How much of the basic web design practices are you really aware of? You do not have to remain in suspense over this. You can take this beginner web design quiz and know for certain just where you rate as a web designer.
A new microdata format for helping to build the semantic web has been launched by Bing, Google and Yahoo!. While clearly useful, the Schema.org microdata standard might prove difficult to implement across all websites, however.
Unless you love puzzles, mazes and TV game shows that ask you to choose between what’s behind door number one, two or three then you would not be thrilled about an encounter with a hard to navigate website. So here are some tips for developing a good navigational structure for your website.
Some web design choices may seem harmless, innovative and sheer genius – well, at least to your eyes. To your visitors, they could mean something totally different and be completely lacking in taste. Have you fallen into any of these 10 web design traps?
Before you pay someone to build a website for you or your company, there are some things you need to think about. Can you trust the developer with your online identity? Do you know what kind of experience they have with websites? Are they really worth what they charge?
The requirements for typography on a web page are quite different for those of a printed publication. Making the right choice will depend on choosing a font that can be viewed on all displays and by all readers, taking into account small monitors and resolutions as well as visual impairments.
When you first add an advert to your website, it can be difficult to find the correct position to place it. You don’t want to detract from the content, but at the same time the advert needs to be seen. These examples will show you the right and wrong positions for a website advert.
The knowledge of using web safe colors has always been the key to the difference between a good and a great designed web page. The question then begs. Is it the case that web designers still need to worry about using web safe colors these days?
Clicking “publish” on your new website or uploading the new design to run live isn’t the best way of doing things - before you let the world see the fruits of your hard labor, you will need to go through the following 10 pre-launch checks…
Follow the simple steps laid out in this picture-laden Fireworks tutorial to learn how to make a logo with a reflection effect. Complete with a simple shape, you can use the vector tool in Fireworks to create glassy, reflective text.