clients? Startup Framework saves you time and energy with an effortless platform to build a fully designed website. Build your site quickly with an intuitive and easy-to-use drag and drop interface. Select from various pre-designed components for each section of your...

Crazy Sliders – 10 Ways of Taking Sliders to the Next Level

Nataly Birch  •  Websites Examples  •  August 21, 2017
Crazy Sliders – 10 Ways of Taking Sliders to the Next Level

Every other website seems to include a full-screen slider. It is a tested way to quickly and unobtrusively interest users with important stuff such as featured products or portfolio pieces. Its realization is pretty banal. In a nutshell, it is just a container with two controls where the content is circling in the loop. Nothing fancy at all. But as a presentation tool, it...

Gradients in Web Design: Trends, Examples & Resources

Jake Rocheleau  •  Design  •  August 16, 2017
Gradients in Web Design: Trends, Examples & Resources

The gradient trend started with web 2.0 and has advanced quite a ways since then. Modern gradients can be designed purely in CSS3 so it’s easier to build them into buttons, backgrounds, and even typography. Let’s delve into this trend of gradients in modern web design to see how they’re advancing and where they might go in the coming years. I’ll also share free...

The Ultimate UX Design of: the Credit Card Payment Form

Marcin Treder  •  UX Design  •  August 15, 2017
The Ultimate UX Design of: the Credit Card Payment Form

The Peak Point of eCommerce and SaaS – the Credit Card Payment Form If you’re selling something online, you know it’s not the easiest thing to do. You need to find a prospective customer, present your product in a good light, drive her through a process full of forms and finally… collect her money. At every step you’re risking a sudden loss of your client....

Iconshock: Two Million Free Icons Later

Andrian  •  Icons  •  August 14, 2017
Iconshock: Two Million Free Icons Later

Icons. We just can’t do without them, can we? They are awesome little design elements that you need to choose carefully if you want your projects to have a unique feel while staying in line with current design trends. Visually expressing an action or idea correctly is critical in today’s world, and having the right set of icons plays a big role in providing the...

15 TED Talks Every Web Designer Should Watch

Rachel Sanders  •  Inspiration  •  August 10, 2017
15 TED Talks Every Web Designer Should Watch

Design inspiration can come from almost anywhere. TED Talks can be one of those sources of inspiration with graphic and web designers from all over the world sharing their wins and fails, experiences and stories. Video talks can last anywhere from a couple of minutes to an hour and topics are wide-ranging. If you need an inspirational jumpstart, try a TED Talk. These 15 videos...

CaptainForm – A Hero Form Builder

Doru Ciobanu  •  Plugins  •  August 9, 2017
CaptainForm – A Hero Form Builder

CaptainForm is a five-star WordPress plugin that takes form building to another level. Forms were never a top priority for CMS developers. Basic functionality exists in most content management systems, however, implementation is limited. Other than basic subscription or contact forms, you are limited in what you can  do with built-in functionality. Even the almighty...

How to Upload Themes and Plugins on WordPress.com

Andrian  •  WordPress  •  August 8, 2017
How to Upload Themes and Plugins on WordPress.com

WordPress announced the implementation of long-waited functionality to upload and use themes and plugins to WordPress.com. If you download or purchase a WordPress theme or plugin, you can upload it to your WordPress.com website. People love WordPress because it’s absolutely customizable. With support for plugins and third-party themes, WordPress.com business customers...

Design Stereotypes: Masculine and Feminine Design Techniques

Carrie Cousins  •  Design  •  August 7, 2017
Design Stereotypes: Masculine and Feminine Design Techniques

A user’s first impression of your site can be a lasting one. In the first few seconds, a person decides to stick with your content or move on. They will also make decisions about whether your site fits their needs. And that first impression has a lot to do with sex. Male and female users often look to the web for different experiences. The look of your site can instantly...

How to Move a WordPress Website from HTTP to HTTPS/SSL

Agbonghama Collins  •  WordPress  •  August 4, 2017
How to Move a WordPress Website from HTTP to HTTPS/SSL

Google announced that it has started using HTTPS as a ranking signal. And that has implications for your site and whether it uses an HTTP or HTTPS protocol. For now, it’s only a very lightweight signal affecting fewer than 1 percent of global search queries, and carrying less weight than other signals (such as high-quality content) in order to give website owners time to...