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jQuery Add CSS
Coding - Javascript - jQuery - CSS

How To: jQuery Add CSS and Remove CSS

There are multiple ways to add and remove CSS styling using jQuery. This is a quick tutorial to show you how. Sometimes you’ll have a need to, for example, have an element on the page change or disappear when the user performs an action, such as clicking or hovering. These are common tasks that frequently arise in web development. All of this can be achieved with just a little jQuery.

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Design - Resources - Freebies

11 Free Icon Sets For Your Design Toolbox

No matter if you design sites or application interfaces, you will always need icons. While you can always make your own icons, this usually takes too much time and it’s much better to get the icons ready made for you. Of course, with ready made icons you can never be sure the whole world is not using them but if you can live with the fact your icons might not be unique, then ready made icon sets are just fine.

introduction-to-mobile-design-usability
Design - Usability - UX Design - Mobile - Responsive

Introduction to Mobile Design Usability

With the exponential development of mobile devices in terms of numbers and in terms of functionality, the rapid growth of mobile sites is nothing but logical. Just a few years ago not many companies bothered to have a mobile site but now the trend has been reversed and it’s more of an exception than a rule not to have a mobile site.

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Design - Photoshop - Resources - UX Design - Freebies

Free UI Kit from PixelKit

Today we have a beautiful UI Kit from PixelKit, free for Syntaxxx fans. The kit is a sample of the Shapes transparent UI pack.

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Design - CSS3 - Resources - Freebies - HTML5

12 Free Single Page HTML5 Templates

Very often you don’t need to launch a full-blown CMS, but a simple 1-page HTML site is just what you need. In such cases it is really handy, if you have a ready-made HTML5 template to use. Fortunately, online there are hundreds, if not thousands of free and paid HTML5 templates.

Free WordPress Themes
CMS - Wordpress - Freebies - Resources

101 Free WordPress Themes: The Ultimate List

Looking for a great looking, free theme for your new WordPress site? You’ve come to the right place! Today we’ve gathered over 100 of the best free WordPress themes on the web. Don’t just search Google for free WP themes and come up with the same results as everyone else. Instead, use our huge list of curated designs that are sure to meet your needs.

7-common-usability-mistakes-you-must-avoid
Design - Usability - UX Design

7 Common Usability Mistakes You Must Avoid

Usability mistakes can spoil even the best design, drive users away, and kill conversions. While it’s true you can’t make a site appeal to everybody and what’s usable for one user might be a total disaster for another, there are some basic usability guidelines to stick to and some common usability mistakes that are relatively easy to avoid. Here are seven of them – of course, there are many more than this but these seven are really big ones.

5-good-reasons-to-redesign-a-site
Design - Usability - UX Design

5 Good Reasons to Redesign a Site

Your site has been up for ages and you almost hate it now because it has been the same year after year. While this is neither necessarily bad, nor a reason to redesign, very often a site that hasn’t seen a major redesign for many years really needs it.

how-to-build-a-killer-web-form
Design - CSS

How To Design A Killer Web Form And Win $7,500 While Doing It!

Today I’m going to show you the easiest way to design a killer web form, and while we’re at it, maybe win $7,500 or a host of other prizes.

incorporating-ux-into-design
Design - Resources - Usability - UX Design

10 Must-Read Usability Blogs For Web Designers

For many designers usability is the last concern – if the HTML and CSS code is OK and the site displays properly in various browsers, everything is fine and there is no need to bother with how the user feels. Needless to say, this is a very wrong approach.

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