Best UX Research Repositories for 2022

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} Trying to make sure your product, app, website, and/or designs meet the needs of your target audience is of course essential to success. These days, there are loads of tools to help you test your assumptions against your users to see which elements are working and which… Continue reading Best UX Research Repositories for 2022

3 Essential Design Trends, October 2021

Design trends on top of design trends. This theme of this month’s collection is trends that seem to build on each other. These examples use multiple trends listed here: hero typography, round buttons, and big branding. Here’s what’s trending in design this month… 1. Hero Typography Big, bold, and even unusual typography choices are the… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, October 2021

20 Best New Sites, August 2021

Often, when designing a website or branding, it is easy to get wrapped up in the details–typography, graphics, color, the grid–and lose the bigger picture. Of course, these things are vitally important, but they are building blocks that go together to form a greater whole. A good website creates an impression; it tells a story.… Continue reading 20 Best New Sites, August 2021

20 Best WooCommerce Product Add-Ons

Do you want to create an easy shopping experience on your WooCommerce products pages? Here are 20 of the best WooCommerce product add-ons to make it possible! They make your product pages more user-friendly and user-focused by adding intuitive functionalities like: adding easy navigation using filters  allowing customers to personalize their orders offering extra choices  and… Continue reading 20 Best WooCommerce Product Add-Ons

Basics of the Java Language

Java is among the most widely used programming languages and platforms today. It is prevalent due to its efficiency and simple syntax. It is known for its speed and reliability and is used for web applications, desktop computers, gaming consoles, and even the most complex scientific supercomputers. And of course, Java is the language of… Continue reading Basics of the Java Language

The Big Challenges in Retaining Remote Workers

The pandemic has enhanced the growing remote work trend in one year. Companies are having a lot of trouble in the human resource department to ensure their employees stay in the organization. Although remote work has come with extra benefits for many organizations, there has been a myriad of challenges in the HR department regarding… Continue reading The Big Challenges in Retaining Remote Workers

Using the PHP Switch Statement

In this article, we’ll discuss the basics of the switch statement in PHP. Along with the syntax of the switch statement, we’ll also go through a couple of real-world examples to demonstrate how you can use it. What Is the Use of the Switch Statement? In PHP, the switch statement is considered as an alternative… Continue reading Using the PHP Switch Statement

Is It Time to Reset HTML?

HTML is one of the foundational building blocks of the Web. But just as web design best practices and techniques change over time, so does the code we use. As HTML evolves, some of its older markup has been deprecated while other parts have been repurposed. Does that create more problems for us, though? Would… Continue reading Is It Time to Reset HTML?

SVG Viewport and viewBox (For Complete Beginners)

In this quick SVG viewport and viewBox tutorial, we’re going to break down exactly what viewport and viewBox are in SVG for the web. You’ll learn: The difference between the viewport and viewBox The aspects of your SVGs you can control with each How they are each applied Let’s begin! SVG Viewport  If you literally… Continue reading SVG Viewport and viewBox (For Complete 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 Easy Hacks for Designers to Boost Their Personal Brand

Stop procrastinating and get unstuck with these tips to enhance your branding and attract clients. You’re a busy freelance designer. You’re always hustling hard to make sure that your clients are taken care of — a bit too hard, in fact. You consistently deliver amazing design work for your clients, but you’ve been procrastinating on investing… Continue reading 5 Easy Hacks for Designers to Boost Their Personal Brand

3 Essential Design Trends, April 2021

The best thing about writing about website design trends each month is looking at all the great sites that are being developed. Designers are stretching creatively and exploring new techniques and ways of doing things all the time. It’s refreshing and inspiring. This month, some of those trends include a style that nods to brutalism,… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, April 2021

Mastering Calligraphy: How to Write in Roundhand Script

For our first tutorial in “Mastering Calligraphy”, we’re going to start with an easy alphabet that uses the two basic strokes we learned in the easy introduction. Just those two strokes make up a majority of the letters in the Roundhand Script alphabet. We’ll be breaking the letters into similar groups and mastering both the… Continue reading Mastering Calligraphy: How to Write in Roundhand Script

How to Make a Live Chat Script in PHP

In this article, we’ll discuss how you can make a live chat script in PHP. Although there are different ways you could achieve this, we’ll use a socket-based implementation. If you’re building a community site which involves user engagement, it’s useful to provide a way for users to discuss ideas in real time. When it… Continue reading How to Make a Live Chat Script in PHP

5 Smart Tools to Protect Your Online Accounts

0 Shares Everyone who does any work online, especially those in the logo design industry, should learn a thing or two on how to protect their online accounts. By doing so, you will safeguard your sensitive information and protect your accounts from hackers. Today, we will be looking at 5 smart tools that will help… Continue reading 5 Smart Tools to Protect Your Online Accounts

5 Secrets to Making an Eye-Catching Logo

A logo is intended to catch the attention of people and make your brand memorable to both prospective customers and clients. In many cases, logos can be more recognizable than the names of the company, along with all of its connotations. This is why you need to make your logo as eye-catching as possible if you… Continue reading 5 Secrets to Making an Eye-Catching Logo

7 Bad Tips for a Newbie Designer

3 Shares It’s funny that some people look for write-ups on examples of bad web design online instead of directly learning from articles that show the good practices. It’s the reverse approach to learning the best practices, and it is even funnier to learn that other people even ask about popular websites with bad designs.… Continue reading 7 Bad Tips for a Newbie Designer

2 Smartest Ways to Structure Sass

Sass – the extended arm of CSS; the power factor that brings elegance to your code. With Sass, it is all about variables, nesting, mixins, functions, partials, imports, inheritance, and control directives. Sass makes your code more maintainable and reusable. And now, I will show you how to make your code more structured and organized.… Continue reading 2 Smartest Ways to Structure Sass

10 Ways to Perfect Your Graphic Design Skills With Domestika’s Online Courses

19 Shares Graphic design is a complex industry, you can either specialize in a specific area and be an expert in the field, or delve into various areas to widen your scope of opportunities. However, one thing is certain: to stand out from the crowd and become the best at what you do, keeping up… Continue reading 10 Ways to Perfect Your Graphic Design Skills With Domestika’s Online Courses

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

10 Reasons Your WordPress Site Will Get Hacked (and How to Stop It)

A hacked WordPress site is as damaging as having your home burgled. It can completely shatter your peace of mind and adversely impact your online business.  Why do hackers target WordPress sites? The answer is relatively simple: WordPress is the single biggest platform for website creation these days, so there’s a larger base to attack;… Continue reading 10 Reasons Your WordPress Site Will Get Hacked (and How to Stop It)

How to Use Raygun to Identify and Diagnose Web Performance Problems

Web application development is difficult. There is no other type of application that is as involved, or requires you to understand multiple languages, frameworks, and platforms, as web applications. The most basic web application is comprised of two separate applications:  The server-side application to manage data. The client-side application displays that data to the user.… Continue reading How to Use Raygun to Identify and Diagnose Web Performance Problems

A Guide to Overriding Parent Theme Functions in Your Child Theme

If you’ve had any experience working with parent and child themes in WordPress, you’ll know that the template files in your child theme override those in your parent theme. For example, if your parent theme has a page.php file and you create a new one in your child theme, WordPress will use the one in the child… Continue reading A Guide to Overriding Parent Theme Functions in Your Child Theme

Submit A Form Without Page Refresh Using jQuery

A great way to improve the user experience of your website is to validate and submit forms without a page refresh. In this tutorial I’ll show you how easy it is to do just that—validate and submit a contact form that without page refresh using jQuery! Let’s get started. What We’re Building In this example,… Continue reading Submit A Form Without Page Refresh Using jQuery