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Topic: Web Design

The art of combining wire frames, brand identity and a bit of creative magic to develop a web page and/or website. From DIY and freelance designers to dedicated web design firms and companies, the options are plenty. Note: Anyone can design a web site, the critical issue is designing the right web site.

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Can I Click It? Yes, You Can (for Now)

Consumed => “Dear web designer, let’s stop breaking the affordance of scrolling” by Rodrigo Muniz on Medium.

And Kiss Your Social Media Icons Goodbye Too

Consumed => “Saying no to social media buttons” by Paul Boag on Boag World.

Bend Over (and Kiss Your Web Design Agency Goodbye)

Consumed => “Digital Disruption Disrupted” by Blair Enns on Win Without Pitching.

Hate the Whimpy Not the Hamburger

Consumed => “Why We Banished the Hamburger Menu From Our iPhone App” by Rachel Kumar on RedBooth.

Fact: Every Project has Context

Consumed => “Why You Should Include Your Developer In The Design Process” by Paul Boag on Smashing Magazine.

Success is a Process

Consumed => “Client Education and Post-Launch Success” by Drew Thomas on A List Apart.

Product Launch: WPezDeveloper (Alpha)

FYI => The destination idea is to curate a community (and associated content) of developers (and designers) who tend to lean on WordPress.

Beyond the CSS Style Guide

Consumed => “CSS Audits: Taking Stock of Your Code” by Susan Robertson on A List Apart.

Product Launch: WPezBoilerStrap Uno

FYI => Sometimes no time to spare and your back up against the proverbial wall forces you forward. The refactoring is complete. (Again.) Presenting the WordPress theme WPezBoilerStrap Uno.

What The Font?

Consumed => “How Fonts Affect the User Experience” by Marcus Taylor on Six Revisions.

SVG: The Best Comprehensive Compilation of Resources

FYI => “A Compendium of SVG Information” by Chris Coyier on CSS Tricks.

The Reading Experience in the context of Conversions & Completion

Consumed => “Designing For The Reading Experience” by Marko Dugonjic on Smashing Magazine.

Treat Your Analytics Like an Investment

Consumed => “UX designers: Side drawer navigation could be costing you half your user engagement” by Anthony Rose on The Next Web.

Mobile-friendly Website Checklist

Consumed => “10 Ways to Make Your Website More Mobile Friendly” by Dmitri Lau on SitePoint. Free Tool for Compressing Images

FYI => “ Free Tool Reduces The File Size of Your JPEG, PNG, GIF or SVG by up to 90 Percent” by Dieter Petereit on Noupe.

Speed doesn’t kill, http requests do

Consumed => “Speed Up Your Site with Delayed Content” by Paul Hammond on

User Expectations & Experience (UXX): The Ultimate Goal

Consumed => “Agile UX vs Lean UX, which should you choose?” by Marcin Treder on Web Designer Depot.

KISS is Never a Bad Thing

Consumed => “Readable, Fluid Type With Basic CSS Smarts” by Val Head on TypeCast.

“…if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong”

Consumed => “Why UX Designers Need to Think like Architects” by Rima Reda on UX Magazine.

Common Practice Doesn’t Always Equal Best Practice

Consumed => “Rethinking Mobile Tutorials: Which Patterns Really Work?” by Theresa Neil on Smashing Magazine.