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Creating Mobile-Optimized Websites Using WordPress

Creating Mobile-Optimized Websites Using WordPress | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
“Mobile Web design.” Unless you’ve been hiding under a bush for the last 18 months, you’ll know that it’s one of the hottest topics in the industry at the moment. Barely a week goes by without new tips being unveiled to help us hone our skills in making websites work as well — and as fast — as possible on mobile devices.
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Free PSD UI Design Elements and UI Kits for Web Designers

Free PSD UI Design Elements and UI Kits for Web Designers | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Free sets of PSD UI kits with fully editable Photoshop psd files contain many useful UI design elements to create you website and mobile app interface. These Free PSD Files has everything you need to design beautiful GUI with amazing UX.
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30 Best Free Resources for Web Designers from 2014 #websitedesign

Today, we have collected best 30 free resources for web designers from 2014.You’ll find here, free web-based tools
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Top 15 Web Design Trends for 2015 #websitedesign

Top 15 Web Design Trends for 2015 #websitedesign | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Web design is becoming more and more user oriented. Top web design trends for 2015 are suggesting that websites should have a friendly user experience that will make even a 5-year-old kid happy. As kids, we loved stories, animations, videos, large images, and cool typography. In 2015, web designers should design to make us as happy as kids. Before writing this article, I researched a lot to find out about top web design trends for 2015. I spent a lot of time for writing it too. I hope it will be helpful for a lot of people.
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Evolution of Web Design #infographic

Evolution of Web Design  #infographic | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Technology runs at such an astounding speed, constantly changing and always evolving; see how far web design has come in such a short space of time.
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Simply amazing and precisely to the point infographic.

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Designers Freebie Pouch of December, 2014

Designers Freebie Pouch of December, 2014 | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Designers Freebie Pouch is a monthly collection of the latest freebies from all over the internet. In the pouch you will find latest design resources like icons, mockups, UI kits, textures, templates and much more. Use freebies for learning new techniques, bootstrapping next project or building your business but always remember to check the licence.

Here is the collection of December pouch with the best 40 freebies from the best designers. Send in your suggestions to us and we might include you in the next series.
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How to design an environmentally friendly website

How to design an environmentally friendly website | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Your website could be doing a lot more harm to the planet than you think. It might seem like a flash on a screen couldn’t cause much damage, but every small feature of your site has a discernible impact on the environment, with more complex features requiring greater resources to maintain. Over time and in great quantities, it adds up. Many factors - from the color palette you choose to where you host your site - can influence your site’s carbon footprint.

Designing more environmentally friendly site for your business lets your customers know you have an ethical stance that reaches beyond the balance sheet. Plus, going green can also make your website more efficient, allowing users to access your content more quickly. 

Here are a few ways you can get started:
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How to design the perfect single page website

How to design the perfect single page website | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Single page designs can be an excellent technique for tackling smaller websites, even those that you might not think could ever be done without multiple pages.
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13 content delivery networks to speed up your website

13 content delivery networks to speed up your website | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Speeding up your website and content delivery should be near the top of your to-do list, with speed being a factor in ranking. A CDN (content delivery network) could help, as it will drastically reduce server lag by storing static resources on a network of fast-loading servers spread all over the world.

Choosing a CDN to fit your specific requirements is key, so it's important to assess your budget, bandwidth needs, audience (where are the majority of your visitors based), streaming capabilities and technical support offered.

With so many options available it can be difficult to choose one, so we've collected 13 of the best CDN providers available, that can dramatically decrease bandwidth consumption and speed up content delivery.
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5 Web Design Trends in 2015 That Matter #websitedesign

5 Web Design Trends in 2015 That Matter #websitedesign | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it

As 2014 draws to a close, it’s time for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and small businesses to prepare for the coming year so they can gain a head start over their competition. The same can be said of web designers who want to cut through the job market by preparing for the popular trends of 2015. That said, here are five most important design trends that they should watch out for.

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Understanding The Basics of Color Theory and Its Importance to Web Designers

Understanding The Basics of Color Theory and Its Importance to Web Designers | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it

Being a graphic designer and a person involved into visual field, it is imperative to understand the significance of color and its impact on the overall design of the website. Colors play a crucial role in setting the mood, right tone, and psychology behind your website. They help you create the right ambiance, elegance and appeal within your website, thus enabling you to convey the right message in a very playful way.


The color in design is a very subjective process. Colors which you select for your website can tell a lot about your website. Therefore, it is essential for website designers understand that the type of colors they use on a particular website can have significant impact on the psychology of their customers. So, getting the ideal mix of different colors can mean a lot to differentiate between repeat and one-time visitors. Here, at this point, the Colour Theory takes the center stage.

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The Effective Use of Gradients on Website Landing Pages

The Effective Use of Gradients on Website Landing Pages | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Recently the use of gradients in web design has been increasing, and gradients are used for a number of reasons. Firstly, they are now easier than ever to implement with the advent of CSS3 styling attributes including gradients. Another reason to use gradients is for visual effect, especially if your site is image-light.

Gradients are also starting to be used in transparent overlays on images. The currently trending geometric background patterns lend themselves perfectly to using a gradient overlay. In this article we have collected a selection of websites that use gradients on their landing pages very effectively. Some as highly colorful, some are muted and somber, and anywhere in between.
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Search-Friendly Mobile Sites #mobilewebsitedesign #mobilefriendly

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1. How do you make mobile-friendly sites?
2. How can you help your users go mobile?
3. How can Google help your users go mobile?

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Flat Websites Design – 27 New Examples #WebDesign

Flat Websites Design – 27 New Examples #WebDesign | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
The Flat design refers to a style of interface design which removes any stylistic design choices that gives the three dimensional effect and hence is focused upon the minimal use of simple elements, flat colors and typography. The designers might refer this since it allows them to make the interface designs more streamlined and efficient. (via Flat Design Trend)
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One Page Website Design Inspiration

One Page Website Design Inspiration | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it

One page website designs or single page web designs are very popular in web designing as these type of web designs are attractive and useful. To facilitate the visitor one page one websites are designed so that all the data/information of a website can be shown on a single page instead of designing many pages. Single page websites are easy to navigate and all the contents of website can be checked easily by visiting a single page. As designers have to get some inspiration for designing great one page websites. So here we are going to to start a daily collection of some single page website for inspiration.

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Web Design Trends 2015 : Our Predictions

Web Design Trends 2015 : Our Predictions | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Designing you all know asks to be in sync with the trend. If designers work hard but don’t follow the trend instead add such elements that are things/trends of the parts; believe me the entire efforts are sure to go down the drain. Why? The reason is simple that user these days is well aware of the current trends and wish to enjoy the best experience if s(he) is shelling the hard earned money.

Its fall time and soon the year 2014 will come to an end and we will enter into the new year 2015. Trends to talk about don’t stay or long. Some trends continue to prevail, while others simply end with the passing time. We have been talking about designing trends and here we are with what you may call is continuation. In the year 2014 we saw some really nice web designing trends that designers followed to help users get the best experience and enjoy. Responsive web design to minimalist and flat design trends were part and parcel of the designing world in the year 2014.
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Automobile Website Superior Designs that are Gradually Winning Over the Audience

Automobile Website Superior Designs that are Gradually Winning Over the Audience | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it

The web is constantly inundated by floods of promo websites. It is some kind of a hit of the year; numerous leading manufacturers are active participants of this brand-new trend. And the car industry is not lagging behind others.

When it comes to putting new techniques into action they take up a leading position. Almost every automobile website gets the feel of sophisticated, elaborate and modern projects, including such key features as:

  • the ability to explore a car in 360° view;
  • promotional videos;
  • eye-catching leading-edge interactive elements;
  • gallery with marvelous photos and scenes;
  • distinct feeling of a brand.
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How to Integrate Social Media into Your Website without Sacrificing UX

How to Integrate Social Media into Your Website without Sacrificing UX | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Although there’s some correlation between an active social stream added on a website and improved search rankings, it’s tough to tell whether the boost comes from added social media activity or whether the addition of social to the website actually affects SEO.

Even though it’s tough to quantify its effect on search marketing, adding social media to your website for specific purposes delivers tangible value to your users:
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Website Redesign for Higher Conversions? Tread Lightly

Website Redesign for Higher Conversions? Tread Lightly | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Your conversion rate is not what it could be – and you know you need to do something about it. Should you redesign the whole website? Maybe. Probably not though. It depends. But if you are going to do it, you need to tread very lightly. Website redesigns only work if they are carefully managed and data-driven.

Careful – radical website redesigns often backfire
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Forecasts for Web Design Trends in 2015

Forecasts for Web Design Trends in 2015 | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Design elements that made their mark in 2014 will keep their prominence in 2015. As many know, there have been many killer trends in web and graphic design industry this year, but as we look ahead there are some predictions to look forward to in 2015.
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Best Practices for Creating Fullscreen Website Backgrounds

Best Practices for Creating Fullscreen Website Backgrounds | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
The artistic use of fullscreen backgrounds has become a large part of the web design lexicon. Many different layouts from landing pages to agencies and social networks have used this feature with great success. It’s a fantastic way to draw attention while simultaneously branding a company or project.
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35+ Responsive Web Design Tools and Resources #responsivedesign

35+ Responsive Web Design Tools and Resources #responsivedesign | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Responsive web designs are popular these days  and almost every good website is turning their layouts in responsive. You will be much aware of the fact that responsiveness of a website is much important these days as people visit your website on different gadgets like laptops, mobiles and tablets.

Web designers have to code a responsive website so that visitors can visit it on every screen sizes. In this post we have shared a collection responsive web design tools and resources for web designers and developers. All these tools are working online and popular in creating a responsive website design.
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HTML5 Websites Design – 26 Fresh Web Examples #WebDesign #GraphicDesign

HTML5 Websites Design – 26 Fresh Web Examples #WebDesign #GraphicDesign | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Beautiful HTML5 websites for Inspiration. Showcase of award winning HTML5 web design created by professional agencies and web designers. New HTML5 websites using modern CSS3 queries and design techniques. All websites are amazing, well-structured with a responsive design it is easily usable with any device (Desktop, tablet, mobile phone), without removing any content!
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13 Free Futuristic Fonts For Download

13 Free Futuristic Fonts For Download | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Fonts play a crucial role in any web design and with the increasing popularity of futuristic designs, designers are now more eager to use relevant fonts in their designs.
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Here Are 20 Web Development Tools You Shouldn’t Go Without

Here Are 20 Web Development Tools You Shouldn’t Go Without | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Web development is one of the topics on everybody’s lips. Whether it’s people talking about the website launched for the latest film, about the online shops they choose to visit or even actual web developers trading ideas, everyone is in on the discussion about websites.
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25 More Impressive Video Background Websites to Amaze You | Inspiration

25 More Impressive Video Background Websites to Amaze You | Inspiration | WebsiteDesign | Scoop.it
Everyone loves a gooв story. Knowing that fact, why not to use it for promotion your own brand online? Designing a site does not mean you have to create static experience only, websites are not printed products. You may do almost what you want
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My name is Brian Yanish & yes I am a nerd. Now that I got that out of the way, what do I really do? I'm the founder of MarketingHits, a company that helps other businesses find new ways to connect with customers online. http://www.MarketingHits.com