Web Design Views Best Articles of 2014

We want to thank our readers for your support and wish you all the best for 2015. In this post we are listing some of the best tutorials that Web Design Views has published in 2014.

Inspiration

White Headline Text in Web Design

The current trend of the use of large or fullscreen background images on website landing pages has forced the introduction of another trend – white headline text. Very often background photographs are dark, so it would seem that white is the new black in website design.

White Headline Text in Web Design

Stunning and Effective App Website Designs

With the massive growth of mobile device usage for connecting to the internet, there are apps for just about anything you can dream of. All of these apps have a website connected to them and the design of that site is almost as important as the app itself.

Stunning and Effective App Website Designs

30 Amazing Examples of Outdoor Advertising

As all types of media advertising becomes more and more creative, we are lucky enough to be living in times when advertisements can amaze us with their detail and creativity. Outdoor or ambient advertising is included in this, and agencies now go the extra mile to make us do a double-take when we see some of their creations.

30 Amazing Examples of Outdoor Advertising

Beautiful Sites Built on WordPress

These days there is a lot of choice of how to build your website and if you use a CMS or not, however, WordPress currently boasts a 21.9% share of all websites, and 60.4% of the content management system market… and that is nothing to be sneezed at! So as you would expect, and as most of us are aware, WordPress is extremely flexible and customizable for any kind of site, and is no longer restricted to blogging sites only.

Beautiful Sites Built on WordPress

Design

How to Use Storytelling to Design Delightful UX

Since the beginning of time good storytellers have been the heart and soul of any community. They have enjoyed popularity and sympathy of their fellows, who kept coming for more stories and tales.

How to Use Storytelling to Design Delightful UX

A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Effective User Journey Maps

In a world where you can reach your customers in so many different ways, how can you ensure consistently high levels of user experience across all of those channels?

A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Effective User Journey Maps

Unique Asymmetrical Layout in Web Design

I’m sure you have seen this all the web over but there are some websites that go a little bit out of their way by embracing asymmetric designs. If you take a look at the examples below, you will see exactly what I have in mind; what I am referring to are websites which don’t have the typical, cookie cutter layouts – no, no, no. I mean websites where things are not typically rectangular elements displayed in a neat and predictable fashion; I mean something different and edgy.

Unique Asymmetrical Layout in Web Design

Importance of Emotional Design in Web Design

Oftentimes we are trying to create a great user experience. Usually this means smoothing out frustrations where we are actually ensuring good usability and not necessarily a good user experience.

Importance of Emotional Design in Web Design

The Poor UX of Social Sharing Buttons and Why You Should Drop Them

How many times have you compromised the sleek and beautiful design of a website for the sake of social integration? I bet this is not a new dilemma for a web designer.

The Poor UX of Social Sharing Buttons and Why You Should Drop Them

Business

6 Successful Ways to Manage Your Design Projects

Did you know that disorganization, lack of resources and scope creep are among the top reasons why your projects fail? Regardless of whether you are a member of the design community or a different field altogether you probably already know that project management is vital to the success of your projects.

6 Successful Ways to Manage Your Design Projects

The What, Why and How of User Personas

One of the few proven ways to be successful in any business is to understand your customer’s needs and deliver quality products or services that satisfy those needs in the best way possible. Yes, it does sound too bookish but the truth is knowing your end user is the kernel of a customer-oriented business model.

The What, Why and How of User Personas

Coding

5 Easy Ways to Spice Up Your Buttons With CSS Transitions

By default, buttons are boring. There is not point in sugar coating it. But, if you add just a few lines of CC to animate the buttons a tad the button will breath new life.

5 Easy Ways to Spice Up Your Buttons With CSS Transitions

What are CSS filters and How do They Work?

To be honest some properties out there are a little ridiculous, CSS filters are one of them. They have an amazing capacity to transform images and webpages as a whole. That’s intense when you come to think about it, as some web browsers still can’t get border radius or @font-face right.

What are CSS filters and How do They Work?

How to Accomplish a Pinterest Style Layout in WordPress

One thing Pinterest is known for is the columned grid layout which happens to inspire a lot of people to implement it on their own website(s). The advantage of using such layout is that you won’t have to worry about things such as cropping images, title- or excerpt lengths. These layouts can be created with fairly little effort by using the Javascript library Masonry. In this tutorial I’ll explain how to accomplish a similar effect in WordPress using Masonry.

How to Accomplish a Pinterest Style Layout in WordPress

The Ins and Outs of CSS Grids

In the simplest of terms a grid is a layout guideline. They are most often used by designers to align elements vertically, and even horizontally, so that the design looks well manicured due to the alignment.

The Ins and Outs of CSS Grids

We hope our readers have a great 2015 and we’ll keep posting many more high quality articles in our site!

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