Encouraging healthy lifestyle choices with an engaging user experience

Please note: This was a concept project undertaken as part of the User Experience Design Immersive course at General Assembly and is in no way affiliated with Nuffield Health. Nuffield Health is one of the UK’s leading not-for-profit healthcare organisations. They operate a wide variety of facilities and healthcare services, from gym and fitness centres… Continue reading Encouraging healthy lifestyle choices with an engaging user experience

5 Things Beginner Mobile Game Developers Must Know

For game developers, the dream is to create the next big hit, the Tetris of our generation. Since Tetris became a huge hit, there have been many spinoffs. It is interesting to note that the games we love the most aren’t very complicated. Just have a look at a puzzle game like Cube Blast. All… Continue reading 5 Things Beginner Mobile Game Developers Must Know

How SAP Fiori Can Help Transform User Experience?

In a context of digital transformation, many companies using SAP for their internal and external needs underestimate the importance of user experience. A lot has been said about SAP UX in terms of technology and design but still, the skills necessary for good user adoption are in short supply. That’s why SAP providers are in… Continue reading How SAP Fiori Can Help Transform User Experience?

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

Create Great Websites in 2018 with These WordPress Themes

Posted · Category: Best Collections If you aren’t already a WordPress user, there’s no better time to start than the present. Also, there’s no better way to get started than with one or more of the WordPress themes described here. WordPress is the most popular CMS and website-building platform in the business. The types of… Continue reading Create Great Websites in 2018 with These WordPress Themes

The 5 Best Video Editing Apps for 2018

Are you a YouTuber? Do you vlog? If you regularly create videos for any online or commercial purpose, then you understand the importance of using a top quality editing app to cut your final videos. It’s a little overwhelming to search through all of the editing apps and software programs available. Every one of them… Continue reading The 5 Best Video Editing Apps for 2018

How to Properly Load Test a WordPress Website

WordPress is without a doubt the most popular content management system in the history of the web. The power and versatility of the combination of technologies like SQL, PHP and web browsers have made it possible to produce a system that can be adapted for nearly any purpose including photo galleries, online comic books, and… Continue reading How to Properly Load Test a WordPress Website

Designing On The Go? 4 Apps And Add-Ons For The Mobile Creator

Are your design projects running behind schedule? Or are you just having trouble keeping track of team members while on the go? Whatever the issue, the fact is that web design is a mobile field today, and we all work from a range of locations. That means we need tools that go with us. Take… Continue reading Designing On The Go? 4 Apps And Add-Ons For The Mobile Creator

Froala Design Blocks – A set of 170+ Bootstrap Based Design Blocks

Froala Design Blocks come with more than 170 responsive design blocks ready to be used in your web or mobile apps. All blocks are based on the Bootstrap Library, and they are the building blocks for beautiful websites. All design blocks are based on the Bootstrap grid 4 and they adapt based on the screen… Continue reading Froala Design Blocks – A set of 170+ Bootstrap Based Design Blocks

Monitoring the user's brain for usability testing

I have a habit of connecting the dots between design and various other fields of studies which I start learning about. Lately, I have been learning neurosciences and thinking about how we could harness findings from it to designing better products. It gave me chills. For instance, introduction of brain activity monitoring device such as… Continue reading Monitoring the user's brain for usability testing

12 Helpful jQuery JSON Plugins

For this round up, we have collected 12 best jQuery JSON plugins for you. JSON or JavaScript Object Notation is a lightweight data-interchange format. JSON plugins are designed to help developers to use JSON data mapping and convert to JSON from jQuery and back to jQuery again with ease. There are many plugins available on… Continue reading 12 Helpful jQuery JSON Plugins

9 Free PHP Scripts For Creating Polls

Today we sort the wheat from the chaff and present you 9 best PHP scripts that have the potential to unleash your creativity to whole new levels and let you create polls with ease and without any trouble. The list contain both free and premium PHP scripts for creating polls for your websites. See for… Continue reading 9 Free PHP Scripts For Creating Polls

How to choose your first design gig: startup, corporate, or freelance?

The startup route is for designers who are also entrepreneurial souls. If you are the type to grind your way through to success, and love a high risk but high reward environment, then this might be the first job for you. There could also be a general lack of structures, systems, and processes. It is… Continue reading How to choose your first design gig: startup, corporate, or freelance?

Wix.com – A Free & Easy Website Builder

Posted · Category: Tools There are so many ways through which a business can start off their campaign in a newly designed competitive environment. As such, there is the need to bring in capable hands that can help facilitate better service delivery. These services could be projected better by organizations that have studied the marketability… Continue reading Wix.com – A Free & Easy Website Builder

the Pros and Cons — SitePoint

This article is part of a series created in partnership with SiteGround. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. The range of hosting options has become bewilderingly complex during the past few years. The basics are simple: a computing device has software installed which can respond to a network event such as… Continue reading the Pros and Cons — SitePoint

Looking for the Best WordPress Themes for 2017?

Posted · Category: Best Collections Looking for the right WordPress theme can be a chore if this is your first attempt, or if you’re not exactly sure what you should be looking for. The economics are such, that premium themes are usually no more expensive than those having somewhat less to offer. It’s worth noting… Continue reading Looking for the Best WordPress Themes for 2017?

UX Design Is the New Web Design: How to Shift Your Career

Advancing technology and the digital revolution are rapidly changing the career landscape for designers. Where web design once reigned as the career of choice for digitally-minded visual designers, that job has recently been dethroned by a new supreme leader of the design realm: UX designer. As more people do business digitally – not just on computers,… Continue reading UX Design Is the New Web Design: How to Shift Your Career

How to use breadcrumbs (the right way)

Bread crumbs…they bring up associations with the fairy tale of Hansel and Gretel, where Hansel leaves bread crumbs to help him find his way home again. Although the association with bread crumbs is perhaps still stronger in the realm of Grimm stories, that’s gradually changing as breadcrumbs in navigation help web designers create a better… Continue reading How to use breadcrumbs (the right way)

The Principles Of Information Architecture

Advertisement At the heart of online design sits information architecture. In fact, a large proportion of our function as online designers is devoted to supporting users when it comes to locating the content that they need, and driving them towards the content that website owners would like them to interact with. As such, we incorporate… Continue reading The Principles Of Information Architecture

Stop Running Out Of Money

Posted · Category: Information You Need a Budget (YNAB) is the best budgeting tool you’ve never tried. It’s different because it works: You’ll stop overdrafting, you’ll pay off your credit card debt, your stress levels will plummet, and you’ll feel in total control of your finances. By combining a simple, effective methodology with award-winning software… Continue reading Stop Running Out Of Money

How to Fix Wide Angle Distortions Fast

If you shoot with ultra wide angle lens, you know the distortions it creates. Photoshop has a tool called “Adaptive Wide Angle” which can correct this but it has its flaws including the amount of time it takes to do it. In this tutorial, you’ll learn a technique called “Volume Deformation” which will save you… Continue reading How to Fix Wide Angle Distortions Fast

How to Achieve 5 Common Looks in Photoshop

How do I achieve this look? That’s the question that gets asked all the time. In this post, you’ll learn 5 common effects and how to create them in easy steps. Believe me – they’re incredibly easy and do not require a bunch of layers. PrevNext 1. Matte/Faded/Raised Blacks This simple effect with many names is used… Continue reading How to Achieve 5 Common Looks in Photoshop

Kick-Start WordPress Development With Twig: Blocks, Nesting, and WP Cheatsheet

In the previous article, I wrote about integrating the Twig templating engine with WordPress through Timber and how developers can send data from the PHP files to the Twig files. Let’s discuss how to create a base template with Twig, the benefits of this DRY technique, and a Timber-Twig WordPress Cheatsheet. Creating a Base Template… Continue reading Kick-Start WordPress Development With Twig: Blocks, Nesting, and WP Cheatsheet

An Interactive 3D Mall Map Concept

Advertise here via BSA Today Codrops has shared an Interactive 3D Mall Map experiment with us. The idea is to show a mall map with all its floors in perspective. Additionally, we have a search in a sidebar that allows to filter mall spaces. Once a floor is selected, we show some pins as indicators… Continue reading An Interactive 3D Mall Map Concept