5 Little-Known Web Files That Can Enhance Your Website

Jun 13 2011 by Alexander Dawson | 20 Comments

5 Little-Known Web Files That Can Enhance Your Website

Previously, I wrote about 5 web files that will improve your website and discussed files that, while small in size, pack a solid punch and make our work that little bit better. In this article, we’ll look at five more web files that can improve and your website.

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10 Free Productivity Tools for Busy Web Professionals

Jun 10 2011 by Leo Widrich | 36 Comments

As a web designer or web developer, focusing on your core work responsibility — producing websites — is tough enough of a job. So, I want to share with you a list of free tools to help you in various aspects of your work so that you can spend more time designing and less time on the other necessary things you need to deal with as a web professional.

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Getting Users to Sign Up: Factors in Design and Content

Jun 9 2011 by Kayla Knight | 21 Comments

Getting Users to Sign Up: Factors in Design and Content

Conversions can be tricky to accomplish on any website. A conversion could mean more sales, more registered users or simply more engaged users. Having a great product and delivering value to the user are obviously the factors to focus on when you want to increase your conversion rate. But a conversion rate can also be increased with smart design and strong content.

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Creating Focal Points in Your Web Design

Jun 8 2011 by Mohammad Moradi | 12 Comments

Creating Focal Points in Your Web Design

Web designers don’t have much time to impress website visitors and persuade them to stay on the websites we craft. They want to find things quickly, and we should design sites to aid them do just that. One of the most important ways to do this is with focal points.

A focal point is a prominent section on a web page that we want to guide the user’s attention to. The focal point is the eye-catching centerpiece of the page; it stands out and is distinct than other components.

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Giveaway: 5 DropIn Mac Apps (for Dropbox)

Jun 7 2011 by Jacob Gube | 50 Comments

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We’ve teamed up with the creators of DropIn (which you can get through the Mac App Store) to give 5 lucky winners a copy of this awesome app that will help you manage your busy Dropbox. Read on to see how you can participate for a chance to be one of the winners.

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Top 10 Git Tutorials for Beginners

Jun 6 2011 by Jacob Gube | 30 Comments

As a web designer or web developer, you’ve probably heard of Git before, a version control system that has had a swift ascension to ubiquity due in part to GitHub, a social code repository site.

If you’d like to learn how to use Git, check out my top 10 favorite Git tutorials for beginners. At the end, you’ll also see a list of other educational Git resources.

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Transparent Glass UI: Free PSD for User Interface Design

Jun 3 2011 by Liam McCabe | 20 Comments

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