Lipstick on a Pig: When a Great Template Just Isn’t Paying Off

While it’s important for your site or blog to look as good as possible (and with today’s templates, it’s easier to achieve this than ever before), there are limits to what great aesthetics can do for the success of your web thing. If your blog or web experience, whatever is, just isn’t performing at the level you think it should, one of three things is probably wrong. If you are committed to the success of your endeavour, it’s time to be realistic and put time and energy into these options. Take some honest time to diagnose the problem, and then do everything you can to make it right.

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10 Places Online to Learn Web Design

In this world of internet, owning a website/web portal has become common. The main reason behind this is designing a website became much easier as it was not few years back. With the influence of various online sources and availability of free/paid web designing tools, now even a non techie person can design compatible website.

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Freshest Trends in Web Design, Edition 2016

Being a web designer you have to always be in tune with the latest trends, these things are like a riptide – always in motion, constantly changing, even if it looks like it’s still for a while. New technologies emerge every day, people change the patterns of behaviour online, web design is dependent on these factors, thus the trends are rapidly changing and you have to know them or stay forever behind.

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Web Design and Color Theory

Web design is obviously a very visual type of communication, and colors play a very essential part in this. Understanding the meaning of colors, how they work together and what emotions each color evokes, you can create better websites and provide your customers with powerful tools for gaining true success.

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Top 10 Personal Page Web Templates

Can you imagine a modern business without a website? A professional without an online presence? A creative person without an online portfolio? Well, me neither. These days you have to be online if you want to be noticed and hired. And even if you are not looking for a job, blogs have never been this popular before, it seems to be the age of sharing yourself with the world via internet.

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10 Free Photo Stocks To Decorate Your Website for Xmas

Photography is a substantial part of web design, I think there’s no arguing about that. Unfortunately, it’s hard to find really good stock photos these days, especially free ones.

I love free resources and deals (obviously), so I’m in constant search of all freebies related to web design. Today I’m gonna share the most recent collection of mine – 10 free image stocks with high quality photos.

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How To Create Better Mobile Web Typography

Creating designs which are as effective and pleasing to the eye on a desktop PC as they are on a mobile device presents any designer with a number of challenges. The reality is that creating responsive websites for mobile devices is a skill every single web designer needs to learn, unless they want to be left behind when the industry, and its customers, moves forwards. One of the key areas to focus on when looking at the typography for a mobile site is a better understanding of
audience behaviour and need; if you can gain a better understanding of that then your mobile web
typography will improve dramatically as a result.

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15 Joomla Templates With Parallax Effects

Parallax scrolling is not a new trend in web design, as a matter of fact – it’s been around for a few years already. One might think such a thing would fade away by now, but it looks like parallax trend is not going anywhere.

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Five Essential WordPress Plugins

I know you’re probably confused by the sheer volume of plugins available for WordPress, and which of them you actually need. Believe me it’s very easy to wind up a with WordPress site which is crammed full of plugins you don’t use, and probably can’t even remember installing in the first place.

So what I want to do with this blog post is highlight the plugins/types of plugins which you absolutely do need, and then anything else you choose to install is up to you.
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