With plugins, WordPress turned extendability into an art. Whatever is left out of the core system can go into a plugin. In fact, most of today’s core functionality started as independent plugins. But, where are these plugins coming from? Who’s writing them and for what reason? TheNextWeb explores the world of WordPress Plugins.
There has not been a “Standard” or “Correct” way that a fan page should looks like. However, there has been many companies that impliment the idea in their own way and have found success. They don’t just ask their users to like them, they provide a social relationship with their fans and reward them. While looking through the following pages at InspirationFeed, take notes of the interaction and posting frequency.
These websites at Line25 not only look great at full scale monitor resolution, but are designed to gracefully scale according to the user’s screen size. Resize you browser, view the site on a smartphone, tablet or netbook and you’ll see the same design in a range of well presented formats.
In this post, WebDesignBurn are showcasing a collection of 30 excellent examples of educational websites. Most of the themes utilize cool typography, elegant design and beautiful colors
SmashingMagazine present some interesting examples of website navigation menus — they are not necessarily very usable, but they are certainly inspiring and original and thus you could build your designs upon the ideas presented here.
Creating appropriate spacing when designing websites can be difficult – especially when dealing with fonts, colours and images. Excellent spacing can take your website from “okay” to excellent, and JannaHagan has some tips to effectively implement proper use of white space when designing your next website.
Creating effective landing pages isn’t the same as crafting a successful website or email newsletter. There are certain guidelines you should adhere to in order to maximize your page’s success. KissMetrics has a useful guide.
Designers, as a whole, get their ideas of beauty and aesthetics by viewing paintings, sculptures and artworks from the most powerful art movements in history. 1stWebDesigner presents some of the top art movements in the 20th century that helped shape how we view art and beauty.