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01:40 pm GMT - Sun, October 30, 2011
Web Designer Depot Our favorite tweets of the week Oct 24-Oct 30, 2011
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow...
01:54 pm GMT - Sat, October 29, 2011
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #101
Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great ...
01:15 pm GMT - Fri, October 28, 2011
Web Designer Depot 5 simple ways to beat designers block
Designer’s block is no joke and it always seems to come around when a project’s deadline is quickly approaching. You just can’t seem to create anything with enough power or spunkheck...
01:11 pm GMT - Thu, October 27, 2011
Web Designer Depot 8 Popular online apps to test the mobile version of your site
The mobile revolution has inspired major and minor websites alike to have a mobile version. Mobile versions can be created using themes, extensions, and other modifications. While developing mobile ve...
01:02 pm GMT - Wed, October 26, 2011
Web Designer Depot Simple but powerful website building and hosting with Squarespace
[Editor's note: This is a sponsored review for Squarespace] Whether you want to create a blog, a brochure site, or something more involved, the platform you choose to create it on is important. There ...
01:23 pm GMT - Tue, October 25, 2011
Web Designer Depot Dos and donts of call to action pages
Good call to action pages (including landing pages and sales pages) are an important part of any website that either sells or asks visitors to sign up for something. An effective call to action page c...
01:01 pm GMT - Mon, October 24, 2011
Web Designer Depot 50 Graphic tributes to Steve Jobs
With the passing of Steve Jobs this month, designers around the world are creating tributes. Considering the impact Jobs had on the technology and design fields, it’s not surprising to see the n...
01:44 pm GMT - Sun, October 23, 2011
Web Designer Depot Our favorite tweets of the week Oct 17-Oct 23, 2011
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow...
01:58 pm GMT - Sat, October 22, 2011
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #100
Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great ...
01:05 pm GMT - Fri, October 21, 2011
Web Designer Depot 2011 Graphic Designer Survey (enter for a chance to win a Macbook Pro)
In partnership with Uprinting, today we’re posting a 3 minute short survey to collect data about graphic designers and an awesome chance to win a brand new 13″ Apple Macbook Pro! (includes...
01:39 pm GMT - Thu, October 20, 2011
Web Designer Depot A round-up of great vlogs and podcasts for designers
Being a designer is not your average job: your work is constantly evolving, giving you new tools to either become more productive or to simply create better work. For that, we all do our best to read ...
01:29 pm GMT - Wed, October 19, 2011
Web Designer Depot 20 websites that engage users with social media icons and links
Social media is all over the web and it is something very important to consider when designing a website. The way you display your social media icons/links can directly affect the response and engagem...
01:28 pm GMT - Tue, October 18, 2011
Web Designer Depot A web of lies
I recently added to my top ten most embarrassing moments of my professional life. No, I wont be listing the top ten but this one was extremely disturbing because it affected a lot of people and basica...
01:32 pm GMT - Mon, October 17, 2011
Web Designer Depot Asymmetrical balance in web design
When I first covered the idea of symmetrical design patterns here on Webdesigner Depot I had no intention of digging into the notion of asymmetrical design. However, the more I thought about it, the m...
01:10 pm GMT - Sun, October 16, 2011
Web Designer Depot Our favorite tweets of the week Oct 10-Oct 16, 2011
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow...
01:01 pm GMT - Sat, October 15, 2011
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #99
Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great ...
01:48 pm GMT - Fri, October 14, 2011
Web Designer Depot 5 things designers can learn from sports
Right now, we are surrounded by so many great sports leagues. Whether you prefer baseball, basketball, football or even hockey, you can flip to ESPN and catch some pretty great highlights and news. No...
01:51 pm GMT - Thu, October 13, 2011
Web Designer Depot No mobile site? No more excuses!
[Editor's note: This is a sponsored post for Wix Mobile] Considering the growth of the mobile web, not having a mobile accessible version of your website is akin to ignoring a huge segment of the inte...
01:58 pm GMT - Wed, October 12, 2011
Web Designer Depot Whats new for web designers " Oct 2011
The October edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, boilerplates, some JavaScript tools and resources, useful documents for working with clients, and a numb...
01:58 pm GMT - Wed, October 12, 2011
Web Designer Depot Whats new for web designers Oct 2011
The October edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, boilerplates, some JavaScript tools and resources, useful documents for working with clients, and a numb...
01:15 pm GMT - Tue, October 11, 2011
Web Designer Depot 7 Photoshop tips for designing clean and modern websites
Clean, elegant, and beautiful web design is often a matter of personal perspective. I look at hundreds of websites every week, and several of them stand out to me, but not all of them are necessarily ...
01:02 pm GMT - Mon, October 10, 2011
Web Designer Depot SnapTags: Will they kill QR codes?
I remember a time when truncating the UPC bar code on the cover of a magazine was a huge coup. Taking the huge, lumbering code, which took up too much real estate on the cover of a publication, was bo...
01:15 pm GMT - Sun, October 9, 2011
Web Designer Depot Our favorite tweets of the week Oct 3-Oct 9, 2011
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow...
01:10 pm GMT - Sat, October 8, 2011
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #98
Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great ...
01:15 pm GMT - Fri, October 7, 2011
Web Designer Depot 30 e-commerce sites worth seeing
In this day and age, if you are not selling your product online or at least making it available online, you are missing out on a ton of money. Unfortunately, the makers of these sites are most interes...
10:42 am GMT - Thu, October 6, 2011
Web Designer Depot Steve Jobs, a designer at heart
We at WDD are deeply saddened by Steve Jobs’ passing… And while the Internet is buzzing with people’s heartfelt emotions about his life’s impact and legacy, we’d also lik...
01:06 pm GMT - Wed, October 5, 2011
Web Designer Depot Create a simple vector Minion in Illustrator
Hi everyone, today we’re going to learn how to create a very stylish wallpaper with a Minion from the movie Despicable Me. Just in case you’re not familiar with this character, so hereR...
01:56 pm GMT - Tue, October 4, 2011
Web Designer Depot What do you really want to achieve as a web designer?
"Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.  Jim Rohn More and more, as the scope and lucrativeness of the Internet increase, web designers are becoming highly ...
01:40 pm GMT - Mon, October 3, 2011
Web Designer Depot A comparison of leading WordPress theme frameworks
If you’re going to design a WordPress site, there are a few ways you can start. Many designers start with an HTML template that they then add WordPress code to. Others start with the basic WordP...
01:25 pm GMT - Sun, October 2, 2011
Web Designer Depot Our favorite tweets of the week Sept 26-Oct 2, 2011
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow...
01:29 pm GMT - Sat, October 1, 2011
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #97
Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great ...
01:51 pm GMT - Fri, September 30, 2011
Web Designer Depot 20+ Enhancing CSS3 tools and generators
CSS3 is an enhanced version of the Cascading Style Sheets specification, and it comes with many enchanting features that revolutionize Web layout and design, as well as other advantages. But it has so...