Systems and Operations in the Design Profession

Systems and operations in the design profession Photo by Deva Darshan on Unsplash I always loved conceptualizing and visualizing processes. As a product designer, I ended up working with a design team, doing user flows, user testing, design sprints, etc. As I was growing as a designer, I did more facilitation, customer journeys, created big conference… Continue reading Systems and Operations in the Design Profession

WordPress Product Founders on What They’d Do Differently

Incredible as it sounds, WordPress was initially released back in 2003. And it has evolved quite a bit during that time. It has become a mature, if ever-changing, platform for building websites. Its massive theme and plugin ecosystem have also seen its share of changes. We’ve witnessed solo entrepreneurs launching products, nurturing their growth, and… Continue reading WordPress Product Founders on What They’d Do Differently

4 Best Real User Monitoring Tools for 2022

The success of your website or web app hinges on the user experience. A positive experience translates into loyalty through high user retention and conversion rates, which in turn increase your profits.  The good news is that you can discover exactly what kind of experience users are having on your website or web app. You… Continue reading 4 Best Real User Monitoring Tools for 2022

Can design change the world?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Design won’t make the world a better place unless we make it happen Illustration of Design Evocatio, or falling in love with a new Roman God 1. Design Evocatio When Roman generals aimed to conquer a new city, they had plenty of technological tools and tactics, but one of the most interesting ones… Continue reading Can design change the world?

13 Ways to Celebrate IDAHOBIT Online

IDAHOBIT is today! With some parts of the world opening up, you may be getting ready to celebrate this special day in the real world too. However, read on for our tips to fly the flag online.   What is IDAHOBIT? Every year, people across the world stand together to celebrate IDAHOBIT, which stands for the… Continue reading 13 Ways to Celebrate IDAHOBIT Online

Getting Started With the MStore Pro React Native App Template

Building a React Native app from scratch can be difficult. Setting up the initial project can be complex and annoying, especially for those who work primarily on web applications. How do you deal with the command-line interface? What is exporting your project? These questions pop up, and for your first few apps, they’ll seem like… Continue reading Getting Started With the MStore Pro React Native App Template

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

Photoshop Basics: How to Feather in Photoshop

July 20, 2020 by Sangalang Kristine What is ‘Feather’ in Photoshop? To ‘feather’ an image simply means to soften its edges. In some references, ‘feathering’ is also called blurred edges. Feathering is done to an image for a variety of purposes. This is usually used to isolate a certain part of an image, to use… Continue reading Photoshop Basics: How to Feather in Photoshop

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

A/B fails, Figma community, awesome plugins — and more design links this week

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A weekly selection of design links, brought to you by your friends at the UX Collective. All them A/B tests that never happened →When A/B tests become less about user validation and more about having a escape hatch for lack of product vision. UI Learnability →How to measure learnability of a… Continue reading A/B fails, Figma community, awesome plugins — and more design links this week

9 Mistakes That Drive Away Instagram Followers

Instagram is a social media platform for sharing photos and videos, which has become popular worldwide from the beginning in 2010, the year the Instagram app was launched. TheAppSolutions social media experts note the rapid advancement in technology in the last years. Instagram allows users to target and influence interested users as well as customers… Continue reading 9 Mistakes That Drive Away Instagram Followers

Celebrate Diversity in Design—Volume 22

Welcome back to our Diversity in Design series on Envato Tuts+. Discover four talented artists with inspiring styles you’ll love. 4 Artists You Should Know: Diversity in Design Celebrate the work of these extraordinary artists. Each with their own unique background, they draw inspiration from their culture and surroundings to create phenomenal designs. Raúl… Continue reading Celebrate Diversity in Design—Volume 22

8 Free Wallpaper Photos Apps On Microsoft Store You (Might) Never Knew For Windows

There are many apps are available on Microsoft store for free which can be installed very easily but who knows? That is why we are sharing 8 Wallpaper Photos Apps On Microsoft Store You (Might) Never Knew For Windows. So, without any further ado let’s take a look at these and feel free to share… Continue reading 8 Free Wallpaper Photos Apps On Microsoft Store You (Might) Never Knew For Windows

Ruby On Rails Isn’t Going Anywhere

November 1, 2017 by Spyrestudios Ruby on Rails has gotten some tough press recently, with programs like Coding Dojo dropping Rails from its boot camps and workshops. What’s happened to the once dominant coding language? Despite the fact that Ruby on Rails is the underlying framework for many of the most popular websites, developers are… Continue reading Ruby On Rails Isn’t Going Anywhere

4 Metrics You Should Look At To Measure Website Success

Now that you have a well-designed website that is easy on your reader’s eye and simple to navigate, you still need to determine whether it is truly successful. To do this, you have to dive into data and analytics. Of course, measuring your site’s success is not all about pretty colors, textures and fonts. Google… Continue reading 4 Metrics You Should Look At To Measure Website Success

The New Skeuomorphism is in Your Voice Assistant

Google Home and Amazon Echo Yay, we killed Skeuomorphism! Not too long ago humanity left behind its skeuomorphic interfaces. Skeuomorphism meant using references to real world surface textures on visual interfaces to enhance their comprehensibility. We stripped our visual interfaces off their ornamentations to allow a more authentic approach to visual aesthetics. Killing skeuomorphism made us… Continue reading The New Skeuomorphism is in Your Voice Assistant

A Step by Step Guide to the Auto-Placement Algorithm in CSS Grid

In this tutorial, I’ll be going over all the steps the auto-placement algorithm of the CSS Grid Layout module follows when positioning elements. These steps are controlled by the grid-auto-flow property. In Introducing the CSS Grid Layout and Seven Ways You Can Place Elements Using CSS Grid Layout, I gave an overview of the CSS… Continue reading A Step by Step Guide to the Auto-Placement Algorithm in CSS Grid

Weekly Inspiration: Discoverability and Feedback

Recently Vox, together with 99% Invisible, produced a brilliant short film about a door on the tenth floor of the Vox Media office. Besides many other doors, it featured Don Norman: design icon and celebrated author of The Design of Everyday Things. The purpose of the film was to highlight the usability of products and systems, whittling down… Continue reading Weekly Inspiration: Discoverability and Feedback

Create Code-free Websites with Webyo’s Cloud-based Platform – Now with New Features!

Designing websites can be an arduous task for those of who have no or very little understanding of code. Freelancers and design agencies who service hundreds or thousands of clients must use tools that allow them to seamlessly operate several websites from one cloud-based content management system. Webydo is a cloud-based web design platform that… Continue reading Create Code-free Websites with Webyo’s Cloud-based Platform – Now with New Features!

WP_Query Arguments: Status, Order, and Pagination

In this part of the series on Mastering WP_Query, you’ll learn about some of the arguments you can use with the WP_Query class, namely those for status, order, and pagination. You can use these arguments to fetch scheduled posts from the database, to query attachments, to amend the way posts are ordered and what they’re… Continue reading WP_Query Arguments: Status, Order, and Pagination

A Useful Collection Of CSS3 Generators

I used to ignore CSS generators because I thought that there isn’t any use for them. This happened before CSS3 when I didn’t need a generator to create something, however with the gaining popularity that CSS3 had, I had to move towards it and start learning it to adapt to the new standards as most… Continue reading A Useful Collection Of CSS3 Generators