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02:06 pm GMT - Tue, November 29, 2011
Web Designer Depot 60+ new WordPress themes: Autumn 2011
New WordPress themes are released constantly, some free, some premium. And some better than others. Free themes, especially, tend to have a greater disparity in quality from one another, with some bei...
02:12 pm GMT - Mon, November 28, 2011
Web Designer Depot 4 reasons you still arent successful
There are a lot of articles that will try to tell you what you are doing wrong and how to fix things, but the truth is the majority of them arent super honest. They want to get you to sign up for some...
02:38 pm GMT - Sun, November 27, 2011
Web Designer Depot Our favorite tweets of the week Nov 21-Nov 27, 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...
02:48 pm GMT - Sat, November 26, 2011
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #105
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 ...
02:48 pm GMT - Fri, November 25, 2011
Web Designer Depot How to optimize your blogs RSS feed
Your RSS Feed is sometimes the only way your visitors experience what you have to offer on a regular basis. It serves to inform and entertain, but is also an essential tool for driving traffic back to...
02:01 pm GMT - Thu, November 24, 2011
Web Designer Depot Techniques in responsive web design
We’ve talked a lot about responsive design here on Webdesigner Depot, and shared a lot of valuable resources. Today we’re sharing another valuable resource: at the end of this article are ...
02:11 pm GMT - Wed, November 23, 2011
Web Designer Depot Branding and the importance of consistent design
When you start working with clients you have to understand that the work you produce is not just about how good or bad a design is. It has a lot to do with the way the design fits into the wider spect...
02:40 pm GMT - Tue, November 22, 2011
Web Designer Depot 25 Google+ tips and tricks
Google+ unveiled itself to the public amidst a chorus of praise and adulation from techies all over the globe. Unfortunately, it also earned a good amount of scorn from individuals who were not r...
02:57 pm GMT - Mon, November 21, 2011
Web Designer Depot Options for @font-face implementation
Webfont embedding is so widely supported by modern browsers at this point that there’s really no excuse not to incorporate them when appropriate in your designs. There are hundreds of free fonts...
02:35 pm GMT - Sun, November 20, 2011
Web Designer Depot Our favorite tweets of the week Nov 14-Nov 20, 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...
02:51 pm GMT - Sat, November 19, 2011
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #104
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 ...
02:55 pm GMT - Fri, November 18, 2011
Web Designer Depot Free Icons: Apple Icon Devices
We have a gorgeous set of icons made by IconShock where you can find thousands of amazing icons in a variety of themes. Today’s freebie is brought to you exclusively via our sister sister site,M...
02:35 pm GMT - Thu, November 17, 2011
Web Designer Depot Create a 50s ad poster in Illustrator
It seems that the 50s are back, not just in advertising and design, but also on clothes, TV shows, and elsewhere. I honestly think this is one of the most interesting and creative eras for advertiseme...
02:44 pm GMT - Wed, November 16, 2011
Web Designer Depot Be a mentor, find a mentor
In a previous article of mine, somewhere on the web, I mentioned finding a mentor. People commented that they would really like to find one or really needed one. None of them had any idea how to find ...
02:42 pm GMT - Tue, November 15, 2011
Web Designer Depot Tumblogging: WordPress vs. Tumblr
Tumblogging, posting short, often multimedia, blog posts on sites like Tumblr, has been consistently growing in popularity for a couple of years now. Tumblr is the most well-known tumblog service out ...
02:01 pm GMT - Mon, November 14, 2011
Web Designer Depot Win an iPad 2 and 5 copies of Parallels
Today we’re bringing you another great giveaway, this time by our friends at Parallels, which provide the best tools for running multiple operating systems including Windows 8 Developer Preview...
02:55 pm GMT - Sun, November 13, 2011
Web Designer Depot Our favorite tweets of the week Nov 7-Nov 13, 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...
02:05 pm GMT - Sat, November 12, 2011
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #103
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 ...
02:12 pm GMT - Fri, November 11, 2011
Web Designer Depot 10 awesome social sharing plugins for WordPress
Social sharing options are pretty much a must for any blog. You want to make it easy for your visitors to share what you’ve written with their social networks so that others can discover your co...
02:58 pm GMT - Thu, November 10, 2011
Web Designer Depot 9 great resources for keeping your skills fresh
Whether you are self-taught, fresh out of school, or a design veteran, continuing education has invaluable long-term effects on your ability to stay competitive and business savvy. The immediate benef...
02:35 pm GMT - Wed, November 9, 2011
Web Designer Depot Win an iPhone 4S and 10 copies of Steve Jobs biography
Today we have an awesome giveaway from our sister site MightyDeals.com As you know, we created Mighty Deals as a platform to get the best deals on products and services for web professionals. The deal...
02:45 pm GMT - Tue, November 8, 2011
Web Designer Depot Building your web design all-star team
Web design is a multidisciplinary craft. So why do so many of us try and do everything ourselves? Maybe its because we can. Our nature as web designers tells us to build things. We have the capability...
02:16 pm GMT - Mon, November 7, 2011
Web Designer Depot Whats new for designers Nov. 2011
The November edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, frameworks, some JavaScript tools and resources, some great project management tools, and a number of g...
02:19 pm GMT - Sun, November 6, 2011
Web Designer Depot Our favorite tweets of the week Oct 31-Nov 6, 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...
01:41 pm GMT - Sat, November 5, 2011
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #102
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 ...
01:11 pm GMT - Fri, November 4, 2011
Web Designer Depot Creativity vs. strategy: what do people really want?
It was super hard for me to find a job straight out of collegethe places where I wanted to work weren’t hiring and many of the other jobs didnt seem right for me. After months of searching and w...
01:20 pm GMT - Thu, November 3, 2011
Web Designer Depot Navigation patterns for ten common types of websites
Navigation is one of the most important aspects of any website. Without good navigation, a site becomes useless to visitors. They can’t find the information they need, and then seek out competin...
01:27 pm GMT - Wed, November 2, 2011
Web Designer Depot The art of charging more as a freelancer
All freelance designers and developers eventually have to face these ultimate questions; “How much should I charge for my services? Should I charge by the hour, or by the project?“ And the...
01:06 pm GMT - Tue, November 1, 2011
Web Designer Depot A collection of creative beautiful app icons
As computers, phones and tablets have improved their designs, and as people have become used to apps being as beautiful and intuitive as they are functional, it’s become more and more important ...
01:28 pm GMT - Mon, October 31, 2011
Web Designer Depot Top 10 content management systems
There are dozens of great CMSs out there. Regardless of what type of site you’re building, there’s probably one perfectly-suited to it. The problem is that most designers and developers do...