A wireframe is not the same as a prototype but even seasoned design professionals can sometimes get the two terms mixed up.
It’s time to set things straight once and for all, since (semantics aside) the difference between a wireframe and a prototype is actually quite substantial.
If you want to take advantage of these modern CSS capabilities, one quick way to do that would be to use (or study) CSS effects libraries. Let me talk about a few open source collections of CSS that will help you craft great transitional interfaces.
Mainstream blogging platforms like WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr, etc. aren’t designed for hackers. They’re encumbered by features developers just don’t need or want.
And, out of the box, the popular blogging platforms certainly lack a lot things coders actually would want, such as code syntax highlighting, blog theming capabilities using a standardized templating engine, markup language support besides HTML, and integration with source code repositories, among other things.
It’s reasonable to assume that a website’s loading time is important.
We can confidently conclude that slow sites have usability and SEO issues because we know that users hate waiting for web pages to load and that Google uses site speed as a factor for its search rankings.
But, quantitatively, what are the other effects of having a slow website?
Let us look at some cases of tech companies sharing what they have learned about web optimization.
A good online presence is key to the success of modern businesses.
Or is it?
An entire work day. That’s how long it took to create the 8-page project proposal you wrote, edited, and packaged to perfection for a potential client. It’s the third one you’re sending out this month.
It looks ready. It feels ready. You’re confident it’s going to blow the client’s socks off.
You wait a couple of days. The client hasn’t responded yet. Did he get the proposal? Should you send a follow-up email? Maybe send another copy of the proposal just to be sure (might have been trapped in their spam folder by accident).
Web tableaus — photographed scenes of work environments — are a popular web design trend right now.
I came across the term from Frank Chimero’s blog post about the subject, and it was the first time I’ve seen the web tableau trend analyzed.
I thought I’d put together a showcase of websites that use web tableaus for you.