Magic Password Revolutionizes WordPress Security

Properly protecting the security of your website has to be number 1 on everybody’s digital checklist. Unfortunately, security is only as strong as the weakest link in the chain, and that weakest link is usually your password. It’s a fact of digital life, that thanks to the vast number of logins we have to recall,… Read More

9 Best Online Video Libraries To Teach Yourself Design & Development

With free tutorials you can teach yourself almost anything online. But premium video libraries are often much more detailed with pro-level instructors. These videos are very helpful when you’re just getting into web design or development. There’s so much to learn in both areas and it can be super confusing if you’re new to frontend… Read More

5 Subtle Metrics That Could Make or Break Your Website

Not keeping track of your website’s metrics, or doing it but not taking action based on what you find, is more or less equal to walking around in pitch darkness hoping to somehow reach your destination: both are possible but highly unlikely. But which metrics should you pay special attention to? Some of them you’ve… Read More

Popular Design News of the Week: February 19, 2018 – February 25, 2018

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,… Read More

8 Ways to Make DesOps Work For You

In the modern world, it’s the development team’s speed that often defines the viability of a product. At the same time, there is one key element which is most important, and most problematic: design. Design often becomes a bottleneck and significantly impacts the whole development process, no matter the size of your team. Sometimes superhuman… Read More

Should You Follow Design Trends?

Across all disciplines of design, from fashion to architecture, trends largely define the styles and directions of an industry at a particular time. Trends are often determined to be a reaction to a previous style. Whether that’s swaying from maximalism to minimalism, or colorful to monochrome, trends by their very nature focus on short termism… Read More

Making It Pop — 5 Ways to Combat Subjective Design Feedback

“It looks great, but can you make it ‘pop’ more?” We’ve all been there, the dreaded subjective design feedback, no use to anyone; let’s stop a moment and look at what led to this subjective nonsense, what chain of events instigated this horror show of unusable feedback? Actually, how clients receive your work and how… Read More

20 Best New Portfolio Sites, February 2018

Hey everyone! It’s February, and you know what that means: Hallmark executives get bonuses! Also, people make a special effort to show love and affection to those they care about, which is cool too. The theme this month is minimalism and motion designer portfolios, pretty much. Enjoy. Note: I’m judging these sites by how good… Read More

Popular Design News of the Week: February 12, 2018 – February 18, 2018

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,… Read More