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11:45 am GMT - Mon, May 30, 2016
Web Designer Depot Essential design trends, May 2016
Nothing catches your attention like a high-drama design. Big images, unusual use of common elements or whitespace and adventure-based gameplay are different ways to introduce users to a project. Each ...
09:13 am GMT - Sun, May 29, 2016
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: May 23, 2016 May 29, 2016
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep tr...
09:20 am GMT - Sat, May 28, 2016
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #341
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 ...
11:45 am GMT - Fri, May 27, 2016
Web Designer Depot Major redesign unveiled for Google Search
Perhaps in a nod to the popularity of card-based design, Google has begun to roll out a new look to its mobile Search results. Dubbed rich cards in a post on Googles blog, this new design is a direct ...
12:45 pm GMT - Thu, May 26, 2016
Web Designer Depot How WebGL is reinventing Flashs legacy
Do you remember all those projects with outstanding interactions, mind-blowing animations, and thrilling accompanying sound effects that resulted in an intensely immersive user experience? Yep, chance...
01:45 pm GMT - Wed, May 25, 2016
Web Designer Depot 5 clients that will destroy your design business
Have you ever had a customer from hell? The kind of customer who abuses you, spending as little as they possibly can while trying to squeeze as much free work out of you as possible? Youre not alone. ...
03:45 pm GMT - Tue, May 24, 2016
Web Designer Depot 50 fresh resources designers, May 2016
Hey there!Here we are again with a huge selection of freebies for you to enjoy. Scroll down and youll find tons of amazing icons, texture effects, fonts, templates, and themes. Go ahead and download i...
11:45 am GMT - Mon, May 23, 2016
Web Designer Depot How to drive UX with interactive storytelling
Some stories simply cant be fully conveyed through static images. In these cases, it can be helpful to figure out a way to directly involve the user in the story. In this design roundup, weve taken a ...
09:57 am GMT - Sun, May 22, 2016
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: May 16, 2016 May 22, 2016
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep tr...
09:26 am GMT - Sat, May 21, 2016
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #340
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 ...
11:45 am GMT - Fri, May 20, 2016
Web Designer Depot 6 plugins to keep your WordPress site on-trend
Theres no need to talk up WordPress since everyone is aware of its vast potential. Instead, we’re going to talk about some of the plugins. Some of them are vital, like a plugin for improving SEO...
05:45 pm GMT - Thu, May 19, 2016
Web Designer Depot Netflix releases their own Internet speed testing tool
Internet speed is a subject that is near and dear to our hearts. It matters because we build websites, and we want every user to have the best experience possible. It also matters because we work hard...
11:45 am GMT - Thu, May 19, 2016
Web Designer Depot 4 cutting-edge technologies to speed up your sites
The internet is constantly making headway with speed being the major metric of progress and a key question for most web developers. A previous WebdesignerDepot article How slow is too slow in 2016?hig...
01:00 pm GMT - Wed, May 18, 2016
Web Designer Depot Blisk: the new browser built just for developers
Developers have had a hard time trying to home in on a browser thats completely user-friendly to their needs. Sure, Mozilla has taken strides to gain favor with the developer community. If youll remem...
11:45 am GMT - Wed, May 18, 2016
Web Designer Depot The secret to happy clients
Sometimes, being a web designer is more than just creating a beautiful, functional website. You may have to play different roles depending upon the situation and the client youre working with. One of ...
06:26 pm GMT - Tue, May 17, 2016
Web Designer Depot Flash is dead (in Chrome), and we really mean it this time
Despite the somewhat ironic tone of the title, this is exactly whats happening. People have predicted the inevitable collapse of Flash ever since Apple kicked it off the iOS platform, but now Google i...
11:45 am GMT - Tue, May 17, 2016
Web Designer Depot Has the sidebar passed its use by date?
In this day and age of new design trends, faster and faster website speeds, and mobile dominance, one classic page element is still sticking around, though many may overlook it. Around since the early...
10:40 pm GMT - Mon, May 16, 2016
Web Designer Depot Operas introduces a new power-saving mode, continues the browser war
The last couple of months have been nothing short of groundbreaking for the Opera browser and the company. Two months ago, it made headlines with the announcement that it was including a native ad-blo...
11:45 am GMT - Mon, May 16, 2016
Web Designer Depot The best new portfolio sites, May 2016
Hello readers, and welcome back. This month, we have lots of white space, minimalism, and absolutely no jokes related to the name of the month. Really, though. It feels like the bright colors of Sprin...
09:12 am GMT - Sun, May 15, 2016
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: May 9, 2016 May 15, 2016
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep tr...
09:50 am GMT - Sat, May 14, 2016
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #339
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 ...
11:45 am GMT - Fri, May 13, 2016
Web Designer Depot Poll: Should designers code?
In the brief history of web design, few issues have been as contentious as the question of whether designers should code. Its beyond question that to design for the web you need an appreciation of how...
05:39 pm GMT - Thu, May 12, 2016
Web Designer Depot Instagrams new logo (is all right)
Theres a process that we go through at least once a month in the design community. It goes something like this: A company decides that its the right time to update their branding. A bunch of people wr...
11:45 am GMT - Thu, May 12, 2016
Web Designer Depot How to find clients wholl fight for your attention
How do I get more clients? Its a question most freelancers struggle with.Its tough to attract great clients and predictable income when youre just starting out. Its even harder when you end up with di...
11:45 am GMT - Wed, May 11, 2016
Web Designer Depot Has the sidebar passed its use by date?
In this day and age of new design trends, faster and faster website speeds, and mobile dominance, one classic page element is still sticking around, though many may overlook it. Around since the early...
11:45 am GMT - Wed, May 11, 2016
Web Designer Depot Deal: Save 99% on this mighty vector bundle
Our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has some incredible deals for designers, but once in a while a really mighty deal comes along. One of the most popular deals ever was the ultimate vector graphics bun...
12:45 pm GMT - Tue, May 10, 2016
Web Designer Depot Do easy projects really exist?
Has anyone ever tried to lure you into doing a project by telling you that it will be easy? Or, have you looked over the requirements of a potential project and decided that its going to be simple and...
12:45 pm GMT - Mon, May 9, 2016
Web Designer Depot Whats new for designers, May 2016
In this months edition of whats new for designers and developers, weve included website builders, new CMSs, CSS frameworks, pattern guides, color resources, email marketing collections, productivity t...
09:16 am GMT - Sun, May 8, 2016
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: May 2, 2016 May 8, 2016
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep tr...
09:04 am GMT - Sat, May 7, 2016
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #338
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 ...
11:45 am GMT - Fri, May 6, 2016
Web Designer Depot Free Download: 30 PSD Mock-ups
Its always easier to sell a design to clients when you can present the artwork in context. Anything that helps a client visualize your solution to their design conundrum can only help translate pitche...
12:45 pm GMT - Thu, May 5, 2016
Web Designer Depot Reading minds: the psychology behind UX design
If we were to gather a hundred different designers into one room and ask them one-by-one how they approach UX design, we would get approximately one hundred different answers. Its frightening to admit...
08:45 pm GMT - Wed, May 4, 2016
Web Designer Depot 9 reasons hand-coding always beats site builders
If you use any kind of social media like Facebook or Twitter, you wont have been able to avoid the merciless onslaught of ads promoting WYSIWYG website development. Im not talking about those fancy so...
12:58 pm GMT - Wed, May 4, 2016
Web Designer Depot Zurb launches new @mention engine, Tribute.js
Zurb, makers of Foundation, have a reputation for building robust tools that web developers love. They craft effective solutions because they start out to solve problems they encounter themselves. Now...
11:45 am GMT - Tue, May 3, 2016
Web Designer Depot How to design HTML5 games
HTML5 and the term cross platform are buzz words, and for good reason. The technology works for smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops. Agencies love the concept, because any web designer who know...
11:45 am GMT - Mon, May 2, 2016
Web Designer Depot Essential design trends, April 2016
Website design sure does look happy these days. Maybe because Spring is in the air or maybe theres just a good vibe going around. Either way, the trends in website design this month are reflective of ...
09:12 am GMT - Sun, May 1, 2016
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: April 25, 2016 May 1, 2016
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep tr...
09:36 am GMT - Sat, April 30, 2016
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #337
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 ...