Category: How To

Reading Waterfall Charts to Focus on Page Speed

There’s no question that making your website’s pages load fast is important. Research shows that people start to lose focus on something after a single second, and lose interest completely somewhere between 4 and 10 seconds. There’s even a direct correlation between slow load times and losing sales, according to Amazon and Kissmetrics. But who has time for complex tools like reading waterfall charts? The…

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User Experience Psychology And Performance: SmashingConf Videos

About The Author The Smashing team loves high-quality content and cares about the little details. Through our online articles, Smashing Books, eBooks as well as Smashing … More about The Smashing Editorial… How can we design in a way to help visitors rather than frustrate them? How do we know that a great user experience is really working well? In this pairing of videos from…

Top 22 Best Free HTML5 Frameworks for Responsive Web Development 2018

HTML5 has had some real attention drawn to it over the last two years (since the release of the actual standard in October 2014), and even though it has been over a year since the release, majority of web browsers are still trying to catch up with even the basic new functionalities and features introduced; except for Google Chrome and Opera, both of which are…

Create Duplicate Content with Gutenberg

If you’re reading this post, you’ve probably tried out the new Gutenberg editor for WordPress by now. If you haven’t yet, I recommend giving it a go. It’s currently available as a plugin but will be merged into WordPress core at some point in the future, so you’ll have to get to know it sometime. Gutenberg is currently available as a free plugin Like all…

Why Altruism Is The Ace To Get Your Dream Design Job

About The Author Andree worked with HP, Vodafone, eBay, Mobile.de and Deutsche Telekom Innovation as well as a handful of startups (e.g. moviepilot.com) before moving to Spain. … More about Andree… Getting your dream job is not too complicated but it will take effort. This article may be the last obstacle that stands between you and your next dream job. Hunting for a design job…

21 Best Personal Website Templates That Always Keep You One Step Ahead

Personal websites help you to share your experience, showcase your professional work and lot more. Being a professional owning a personal website always keeps you one step ahead of your peers. All your achievements and the quality of your work can be viewed easily on a site. The personal website also helps you to evaluate yourself. Following are the best HTML and WordPress personal website…

The Future Of Mobile Web Design: Video Game Design And Storytelling

About The Author Suzanne Scacca is a former WordPress implementer, trainer and agency manager who now works as a freelance copywriter. She specializes in crafting marketing, web … More about Suzanna… As attention spans shorten and visitors just want to get to the good stuff on a website, designers have to get more creative in how they communicate their website’s “story.” This article suggests techniques…

21 Best Food Website Templates That Satisfy All Food Lovers 2018

The need for a website is raising in all business domains. Restaurants and other food business are one of the top competitive business in the world. To stay in business, it is essential to remain updated and use latest trends. Following are the best food website templates in HTML and WordPress. The benefit of using a WordPress template is you can add food delivery service…

20 Free Abstract Material Design Backgrounds

I’ve stumbled upon this roundup of 40 free Material design resources, and noticed that there are not enough free material backgrounds to meet the demand in them: there are just a few packs over the web. That’s why I decided to create my own pack, which now includes 100 abstract backgrounds. Now you can download 20 of them exclusively on Material Design Blog. Included…