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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10 Websites to Search for UX Design Inspiration

When your content is ready to be published and you have already selected a platform to use, all that’s left is to hammer out your website design. But, the job of a website designer is not easy. You can know all the tricks about UX design, but still lack that the bit of inspiration necessary to create the excellent design you need.

In times when inspiration doesn’t seem to strike us and we are fighting a creativity block, we need a little boost, a push to get us ahead. Most of the time, you can find inspiration in engaging websites and resources that get that creativity flow running again.

If you are in need of such an inspiration, check out these 10 websites.

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30 Free and Premium Material Design Resources for Designers

Have you ever worked with Material Design? Since Material Design is hugely popular, there’re tons of tools and resources related to it. We’ve put together some of the best 30 Free & Premium Material Design resources for designers including framework, UI kits, icons, and many more. You can start by walking through Material Design fundamentals and use its components and styles to make the user interaction easier, simpler and more intuitive.

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