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Migrating Side Projects into your Work Schedule

By / Apr 24, 2012 / Tips

To work as a freelance web designer requires a lot of patience and perseverance. You need to wake up every day and tackle problems one after another until you can successfully complete your projects. There is a lot of stress and turmoil which goes into this process, but also a lot of compassion and learning.

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23 Inspiring Examples of Contact Pages

By / Apr 23, 2012 / Inspiration

When designing a website we need to think about every aspect, from header to footer, from landing page to about us page, and even the contact page. It’s important to make sure the design is great all the way through. So today we decided to gather a few examples of how websites are displaying their…

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WDL Premium: 20 Ultimate Button Styles

By / Apr 21, 2012 / Premium

For our WDL Premium members, here’s a set of 20 button styles from WeGraphics. The set includes Photoshop PSD and ASL styles for laying out design comps.They also have included coded HTML and CSS for each button. Check it out!

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9 jQuery Mistakes you Shouldn’t Commit

By / Apr 19, 2012 / Tips

jQuery is so easy to use that sometimes we just forget that it’s not CSS. While using CSS, we don’t have to give much thought to performance, because it’s so fast that it’s not worth the effort to optimize it. But when it comes to the real world, jQuery can drive developers crazy with performance…

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40 New Dribbble Freebies Published in 2012

By / Apr 18, 2012 / Freebies

The community of designers over at Dribbble are always happy to release new freebies to the public. It’s such a populated network that it can be frustrating to browse through all the newest shots looking for hidden gems. Thankfully I keep up with all the latest submissions and have put together a wonderful showcase of…

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Audio and Video with HTML5

By / Apr 17, 2012 / Tips

HTML5 has entered our lives for good and it is changing the way we are embedding media on our web pages. Two of the new greatest features are the <audio> and <video> elements. No more do we have to resort to Flash to serve videos and audio to our visitors. The new solutions HTML5 has…

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21 Inspiring Examples of About Pages

By / Apr 16, 2012 / Inspiration

About pages are important because they are the place where the user goes to discover more about who/what is behind the site they are visiting. From design studios to apps and online shops, users like to browse a page to find the good old who, where, what, how information about you. And of course there’s…

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WDL Premium: Grunge Drips Vector Pack

By / Apr 13, 2012 / Premium

Here’s another good high-quality vector pack for our WDL Premium Members. These grunge drips vectors from GoMedia’s Arsenal will give your designs a stylish look. The drops are perfect to help you getting started on a white canvas. Enjoy!

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30 Logos of Professional Designers

By / Apr 12, 2012 / Inspiration

It is no a secret that a logo is one of the most important elements of identity design. People might not remember you, but they will definitely remember your logo. That’s why every company should have a well planned identity design in order to send the appropriate message to their clients, and build the awareness…

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11 Extremely Useful Fresh Free Fonts

By / Apr 11, 2012 / Freebies

Looks like we almost let an entire month go by without finding some fresh free fonts for our readers. If you’ve been a WDL reader for while, you know that we take great pride in finding and letting you know about hight-quality freebies. It’s all about making your life easier. We do the searching, so…