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10:45 am GMT - Mon, October 30, 2017
Web Designer Depot 3 Essential Design Trends, November 2017
If youre a fan of this monthly design trends series, theres a strong possibility youve seen a trend or two that you just didnt like. And thats OK. This month, each of the three trends should be design...
10:45 am GMT - Sun, October 29, 2017
Web Designer Depot Popular Design News of the Week: October 23, 2017 October 29, 2017
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...
10:45 am GMT - Fri, October 27, 2017
Web Designer Depot 5 Ways to Design With Accelerated Mobile Pages
The mobile web keeps growing at a rapid pace. Smartphones continue to sell strongly, with Apple alone forecasting to bring in $180 billion from its smartphones by 2021. There are over 224 million smar...
10:45 am GMT - Thu, October 26, 2017
Web Designer Depot 7 Ways to Keep Your Site Alive
Once upon a dark, stormy night, when all was quiet, a lone web designer was designing away. He had Sketch open, a coffee nearby, and a cheerful tune in his wired earbuds, because Bluetooth is weird an...
10:45 am GMT - Wed, October 25, 2017
Web Designer Depot 3 Ways Justinmind Helps UX Teams Work Together
Communication breakdowns between designers and developers are the prime culprit for productivity stalls, scope creep, and missed deadlines. For years, designers have handed off a PSD to a developer an...
10:45 am GMT - Tue, October 24, 2017
Web Designer Depot 7 Free Tools For Testing Responsive Layouts
Every modern website needsa responsive design. This does require more effort but the end result is worthwhile. I actually recommend testing your ideas with responsive design tools to see how your site...
10:45 am GMT - Mon, October 23, 2017
Web Designer Depot How Spoiling the Ending Improves UX
It has often been asserted by fans of pop-wisdom that there are only two distinct plotsin the whole of western culture: a person goes on a journey, and a stranger comes to town. A brief flick through ...
09:49 am GMT - Sun, October 22, 2017
Web Designer Depot Popular Design News of the Week: October 16, 2017 October 22, 2017
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...
09:01 am GMT - Sat, October 21, 2017
Web Designer Depot Comics of the Week #412
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 ...
10:45 am GMT - Fri, October 20, 2017
Web Designer Depot Is It Time To Go Freelance?
The freelance economy is a hot topic these days. With more studies coming out confirming the benefits of freelancing and remote work, in addition to an influx of communication tools that make it easie...
10:45 am GMT - Thu, October 19, 2017
Web Designer Depot Top 10 Web Design & UX Conferences Worldwide
If youre thinking of launching a design conference or attending one yourself this list should be all you need to get started. Out of many annual conferences Ive curated my 10 picks for the top confere...
09:45 pm GMT - Wed, October 18, 2017
Web Designer Depot A Quick Guide to Everything You Missed at the Adobe MAX Keynote
With the usual pomp and ceremony of theirMAX conference keynote, Adobe have unveiled a whole host of updates to their Creative Cloud suite of applications, together with some almost-new apps. Wrapped ...
10:45 am GMT - Wed, October 18, 2017
Web Designer Depot So, Can We Use CSS Variables Yet?
With all the talk lately of finally being able to use CSS Grid, it got me thinking: What other amazing CSS features can I use now? CSS Variables was the one that instantly sprung to mind. Its been a w...
10:45 am GMT - Tue, October 17, 2017
Web Designer Depot 3 Smart Ways to Engage Users with Animation
Animation was once thought of as just decoration. But as technology advances and internet connections accelerate, designers are embracing the practical benefits. In this article, well focus on one par...
10:45 am GMT - Mon, October 16, 2017
Web Designer Depot Whats New for Designers, October 2017
This months collection is packed with tools that span the scope of website design projects. From icon packs to seasonal vectors to a few cool typefaces and some code snippets to make your life easier,...
10:33 am GMT - Sun, October 15, 2017
Web Designer Depot Popular Design News of the Week: October 9, 2017 October 15, 2017
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...
09:21 am GMT - Sat, October 14, 2017
Web Designer Depot Comics of the Week #411
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 ...
10:45 am GMT - Fri, October 13, 2017
Web Designer Depot 12 Best Web Design Podcasts
The best way to keep up with industry news is through podcasts. So much happens on a monthly basis and keeping a list of the best podcasts can help you stay on top of major industry changes. Weve cura...
10:45 am GMT - Thu, October 12, 2017
Web Designer Depot Ultimate UX Design Guide to SaaS On-Boarding, Part 3: Drip Campaigns
SaaS customer onboarding is the process that users have to experience while initiating their journey as a customer on a companys software application. Customer onboarding comes from the experience tha...
12:45 pm GMT - Wed, October 11, 2017
Web Designer Depot 5 Design Techniques for Better CTA Buttons
When we visit most websites, we often have a goal in mind. To get to that goal, theres usually a series of steps we need to take and the first step starts with clicking on a CTA (call to action) butto...
10:45 am GMT - Tue, October 10, 2017
Web Designer Depot 10 Ways for Designers to Woo Developers
Hey designers, are you driving your developer peers crazy? Chances are that you have some habits that dont translate particularly well to code, and it is making life tough for the developer working wi...
10:45 am GMT - Mon, October 9, 2017
Web Designer Depot 20 Best New Portfolio Sites, October 2017
Hey WDD readers, its October, so you know what that means: its time for Christmas-themed websites! No, I wouldnt actually do that to you. But I dont have any Halloween-themed websites either. Its prob...
10:45 am GMT - Sun, October 8, 2017
Web Designer Depot Popular Design News of the Week: October 2, 2017 October 8, 2017
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...
09:37 am GMT - Sat, October 7, 2017
Web Designer Depot Comics of the Week #410
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 ...
10:45 am GMT - Fri, October 6, 2017
Web Designer Depot 8 Free WordPress Code Generators, Tools, and Webapps
As WordPress pushes over25% of the webits easily the most popular CMS to date. And that means more developers are building new websites & webapps on the WP ecosystem. To cut down on dev time you c...
10:45 am GMT - Thu, October 5, 2017
Web Designer Depot Gain Greater User Insight with Hotjars Incoming Feedback
It doesnt matter how great a designer you are, without feedback from your visitors, anything you design will only ever be an educated guess. Great feedback enables you to design real solutions to actu...
10:45 am GMT - Wed, October 4, 2017
Web Designer Depot 4 Things Every Designer Should Know About Whitespace
Whitespace (or negative space) is an empty space between and around objects of a page. Elements of whitespace in graphical user interfaces are: Margins, paddings, and gutters Space around images and g...
09:45 pm GMT - Tue, October 3, 2017
Web Designer Depot Dropbox Unveils Brave New Brand Identity
Dropbox has launched a controversial redesign of its brand identity, intended to help the SaaS standout in a market increasingly packed with pretenders to its throne. What theyve unveiled seems certai...
10:45 am GMT - Tue, October 3, 2017
Web Designer Depot Ultimate UX Design Guide to SaaS On-Boarding, Part 2: Welcome Email
SaaS customer onboarding is the process that users have to experience while initiating their journey as a customer on a companys software application. Customer onboarding comes from the experience tha...
10:45 am GMT - Mon, October 2, 2017
Web Designer Depot 3 Essential Design Trends, October 2017
Every designer loves breaking the rules every now and then. This months web design trends highlight some of the rebellious spirit in ways that look amazing. The key to all these rule-breaking designs ...
10:30 am GMT - Sun, October 1, 2017
Web Designer Depot Popular Design News of the Week: September 25, 2017 October 1, 2017
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...
09:06 am GMT - Sat, September 30, 2017
Web Designer Depot Comics of the Week #409
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 ...