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Knowledgeable professionals constantly beat deadlines and have happy customers that are recommending them. The most effective way to do that is to have high-performance tools that are increasing your productivity and help you deliver quality. Great tools can be worth its weight in gold to its users. For example, iGenApps, a tool we have reviewed[…]

Heavily Involved or Completely Absent: Who Would You Rather Design For?

One thing you learn fairly quickly as a freelance designer is that no two clients are alike. You have to learn to deal with different personalities and expectations. It’s almost as if you’ve been bestowed with the hidden title of “therapist” to go along with everything else you do. Perhaps the most difficult and frustrating[…]

How to Use Visual Hierarchy in Web Design

Visual hierarchy is vital to good website design. It’s one of the key principles that will make your website effective in accomplishing your goals for it. There’s a lot of theory behind visual hierarchy. It’s so important that a lot of study and effort has been put into understanding how and why it works. Understanding[…]

۱۰ Free CSS Tooltip Snippets To Save Time On Your Web Projects

Adding a simple tooltip into your page isn’t hard. You can find a bunch of free tooltip plugins and JS scripts that can help with this. But pure CSS is another option, and it’s quickly becoming the preferred choice for many web designers. If you’re looking for CSS tooltips, then this collection should have something[…]

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Get FullStory for Free, Forever. Top Cheatsheets and Reference Guides for JavaScript – A listing of cheatsheets and guides for JavaScript and its many flavors. Fast. For good. Launching the new Firefox into the World – A new version of Firefox has also brought a new campaign. Animated SVG Frame Slideshow – An experimental slideshow[…]

Why You Need to Prioritize PageSpeed in Discussions with Clients

For the past few years, small and medium businesses (SMBs) across the world have been told that making their websites mobile-friendly, and embracing a mobile-first world, were essential for business success. And that was good advice. However, now that many SMBs have accepted these truths and made their sites responsive in design, what is the[…]

۵۰ Free Christmas Templates & Resources for Designers

Christmas is just a few weeks away, and we know that all you designers will be starting to plan the design of your personalized Christmas cards, invitations, wallpapers and everything else in between that is Christmas or holiday season related. So, just to help you out we have a fantastic[…]

۱۰ Snippets for Creating Split Screen Layouts

Split screen UIs have become a popular way to showcase content. We often think of them as being utilized in areas where we want users to choose between two options. But we’re also seeing other creative uses of the technique. For example, a split screen can also be used to great effect as a full[…]

When Slower is Better for UX

Designers have heard for years that faster is better. Almost every post on web speed reminds readers that 47% of users expect web pages to load in two seconds or less, and each additional fraction of a second leads to higher abandon rates. The fear is that slow loading might make users think a brand[…]