Internet Censorship is Here: How Far Will it Go?

Within hours of the recent mass shooting at a New Zealand mosque by a far-right terrorist, the country’s authorities were scrambling to ensure a sickening video the murderer streamed on Facebook was barred from the nation’s screens. Due to the nature of the Internet, the task of removal proved very difficult. But eventually, the government succeeded — using controversial tactics … Read the rest

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Popular Design News of the Week: May 13, 2019 – May 19, 2019

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. 

The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, in case you missed some … Read the rest

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5 Common Design Mistakes That Disappoint Users

Designing an interactive interface or a website is not an easy feat. You have to analyze everything about your audience, in the first place their behavior, and then implement thorough planning. New technologies are making it easier but they are also making the users more tech savvy and hard to impress.

Glossy images and hover effects are no longer impressive … Read the rest

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Does Your Web Design Business Need a Rebrand?

How long ago did you start your design business or side gig? Three months? Three years? And how long has it been since you evaluated your business since then?

As a web designer, your job is to think critically and creatively for your clients, which is why you ask them probing questions like:

  • How old is your business?
  • What’s its
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Reputation Management 101

I really don’t need to explain how important your reputation is, do I?

Short version: if people think you suck, either as a person or as a designer, they won’t hire you. It’s not a difficult concept, all things considered.

Figuring out what other people think of us is much harder. Controlling what they think about you is next to … Read the rest

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What’s New For Designers, May 2019

There are plenty of cool new tools and resources available for designers this month, and you’ll be especially happy if you are looking to find photos with ease, increase productivity or even create better documentation.

If we’ve missed something that you think should have been on the list, let us know in the comments. And if you know of a … Read the rest

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Popular Design News of the Week: May 6, 2019 – May 12, 2019

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. 

The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, in case you missed some … Read the rest

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About WordPress (But Were Afraid to Ask)

WordPress is the most used CMS across the world today. It has attained the number one position because it is so simple to use and maintain, not only from a designer’s point of view, but also from the end user’s perspective.

In this article, we will look at a few different questions people have about WordPress. Some may seem downright … Read the rest

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How to Take Your Website Viral

It’s no surprise that some businesses are convinced that all they need is a Facebook page and some awesome paid posts in order to go viral. I get it. It’s relatively cheap. It’s easy. And they see it as a faster way to success than taking the time to build a website, grow an audience organically, and wait.

But social … Read the rest

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6 Tips For Tackling Inherited Code

When you’ve worked in the digital industry for long enough, eventually you’re going to have to work with code that you’ve inherited from someone else. Whether this is part of a handover process from another company, written by a developer that has since moved on or written by a freelancer, sooner or later you’ll find yourself sifting through line after … Read the rest

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