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13 Super Useful jQuery Content Slider Scripts and Tutorials

By / Aug 24, 2009 / Tutorials

You’ve probably noticed that a lot of websites lately have a featured area with content that slides or changes in some way. This is a great technique to show several pieces of content in a limited amount of space and a good way to engage the user. If you’ve been wondering how this is accomplished,…

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A Showcase of Fantastic Footer Designs

By / Aug 21, 2009 / Inspiration

Website footers have become more than just a place to put the copyright information and a few links. Now web designers are making full use of the footer as way to keep the visitor on the site longer. You will see from the examples below that this can be achieved by using clever placement of…

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14 Easy to Implement Drop Down Menu Solutions

By / Aug 19, 2009 / Resources

I believe the navigation of a website should always be simple. However, if a website has many pages and sub pages, the thought of navigation simplicity goes out the window. This is where drop down menus come into play. A good and well executed drop down menu can make navigating a large site easy for…

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WDL Premium: Go Media Bound Vector Pack

By / Aug 18, 2009 / Expired Premium

Today we are bringing you the Bound vector pack, which is another awesome set from Go Media. As usual, you can expect only the highest quality and the greatest attention to detail with these vectors.

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27 Useful Logo Design Tutorials and Tips

By / Aug 17, 2009 / Tutorials

I’m a web designer, but on a number of occasions I have been asked to design a logo as part of a web design project. I normally take on the task, but I don’t consider myself a logo design expert by any means. I know I have a lot to learn about this particular skill….

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New WDL Premium Partner: Iconshock – Suggest an Icon Set

By / Aug 13, 2009 / Updates

We’re happy to announce that we’ve partnered with Iconshock to bring our premium members a new icon set each month. Not only will these icons be of the highest quality, but they will also be designed based on what you suggest. That’s right, you get to tell us each month what type of icons you…

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15 Stunning Examples of Data Visualization

By / Aug 12, 2009 / Inspiration

Data Visualization is a method of presenting information in a graphical form. Good data visualization should appear as if it is a work of art. This intrigues the viewer and draws them in so that they can further investigate the data and info that the graphic represents. In this post there are 15 stunning examples…

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Update: WDL Premium After One Month

By / Aug 11, 2009 / Updates

Almost one month ago, we launched a premium membership option to our readers, and the response has been overwhelming. With hundreds of members already signed up and 6 premium files posted, we are calling it a success.

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WDL Premium: Beautiful Splatters

By / Aug 11, 2009 / Premium

With this set of brushes I really wanted to do something that would combine mediums. At the moment I’m really into unique brushes that are more than just drips or splatters. So I started with India Ink and a dropper on Bristol Board (I headed outside for this portion). Holding the dropper a couple of…

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70+ Beautiful Damask Patterns and Textures

By / Aug 10, 2009 / Freebies

Damask is a weaving style or technique that originated in the early Middle Ages near Damascus, Syria. This particular style typically produced very ornate and decorative patterns in the fabric. These types of patterns are wonderful to use in a design that needs to have a vintage or ornate look. In this post there are…