Month: July 2017

Popular Design News of the Week: July 24, 2017 – July 30, 2017

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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, […]

Comics of the Week #400

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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 […]

5 Ways to Make Your Website Stand Out

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Everyone involved in building a website wants it to stand out from other websites. Clients want to stand out from the competition and leave a favorable impression on potential customers; designers strive for originality and to compete with other designers; back-end developers want a success story in their portfolios and an original or different-looking site […]

7 Super-Useful Chrome Extensions for Designers in 2017

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All designers have their own way of working. Whether you design directly in the browser (with code, I mean), or you only use web browsers for live-testing web designs in real-time (or otherwise), there are plenty of Chrome extensions for designers that will make your life exponentially easier. My biggest pet peeve? Having to open […]

How to Pick Stock Photos that Captivate Users

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This article was sponsored by GraphicStock. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Photography in design — be that web, mobile or otherwise — is pretty common. Sourcing stock images is almost second nature to most designers, so it’s easy to incorporate imagery into web and app designs without really thinking about […]

How To Protect Your Users With The Privacy By Design Framework

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    In these politically uncertain times, developers can help to defend their users’ personal privacy by adopting the Privacy by Design (PbD) framework. These common-sense steps will become a requirement under the EU’s imminent data protection overhaul, but the benefits of the framework go far beyond legal compliance. Let’s give credit where credit is […]