Is It Time to Embrace AMP?

If you own a website, you should have at least heard the term AMP before. If you haven’t, it’s likely you will hear more about it very soon. Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project has impacted the user experience of millions of mobile web users since its initial launch in 2015. Though primarily used to… Continue reading Is It Time to Embrace AMP?

In Defence of Hacking

Someone defaced your website, posted a rude or lewd image, and called you the adult equivalent of a doodyhead? Ah well, time to grab the backups, and maybe switch hosts. You can’t really be faulted for thinking that. In popular culture, hackers are either nefarious, villainous, and often very good-looking nerds, or else they’re helpful… Continue reading In Defence of Hacking

How Prevalent is Dark UX?

Iconic comedy duo Mitchell and Webb once asked a very important question: “Are we the baddies?” Given that, at the time, they were dressed in Nazi uniforms with skulls on their hats, and looked like rejected villains from a Wolfenstein game, the answer was something of a foregone conclusion. But what about us? No, no… Continue reading How Prevalent is Dark UX?

5 Human Things UX Designers Can Learn From Conversational Design

It seems like magic: you talk to the phone, and it talks back. And if you’re lucky, it says something useful. You type into the chat box, and if the bot is good, you find out what you need to know. [Cue: shocked-looking stock photo models.] The current marketing term for it is “conversational design”,… Continue reading 5 Human Things UX Designers Can Learn From Conversational Design

What’s the Minimum Amount of Security Your Website Needs?

Unfortunately, over half (54%) of the businesses surveyed for the 2018 State of SMB Cybersecurity report believe they’re too small to be a target for hackers. But the data paints a different picture:  67% of small- and medium-sized businesses were attacked in 2018; 82% of those attacked had antivirus software installed on their systems; 72%… Continue reading What’s the Minimum Amount of Security Your Website Needs?

How to Code a “Click to Tweet” Button

With Instagram, Snapchat and other “young” social media platforms taking over the internet, Twitter still remains one of the most popular marketing channels. It has around 326 million active users per month which means that your target audience is likely using it. This is why you should at least consider using it as a marketing… Continue reading How to Code a “Click to Tweet” Button

25 Top-Notch AdSense-Optimized Themes For Higher Ad Earnings

No matter how many new ad networks enter the market, it’s almost next to impossible for them to outrank Google AdSense as the best ad network in the world. Many bloggers and internet marketers from all over the globe use it as their primary income source. The number of website owners is growing swiftly with… Continue reading 25 Top-Notch AdSense-Optimized Themes For Higher Ad Earnings

How UI Will Be In The Future – Showcase Of Fantasy User Interfaces

Prometheus Skyfall Oblivion The Avengers The Hunger Games TECH-A v5.INTERFACE Terminator Salvation Vanquish Iron Man 2 A Day Made of Glass 2 PLURALITY (Movie) – GUI/Graphical User Interface Design Sight Keep in touch Newsletter Signup Sponsors Featured articles Sponsors Related articles Useful resources References ^ UI design (www.designyourway.net) ^ Say something to Bogdan Sandu about… Continue reading How UI Will Be In The Future – Showcase Of Fantasy User Interfaces

29 Of The Best Minimalist Icons For Web Design Projects

77 Essential Icons Line icon freebie Weather Icons The Nice and Serious UI Icon Set City Icons Tourism icon pack (free) Icon Set 350 Free Icons 100 Free Icons Random Stuff Iconset vol 3 Free Icon Set LINE ICON SET Meecons 1.0 Mini Material Free iconset Vol1 Freebie Icons set Outdoor Icons Startup – 150… Continue reading 29 Of The Best Minimalist Icons For Web Design Projects

Navigation Inspiration For Mobile User Interfaces – 57 Designs

Statistics concept Yik Yak × Android 2016 Tap Bar Animation Cloud Apps Backup Menu Interface Time tracking app Swiiish app Thumbnail Navigation Pebltree Collaboration on mobile Piart Bright and modern iOS menus Profile Animation Mobile Payment Android Version Social calendar app mobile Music Ink Project: Stats widget Home & Side Menu Screen Porsche Game and… Continue reading Navigation Inspiration For Mobile User Interfaces – 57 Designs

Responsive Retina-Ready Menu

Today we will create a colorful Retina-ready and responsive menu inspired by the colors of the Maliwan manufacturer of the Borderlands game. The menu automatically changes to one of three different layouts depending on the browser window size: a “desktop” inline version, a two columns tablet-optimized version and a mobile version with a menu link to… Continue reading Responsive Retina-Ready Menu

Code a Dynamic Featured Image Gallery Layout using jQuery

The common image thumbnail carousel effect has gained traction among web developers. You can locate this technique on almost any major news company or online magazine, coupled with rotating featured images or banner designs. I feel that open source code has offered a much smoother choice for developers instead of being forced to write your… Continue reading Code a Dynamic Featured Image Gallery Layout using jQuery