How Web Development and Design Have Changed Over the Last Decade

The Web Wind of Change

They say that the only thing constant is change. However, not all changes occur at the same rate. In the world of technology, things happen remarkably fast. As a technology consumer (you’re one if you regularly use the Internet and have a computer and/or smartphone), you only have to look back at the past three years to realize how much the tech products and services you use have altered.

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10 Common Mistakes in Web Design Newbies Should Avoid

Web designing can be interesting yet tricky for newbies and shockingly some professionals. Have you ever wondered why some webpages feel homey, looks simple yet appealing? Such webpages deliver more than others with complex and artistic designs. The secret? Well, those exotic webpages have certain errors; while developers of others pages go overboard with many page elements (more on this later).

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How To Get Success On Black Friday And Cyber Monday: Ultimate Tips for Customers and Sellers

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  • Intro
  • Black Friday and Cyber Monday tips for shoppers
  • Black Friday and Cyber Monday tips for sellers
  • Where you can find the best web design deals?
  • 5 top bundles for website owners

There’s no secret, Black Friday is the day everyone is waiting for. No matter how rich you are and no matter what your business is about! Actually, it even doesn’t matter who you are, when Black Friday is coming. People all over the globe are waiting for the date for one simple reason. Yes, I’m talking about sales. Can you imagine something more pleasant and lucrative than shopping on Black Friday? To make a long story short, here is how you can get whatever you want without running out of the budget.

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10+ Web Templates Designs with Coffee Aroma

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What type of coffee do you prefer?

Hey all coffee fans, addicts, maniacs or whoever you call yourself 🙂 If you ask me, I can probably call myself a coffee addict. The beverage has a really powerful effect on me.

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Minimalism Is a New Trend in Web Designing. Why?

Although the ideas underlying the concept of minimalism have been around for quite a while, the application of minimalism to more sectors than one is quite fresh. Overtime, various professionals have come to discover a kind of beauty and serenity of being reserved and minimalistic that was previously unnoticed. These features are observed in intricate works and visual concepts- and in simpler ones too.

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Does an era of responsive website design call for a plunge into the popularity of jQuery?

Over the last few years, mobile users have successfully overtaken desktop users. More websites are adopting a responsive design with strong CSS additions. Responsiveness is not JavaScript or jQuery. It is the concept of making your website look good on all devices. The evolution of smart devices means more people are ready to access your site on the go. Therefore, you need to be prepared to serve them a beautiful and fully functioning website on their respective devices. Does that mean you need to do away with jQuery? Not! A media query is an integral part of responsive website design, and you can use media query (as a CSS module) with jQuery as well.

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5 Image Manipulation Techniques You Can Use to Cut Page Load by 80%

Images are crucial to any modern front-end platform. Media assets keep your design flawless and your content interesting to the viewer. However, images can also have a negative impact by increasing the overall page load time. For instance, if you’re adding uncompressed images to your apps, this can significantly increase the page size. To fix this issue, various image manipulation techniques are used by designers and developers to create and render images. Some methods work great with static assets whereas you need better methods for handling dynamic images. In this post, we’ve covered 5 popular image manipulation techniques that can be used to reduce the page load time by up to 80%.

 

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7 Ways to Enhance User Experience with Content Marketing

You’ve developed some great content you feel will add some real value to your users’ lives and keep them coming back. But your content is only as good as how well you utilize it. How well your site runs, your knowledge of your user base, your planning, your first impression, use of content formatting and writing tools, use of summary content blocks, and your level of focus all play a role in your user’s experience. Enhance user experience with these seven tips.

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