A Beginner’s Guide to Website Feedback

Aug 12, 2010 / Resources

The term “feedback” is coming close to finding itself in clichéd business word category (along with personal favorites “synergy” and “paradigm”). Even if for you the word itself isn’t necessarily something that you expect to see in a Dilbert cartoon, the thought of what feedback entails can be unpleasant. For many it conjures up visions…

7 Useful Resources to Help You Learn HTML5

Aug 11, 2010 / Resources

Even though HTML5 is relatively new and it’s not supported yet by all major browsers, it is being used now by a lot of web designers and developers. Without a doubt, HTML5 is going to play a big part in the way we develop on the web, for many years to come. As I just…

20 Design Blogs Worth Reading

Aug 3, 2010 / Resources

With so many web design blogs available on the Internet it can be hard to know which ones are worth checking out, so we have compiled a list of 20 web design/development blogs we think you should try and read. Some of the websites in this list you will have heard of but some are…

Six Super Helpful Typography Cheat Sheets

Jul 6, 2010 / Resources

Some may argue that typography is the single most important aspect of web design, but yet it’s often one of the most neglected and overlooked. There’s a lot involved in typography, and becoming a master can be difficult. A lot of it requires much experience, practice, and knowing the rules and do’s and dont’s. Nevertheless,…

10 jQuery Plugins and Techniques for Doing More with Images

Jun 17, 2010 / Resources

When we see an image on a web page, it’s second nature for us to move our mouse over it or try to click it. We have come to expect some level of interactivity when it comes to images, especially with modern web design technologies, such as jQuery. If you happen to be working on…

20 Best WordPress Ecommerce Themes

May 25, 2010 / Resources

WordPress is a great platform for setting up an online store, and there is a wide range of themes available to help sellers reach target customers. This post presents 20 of the best ecommerce themes, including both free and premium examples, covering storefront templates aimed at a variety of niche markets.

A Closer Look at FlashComponents.net

Feb 14, 2010 / Resources

Here at WDL, we greatly appreciate our sponsors. They help make it possible for us to do what we do, and we feel that all of our sponsors offer services and products that can be very useful to web designers, developers, and online creatives. In order to let you know more about what our sponsors…

13 Useful JavaScript Solutions for Charts and Graphs

Feb 9, 2010 / Resources

Graphs and charts are used to simplify complex data and make it easy to read and understand. So it really wouldn’t make sense if it was difficult to integrate a graph into a website. Thanks to Javascript and a bunch of talented developers, we have at our disposal solutions for easily adding graphs and charts…

14 Helpful Cheat Sheets for Front-end Web Development

Jan 19, 2010 / Resources

For web developers and designers, it can be difficult to memorize the syntax for multiple programming languages and frameworks, especially since they are always evolving and growing. This is where cheat sheets come in handy. Most cheat sheets are designed to be printer friendly, so you can have them laying around on your desk as…

11 Blogs to Help You Become a User Experience Expert

Dec 29, 2009 / Resources

In today’s web design world, so much emphasis is put on SEO, which forces us to design for machines. Even though this is a necessity for web designers, the focus of a design should be on that of the user – the breathing, typing, mouse clicking kind of user. The user experience (UX) design portion…