Inspiring One-Page Portfolio Websites

If you’re looking for a great way to show off your skills, have you considered a one-page portfolio? They’re concise and to the point, which is good for potential employers who may be short on time. And in a smaller sandbox, you have more reign to creatively show off your design expertise. One-page portfolios tend …

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Web Design & Development Games to Test Your Skills

There are a ton of ways to learn web design and development. Some people prefer video courses, while others love reading books and webpages and applying the knowledge themselves. Another way to learn is through online games! These will test your design skills, correct you when you’re wrong, and teach you basic concepts. If you …

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Top 10 Google Web Fonts For Bold Header Text

Since webfont support is basically universal there’s no good reason to stick to the defaults. Google Webfonts is the largest source of free fonts with hundreds of typefaces to pick from. Since page headers are the strongest elements they usually work best with custom fonts. However it can be tough whittling down the best choices, …

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Best WordPress Flipbook Plugins Compared

One of the strengths of sharing your content online is the power you have to create a truly innovative experience for your audience. Displaying your content in as a flipbook is a effective way to share content, and there are a wide range of WordPress flipbook plugins available on the market. But don’t be fooled: …

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12 Examples of Nature Illustrations in Web Design

Illustrations can beautifully and uniquely capture reality. If your website has a nature/outdoors theme, photography might not quite cut it for really nailing that stylized, personal touch. Need some ideas? These awesome examples will give you all the inspiration you need! The simplistic style of this background is reminiscent of a watercolor painting. Upload a …

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Is Social Media Still an Effective Means to Promote Your Design Business?

Running your own web design business often means adopting some guerilla marketing tactics. Most of us can’t afford to buy billboards or 30-second television spots. Therefore, we need to take every cheap or free opportunity to get our names out there. When social media services like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn started to take hold, business …

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Web Design Trend: Big and Bold Typography

Have you been paying attention to the latest web design trends? Typography is getting bigger and bolder! Good typography is essential to a great website. And, what makes a more prominent statement than huge text that gets right in your face and tells you what you need to know? If you’re considering a redesign for …

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Year in Review 2018 – Elementor

It’s been one heck of a party! If 2016 was the year of Elementor’s birth, and 2017 the year of its growth, 2018 is the year Elementor exploded into the mainstream and became the new standard for WordPress web design. We managed to go beyond page building and create an industry-leading website builder that deals …

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10 Beautifully Designed Examples of Split Screen Layouts in Web Design

Split screen layouts break the oldest and most critical UI design rule of all by giving equal importance to two primary areas of a site. It’s common practice to give each element of a site a priority level in relation to the structure of the design, yet split screen layouts completely ignore those rules. And …

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