The 960 Grid System Made Easy

The first time I discovered the 960 Grid System, I was immediately excited about the possibilities of implementing complex layouts so easily.

However, since I was fairly new to web design at the time, when I downloaded the files, I quickly became overwhelmed at how complicated the whole thing seemed.

With all this code, how could this be the easy way to create a layout?


Make an Elegant and Simple Blog Web Layout Using Photoshop

This web design tutorial will show you the process of developing a PSD mockup of a clean and simple blog layout. We will be creating the design of the front page of the blog. The next part of this tutorial will walk you through coding the PSD to HTML/CSS.


10 Fresh Galleries for Web Design Inspiration

Creativity needs a jumpstart at times. When you’re feeling creatively low, one of the best ways to get inspired is to admire and look at exceptional web designs. In this collection, you’ll discover some new web design galleries to check out. I hope you find at least a couple of new favorites that you’ll bookmark and visit regularly!


50 Examples of Drop-Down Navigation Menus in Web Designs

Having a clean and well-structured website navigation is key in designing an effective user interface. Drop-down menus are great for sites that have multiple levels of content hierarchy. The typical design pattern of a drop-down menu is that when a user hovers over the parent navigation item, a submenu of navigation items appears.

In this collection are many different types of drop-down menus used in websites all over the web for your navigation design inspiration.


5 Good Habits That Will Make You a Better Coder

We all want to grow in the things we do, and in the field of web development, one of the main areas that we spend a lot of time on is our code. This could include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Python, ActionScript or any other language that you may choose to use for building websites.

In this article, I’ll share some practical steps that you can take to expand your skill set and become a better coder. I would like to propose five different habits that you can adapt in order to help yourself become more excellent at what you do.


250 Quick Web Design Tips (Part 2)

As web professionals, we’re always looking for ways to improve our knowledge and skills. Continuing on with our list of quick web design tips (see Part 1), these tips will cover the website development process as well as positive marketing and promotional tips for web designers.


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