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10 Crucial Elements Every Online Service Homepage Should Have

2016-09-28 05:34:40

(image) The way you present your business is crucial in communicating with your customers and building up your reputation. Without a good business presentation, you will not be able to communicate your ideas with your customers, which will have a negative influence on your business results.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Dreams to Reality: 61 Days to Get a Web Design Studio Live with TemplateMonster's Marathon

2016-09-26 08:08:24

(image) It's become indispensable for every business to have a website. However, does building your own web resource involves great expenses necessarily? Do you need to be supported by a team of programmers, designers, and SEO specialists to introduce your project to the web community? Well, if you have enough money, then you can find a web design agency that will get everything done for you.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Designing Travel Websites. Expert Tips to Make Them Simple yet Beautiful

2016-09-26 05:35:37

(image) Now is the age where majority of the web designers are striving hard for designing minimalist designs but the only industry which is still suffering from cluttered apps and websites is the travel industry. Instead of focusing more on minimalism, which is usually associated with scanty aesthetics, the objectives while designing for the entire travel industry should be simplification.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Exploring Trends in Real Estate Website Design in 2016: Real Estate Websites vs Real Estate WordPress Themes

2016-09-14 04:25:34

(image) When was the last time you redesigned your real estate website? Years ago? Well, it's high time to do it now! Guess what, there's a correlation between the look of your website and its popularity. And you shouldn't overlook that.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



5 Design Features That Affect SEO

2016-08-30 04:20:29

(image) When it comes to developing a website, there are dozens of variables and considerations to bear in mind. You'll want a site with a functional and efficient technical structure, but at the same time a site with pleasing aesthetics. On the surface, these seem like two completely independent goals - with one, you'll be aiming to please search engines, and with the other, you'll try to please users - but there's significant overlap in the relationship between these two approaches.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Beat Your Competitors with Responsive Design

2016-08-18 09:57:36

(image) Responsive web design has of late become the most preferable way of website development by making it friendly with multiple devices. This kind of web development technique has been recommended by Google and by now it has been embraced by those website owners who are clever and earnest enough about securing their niche in the competition.
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The Best Music WordPress Themes for 2016

2016-08-15 08:51:51

(image) Music has always been a vital part of our lives and nowadays one cannot imagine their life without it. It's a force that has the power to keep us going forward, to bring us up when we are down, and to set the tone of any mood. Now the music dwells on the internet, on the homepages of our favorite artists and sound streaming websites.
Type: Template Tips
Level: All levels



UX Design that Persuades - Finding the Triggers

2016-08-10 05:32:37

(image) A human mind is a fascinating place for exploration. Scientists have been going there for years. And out of all of the "going there" there," have been some basic understanding of what mental activity motivates human behavior.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



What Stack Overflow's 2016 Dev Survey Predicts About the Future of Web Design

2016-08-09 07:15:47

(image) Whether you're new to website development or you've been in the field since it's inception, you've probably heard of Stack Overflow.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



5 Ways to Promote a Blog to Drive Immediate Traffic

2016-08-05 05:15:50

(image) What is the best way to promote a blog in hopes of driving immediate traffic? This is a question that many online marketers ponder, day in and day out. While some eventually settle on a strategy, others continue to search for answers.
Type: Web Promotion
Level: All levels



How to Pay Less for Design Essentials?

2016-08-03 03:10:11

(image) Admit it: creative block knocks the door more often than it should. Luckily, we know a way to fight it - and accelerate (or even automatize) your workflow. Numerous ready-made solutions are here to make life better :) Don't invent the wheel, steal like an artist!
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Tizen vs. Android - Does Samsung Think It's Stronger Than Google?

2016-08-02 04:57:27

(image) There's good news for all the Samsung users as their in-house OS named Tizen is already here and it doesn't seem to back away from the smartphone OS industry anytime soon. Though Samsung released its personal operating system, the question lies whether or not it stands a chance of competing with Android of Google.
Type: Design Software
Level: All levels



The Ever-Evolving Landscape of Web Designing - A Retrospective Glance

2016-08-01 08:36:29

(image) The World Wide Web has indeed come a long way since its inception and web designing has changed dramatically all along the way. Can you believe that the first website that was published is now already 20 years old? Web design has come a long way as the world's first website was published in the year 1991 by Tim Berners-Lee.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



4 Reasons Why Google Thinks Your Wordpress Blog Is Icky

2016-07-29 05:23:20

(image) In a study by Moz, award winning websites designed by web design agencies, were not optimized for search engines. In other words, although they could be found online if you did a search of the actual agency's name, they could not be found by entering search phrases.
Type: Wordpress Tutorials
Level: All levels



Tips for an Aspiring Web App Developer - Creating Apps Through Web App Builders

2016-07-22 05:37:51

(image) So, are you not just happy to be using the social web and do you wish to play a role in building it too? If you're a budding web developer, you can be sure that you have got a difficult yet rewarding path in front of you because you need to take your own sweet time to master the art of scripting languages, OOP, learn how you can build website apps, keep practicing it in order to become perfect and also effectively network your way into receiving a few job opportunities.
Type: Design Software
Level: All levels



Free PSD Flyer Templates to Download for Photoshop 2016

2016-07-21 10:07:50

(image) Using flyer templates it is a great way to get some great results by applying minimum efforts. No matter if you want to create a flyer for you or your clients there are always a lot of free templates for various purposes. All the flyers templates in this set are free for use in your projects and for implementing interesting ideas.
Type: freebies
Level: All levels



Top 5 Mistakes Users Make When Choosing a Web Host Provider

2016-07-21 05:06:52

(image) Whether you're looking to create a website for your business or you want to start a personal blog, you're going to need to purchase web hosting. As the power behind your website, your web host will determine how quickly your website runs, what problems it runs into, and how quickly issues can be resolved.
Type: Hosting Services
Level: All levels



10 Best Business Moto CMS Templates 2016

2016-07-20 04:47:01

(image) What can be better than the possibility to build your website without any coding skills required? MotoCMS 3.0 gives you such an opportunity! No matter if you are a pro web developer or you are only taking your first steps in the field, a drag-and-drop page builder allows you to create versatile layouts within an intuitive interface.
Type: Template Tips
Level: All levels



How to Choose a Website Builder That's a Good Fit for Your Business

2016-07-20 04:22:32

(image) Don't know a stitch of code but need to get a site up in 40 minutes or less? The current wave of website builders has you covered. What's a website builder? It's an online software platform that allows users to build websites without any kind of HTML or CSS knowledge.
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The Top Web Checkout Options For Your Website

2016-07-18 04:55:54

(image) When you're looking for a Point-of-Sale system for a brick and mortar store, it's usually pretty easy to identify what functions and perks you want and need. Being able to track sales and cash flow, easily update accounting records, and even manage employee permissions are all standard items on the list.
Type: Website Usability
Level: All levels



How To Create A Parallax Scrolling Website

2016-07-15 00:00:00

(image) The trend for parallax scrolling in modern websites shows no signs of stopping. As a technique it has been used by games designers and other artists for many years, and has only in the last two years taken off as a popular way for web developers to show off their skills and get creative.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Skip The Social Media Management Plugins On Wordpress!

2016-07-13 03:54:29

(image) Whether you're running a personal blog or a business website, it's important to have the best social media tools for monitoring the success of your performance on social media websites. And while some platforms may give you a leg up, with Wordpress often you're at the mercy of the best recommended plugins for social media monitoring. How do you know which social media management tools offer the best functions?
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5 Color Choices You Absolutely Must Avoid When Designing for the Web

2016-07-06 07:52:11

(image) The Web is becoming more visual all the time. Good content remains king, but that content had better be wrapped in an appealing visual package in order to stand out.
Type: Color Theory
Level: All levels



15+ Best WordPress Themes For Your eCommerce Website

2016-07-05 09:23:49

(image) Lots of multi-purpose designs for e-commerce projects appear on the web every day. Each of these templates is developed taking into consideration the characteristics of a particular business. And if you want to find the most suitable theme for your e-store, you will need some time and effort to dig into the net. To save your time, we suggest you look through the collection of the best WordPress eCommerce Themes.
Type: Template Tips
Level: All levels



The Simple List to Creating the Perfect Website

2016-07-04 09:02:25

(image) You've just had an "eureka" moment with your future website. After browsing the Web for months or even years, you finally stumbled upon a website so beautiful, so stunning, and so functional, that you have to immediately mimic every incredible look and feature with your own website.
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Interactive Storytelling - It's What's Up for 2016 Marketing

2016-07-01 03:30:36

(image) You have probably read different marketing researchers. We will soon be living in a post-ad marketing world. TV viewers fast forward or mute the commercials; ads that appear in mailboxes are thrown out; pop-ups are irritating and "X'ed out of" immediately; emails offers are ignored. The days of interrupting people are over.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Hot Summer SALE from TemplateMonster

2016-06-29 07:59:55

(image) This hot summer's got you dreaming about escaping the office and running away from your routine design tasks? TemplateMonster's got something for you!
Type: Template Tips
Level: All levels



The Powerful Benefits of Adding a Blog to Your Drupal Website Development Project

2016-06-27 04:52:02

(image) If you have a website, you already know that a blog can be a powerful tool for SEO purposes. Many think only of WordPress when they consider an Open Source blogging platform. Commercial Progression specializes in Drupal website development and we often incorporate a custom Drupal blog directly into our client projects.
Type: Drupal Tutorials
Level: All levels



4 Ways to Simplify Landing Page Design

2016-06-22 00:00:00

(image) In today's business world, there's a high demand for web designers who can create high converting landing pages. In other words, if you're skilled at designing landing pages that influence customers and push them through the conversion funnel, then you shouldn't have any trouble finding a job.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Things You Should Know Before Redesigning Your Website

2016-06-21 00:00:00

(image) Your website needs to be redesigned - how exciting! This is an opportunity for the creative muse to take precedence and to dream big. Imagine how good your redesigned logo or name is going to look on your new website. You are going to have so much fun with your design team.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



The Basics of Accessible Web Design

2016-06-14 00:00:00

(image) Approximately 21.7 million adults have a vision limitation of some type. Add to this number those with mobility or other accessibility issues and you can see why designing a website so it is easy for everyone to navigate is of vital importance.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



TemplateMonster Warcraft Promo: Save 15% on Any Theme with Horde or Alliance!

2016-06-13 04:49:16

(image) Everyone who has spent days and nights playing the cult Warcraft game and was anticipating the release of the legendary movie, the following information is just for you.
Type: Template Tips
Level: All levels



Blow Up Your Website Conversions Using Color

2016-06-03 06:30:18

(image) Human beings make decisions based on their senses all the time, especially when it comes to online purchases. Of those senses, sight is the biggest decision maker for most. For that reason, the colors you choose for your website design can have the most impact on turning your website visitors into customers.
Type: Color Theory
Level: All levels



Successful Metrics and Marketing Tips for Launching a Killer Website - Boost Your ROI

2016-06-03 05:27:18

(image) It is often a scary and uncertain prospect for bloggers, entrepreneurs and business owners when it comes to launching a new website. This is most often due to unanswered doubts and insufficient knowledge of what kind of questions to ask.
Type: Web Promotion
Level: All levels



How to Convert Visitors into Customers Using a Landing Page?

2016-06-01 08:15:40

(image) Leading a business nowadays is certainly not an easy task. This has become even more difficult since in the modern world, almost every business needs to go online and create exceptional experience website design for the users by crafting an effective digital marketing campaign.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



How to Create Responsive WordPress Web Design?

2016-05-27 00:00:00

(image) With millions of users around the world, WordPress is the most widely used content management system. However, there has still been a lot of talk on how to do responsive Web design on WordPress sites
Type: Wordpress Tutorials
Level: All levels



More 2016 Designs that POP for Ecommerce

2016-05-25 04:49:28

(image) Everyone says it is all about a seamless user experience. For eCommerce websites, you need more than just focusing on presentation.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



UX Comes First: How to Stop Making The Most Common Mistakes

2016-05-17 00:00:00

(image) Today, the first experience that many people have with your brand is through your website. If you provide them with a good experience, they will likely stick with you. Unfortunately, there are a few very common mistakes that web designers seem to make when it comes to UX design. Take a look at these mistakes, and what you can do to avoid them.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



SEO Tips to Reduce Bounce Rate

2016-05-16 00:00:00

(image) Successful tricks of reducing bounce rates and increasing the number of visitors to your site
Type: SE Optimization
Level: All levels



The Best Security Plugins for WordPress

2016-05-13 00:00:00

(image) Do you know that roughly 30,000 websites are hacked every day? It's a stunning statistic. And most security experts agree that websites hosted on WordPress are generally more attractive targets to hackers than their counterparts, in large part because so many people use the WordPress framework. It's time to learn how to protect your web property.
Type: Wordpress Tutorials
Level: All levels



20 Coolest Movie Templates

2016-05-13 00:00:00

(image) Today I wanna share a showcase of brand new movie templates with you guys. I've handpicked the best movie themes all over the web to make your life a little bit easier. Enjoy!
Type: Template Tips
Level: All levels



Pitfalls to Avoid When Developing a New Website

2016-05-11 00:00:00

(image) Website development is said to be a breeze. It is a lie! If it was simple, everyone would have one, just for fun. Yes, the basic concept is simple, but there are many things that you should know before you get started trying to set one up. Web hosting, domain name selection and deciding if you want to use templates or code.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Best Practices for Online Portfolios

2016-05-06 00:00:00

(image) If a picture is worth a thousand words, an online portfolio is worth a thousand resumes.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



cPanel - a Creative Way to Manage Your Web-Hosted Services

2016-05-04 00:00:00

(image) Control Panel or cPanel hosting is defined as a "Linux-based web hosting control panel that provides a graphical interface and automation tools designed to simplify the process of hosting a website".
Type: Hosting Services
Level: All levels



Trigger Off More Conversions. The Tactics to Adopt in 2016

2016-04-29 00:00:00

(image) Are you interested in knowing how you can get more customers who just can't wait to sign up with your website and purchase your services and products? If answered yes, it's a lot easier than what you had been thinking!
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Designing a Super Effective and Lucrative Business Card

2016-04-27 00:00:00

(image) Print tips and advice from experts
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What Influences Web Design Trends?

2016-04-25 00:00:00

(image) Everyone knows that to build and maintain a successful web presence, you have to keep up with the latest trends. Hamburger menus, infinite scroll, videos playing in the background - there are hundreds of articles covering these types of trends, and why you should supposedly be implementing them, but there isn't much content that describes how or why these trends emerge in the first place.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



How to Best Design a User Friendly Drupal Website

2016-04-22 00:00:00

(image) Many developers are shying away from using Drupal to develop websites because many people consider that a website cannot be user-friendly if designed with Drupal.
Type: Drupal Tutorials
Level: All levels



A Guide to Web Hosting for Small Businesses

2016-04-21 00:00:00

(image) Secret ways of creating a successful website
Type: Hosting Services
Level: All levels



Where the Web Typography Trend Is Going in 2016

2016-04-20 00:00:00

(image) Creating excellent web typography design calls for a balance between what is trending and basic design skills. Even the most beautiful design isn't of much use if the website visitor can't understand what the type is trying to convey. It is important to understand the trends but not be so tied to them that you sacrifice the overall aesthetic of the design.
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Awesome WordPress Themes With 30% OFF

2016-04-18 00:00:00

(image) This post has some awesome news for those who love WordPress and discounts!
Type: Template Tips
Level: All levels



11 Tricks to Protect Your WordPress Site

2016-04-18 00:00:00

(image) WordPress is the most commonly used Content Management System on the internet. Due to the popularity of WordPress hackers are also trying to get access to as many sites as they can to conduct illicit activities online. Here are 11 tricks to better protect your WordPress site.
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Consumer Guide to Web Hosting - Vital Tips That You Should Be Aware Of

2016-04-15 00:00:00

(image) For a website, a good hosting is immensely necessary. Hosting offers the foundation of your site, business and brand. If there's any server downtime, it can potentially ruin that you have planned and built for these long years. Hence, if you're serious about the fate of your website, you need to ensure that the hosting is given in safe hands.
Type: Hosting Services
Level: All levels



The Ingredients of a Clean Website

2016-04-06 00:00:00

(image) We all have come across sites that look horribly clumsy. I mean there are some sites that have so many elements on them that it is almost impossible for a normal visitor like you or I to concentrate on a single item at one time. If you are planning to design a simple website with clean interface and have no idea where to start from, you need to read this article.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



The Science Behind Designing a Website for Maximum Leads

2016-04-01 00:00:00

(image) The web is a big business these days. In fact, if you are a company in any sort of competitive field, chances are you will need a website just to be viable. The visibility is essential for publicity, and today, even just for legitimacy.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Free Icon Set - 32 Flat Internet Marketing Icons

2016-03-30 00:00:00

(image) It's been a while since we last had a freebie to share with you. Today I'm going to make up for this unfortunate mistake. Read on to get the awesome freebie!
Type: freebies
Level: All levels



The Wonders of Microsoft Surface Pro 4 for Web Designers

2016-03-16 00:00:00

(image) With the rising need of having a digital presence in this modern world, more and more companies and businesses are looking to have their own website. With the increasing demand of websites comes the need for brilliant web designers. But what could a web designer do without an equally brilliant piece of technology where they could design equally great websites.
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March Mix-Promo at TemplateMonster. 3 Weeks of Unprecedented Discounts

2016-03-15 00:00:00

(image) If you've been waiting for a good deal to get every web template you need for your upcoming projects - this March is the time to get them!
Type: Template Tips
Level: All levels



Down to the Nitty-Gritty: Best Practices for Web Design Project Management

2016-03-09 00:00:00

(image) As designers, we're accustomed to conceptualizing websites in terms of design structure - wireframes, whitespace, code, navigation, and so on - as well as in terms of content management. But before a design project can even reach that point, you and your team must create a project plan.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Up to 75% OFF All TemplateMonster Products

2016-02-15 00:00:00

(image) This post contains awesome news for those of you who love TemplateMonster, those who love quality web products and those who love hot deals.
Type: Template Tips
Level: All levels



Vectips - My Favorite Source for Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

2016-02-12 00:00:00

(image) When it comes to Adobe Photoshop, you might be a beginner who is not much savvy about the Illustrator tool and the various unique ways it offers. Vectips offers a detailed discussion on the tips, tricks and the secrets of handling Adobe Illustrator.
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What Is Agile Web Development?

2016-02-10 00:00:00

(image) Agile web design is not so much a process; it's more of a philosophy. Today, agile project development is a popular - and highly effective - way to design websites. Let's take a look at how it works.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Responsive Designing for e-Commerce Websites - What Are the Pros and Cons?

2016-02-03 00:00:00

(image) Responsive designing is an essential feedback to the requirement for the websites to offer internet users through multiple devices in a scalable and efficient way. But something that you should note is that responsive designing has been pretty slow with catching up with e-commerce, with only 3% of the companies listed in IR500 utilizing an effective responsive explication for their mobile visitors and 65% using mobile-intensive websites for server-side adaptive HTML.
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The Most Important Factors When Choosing a Web Hosting Provider

2016-01-28 00:00:00

(image) Before you can setup a website, you need a web host. With so many hosting companies out there, how do you know which one to choose? Even seasoned website designers and savvy digital marketers can have difficulty picking the right web host provider. Here are a handful of tips that will help make the choice easier.
Type: Hosting Services
Level: All levels



The Ultimate Guide to eCommerce Design Trends 2016

2016-01-27 00:00:00

(image) It's no secret eCommerce is huge business these days, and this industry continues to grow. Of course, eCommerce is highly dependant on user expectations, trends and new technologies. If your eCommerce website is poorly designed and doesn't correspond with the customer's idea of how it's supposed to look and work, then your business is doomed.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Steps to Avoid When Transferring a Website

2016-01-13 00:00:00

(image) As the needs of your business evolve, it may become necessary for you to transfer your website to another host. Whether the change is due to pricing or growth, transferring your website can present challenges for you and your website visitors.
Type: Hosting Services
Level: All levels



Your Secret to an Enhanced Search Engine Ranking in 2016 - Expert Tips to Avoid the Traps

2016-01-12 00:00:00

(image) It is essential for a search engine optimizer to know the latest SEO tactics to make your website competitive in 2016. SEO is always going through a rapid change and the factors that worked for you in 2015 might become outdated in 2016. Hence, you have to keep on adapting yourself with the ongoing change.
Type: SE Optimization
Level: All levels



3 Great Ways to Annoy Everyone Who Visits Your Website

2016-01-06 00:00:00

(image) There are some tried and true methods to make a good website, but making a great website seems to be much more elusive. Greatness in any discipline is a moving target, not just within the web design community. But it seems like everyone is born with the innate ability to make a terrible, irritating, worthless website.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Artificial Intelligence and its Roadmap to 2016 - How it's Going to Affect SEO

2015-12-30 00:00:00

(image) A few months back, Bloomberg announced the news that Google was using an artificial intelligence system named as RankBrain to sort out search engine results. The name RankBrain is Google's name for machine learning AI system which is now being used to process search results.
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5 Modern Web Designs That Interfere with Conversions

2015-12-23 00:00:00

(image) Modern web design is striking to say the least. Designers today have countless tools and tricks to bring out the best of a certain brand and their website. The resulting design may be beautiful, but it might not have the result ecommerce websites are looking for. If you're aiming to design or repair a website in 2016, there are a few important things to avoid.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



You're Not a Web Designer? Let a "Web Site Builder" Help You Out

2015-12-18 00:00:00

(image) There are many things which keep people from making good on their good ideas. When it's web sites we're talking about, there are many reasons. What these people don�??�?�¢??t know is that with any of several of the best website makers they could have a competitive site up and running in no time, implementing all of their awesome ideas and making them available to the world.
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When Is Joomla The Best Platform For Your Website

2015-12-15 00:00:00

(image) There are numerous options to create your own website. The new softwares, online site builders, and free options out there allow for newbies and even advanced marketers to achieve beautifully crafted sites without much work. It's difficult at times to know what is currently worth using and what can be best for your site.
Type: Joomla Tutorials
Level: All levels



10 Online Sources of Cool Web Design Education

2015-12-10 00:00:00

(image) For many decades a college degree was the most readily recognized and respected pathway to any high-end career. It is still quite important in most lines of work, although college education is so common nowadays that it is no longer a guarantee of a well-paid job like it was one day. There are, however, a number of notable exceptions, web design being one of them.
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Tips For Using Typography To Develop Your Brand

2015-12-09 00:00:00

(image) Typography is a very important web design skill to learn for a number of reasons. Firstly your clients will need you to be able to convey their core messages clearly on their websites.
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Last Day of The Biggest SALE of the Year

2015-11-30 00:00:00

(image) Don't miss the last chance to get templates and themes with awesome 60% OFF!
Type: Template Tips
Level: All levels



Christening Your Web Business - Tips, Mistakes and Trends You Need to be Aware of

2015-11-27 00:00:00

(image) While planning your business, you must be thinking what�¢??s in a name? Well, a lot, as far as the success of your business is concerned. The name of business can either make or break your business and can be viewed as the final element of a well designed site.
Type: Domain Names
Level: All levels



7 Ways Social Media Has Revolutionized Web Design

2015-11-25 00:00:00

(image) Social media has become a ubiquitous internet structure. It's no longer a separate entity, but it's woven itself into every aspect of the web. For businesses, creating a successful website means considering the impact of social media. Consumers are used to constant connectivity on every channel, and as a result, social media trends are influencing every website.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



The Importance of a Blog on a Well-Designed Website

2015-11-18 00:00:00

(image) Having a blog on your website makes you feel less like a company or an entity and more like a person. Your readers will feel more compelled to interact with your website, share your website and return if they feel more like you're a person and not a large, uncaring company.
Type: Inspiration
Level: All levels



The Paramount Importance of Being 'Responsive'

2015-11-13 00:00:00

(image) Google incorporated 'mobile-friendliness' of a website within its ranking algorithm since 21st April, 2015. This already had a noteworthy impact on the present ranking of content and this trend represents a breakthrough for the superfast and surging mobile user community.If you're interested in knowing why Google implemented this decision and how you can assess your site if it's ready, read on the concerns of this article.
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How to Fix Common SEO Problems With WordPress

2015-11-11 00:00:00

(image) WordPress is the most widely used content management system on the web today with a 58% market share. This is because of its user-friendliness and versatility. However, just like any content management system, WordPress has its own flaws. Some of these flaws lie in its SEO friendliness.
Type: SE Optimization
Level: All levels



Web Design Templates Are Popular, But Custom Web Design Isn't Dead

2015-10-27 00:00:00

(image) Most businesses can't thrive any more without a website. Even mom and pop shops that have been around for several decades are beginning to change with the times and adopt the use of a website to enhance their business. This is made possible because web design has never been easier, cheaper, or faster than it is right now, thanks to template-based website platforms.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Fall Sale. Save 40% on any Purchase from TemplateMonster!

2015-10-23 00:00:00

(image) From this very day till October 30th, we have an exclusive offer for you - The Fall Sale from TemplateMonster! Now when the prices are even more than just attractive you can afford lots of new projects for a reasonable price. Hurry up and buy any website or theme with a smashing 40% DISCOUNT!
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



15 Templates With Awesome Hero Headers

2015-10-14 00:00:00

(image) One of the biggest trends in web design right now is hero header - the huge image at the top of the home page. Initially, hero headers were oversized photos directly related to the content, usually it was a photo of the website owner or their work (especially on the portfolio websites and blogs).
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



5 Key Factors to Ensuring a Profitable Reseller Hosting Business

2015-09-28 00:00:00

(image) You may have heard that reseller hosting is a great way to make money. Besides, if you already offer web based services such as graphic design or website creation, it seems like an obvious service to add to your portfolio. In order to have a profitable reseller hosting business, consider these five key factors detailed below.
Type: Hosting Services
Level: All levels



11 Best WordPress Themes of Summer 2015

2015-09-23 00:00:00

(image) This summer has been quite generous, what with all the deals and freebies and the huge amount of new templates we've added to our collection of premium templates and themes. It's traditional to sum up the results once a season ends, so keeping up with this tradition I'm gonna show you the best WordPress themes of this Summer season.
Type: Template Tips
Level: All levels



How To Build A Website That Doesn't Hurt The Environment

2015-09-14 00:00:00

(image) Creating a website will help you advertise your writing, artwork, business or nonprofit organization. Technology is so advanced in the digital age that you may create your own website from scratch, but your website must be as green as possible.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



A Guide to Enhancing Creativity as a Web Designer

2015-09-09 00:00:00

(image) As a web designer, one of the most challenging aspects of the job is staying fresh and creative. Let's review some of the top tips from those who've been there before.
Type: Inspiration
Level: All levels



30% OFF Template Installation and Customization to Every Newsletter Subscriber!

2015-09-07 00:00:00

(image) I have great news for each and every subscriber of WebDesignLibrary newsletter! From now on you will receive a 30% discount on templates installation and customization from TemplateTuning.com
Type: Template Tips
Level: All levels



5 Wrong Ways of Doing Responsive Designing and Spoiling Your Efforts

2015-09-04 00:00:00

(image) Since responsive design is evolving, there are numerous software programs that are also evolving at the same time. But choosing the appropriate one is the trick! What might have been the best way of creating a responsive design website a few months ago may become wrong now. This is a process of continuous improvement. Have a look at the blunders that you need to avoid while planning a responsive website.
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How You Can Create Your Own Website With WordPress

2015-08-31 00:00:00

(image) Personal websites used to be a luxury that required hours of work or thousands of dollars. Today anyone can design a professional website for about the price of a video game. Thanks to WordPress,website creation is a simple process.
Type: Wordpress Tutorials
Level: All levels



12 Benefits of a Responsive Web Design

2015-08-21 00:00:00

(image) Responsive is the current buzz word in web design, but is it really worth all the hype? Couldn't you simply have a separate site for mobile and desktop? You should do the research and recognize the benefits yourself before you decide to make your website responsive. Begin with these 12 excellent benefits of responsive web design.
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A Premium Template for Free? FreeTemplatesOnline Delivers!

2015-08-19 00:00:00

(image) Get two premium templates for the price of one till the end of Summer.
Type: Template Tips
Level: All levels



A Definitive Guide to Choose the Most Compatible MV Framework for Web

2015-08-12 00:00:00

(image) The web designing field is currently going through the most popular Model-View-Controller framework, popularly known as MVC framework, which makes the website designing an easier job. Currently, there is three most popular MV* frameworks getting popular for web designing, namely- AngularJS, Backbone, and Ember. Let's compare these three to help you choose the best one for your next project.
Type: Design Software
Level: All levels



The Difference Between VPS Hosting Versus Shared Hosting

2015-08-06 00:00:00

(image) When you sign up for a web hosting plan, you have several choices. Most companies offer one or more shared hosting plans, which are the least expensive choice. You may also be able to choose a more advanced type of hosting, such as Virtual Private Server or VPS hosting.
Type: Hosting Services
Level: All levels



400+ Free Web Templates Collection

2015-08-05 00:00:00

(image) I came across this awesome free templates collection recently. And while I was planning to write a post about this resource it became even better! Please welcome the redesigned FreeTemplatesOnline.
Type: freebies
Level: All levels



Are Minimalist Site Designs Just Another Fad?

2015-08-03 00:00:00

(image) The biggest buzzword at the moment in the world of web design is 'minimalism', and it's reaching a point now where somebody has to stand up and ask whether or not every website will benefit from a minimalism-focused redesign.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Ways to Never Lose Creativity When Designing from Templates

2015-07-27 00:00:00

(image) Have you ever worried that your works will end up looking alike? Especially if you design from templates regularly. Good news is - there are ways to never loose your creativity and still create awesome designs fast.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Newsletter Templates. You Need One Right Now!

2015-07-24 00:00:00

(image) Do you have or at least plan on having an email campaign for your business? If you don't run an email marketing campaign yet you absolutely have to plan one now. Just look at these stats below, your business needs this thing! That is, if you want it to be a success.
Type: Template Tips
Level: All levels



How Wearable Devices Will Change the Traditional Website

2015-07-20 00:00:00

(image) For almost two decades, digital marketers and online businesses have relied on some fundamental assumptions about the Internet and online experience. Design, user experience, content, and SEO strategies all depended on these assumptions being true.
Type: Design Principles
Level: All levels



Awesome News from TemplateNinjas: 50% Deal EVERY Week Now

2015-07-15 00:00:00

(image) Get any TemplateMonster template from TemplateNinjas with 50% EVERY Thursday now!
Type: Template Tips
Level: All levels