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8 Social WordPress Plugins to Improve Your Blog : Social Media Examiner

8 Social WordPress Plugins to Improve Your Blog : Social Media Examiner | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it

Looking for easy-to-use solutions? WordPress plugins are simple to install and make it easy for you to incorporate socially focused functionality on your blog. In this article, you’ll discover eight plugins to socialize your WordPress blog.

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Do You Know About the New Facebook Page Design Changes?

Do You Know About the New Facebook Page Design Changes? | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it

Facebook is currently in the process of rolling out design changes to business pages. If you’re wondering what this means for your page, we’re going to start by comparing the current and new designs, then share a few helpful tips for making the most of your page’s new look.

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8 Effective Web Design Principles You Should Know

8 Effective Web Design Principles You Should Know | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it
The design of your website is more important for conversions than you think. You can implement any conversion boosting tactic in the world, but if it looks like crap, it won’t do you much good. Here are 8 effective web design principles you should know and follow.
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5 alternative approaches to design thinking

5 alternative approaches to design thinking | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it

As a designer, senior teaching fellow and head of product design at the University of Sussex, I have a long history of educating and guiding designers to be more creative, inventive and to unleash the power of the mind and, using this experience, I have developed a range of unique approaches to design thinking.

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5 Essential Website Design Tips for a High Conversion Rate in 2016

5 Essential Website Design Tips for a High Conversion Rate in 2016 | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it
Since every business can benefit from taking a look at their current conversion rate and what they can do to improve it, we want to cover the top web design tips for 2016 that directly relate to conversions:
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Fast and Easy: How to Optimize Your WordPress Site’s Speed

Fast and Easy: How to Optimize Your WordPress Site’s Speed | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it
In the following guest article, we have provided proven basic methods for improving the loading speed of your web pages and increase the performance of your website. Optimize your WordPress now.
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Tips for Planning a Website Redesign

Tips for Planning a Website Redesign | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it
If your business has a website but it’s not generating the results you want, it may be a sign that a redesign is needed. While there are a lot of things that can hold a website back from performing the way a business wants, the good news is any and all issues can be addressed through a redesign. Since the type of redesign that can move the needle for your business does require a significant investment of resources, we want to cover steps that should be included in the planning and execution of a redesign:
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5 Fundamental Rules of User-Friendly Website Design

5 Fundamental Rules of User-Friendly Website Design | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it

Here are the five rules you need to follow to ensure that your small business website has a user-friendly design:

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Tips for Designing Vertical Website Navigation Menus | Tips

Tips for Designing Vertical Website Navigation Menus | Tips | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it

Vertical navigation is a popular yet complex design subject. These tips and examples should prove useful for anyone designing a vertical nav menu.

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PHP Tips, Resources and Best Practices for 2015

PHP Tips, Resources and Best Practices for 2015 | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it

PHP has had many reputations over the years, but being insecure as a language never really was one of them. The core team, all its faults notwithstanding, is rather quick in pouncing on all security matters, and updating PHP to the latest version will often allay all worries. But the end users, such as we are, tend to mess things up. We don’t update, we use outdated packages or packages with holes in them we’re not aware of, we use ancient extensions… we expose ourselves to risk in some truly creative ways.

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What to Expect in Web Design in 2015

What to Expect in Web Design in 2015 | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it

Last year, we predicted the continued rise of the SVG, the decline of PSD-slicing, and an overload of video-oriented design, amongst plenty of other things. This coming year, we’re going to see more of the same. Here’s what we think you’ll see in web design in 2015!

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Web Design Trends That Will Rule 2015

Web Design Trends That Will Rule 2015 | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it
In this post we will try to review the current status of web design scene and predict some trends for 2015.
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6 Crucial Tactics for Pleasant Responsive Web Design

6 Crucial Tactics for Pleasant Responsive Web Design | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it
Responsive web design makes it possible for a website to look and function just as well on a mobile device as it does a desktop computer. Here are the six most important responsive design guidelines to follow.
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The web designer's guide to flexbox

The web designer's guide to flexbox | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it

In this article, I will get you up and running with the fundamental concepts behind flexbox. Understanding these core concepts will open up a whole world of extremely flexible, easy to create layouts (especially for responsive web design).

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Top Tips for Designing an Amazing Website

Top Tips for Designing an Amazing Website | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it
Whether you’re launching a new website or want to redesign your existing business website, the decisions you make will determine whether the design is great or a flop. Since you want a design that’s going to look excellent and help your business achieve its goals online, I’ve put together a list of the top tips to ensure your new design is a winner:
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20+ Best Web Design and Development Tools 2016

20+ Best Web Design and Development Tools 2016 | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it
Today the competition in the IT sector has become ruthless. A website has become part of our life. People are too busy to sell their products orally, hence websites are the best medium to market, communicate and socialize.
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10 Essential Cheat Sheets For Practical Web Designers

10 Essential Cheat Sheets For Practical Web Designers | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it
Good designers try to remember everything. Great designers have a broad understanding of the main principles and reference the rest. Think about it; it’s impossible to remember everything. New tools, techniques, standards and trends.
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PPC Ad Copy: Increase Conversions with These 4 Tested and Proven Tips

We’re sharing our own tested and proven tactics to write landing pages and ad copy that bring high click-through rates and conversions. So you don’t have the make the same mistakes we made.

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Parallax Web Design: Everything You Want To Know

Parallax Web Design: Everything You Want To Know | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it

Even if you haven’t heard the term parallax web design, chances are you’ve interacted with websites that use this type of design. The reason is this style of design has become very popular and prevalent in recent years. Since we’re often asked by clients if a parallax effect website is the right fit for your needs, we want to cover exactly what this type of design is, as well as its pros and cons:

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10 Recent Innovative Web Designs For Your Inspiration

10 Recent Innovative Web Designs For Your Inspiration | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it

Web design trends come and go with the passing of time. Shifts in responsive design move along with changes in user behavior. Other changes are more linked to what’s hot in the industry, like the movement from skeuomorphism to flat design.

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10 Things Every Small Business Website Needs

10 Things Every Small Business Website Needs | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it
If you want a website that not only looks great but is also capable of generating new leads for your business, make sure your site has all of the following ten traits:
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What’s new for designers, February 2015

What’s new for designers, February 2015 | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it

In this month’s edition of What’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of new apps for design teams, portfolio resources, new design tools, JavaScript resources, resources for startups, new podcasts, new mobile apps, and much more.

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14 Beautiful Parallax Scrolling WordPress Themes

14 Beautiful Parallax Scrolling WordPress Themes | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it
Portfolios are what speaks to your clients on your behalf. They let your work do the selling for you, sometimes leaving an impression that is hard to ignore, on the side of the clients. Curating your portfolio thus requires an high level of dedication on your part. Truth be told, ... Continue reading »
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40 Inspirational Web Design Blogs To Follow In 2015

40 Inspirational Web Design Blogs To Follow In 2015 | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it

In the past I’ve had as many as 60 blogs centered on Web Design, Graphic Design, UX, UI, and the Web in general. However, keeping a high quality blog up and running for years on end is very difficult to do. Many of the blogs I’ve loved and followed in years past have faded away.

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10 Core Web Development Skills Every Developer Must Know

10 Core Web Development Skills Every Developer Must Know | Web Design & Development | Scoop.it
Web development skills are very in demand right now. So, keep your skills as marketable as possible, with these ten most important things.
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