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Headless CMS vs Traditional CMS: A Deep Dive

If you’ve ever used a Content Management System (CMS), you’ve likely used Wordpress or other traditional CMS (we’ll define “traditional” later). …

Software Engineering

Golden Ratio. Bring Balance in UI Design.

One of the major characteristics of effective design is a clear user interface. All the elements need to be well-balanced and placed in the harmony …

11 Web Design Trends That We’ll See More of in 2018

Web design may be a decades old vocation now, but that does not mean it isn’t subject to fashions, fads and whims. So what can we expect in 2018? …

16 top CSS animation examples

You've probably noticed the number of<p>CSSanimation examples featuring on websites has been on the rise lately. Animation is already making a splash …

People Don’t Scroll (and Other Page Length Myths)

<b>by</b> Marli MesibovHave you wondered, “How long should this page be?” A quick Google search gives you answers ranging from “300 words” to “5 paragraphs” …

Flat UI Elements Lack Clickability Clues and Cause Confusion

<b>Summary:</b> Our eyetracking studies show flat UI design often possess weak signifiers and lack sufficient clues to indicate actionable elements on the …

Best Free Web Icon Packs for 2018

You're reading Best Free Web Icon Packs for 2018, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Graphics

Sketch Runner

What's Runner?<p>Runner helps you to get around Sketch quicker by giving you an intuitive interface to supercharge your daily workflow. Stop searching …

Sketch Workflow — 8 point Soft Grids

I wanted to share my Sketch workflow designing on an 8 point soft grid. If you are not familiar with this concept please read Bryn Jackson’s great …

8 tips for running slick remote user tests

How to write a user testing report that people will actually read

Hannah Olinger on UnsplashOver the decade or so I’ve been a UX designer, I’ve run a lot of user tests. They’re a great way to find out how people …

Color in UI Design: A (Practical) Framework

Being pretty self-taught as far as UI design goes, I’ve always wondered why so many articles and books talk about color theory and palettes. In my …

Creating Usability with Motion: The UX in Motion Manifesto

The following manifesto represents my answer to the question — “As a UX or UI, designer, how do I know when and where to implement motion to support …

UX Design

This site expertly pairs fonts using machine learning

As any typography nerd will tell you, pairing fonts on a design project isn’t as simple as you might think. Depending on your objective (to create balance or to tension, or to showcase a particular piece of content, for example), there are various approaches you can take. But what if you’re a …

The Psychology Principles Every UI/UX Designer Needs to Know

Psychology plays a big part in a user’s experience with an application. By understanding how our designs are <i>perceived</i>, we can make adjustments so …

UI Design

Microinteractions to Help Improve UX

As your users spend time on your website, they are constantly interacting with its features – and some of those small interactions matter more than …

UI Design

Best Design Practices for Website Headers

Everyone knows: there is not the second chance to make the first impression. In the sphere of digital products, this eternal truth works in terms of …

UI Design

Navigation patterns for ten common types of websites

Navigation is one of the most important aspects of any website. Without good navigation, a site becomes useless to visitors. They can’t find the …

5 Ways to Improve the UX of Site Search

Search is like a conversation between the user and system: the user expresses their information need as a query, and the system expresses its …

How to build a Progressive Web App

Mobile now accounts for over half the web's traffic, and web applications enable users to do things in the browser that rival native apps, but …

7 guidelines for writing accessible microcopy

Anyone writing microcopy knows there’s a thin line between providing a good, effective experience and evoking frustration—and the difference can be …

microcopy

10 Do’s and Don’ts of Mobile UX Design

Mobile design can be a tricky subject, with many things to consider when creating a mobile app. To simplify the task, I’ve prepared some highly …

UI Design

Questions UX Designers Should Be Asking

<b>Designing is easier when you start with the answers.</b><p>The ability to ask meaningful questions is a fundamental yet often overlooked skill in the UX …

UX Design

The Design Experience Dilemma

I read an excerpt from Don Norman’s revised classic book on UX ‘The Design of Everyday Things’ that pointed at the cognitive functions of the human …

UX Design

Microinteractions: Building Meaningful Connections With Users Through Design

The devil is in the details. The saying sounds especially true when applied to mobile design and UX. One single mistake in your UX can lead to …

7 Practical Tips for Cheating at Design

Improving your designs with tactics instead of talent.<p>Every web developer inevitably runs into situations where they need to make visual design …

The Daily Design Quote

Download our free ebook <b>The Basics of User Experience Design</b> to learn about core concepts in UX design.<p>In 9 chapters, we'll cover: conducting user …

7 Scientifically Proven Web Design Tips for Creating Eye Catching Websites

<b>“There are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for.” –</b>Milton Glaser<p>Web design is somewhat akin to running …

UI Design

Navigation Design: Is the Vertical Menu the New Best Practice?

Before yelling “no”, at least think about the new smartphone generation. The trend is increasing the device’s height, but not the width. Don’t you …

Web design in 2018

There was always much confusion about what web design is, especially in circles where self-educated designers work. Today this term is rarely used …