Fixing Problems With Borders in Dark Mode (Email Design)

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} Borders aren’t always treated the same as other elements when it comes to emails in Dark Mode. In this article I’ll take you through what is happening to your borders, as well as how fix any problems you’re having with them. Top Email Templates on Envato Elements… Continue reading Fixing Problems With Borders in Dark Mode (Email Design)

Analysing micro-expressions from a (failed) user testing session

[unable to retrieve full-text content] In a recent professional experience, I was unexpectedly sent to Spain for a user test of a system I did not design with the promise of a translator. Once there, no translator. Nice. But the possibility of capturing the video of the faces of the users and their interactions with… Continue reading Analysing micro-expressions from a (failed) user testing session

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Socially Conscious Web Design

June 10, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment A socially conscious web design prioritizes the experiences of users over aesthetics. Design working hand-in-hand with social responsibility is a fairly new concept. It is only in the recent decades that we have started to call out stereotypes reflected in conceptualizing web design. Web design, or… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Socially Conscious Web Design

30 HTML Best Practices for Beginners

This tutorial is specifically for those who are just diving into web development. If you have one year of experience or less, hopefully some of the tips listed here will help you to become better, quicker! 1. Always Close Your Tags Back in the day, it wasn’t uncommon to see things like this: <li>Some text here.… Continue reading 30 HTML Best Practices for Beginners

Minimalist website design: pros and cons

6 Shares When it comes to website design the possibilities are endless. With the help of a good website designer, you can turn everything you have in mind into reality. Just as with clothing, cars and types of food, our tastes for website design have evolved and changed over time. Moreover, they differ from one… Continue reading Minimalist website design: pros and cons

5 SEO Practices for Search Engines Other Than Google Web Developers and Designers Should Follow

May 17, 2021 by Sangalang Kristine Leave a Comment Although Google may be one of the most popular, there are multiple search engines that are gateways for users to the internet. Of course, just like Google Analytics, there are SEO practices for these search engines as well. How do we learn about SEO practices for… Continue reading 5 SEO Practices for Search Engines Other Than Google Web Developers and Designers Should Follow

The role of Reflection in the design process

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The often-overlooked last step. In product design, when we release a feature into the wild, we can expect a degree of objectivity in the feedback we get. We can tell if our designs are helping or hurting based on the feedback and metrics after we ship. Getting my hands on these metrics… Continue reading The role of Reflection in the design process

How to deal with designers in 10 easy steps

[unable to retrieve full-text content] This is is a satire. Did you just hire a couple of designers, thinking they would sit quietly and create some visuals? I have bad news for you. They are already thinking about changing things, while blabbing about people, ethics, experiences, and a guy named Norman. Soon enough, they will audit… Continue reading How to deal with designers in 10 easy steps

Create a PHP Login Form

A user login and registration system is super helpful when we want to store information about the users of our website. This applies to everything from educational websites which might store course progress and marks to e-commerce websites which will store information about customers’ past purchases. In this tutorial, I’ll teach you how to create… Continue reading Create a PHP Login Form

So, You’Ve Won An Exciting Redesign…What Now?

The transitioning of power is fraught with difficulties. Different teams have different values, different experience, different expertise, different priorities, and that leads to different tooling, and different methodologies. It’s tempting to think of web design as an end-to-end process, starting with research and concluding with metrics. The reality is that most designers and developers join… Continue reading So, You’Ve Won An Exciting Redesign…What Now?

Best Practices for App Icon Design

October 3, 2020 by Clarence App icons have become a very important part of mobile applications. Years before, just a simple logo of the application program or its company would do. However, nowadays, app icons have been an important element of branding and marketing. If an app itself puts importance on its usability, an app… Continue reading Best Practices for App Icon Design

Not All Traffic is Created Equally: Measuring The Importance of Traffic Sources & Setting UTMs

There’s no shortage of ways in which you can generate traffic towards a website, and the list seems to be growing on a daily basis. For every new traffic generation method, there are thousands of fresh sources of traffic for businesses to tap into.  Plenty of people find themselves so caught up in focusing on… Continue reading Not All Traffic is Created Equally: Measuring The Importance of Traffic Sources & Setting UTMs

9 Best Amazon Affiliate & FBA WordPress Themes for 2020

Whether you’re looking to build an online business or generate aside income, creating your own Amazon affiliate website is a great option. Having a high-quality website can make all the difference to the income you’ll generate. From the layout, to the typography and colors, every little detail can make or break your new business. You… Continue reading 9 Best Amazon Affiliate & FBA WordPress Themes for 2020

When Is The Perfect Time For A Logo Redesign?

A Logo is like a face for a company, it defines your whole corporation in a single name, pattern or design. However, the question is why do we need to update this face? Well not everyone gets their logo right for the first time (of course except some classic logos of companies like Mercedes, Audi,… Continue reading When Is The Perfect Time For A Logo Redesign?

How Website Graphics Can Help You Reel Customers In

Customer service is invaluable. It is an integral factor that determines the success of a business as it enables your customer to keeps coming back to you. Customer satisfaction is only earned when you ensure that your customer is happy with your services and the overall customer experience. As technology progresses, businesses evolve with it.… Continue reading How Website Graphics Can Help You Reel Customers In

Dazzling Slow Motion Effects For Tomorrow’s Sites

Slow motion effects can be attention-grabbing tone setters in your website. Careful use of animation helps users better understand a changing user interface. When to Animate Your User Interface When we see an interface visually animate from one state to the next, it helps the user understand “where” they are in the metaphorical spacial plane… Continue reading Dazzling Slow Motion Effects For Tomorrow’s Sites

How to Create an Exit Popup With the Layered Popup Plugin for WordPress

Exit popups are messages that are shown to visitors when they are about to leave a website. They are mostly used to encourage visitors to complete their purchase or make a visitor subscribe to an email list, or simply make them stick around longer by suggesting products or content they might be interested in. They… Continue reading How to Create an Exit Popup With the Layered Popup Plugin for WordPress

How to Compress Video For Online Streaming

Depending on where you’re uploading your video content, you’ll need to find the correct file settings to get the right result. Choosing a container format Source A video container format is a digital wrapper for your content. They determine the extension of your video file. Popular container formats include MP4 (.mp4), AVI (.avi), QuickTime (.mov)… Continue reading How to Compress Video For Online Streaming

Flawless Website Navigation? Easier to Accomplish Than You Might Think

Website requirements sometimes require complex solutions, or so it would seem. Web designers, on the other hand, seek simple solutions. These “simple” solutions typically involve following best practices. They are basing an overall design on simple and logical structures. This is especially true for navigation paths. They often become difficult to keep simple and straightforward.… Continue reading Flawless Website Navigation? Easier to Accomplish Than You Might Think

How to Write a Perfect Civil Engineering Resume

Look at the world around you. The buildings, the infrastructure, landscaping, cities, towns, roads and more. All of this is the result of civil engineers. The occupation of civil engineer often requires them to be ‘miracle workers’. Indeed, it often seems as if people want them to be able to fix anything just with duct… Continue reading How to Write a Perfect Civil Engineering Resume

How to Bake Engagement Into Video Content

Would you like to create video content that is more engaging and draws in and retains more viewers while also attracting more shares, likes, comments, and other reactions? If you do then you should know that engagement needs to be ‘baked into’ video content, and that starts from the time you sit down and begin… Continue reading How to Bake Engagement Into Video Content

Which Web Design Company? 5 Things to Consider Before Picking a Web Design Company

Your website is one of the most important online marketing tools to aid your business’ success. Visitors to your website will make assumptions about your company and services within the first few seconds of seeing your website design. A poorly designed, below average website will deter visitors from using your services. So, you need a… Continue reading Which Web Design Company? 5 Things to Consider Before Picking a Web Design Company

Don’t Let Content Delay Website Launches

Posted · Category: Tools Whether content is delivered late, structured differently to the design or lost in email threads – content always gets the blame for website project delays. As a designer or developer involved in a website project, you’re probably familiar with having to adjust or even re-do your work when content finally arrives.… Continue reading Don’t Let Content Delay Website Launches

15 Brand Building Tips for Designers

Project such as designs for the designer are an extremely appreciated services or deals to have for businesses. Your very designer brand and on Demonstration of it, to the very clients you anticipate respect for the same as well. What you do really is something that worth a lot. Worth yourself in the sense that,… Continue reading 15 Brand Building Tips for Designers