16 Free Looped Animation and Samples to Use for Your Projects

October 4, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment Animation in websites has reached new, incredible levels since the increased availability of free looped animation on the internet. The great news is that there are numerous sources available.  These could be samples, templates, or ready-to-use animations you can simply embed on your website. Why Use Looped… Continue reading 16 Free Looped Animation and Samples to Use for Your Projects

Pondering the Future of the WordPress Sidebar

The WordPress sidebar has been a mainstay feature of both free and commercial themes. It seems that, no matter how the content management system (CMS) evolves, the sidebar has triumphantly (and, perhaps defiantly) come along for the ride. How has it survived this long? For one, it continues to serve a useful purpose. It houses… Continue reading Pondering the Future of the WordPress Sidebar

Top 5 Web Design Hacks For Effective Healthcare Marketing

In the modern digital world, the first place where people who need medical attention search for healthcare providers is the internet. Even as patients secure appointments, they still look at the website for the hospital they’re scheduled to visit. As such, healthcare professionals who have poorly designed websites risk losing patients to those that have… Continue reading Top 5 Web Design Hacks For Effective Healthcare Marketing

How to Start Freelancing on the Side

0 Shares The freelance industry has received a lot of attention in the past year. This is due mainly to the industry’s success during the Covid-19 pandemic. While most other sectors were negatively affected by the pandemic, the freelance industry flourished. In 2020, freelancers constituted 36% of the American workforce. This number is steadily increasing.… Continue reading How to Start Freelancing on the Side

The Ultimate Landing Page Checklist for Lead Generation

Web designers often have to wear many hats. It’s not uncommon for designers who are self-employed or work for a family business to also be involved in online marketing campaigns. With this in mind, many designers will appreciate that getting traffic to a website is hard work and often expensive. Whether you are using Google… Continue reading The Ultimate Landing Page Checklist for Lead Generation

The ‘what’ and ‘why’ of design debt

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The first part of the ‘Design Debt 101’ series. The ‘what’ and ‘why’ of design debt Monday afternoon. Kick-off meeting. This new project looks very promising, you may have discovered a niche no one knew about. It turns out, you need notifications. “Great! We have a notification system. It shouldn’t be an… Continue reading The ‘what’ and ‘why’ of design debt

Traffic lights in user experience

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Humans are simple creatures. We understand instructions very well and know how to follow them through. In one of my previous posts, I explained how offering users too many choices most often overwhelm and confuse them terribly. It is simpler for users to be told exactly what needs to be done,… Continue reading Traffic lights in user experience

Learn about the Newest Photoshop AI Features

November 4, 2020 by Sangalang Kristine Adobe has just announced its newest Photoshop AI features for version 22.0 and everyone is excited! This is not the first time that artificial intelligence has taken center stage in the world of editing.  In fact, Adobe is admittedly not the first to introduce AI features in its software.… Continue reading Learn about the Newest Photoshop AI Features

Tips on Making Your Design Breathe: Using Space Effectively

September 24, 2020 by Clarence Design is about putting elements together to make a whole new object. This can be about product design where you design an object to be functional and better. It can also be about art or digital design where you combine images, color, and texts together to create a whole new… Continue reading Tips on Making Your Design Breathe: Using Space Effectively

How to Start a Successful Career in Web Design in 2020

The internet is completely changing everything about the world we live in today. Outside of just visiting websites and social media platforms, the demand for having an online presense is a requirement for businesses, brands and organizations of all sizes. This also means that there is a great demand for site developers, content creators and… Continue reading How to Start a Successful Career in Web Design in 2020

10 Free Wix Templates for Different Blog Niches

Thinking of starting a new blog? Maybe looking to create a new business online? How about wanting to try to sell goods on the internet? Wix is one of the most popular opensource website builders which are friendly for first-time web designers or non-code website builders. The Wix website offers thousands of free templates for… Continue reading 10 Free Wix Templates for Different Blog Niches

Create a Wave Motion Effect on an Image with Three.js

Waves! Because who does not enjoy the visual comfort an oscillating motion has on the human eye? Well, I do and for this tutorial, I would like to explain how to make waves on a 3D plane with Three.js using simplex noise. To keep things short, we’ll just focus on the plane effect and not… Continue reading Create a Wave Motion Effect on an Image with Three.js

How to Add a Page or Post in WordPress

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to add a post in WordPress and how to create a page in WordPress. I’ll explain the difference between posts and pages and will also explain featured images, trackbacks, pingbacks, and more. This video is taken from my course A Beginner’s Guide to WordPress. You can watch the entire… Continue reading How to Add a Page or Post in WordPress

5 Web Design Trends For 2020 That Are Here To Stay With Us

We are always looking for ways to improve our skills and services and what we create. Sometimes that desire to improve is a conscious one. Most of the time it’s in the back of our minds, yet active. Short term results can be OK, but good long term results are what you want if you… Continue reading 5 Web Design Trends For 2020 That Are Here To Stay With Us

Less is (Almost) Definitely More: An Introduction to Hick’s Law for Web Designers

Imagine the public excitement when, in 1951, William Edmund Hick (“Hickey” to his friends?!) and Ray (with an “a”) Hyman published research about people’s responses to a bunch of flashing lights. I’m sure no-one could imagine how important this work would be for the information age since, of course, at that time, a bank of… Continue reading Less is (Almost) Definitely More: An Introduction to Hick’s Law for Web Designers

How to Create a Company Timeline With a WordPress Plugin

When running a business, creating an emotional connection with your audience is key. This emotional connection will allow you to communicate with your audience on a deeper level, making them more likely to make a purchase on your website.  While there are many ways that you can create this emotional connection, one method that stands… Continue reading How to Create a Company Timeline With a WordPress Plugin

Create Multiple WordPress Event Calendars With the Calendarize it! Plugin

Calendarize it! is one of the most feature-rich WordPress calendar plugins that you can find in the market. You can use it to create different types of events like those with a fixed start and end time of a couple of hours, or events that span multiple days. You can also use it to create… Continue reading Create Multiple WordPress Event Calendars With the Calendarize it! Plugin

10 Stunning Trends for Website Designers to Follow in 2020

Like every field of design, the web design industry also continues to evolve with new and exciting trends and design practices each year. People and businesses who want to stay on top of their web design game keep up with the latest design trends to make their website look trendy and modern, because who likes… Continue reading 10 Stunning Trends for Website Designers to Follow in 2020

How to Add a Booking Calendar to WordPress With a Plugin

What You’ll Be Creating If you run a business that takes bookings or appointments, adding a booking calendar plugin to your WordPress website will win you more business. Here’s how to do it with the Bookly Pro plugin. This will help you get more business and reduce the time spent taking bookings manually. In the… Continue reading How to Add a Booking Calendar to WordPress With a Plugin

How to Use the Free WordPress FooGallery Plugin to Create Image Galleries

Some websites require you to add many images in a single post or webpage. For example, you might want to upload a lot of images from an art exhibition or an event on a website. Similarly, any business that focuses on products and services might add a lot of relevant images on a single page.… Continue reading How to Use the Free WordPress FooGallery Plugin to Create Image Galleries

Create Branded WooCommerce Emails With an Email Customizer Plugin

If you have ever placed an order online, then you have probably received a transactional email. Transactional emails are emails that are sent to you and your customers after a transaction has occurred on your website.  These transactional emails are not to be confused with promotional emails that are sent to a list of recipients… Continue reading Create Branded WooCommerce Emails With an Email Customizer Plugin

How to Add the Sticky HTML5 WordPress Music Player to Your Site

There are a lot of reasons why you might want to add a music or audio player to your WordPress website. You can use it to allow users to play the audio version of the article they are reading or you can use it to simply add some nice background music to the website. If… Continue reading How to Add the Sticky HTML5 WordPress Music Player to Your Site

How Powerful Micro-Interactions Boost Your UX

Because of the sense of value users perceive from micro-interactions, they not only boost engagement, but also inspire positive feelings towards your brand, and ultimately, influence users’ actions. This article will discuss the basics of micro-interactions and how you can utilize them to enhance your UX design. What Are Micro-Interactions? In digital design, micro-interactions are… Continue reading How Powerful Micro-Interactions Boost Your UX

7 Features That Make Sitejet a Viable Alternative to WordPress

WordPress has long been the king of web design, but a new CMS built by four German designers looks set to offer an entirely new challenge for its crown. Sitejet doesn’t just provide novices and experts the chance to make beautiful websites in a shorter timeframe than its rival. It also comes equipped with a… Continue reading 7 Features That Make Sitejet a Viable Alternative to WordPress