Among the many wonders of modern web design is the emergence of codeless design tools. Whether it’s a WordPress page builder plugin (or the Gutenberg block editor), a drag-and-drop UI app, or even a ready-to-use framework, writing code has become optional. For someone who wants to break into the industry,…View More Web Designers Can Get by Without Knowing Code. Here’s Why They Should Learn Anyway.
51 git commands that you’ll ever need to get started with Git – This handy reference provides need-to-know git commands. Repetitive Typography Animation – Check out this experimental typography animation, where words get duplicated several times. Typographica Library – Level up your typography game with this digital bookshelf of type…View More Weekly News for Designers № 616
Split-screen UIs have become a popular way to showcase content. We often think of them as being utilized in areas where we want users to choose between two options. But we’re also seeing other creative uses of the technique. For example, a split-screen can also be used to great effect…View More 8 CSS Snippets for Creating Split-Screen Layouts
A framework for building Open Graph images – A look at GitHub’s new Open Graph image generator. There Is No Such Thing As A CSS Absolute Unit – Learn why CSS units aren’t so absolute after all. UI patterns & design inspiration from real products – Browse this curated library…View More Weekly News for Designers № 604
Building beautiful and functional things is only part of a web designer’s job. Providing maintenance and support for our creations is also a key part of the equation. This is often the more difficult task. After all, support can be a years-long commitment. Plus, it requires both technical knowledge and…View More How to Provide Great Support to Your Web Design Clients
As the WordPress Gutenberg block editor has evolved, theme developers have been encouraged to integrate it into their work. But in some ways, the editor itself is still a work in progress. That has led to frustration. While including some features have been simple enough, there are challenges. Among the…View More An Introduction to the WordPress theme.json File
What do you do if you’re partway through an important project for a client and you get, well… stuck? You simply can’t wring any more good ideas from that brain of yours, and none of your ordinary tricks to relieve creative block are working. To many designers, this is the…View More How to Get Those Creative Juices Flowing Again
When creating a new digital art project, it’s vital to have the right tools on hand to complete the job. Sometimes, that means software. Other times, that means specific tools within said software. And if you’re looking to create 3D effects in your work, Photoshop actions might just be the…View More The 12 Best Photoshop Actions for Creating 3D Effects
You’re probably thinking of your own version of the “perfect” design. Whatever it is, you probably have fond, nostalgic feelings around it, and would likely defend its rightful place among the best in the world. The thing is, there are probably some people who share your opinion, but many more…View More Is There a Perfect Solution to a Design Problem?