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Sass Guidelines

About the author<p>My name is Hugo Giraudel, I am a 26 year-old French front-end developer, based in Berlin (Germany) since 2015, currently working at …

(Ab)using CSS3's :nth-child selector to invent new ones

<i>If you find this interesting, read more about CSS Selectors Level 4 which will offer you even more tools for stylesheet development.</i>CSS3’s :nth-child …

13 Common SEO Mistakes to Avoid

Online marketers spend a lot of time demystifying Search Engine Optimization (SEO), from the jargon and rules to new updates and algorithms. As the technology continue to advance, what you might know about SEO a year ago may no longer apply today.<p>Since SEO can be quite complex in its ever-adapting …

17 New Free Fonts For Designers | Fonts

Fresh <b>free fonts</b> for professional graphic designers. Fonts are perfect for Headlines, Headings and print design. Free download all fonts which are …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

How To Create Your Own Front-End Website Testing Plan

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A Visual Guide to Sass & Compass Color Functions

Reducing Abandoned Shopping Carts In E-Commerce

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How To Run A Content-Planning Workshop

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Wayfinding For The Mobile Web

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Responsive Images Done Right: A Guide To <picture> And srcset

15 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Design Principles: Space And The Figure Ground Relationship

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Sassy Z-Index Management For Complex Layouts

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Techniques For Creating Custom Textures In Photoshop

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Breakpoints And The Future Of Websites

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Prioritizing Devices: Testing And Responsive Web Design

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Scaling Down The BEM Methodology For Small Projects

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How Do You Design Interaction?

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You May Be Losing Users If Responsive Web Design Is Your Only Mobile Strategy

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How To Create A Helpful And Better 404 Page

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How I Built The One Page Scroll Plugin

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Writing CSS (and Sass) that doesn’t suck

Working at an agency, I sometimes have the pleasure (misfortune?) of taking over a front–end project started by a freelancer that we’ve brought in. …

CSS

How To Create a Web Design Style Guide

You're reading How To Create a Web Design Style Guide, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Email Design Guide

Content<p>Focus your message<p>Some of the most effective emails have one clear message. If you have multiple messages to send, try breaking them up into a …

16 Beautiful Horizontal Scrolling Websites

Web developers have always looked for ways in order to improve the way a website looks. One of these new and innovative ways was horizontal scrolling …

Why There Are Some Clients You Need to Fire

“I’m sorry, but we have to let you go. You’re fired.”<p>I’m pretty sure that a lot us, freelancers, dream of wanting to be a real badass and say those …

Employment

10 of the Most Beautiful and Inspirationally Designed Websites

I managed to gather a collection of eye-popping and most beautiful websites that would surely give you inspiration for the next project you’ll be …

Designing Mobile First

Build a responsive design that works across devices<p>Almost 25% of the Web’s traffic now comes from mobile. If you didn’t build a responsive site, …

Responsive Design Begins With The URL

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How To Wisely Use The Font Combinations into A Logo

A considerable part of the total created logos contains letters or words. It means that a logo designer should be able to wisely play with letters. …

Typography