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Republica: Premium WordPress Theme

By / Jan 8, 2010 / Premium

Today we’re releasing a premium WordPress theme by Viva Themes for our premium members. If you’re not yet a member, you should sign up to download this and dozens of other files. Republica is a theme that can be used easily for your blog or company site and even a portal. It has a big…

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A Showcase of Clean White Web Designs

By / Jan 8, 2010 / Inspiration

When it comes to web design, white is always a symbol of elegance, minimalism and style. You can use white to create space, to keep it simple, to drive the attention to other elements at your page and also to maintain your site with a clean and minimal look. Several websites use white as their…

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100+ Seamless Patterns Great for Creating Website Backgrounds

By / Jan 7, 2010 / Freebies

Seamless patterns are a great way to add interest and detail to a web design background. In this post we’ve rounded up over one hundred seamless patterns. You’ll find a wide variety of styles such as vintage, florals, and stripes. All of these are of very high quality so you can use them as is…

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30 Examples of Latte Art Too Beautiful to Drink

By / Jan 6, 2010 / Inspiration

It’s probably fair to say that coffee is the drink of choice of many web designers. So I thought it would be fun to showcase some awesome examples of coffee/latte art. If you’ve never seen this done before, it’s created by pouring steamed milk into espresso and then swirling or drawing in the top surface….

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Seven Useful Web Development Tips & Tools for Cross-Compatibility

By / Jan 6, 2010 / Tips

As a web designer, you would think that the major Internet browsers would’ve come to some sort of agreement on standards and best practices after all this time. In reality, browser compatibility is a minefield of confusing conflicts and picky platforms that refuse to play nice with each other. Here are some useful tools and…

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200+ Big and Beautiful Highly Detailed Icons

By / Jan 5, 2010 / Freebies

If you’re one of many web designers suffering from an icon collecting addiction, you should probably skip over this article. It might be too much for you to handle. However, if you’re addiction is under control, read on. In this article, we’ve rounded up over 200 icons that are big, beautiful and have lots of…

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The Most Popular Articles of 2009

By / Jan 3, 2010 / Updates

The end of 2009 marked WDL’s first full year in existence, and what a great year it was. We feel that we’ve put out a lot of valuable content that has been helpful to our readers who we greatly appreciate. So before we start publishing new content for 2010, we thought it would be interesting…

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Headers and Footers that Grab You Coming and Going

By / Dec 31, 2009 / Inspiration

Headers and footers are always a big concern in web design. These two powerful sections of a website hold great importance and are always something to worry about when designing a page. The header is the first thing the user will see when opening the page, so they must be perfect. The footer, in the…

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WDL Premium: PhotoSpin CS Flash Component

By / Dec 31, 2009 / Premium

Today we’re giving you the PhotoSpin CS Flash component from, Digicrafts. FotoSpin provides a unique touch and spin control experience to the user. This component normally goes for $49.90, which proves it pays to be a WDL Premium member. If your not a member yet, be sure and sign up.