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10 Responsive Slider jQuery Plugins

We’ve all heard about why we should be using responsive design (beyond the fact that it’s current design trend). But the decision to go responsive raises a number of development questions. One of the biggest issues is handling media. And one of the most common features on a media-heavy website is a featured content carousel (or image slider, image rotator, etc). This post will help you find a solution for your responsive slider needs. We’ve gathered a number of the…

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Popular Design News of the Week: April 24, 2017 – April 30, 2017

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the most popular designer news that we curated from the past week. Note that…

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Essential Design Trends, May 2017

Making a good first impression is a vital part of website design. The homepage is often the first experience a user has with a business or organization and a striking design can help create interest. This month’s trends all focus on homepage design elements that are just a little bit different than what users are used to seeing. From a purely aesthetic trend in shallow hero headers and diagonal corner layouts to a user interaction trend in this or that…

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Bookmark’s AIDA Sets New Standards for Design AI

There has always been an innate fear of artificial intelligence in the creative communities, not least in web design. First developers, and more recently designers, feared they were about to be replaced. From Frankenstein to Hal 9000, artificial intelligence forms the backbone of numerous fables about the danger of technology. However, the reality is quite different. According to a research paper published by Harvard University, which compared the 270 occupations listed in the US government’s 1950 census with the present…

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How to Balance Information Density in Web Design

Information density is the amount of information in the form of content that a site visitor is greeted with as soon as he lands on a website or webpage. The greater the information density, the greater the amount of content a visitor will see on the site or page. Because of this tie-in to content, information density has an immediate impact on a user’s cognitive load, which in turn, has a huge impact on the site’s navigability, usability and user…

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Comics of the Week #388

Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world today. So for a few moments, take a break from your daily routine, have a laugh and enjoy these funny cartoons. Feel free to leave…

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Popular Design News of the Week: May 1, 2017 – May 7, 2017

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the most popular designer news that we curated from the past week. Note that…

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The Best New Portfolio Sites, May 2017

Hello everyone! This month is a much more colorful month than the last few have been. It feels like designers have been shying away from the monochromatic beauties of months past, and are letting loose with the color palette. I for one, am not complaining. I love my black-and-white-and-maybe-one-other-color affairs, but it’s nice to see some variety in the mix. And now, the portfolios:   Unconquered Unconquered is a pretty metal name, and like many a metal band, they include…

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The Best New Portfolio Sites, May 2017

Hello everyone! This month is a much more colorful month than the last few have been. It feels like designers have been shying away from the monochromatic beauties of months past, and are letting loose with the color palette. I for one, am not complaining. I love my black-and-white-and-maybe-one-other-color affairs, but it’s nice to see some variety in the mix. And now, the portfolios:   Unconquered Unconquered is a pretty metal name, and like many a metal band, they include…

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