Category Archives: Web Design News

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Web Design Industry Trends for 2015

You have probably seen a lot of articles on web design trends for 2015. Ghost buttons, card design, large background images and videos, scrolling instead of clicking, material design… You have heard it all already, haven’t you? But have you … Continue reading

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Apply for Google’s January bootcamp

Applications are now open for the January intake of the Google and IAB SA-backed three-month digital bootcamp, Digify, run by youth agency Livity Africa for 18 to 25 year olds. Starting in Johannesburg in mid-January, 15 young people will join … Continue reading

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Google Penquin 3.0 Released

Google has confirmed that it updated its Penguin filter on Friday. Penguin targets sites deemed to be spammy, especially those found in violation of Google’s guidelines about linking. Some noticed major changes in Google search results beginning late Friday night and speculated that this was due … Continue reading

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How has web design advanced in the last 2 years

Over the last two years, web design has advanced at an accelerated pace due to the advent of new technologies. While the demise of older technologies such as Flash was predicted, no one would have thought that this would happen … Continue reading

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Buying Facebook Likes and Twitter Followers

Celebrities, businesses and even the U.S. State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or YouTube viewers from offshore “click farms,” where workers tap, tap, tap the thumbs up button, view videos or retweet comments to inflate social media … Continue reading

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Ongoing SEO work on your website

Just like your home, car or storefront, maintenance via a consistent, ongoing SEO program is critical to the health of your website and your business. Your online visibility requires a higher-level maintenance and updating on an even more consistent level. … Continue reading

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Why Study Web Design

In today’s Post we are going to start a Series ” Why Study Web Design “. So keep a look out for the next Posts about Web Design Studies. Read on to learn more about Why you should Learn Web … Continue reading

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Breakpoints And The Future Of Websites

When the iPhone came out in 2007, the demonstration of its web browser by the late great Steve Jobs gave the not-so-subtle impression that Apple wasn’t too perturbed about its users pinching to zoom and swiping to scroll as part … Continue reading

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What do you really want to achieve as a web designer?

More and more, as the scope and lucrativeness of the Internet increase, web designers are becoming highly sought after. As the design profession gains in demand, its practitioners are put in an interesting position. The opportunities for growth appear to … Continue reading

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Why Should Web Design Be A Profession?

When one goes to the professional, one expects to invest in his expertise. This investment requires no great leap of faith, as it is supported by a trust acknowledged among the general populace and duly warranted by the traditions of … Continue reading

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7 Web Design Mistakes Every Beginner Makes

It’s easy to tumble into pitfalls when you’re starting out in web design. Learn what they are and how to avoid them. Experimenting and making mistakes is an important part of learning.  Hopefully by identifying those issues here, we can … Continue reading

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Understanding the Role of Communication in Web Design

Article By Amy Brown Communication is considered to be the foundational element of a good website. If your website’s design communicates effectively with the visitors, you grow your chances of getting noticed among the potential customers. Regardless of the type … Continue reading

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WWDC 2014 Aftermath

WWDC is like Christmas for Cocoa developers, and this is certainly true for this year’s edition due the scarcity of leaks and rumors leading up to the conference. Even though we’re all curious to hear what Apple has in store … Continue reading

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How to Go From Self-Employed Web Designer to Business Owner

Becoming a web designer means having one of those jobs that offers the ability to freelance, have flexible hours, and otherwise work for the best boss ever – yourself. But while freelancing definitely has its benefits, it can also cap … Continue reading

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How to limit WordPress’ compatibility, and why you should

As web designers, it goes against our nature to restrict access to our code. We’re taught to maximize compatibility of our websites and strive for backwards compatibility wherever possible; to create progressively enhanced and gracefully degrading sites. If we can … Continue reading

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