It’s the last Friday in April, and, because it’s Friday, that means it’s time for another edition of “This Week in Web Design”, our weekly roundup of all the web design and development related articles published in the past seven days. So pull up a chair, grab a beverage, and browse our curated list of weekly reading. Enjoy!
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A fresh collection of the most intriguing coding experiments from around the web.
A few cases of ‘brutalism in Web Design’ that goes beyond the boundaries of the basics (and they probably had a lot of fun making these.)
We’ve gathered twenty Figma tutorials for beginners to make learning this tool a breeze!
Some of the newest tools and resources for designers are for working through or with the virus’ impact or are inspired by this change to our lifestyles.
How to harden WordPress, including the steps you can take from the outset as well as what you must continue to do to ensure your site’s ongoing security.
In what circumstances should we use these elements and how do we use these elements correctly?
Look at how we can use the CSS text-shadow property to create truly 3D-looking text.
Studies have shown that more easily navigable footer designs may increase the number of customers and increase revenue.
Learn what a skeleton screen UI is and some types of skeleton screen libraries, along with their pros and cons.
The design process can bring social change.
Creating a great site takes time, money, and for first-timers, trial and error. Artificial Design Intelligence (ADI) is promising to change that.
No, not really.
What would it take to start swinging the pendulum back towards less rigid design systems that enable experimentation, while at the same time promoting consistency?
To help you find inspiration and learn a few tricks about effective header design, we handpicked some of the best website header design examples for your inspiration.
There are certain situations where you may want to turn off RSS feeds. Here’s how to do it without a plugin!
This method relies on CSS globals, BEM, and utility classes.
Did you know you can securely access your WordPress site remotely? But how is it done? By some magician’s trick? Actually, it’s called SSH.
Personal branding is one the most (in)famous trends of the last decade.
These raw, unrefined, and constructive interfaces are widespread and pass for a normal thing that still wins over the audience with its eccentric appearance.
It involves a combination of clear focus, persuasive copy, considered design and relentless testing. Without all four your page will fail.
Project management and roadmapping tools, organization tools, and tools to help you stay personally productive.
Using modern fonts can really elevate the look of your work, brand, website, promotional materials – whatever! Here are 18 great modern fonts to choose from.
Here’s what you need to know to be ready to take on the task of developing web and desktop apps using this wonderful cross-platform framework.
A collection of the best icon search engines, icons libraries, and repositories for finding unique new icons for your projects.
Use this format to create a shared understanding of why users do what they do.
From Chris Coyier.
How to create a finance app design in Adobe XD, and (more importantly) how to easily animate parts of its UI.
There are occasions in which you may want to limit WordPress search results to a specific post type rather than just the default. Here’s how to do it without a plugin!
Link artboards with flow charts.
Explore the WCAG requirements for fonts.
Take a look at some of the best Figma plugins so far.
Learn about what makes up Node.js, give it a meaningful definition, understand how the internals of Node.js interact with one another, and explore the project repository for Node.js on GitHub.
Looking at a fix for font weights in dark mode.
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