How Long is the Perfect Blog Post?

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How Long is the Perfect Blog Post?
There’s an old saying about dresses and speeches which rightly points out that both should be long enough to cover the subject. In the modern era, men in particular would be well advised to drop all reference to female attire and talk about blogs instead. How long should a blog be? The infinite Internet has […]
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What’s New for Designers, April 2018

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Are you one of those designers who loves to test new stuff? Then this month’s collection of what’s new will be a treat! New tools and resources are everywhere this time of year, here are a few that you’re sure to enjoy. If we’ve missed something that you think should have been on the list, […]
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10 Reasons to Love (and Use) Gradients in 2018

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After years of flat, material and completely minimal styles, the gradient has made a comeback. Everywhere you look, designers are using color fades to add visual interest, create user engagement and just design something that’s worth looking at. If you aren’t a fan of gradients, maybe it’s time to rethink your stance on the issue. […]
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Popular design news of the week: April 2, 2018 – April 8, 2018

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Popular design news of the week: April 2, 2018 – April 8, 2018
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]
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The Role of Place-Onas in the Future of UX

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The Role of Place-Onas in the Future of UX
Most people are familiar with the concept of a persona—a fictional character that embodies the traits of your target audience. Marketers gather details from user research and generate a representation of their ideal client. When developing a website or smartphone app, designing for a persona helps identify how users will interact. Recently Bill Buxton took […]
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12 Fixed Sticky Navbars That’ll Grab Your Attention

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Sticky menus, sliding navigations, fixed navbars…there’s quite a few names for this trend. But they all mean the same thing: a navigation that follows you around the page while you scroll. Not everyone likes this design style because it takes up extra space on the page. But it also gives users direct access to all […]
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Popular design news of the week: March 19, 2018 – March 25, 2018

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Popular design news of the week: March 19, 2018 – March 25, 2018
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]
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NBC Unveils Ambitious Redesign | Themes Affair

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It’s here, people! NBC has gone (more) digital, because we as a society have decided that this was better for the environment, and also because the news gets to our phones so much faster. It’s also cheaper. Okay, I’m going to stop messing with the print guys—they’ve done nothing to me—suffice it to say that […]
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Comics of the week #430

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Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world […]
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How To Design Winning Email Newsletters

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How To Design Winning Email Newsletters
Email remains a resilient form of communication for marketers, despite the myriad of other communication platforms available today. Most people check their emails at least once a day, and spam now has a hard time slipping through the net. What’s more, email newsletters from businesses are a part of everyday life and if someone has […]
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