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The 6 Principles of Design

The 6 Principles of Design is an elegant design that visually shows the readers many of the ways design can visually communicate information. …

The Ultimate Google Algorithm Cheat Sheet

Have you ever wondered why Google keeps pumping out algorithm updates?<p>Do you understand what Google algorithm changes are all about?<p>No SEO or content …

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76 Google Now Voice Commands You Should Be Using

Google Now is a simple, responsive personal assistant created by the hugely successful search engine Google that has been integrated into all …

Google Now

10 Ways to Boost Results Using Google AdWords

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Google AdWords can drive large volumes of high-quality traffic. Small changes in a campaign often have a significant impact on its profitability.<p>Here is a checklist of AdWords optimization techniques that can be implemented instantly and …

Free ebook explains how the internet works

Kids ask the hardest questions: "Why does it go dark at night?" "How do I know I'm real?" "Where do police horses keep their sirens?" And, given the …

The Top UX Predictions for 2015

<b>As we mentioned last week when we gave you the top UX trends of 2014, it's been a big year for experience design.</b> 2015 shows all signs of being an …

Web Design

Interactive Content Can Save Content Marketing From The Dark Side

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Scott Brinker is the CTO of ion Interactive.</i><p>Not long ago, in a marketing department not far, far away, we saw the rise of content marketing. It began as a young, idealistic movement to help educate, enlighten, and entertain self-empowered buyers in the digital world. An elegant …

Chartist.js, An Open-Source Library For Responsive Charts

Your Individual Setup<p>You can integrate the Chartist library in your project in many ways. It’s available from Bower and NPM but also directly from a …

Google is killing CAPTCHA as we know it

If you've signed up for an account recently, you've probably seen it: a quick test that gives you a few distorted words and asks you to type them back in plaintext. The official name is CAPTCHA, a test designed to weed out the automated scripts used for spam, but it's been broken for a long time. …

7 Deadly Web Design Sins You Might Be Making

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>Web design is a tricky subject.<p>People have different opinions about what constitutes good web design and what doesn’t.<p>Some people think your site needs to be super sleek with an up-to-date, modern design in order to get attention. Others believe that web …

30 Essential Chrome Extensions for Web Designers

There are quite literally hundreds of Chrome extensions available for web designers. All of them offering time-saving solutions to many of the design …

7 Indispensable (and Free!) Website Graders

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You can audit your content in many ways—be it a quick-and-simple social media audit or a full-scale blog review. You can take the time to run the numbers yourself (a useful exercise!), or you can plug a URL into<p>I’m the type to always plug our Buffer …

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This website turns .gifs into boot animations

Ah, Reddit. The source of all things… innovative. If you’re tired of the same old boot animation on your device, you’re in luck. Someone created a website that can turn any .gif file into your device’s boot animation.<p>The website comes from Reddit user eth0izzle, and is currently only an alpha …

GIF Animations

Google introduces criteria for mobile-friendly sites

On a mobile device, we prefer mobile sites. It just makes sense to view content in a correctly-formatted way to better the viewing experience. If …

The Skeptic’s Guide To Low-Fidelity Prototyping

What Is Low-Fidelity Prototyping And Why Will It Improve The Way You Work?<p>Have you ever spent an overwhelming amount of time and resources designing …

How To Run A Content-Planning Workshop

In this article, I’ll share the approach we developed to run content-planning workshops. While you will need to adapt the format to your scenario, …

A Guide To Conducting A Mobile UX Diagnostic

This article will describe a process you can follow to evaluate a mobile UX, be it for an app or a website accessed on a mobile device. The steps in …

Visual Customer Service in the Social Age

The Visual Customer Service in the Social Age infographic created by Gryffin for TollFreeForwarding.com, describes the different social media …

How To Be a Google Power User

Sometimes, no matter how you word your question, Google’s search engine’s results will not come up with what you are looking for. How To Be a Google …

5 Great Online Tools for Creating Infographics

Professional infographic designers rely primarily on a core vector graphics software program to create their infographics designs. The main advantage …

Responsive Web Design

When you have your own website, there are plenty of decisions you have to make. The Responsive Web Design infographic from Verve gives helpful …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

HOW U's New Platform + 6 Online Design Courses

Excellent news, everyone! <b>HOW Design University</b> got a much-needed facelift. The new site is responsive, user-friendly and absolutely gorgeous. If …

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Karen McGrane on Creating Reusable Content

Creating content can be a challenging task if you’re a content creator – be you blogger, journalist, internet sensation, writer or virtually anyone …