Category: Resources

23 Free Textures for your Delight

Here at WDL, we take great pride in being able to find useful freebies and share them with our readers. It saves you time, and allows you to focus on creating, instead of hunting. Here you will find 23 free textures to add to your resource library. Remember that textures can always add a nice […]

8 Responsive jQuery Slider Plugins

Whether you’re already a pro at creating responsive web sites or your just learning what it’s all about, it’s good to have some scripts handy that you can easily integrate into your site. We all know how popular image and content sliders are now, and for good reason. So we decided to round up some […]

HTML5 Cheat Sheets

With new additions or changes to HTML5 happening quite frequently, it can become hard to remember all the new various features. These nice up-to-date cheat sheets, created for WDL by InMotion Hosting, can help web designers and developers keep track of it all.

Best jQuery Plugins of 2011

jQuery was first released in 2006. Nearly 5 years later, it’s still going strong – due largely in part to the community that’s been built up around it. This community of developers constantly releases plugins that allow web developers to easily add amazing functionality to their projects. Continuing our “Best of 2011” series, the focus […]

Responsive Web Design Templates and Frameworks

Eventually, we’ll all stop talking about responsive web design – not because it will go away, but because it will become what’s expected. Flashback ten years ago and we were all talking about CSS and tableless design, but today there’s no need to mention it. It’s simply the way modern websites are built, although sadly, […]

8 Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins

jQuery helps us web designers and developers do some amazing things, and plugins make it almost too easy. That’s why it’s an obsession of mine to find new ones. I’ve been on the lookout for the past couple of weeks, and I’ve collected some good ones. Here are 8 Fresh and Useful jQuery Plugins.

10 Useful jQuery Plugins

It seems that jQuery plugins are constantly being released, and it’s no surprise since it’s insanely popular, and for good reason. The only problem is being able to sort through them all to find the good ones. That’s why we’re always on the lookout, and we’ve found some good ones for you. Here are 10 […]

Design Business Books vs Design Business Blogs

When I first sat down to write this post my idea was to compile a list of the best business books for designers.  However, as I found books claiming to fit this niche, I began to notice something that got me asking questions.  It was the publishing dates.  Some were 2009, others 2008, and others […]

Filtered: A New Portfolio WordPress Theme from Theme Trust

Back in October of last year, I launched Theme Trust, a shop for premium WordPress themes. Five months later, I couldn’t be more excited about where it’s at. Sales have consistently increased each month, and the amount of positive feedback from customers has been overwhelming. Moving forward, the plan is to keep providing fast and […]

Mastering Font Combinations

Remember the days of the Commodore computer? Your word processor had one font family, with an italic and a boldface, if you were lucky. Designing a contrasting header to a computer-generated document required scissors and tape. Though the output of your dot matrix printer was unmistakable and monotonous, at least you never had to sweat […]