Archive | September, 2017

Comics of the Week #409

Comics of the Week #409

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 […]

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5 Surefire Ways to Get Users to Scroll

5 Surefire Ways to Get Users to Scroll

The days of “above the fold” are over. Long scrolling and infinite scrolling sites are becoming more and more popular lately, and it’s no coincidence  that this technique translates well to mobile devices. The increased use of mobile screens has definitely played a key role in the widespread acceptance of long scroll technique: The smaller […]

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International Artist Feature: Egypt

Welcome back to our International Artist Series. Next, we turn to Egypt, featuring six artists who create phenomenal work, from cool 3D animations to graphic designs and more! I asked each artist how their country and culture inspired their work, and they delivered fantastic answers. Mohamed Chahin Mohamed is an illustrator and animator based in […]

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11 Experimental CSS Projects That’ll Blow Your Mind

11 Experimental CSS Projects That’ll Blow Your Mind

There’s a lot you can do with just CSS and a web browser. Great developers love to push the envelope and show just how much is possible. While experimental projects aren’t always useful on production sites, they are incredibly inspiring and educational. We’ve organized a handful of CSS projects that showcase the true power of […]

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Getting Started With Free Vector App Gravit

Getting Started With Free Vector App Gravit

Free stuff! Get your free stuff here! Well, it’s a free vector editor, anyway. We like those, right? To be more specific, I am talking about Gravit. Like I said, it’s free, it always will be, and it has a little something for most people. Plus, it has a version for just about every desktop […]

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How to Draw the Minions in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating Today’s tutorial is going to be an absolute blast since we’re going to take a look at the process of drawing and illustrating the Minions, some of the funniest characters that have ever made an appearance on the big screen. Oh, and don’t forget you can always expand the pack by […]

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Will Gutenberg Kill the Page Builder Industry?

Will Gutenberg Kill the Page Builder Industry?

The WordPress content management system has built quite an empire for itself, with a community of passionate fans that help push it to new heights. It’s the customizability of the platform that has everyone so excited about the possibilities, and the fact that WordPress powers over 75 million websites (or 28.5% of the internet) means […]

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When Slower UX is Better UX

When Slower UX is Better UX

When it comes to technology, faster isn’t always better.  It’s true that 47 percent of people want web pages to load in two seconds or less (and 40 percent abandon sites that take three seconds to load). But when load times drop significantly below that two-second threshold, users start to get skeptical. To understand why, put yourself […]

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