Practice Makes Perfect: 4 Reasons You Struggle Learning JavaScript

However much information you process when studying anything, there will be no results unless you start applying it in real life. To master a language, people usually practice writing, speaking, and listening to strengthen their knowledge after learning theory. With a programming language, it’s not quite the same. You can read the code and write… Continue reading Practice Makes Perfect: 4 Reasons You Struggle Learning JavaScript

What is Content Strategy?

When you visit a website or use an app you’re consuming content. You’re having an experience (good or bad) with a company and brand. You’re on some point of a customer journey, whether that’s being a prospective, current or loyal customer. You will have a need and the organisation should meet that need with content.… Continue reading What is Content Strategy?

How to Prioritise Website Content for Your Next Project

A website can be as big as you want it to be. Or worryingly, as big as your stakeholders want it to be. For some organizations content production for websites is like a conveyor belt that’s always moving. There’s no limit to the amount of content that can be added and this presents challenges around… Continue reading How to Prioritise Website Content for Your Next Project

Bringing Wikipedia to the homescreen on iOS

[unable to retrieve full-text content] By Carolyn Li-Madeo and Deepak Mantena When Apple introduced an update to widgets with iOS 14, the Wikipedia iOS team was excited to take the opportunity to rethink our own. With the ability to place widgets right on the home screen, the team was curious about how we could highlight Wikipedia… Continue reading Bringing Wikipedia to the homescreen on iOS

The 4 Secrets of a Successful Website Redesign

The beginning of a new year is a great time to go over your old website and refresh your brand. After all, your website is at the center of your online presence, and an excellent first impression is key for driving sales and boosting engagement. According to a recent study, up to 94% of first… Continue reading The 4 Secrets of a Successful Website Redesign

The Latest Research for Web Designers, December 2020

2020 has been an interesting year, to say the least. And although I’m sure many of you can’t wait until the calendar flips ahead to 2021, it doesn’t look as though we’re going to be able to say goodbye to 2020 so easily. Many of the changes we’ve had to make this year are now… Continue reading The Latest Research for Web Designers, December 2020

Web Design Puzzle – How to Put Together an Impressive Website Layout

A website is like a puzzle; it’s made of thousands of tiny pieces that fit together seamlessly to create a functional whole. Subjectively speaking, you can say that many websites are variations of the same theme. Why is that? And is it a bad thing? Many platforms like WordPress offer access to free templates and… Continue reading Web Design Puzzle – How to Put Together an Impressive Website Layout

5 Website Localization Ideas for Design and Content

The world steadily becomes digital, a little bit at a time. Indeed, with internet users accounting for more than half of our planet’s population, considering the audience on the internet becomes vital regardless of what you do. Reaching greater audiences around the world is a win situation today, yet it requires some additional effort and… Continue reading 5 Website Localization Ideas for Design and Content

Building resilient DesignOps teams

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Photo — Jonathon Colman We live in difficult times… resilience is critical for all of us in our personal and professional lives. As DesignOps practitioners and leaders, we need to take care of the individuals in our teams, the teams we work with teams and the organizations. The curation team for the DesignOps… Continue reading Building resilient DesignOps teams

How to Create and Run Successful Instagram Marketing Campaigns

Instagram is the perfect place to promote your brand, expand your customer base, and engage your target audience. Having a complete content marketing strategy for this social platform is crucial, but in some cases, you’ll want to achieve a specific goal, like connect with new customers, build brand reputation, or launch a new product. Enter… Continue reading How to Create and Run Successful Instagram Marketing Campaigns

Getting Started as a Freelance Web Designer

Choosing to become a freelancer is a career decision many web designers consider. There are many benefits to going freelance, but it isn’t always easy to know how to get started or whether you can make it work. Below is some information to help you decide if it’s the right move for you and how… Continue reading Getting Started as a Freelance Web Designer

10 Tips for a Content Marketing Plan to Expand Your Business

15 Shares Content marketing is a marketing strategy plan that focuses on creating, sharing, and using relevant and engaging content. The purpose of content marketing is to attract users and clients to contribute to the sales and revenue of a firm. According to Statista, in 2019, a third of small businesses used content marketing as… Continue reading 10 Tips for a Content Marketing Plan to Expand Your Business

10 Inspiring Side Projects From Designers

Side projects can help to demonstrate your passion and enthusiasm for design to future clients or employers and can create a great new addition to your design portfolio. Side projects are a way you can work on things you want to work on — rather than just ones which are bringing in the money. Whether… Continue reading 10 Inspiring Side Projects From Designers

Popular Design News of the Week: February 17, 2020 – February 23, 2020

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 track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however,… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: February 17, 2020 – February 23, 2020

4 Things to Look for When Hiring a Marketer

A “marketer” is a broad job title. From inbound advertisers to social media strategists, there are many different kinds of marketers. Regardless of the type of position they’re in, these professionals usually have a variety of duties. As an employer, you expect candidates to be versatile and adapt to your company’s needs. Certain skills will… Continue reading 4 Things to Look for When Hiring a Marketer

How to Design Long-Form Content With Readability in Mind

The line between written content and visual content has become blurred in recent years. Copywriting and design are merging and the best brands are treating their blog posts and sales pages as powerful tools for branding. But the longer you make your content, the more challenging it is to do it well. Why Long-Form Content… Continue reading How to Design Long-Form Content With Readability in Mind

Website Pop-Up Design: How To Get It Right

In the age of minimal designs and user friendly websites, using a website pop-up may not always seem like a bright idea. However, the design of your pop-up may just be the difference between a converted used and a user that never returns to your website. Whether you’re using a website pop-up to improve the… Continue reading Website Pop-Up Design: How To Get It Right

Best WordPress Magazine Themes for Blog and News Websites

When it comes to magazine and news websites, WordPress is top of the bill.  Well-known news sites like The New York Times, TechCrunch, CNN, Reuters, Mozilla’s Blog, and many others use WordPress as their platform of choice, highlighting just how scalable WordPress blogs can be. Online News Consumption is Rising Precise digital circulation for online magazine and news is… Continue reading Best WordPress Magazine Themes for Blog and News Websites

3 Essential Design Trends, September 2019

This month’s collection of design trends focuses on a bit of a slow burn – design techniques that appeal to millennials (maybe) and Generation Z. Gen-Zers are those born between 1997 and 2012, meaning part of this generation is in grade school. This generation is impacting design trends already because they are the most digital… Continue reading 3 Essential Design Trends, September 2019

Where Would Website Design Be Today Without SEO?

Search engine optimization is almost crucial for website development today. Optimizing for the search engines has made a huge difference in how websites are created and what is on them. However, what would it be like if search engine optimization had never been created, and websites did not have to be created in a way… Continue reading Where Would Website Design Be Today Without SEO?

Best Interactive JavaScript Plugins to Liven Up Your WordPress Site

Interactive media like audio, video, flipbooks, galleries, maps, countdown clocks, timelines, popups and forms increases the time visitors spend engaging with content on your WordPress website. They create great user experiences.  JavaScript media scripts and plugins for WordPress make it easy to bring this life and engagement to your website.   If you’re looking for fresh… Continue reading Best Interactive JavaScript Plugins to Liven Up Your WordPress Site

35 Fresh Web Design Examples That Follow New Trends

Yet an another trendy examples of Web design that follow the newest trends of 2019. In this web design gallery we only selected best award winning websites for your inspiration. We hope that this article was able to help you understand some new web design trends. So here we are gathered some modern and trendy web… Continue reading 35 Fresh Web Design Examples That Follow New Trends

How to Add a Free WordPress Post Slider to Your Site

In this article, we’re going to explore how to make posts slider in WordPress by using a slider plugin. We’re going to use one of the best WordPress slider plugins—Responsive Posts Carousel. More often than not, when you’re creating your website, you would like to have a carousel on your website which displays posts filtered… Continue reading How to Add a Free WordPress Post Slider to Your Site

The Benefits of User Experience in Web Design

Every small-scale business or large-scale enterprise requires a website as it helps in achieving business goals, provide essential information to the prospective client and assists in improving the online presence of the company. These websites differ according to the business specification but what’s important is that it should offer an excellent user experience or UX.… Continue reading The Benefits of User Experience in Web Design