Why should you care about them? Apple Magic Mouse Versus Logitech MX Master. Source: Tidbits A design pattern is a document that describes a common solution to a recurring design problem. According to Tibor Kunert (2009), using design patterns allows designers to quickly find solutions to problems using proven designs, rather than starting from scratch each time.… Continue reading Patterns are good
Building inclusive products for trans people
Answering trans people’s needs online can create a safer digital environment and lead to a more diverse workforce in Tech. Breaking news: design can help do it. This article is issued from “The great absentee: the trans community in our digital products” conference, held in French by Christopher De Paola and me at “Paris Web 2022”… Continue reading Building inclusive products for trans people
Seven mental models for UX Writing
Mental models to help you mature your work and deliverables. This article is part of the UX Translations series. It was originally written in portuguese by Camila Gaidarji via UX Collective 🇧🇷 and was translated to english with the intention of helping more designers and reaching an even wider audience. You can check the original… Continue reading Seven mental models for UX Writing
Personas should be living and breathing
Too often, designers create a persona at the start of a project, then put it up on a wall like a graduation picture and simply leave it there to be looked at and referenced occasionally…pulling out interesting stories when the situation demands. But your persona should be alive. It should live, grow, evolve and adapt.… Continue reading Personas should be living and breathing
2 Ways to Protect Your HTML Email Links (and Prevent SPAM)
In this tutorial we’ll describe two straightforward techniques for protecting HTML email links from being scraped by spammers. Although these techniques cannot guarantee full success, they’ll give you an extra layer of protection. Email Templates on Envato Elements Before we dive in, don’t forget that you can download unlimited email templates with your Envato Elements… Continue reading 2 Ways to Protect Your HTML Email Links (and Prevent SPAM)
I neglected Duolingo for 20 days after signing up. Here’s every email they sent me.
About 3 weeks ago, I signed up to Duolingo intending to learn Swahili every day for about a month. Why? To learn something new, to make some progress with a language I’ve been casually interested in for some time, and to document to process from a UX perspective. What went wrong? Not to be dramatic,… Continue reading I neglected Duolingo for 20 days after signing up. Here’s every email they sent me.
What comes after customer-centricity?
Read this and get ready for it. For many years now, I’ve been fascinated by the timeline shown below and pondering what lies beyond the Age of the Customer. These days, I’ve got a pretty good idea about what’s next. The Age of the Customer timeline. Source: Forrester Research First, let’s unpack this timeline and understand how… Continue reading What comes after customer-centricity?
How to Set Up WooCommerce Product Options
When it comes to online shopping, one size doesn’t always fit all. Clothing stores are an obvious example. However, there are countless other eCommerce sites that sell variable products. The same laptop may be available in various screen sizes, or with different amounts of storage. Even if you’re running a takeaway restaurant, a customer may… Continue reading How to Set Up WooCommerce Product Options
How To Design A Website With Security In Mind
There are billions of websites today as companies, small and large, seek online presence. However, this surge in website design and development is confronted by a rise in cyber attacks, prompting a need for cybersecurity. The sophistication of the internet can be rewarding; however, it can also be weaponized by hackers for illegal benefits. Your… Continue reading How To Design A Website With Security In Mind
4 Ways To Use A Background Remover For Photo Editing
A photo captures moments and keeps memories for years. Nowadays, capturing photos has been made easy. Apart from cameras, there are phones that can capture high-quality photos. The main concern for many photographers and people whose pictures have been taken is the background. When people look at a photo, the background can also steal their… Continue reading 4 Ways To Use A Background Remover For Photo Editing
7 UX Principles to Boost SERPs
User experience is one of the most important principles of web design. There’s no doubt that you focus on UX with every page you design on the web, whether it’s a portfolio, a profile page, or an entire website. Unfortunately, what many experts forget is that UX doesn’t just apply to digital pages. That means that… Continue reading 7 UX Principles to Boost SERPs
Shopify vs WordPress: Which is Best?
Setting up an online store has never been easier. However, it can still be confusing. There are just so many different platforms and services available for you to start selling your products online that it becomes hard to make the right choice. This is especially true for beginners who have never set up an eCommerce… Continue reading Shopify vs WordPress: Which is Best?
10+ Best Bootstrap Blog Templates (for 2022)
Bootstrap blog templates are the perfect choice if you want to create a blog fast and need some ready-made templates that are easy to install and customize. After all, they are built with one of the most popular front-end frameworks available, made with a mobile-first approach. This means any template or website made with Bootstrap… Continue reading 10+ Best Bootstrap Blog Templates (for 2022)
Best Video Editors for YouTube Beginners
The YouTube creator community has witnessed exceptional growth since the introduction of the video streaming platform. If you are starting your YouTube journey, you need a good companion with a video editor. There are dozens of video editors for the Mac platform. Among them, we have picked up the five best YouTube video editors for… Continue reading Best Video Editors for YouTube Beginners
What is HubSpot?
In case you haven’t heard, HubSpot themes are now available on ThemeForest! Whether you’re new to HubSpot or are still honing your skills, read on for the ins and outs of the platform, including how it can help your business reach new heights. What is HubSpot? In a nutshell, HubSpot is inbound marketing and sales… Continue reading What is HubSpot?
7 Best Podcast Hosting Platforms Reviewed for 2021
Are you looking to start a podcast? If so, choosing the right podcast host is one of the first steps you’ll need to take. There are a lot of options out there, but we’ve narrowed it down to just the best of the best. It’s impossible to recommend one as the best for every podcaster,… Continue reading 7 Best Podcast Hosting Platforms Reviewed for 2021
Real design thinking: learning to be more mindful can benefit your practice
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Reflections on a one-year road test of mindfulness meditation Murrumbidgee river, NSW, Australia. The cynical marketing of mindfulness as a panacea for a world of corporate ills have made many of us sceptical about its proclaimed benefits. Mindfulness as a tool for overworked executives. Mindfulness as a relief valve for… Continue reading Real design thinking: learning to be more mindful can benefit your practice
Website Design: 32 Modern Websites with Amazing UI/UX
42 Shares Check out the Award winning websites for inspiration. These website designs shows the talent and effort of the best developers, designers and web agencies in the web design industry. If you are a web designer or website developer and you are looking for creative website designed, you might want to look into the… Continue reading Website Design: 32 Modern Websites with Amazing UI/UX
5 Great Landing Page Examples You Can Learn From
1 Share Your landing pages are incredibly important, as they often provide the first experience people will have with your website. They’re typically created with the purpose of converting your website visitors into leads or customers, so they have to be well-designed, attention-grabbing, and compelling enough to convince people to take action. There are so… Continue reading 5 Great Landing Page Examples You Can Learn From
UX Design Doesn’t End With Your Website
User experience design is something that most of us associate with websites. But why isn’t it something we extend beyond the website? Here’s why I ask this: As a consumer, it’s so rare that your only interaction with a brand is through its website. Take an ecommerce site, for example. You buy a product from… Continue reading UX Design Doesn’t End With Your Website
Key Tips to Creating a User-Centered Website
For quite some time now, Google has given priority to user-centered website and content experiences. More specifically, it wants search results to better reflect user intent, as opposed to just keywords. In the latest update, content expertise and quality may trump authority, earning higher rankings. That is directly in line with the idea of creating… Continue reading Key Tips to Creating a User-Centered Website
Best PHP Invoicing and Billing Scripts
Do you want to automate your billing and invoicing process and receive payment faster? PHP invoicing scripts will streamline your billing and invoicing process and make it more efficient. These scripts come with customizable templates that help you build professional invoices. They can also automatically attach and send PDF invoices to your customers via email… Continue reading Best PHP Invoicing and Billing Scripts
31+ Best Brush Fonts (Script, Paint, and More!)
Find the best brush fonts handcrafted by pro designers. Check out this list for great inspiration. 33 Best Brush Fonts (Script, Paint, and More!) You can achieve wonders with a spectacular brush font. They make the perfect addition to any wedding invitation or a compelling header for your website. Handcrafted with expertise, these top brush… Continue reading 31+ Best Brush Fonts (Script, Paint, and More!)
The Ultimate Landing Page Checklist for Lead Generation
Web designers often have to wear many hats. It’s not uncommon for designers who are self-employed or work for a family business to also be involved in online marketing campaigns. With this in mind, many designers will appreciate that getting traffic to a website is hard work and often expensive. Whether you are using Google… Continue reading The Ultimate Landing Page Checklist for Lead Generation