Many of VandelayDesign’s favorite galleries are niche-specific, which makes them stand out from the hundreds of other galleries, and are unique in some way. They focus on the niche galleries that are currently active (or at least point out those that are not being updated) so that they can be useful resources to you.
When you’re in that first round of meetings with a potential web design or web development client, there are certain statements, revelations or bits of information that serve as huge red flags. Here’s a list from webmonkey of the biggest all-time deal-breakers.
Woork has scoured the web and presents 15 ‘awesome’ tutorials and resources for web developers. Check it out and decide if they really are ‘awesome’.
Photo blogs are followed by millions of photo lovers around the world for inspiration, for work, to use as wallpaper or for any other personal or professional reason. It’s important to have a good design for you photo blog, so that it will attract more visitors. So here is a list of 21 awesome photo blog designs from Reencoded for your inspiration.
Fazai38 has handpicked 20 high quality Free CSS Templates from various sources. A nice selection well worth a look.
Cheat sheets are extremely helpful while your developing your WordPress theme. With such helpful reference resources, you can easily find what you need instantly. Even if you’re beginner, these help sheets will come in handy to understand what the basic template files are, check WordPress site architecture and most importantly, get those code snippets explained simply! You’ll 23 WordPress cheat sheets at 1stWebDesigner.
Landing page optimization and testing can have a dramatic impact on your online marketing profitability. But even without testing you can quickly eliminate several common mistakes that can instantly skyrocket conversion rates. OpenForum explains.
Many people in the usability community regard Steve Krug’s book ‘Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition’ as the laypersons usability bible. I highly recommend picking up a copy if you get a chance, but Uxbooth offers some things to think about in the meantime. Some are simple and straightforward but worth remembering, some are just phrased beautifully, and some will make you think.
I was a tad skeptical about this one. Showcasing your work in a single page design seems, well, a bit limiting. But no, it displays the creativity that highlights design skills. You’ll find 88 single page website designs for design inspiration at Instantshift. They’ve since updated with 74 more. And you’ll find 41 more at inspiredology. I was inspired.
The ‘Contact’ page is often overlooked as a necessary evil. However, it’s one of the most important elements on your website, as it’s the means of communication with your audience. A creative approach to the Contact page will set you apart from the masses. Balkhis show you 20 jaw-dropping examples that will have you revisiting your own website. And SpoonfedDesign has 30 case studies for your consideration.