Happy holidays and welcome to the first Friday of the last month of 2020! It’s time again for another edition of our roundup of all the web design and development articles we’ve found that were published in the past seven days. Let’s have a look!

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Lots of Ways to Use Math.random() in JavaScript

Math.random() is an API in JavaScript. It is a function that gives you a random number. The number returned will be between 0 (inclusive, as in, it’s
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Latest Research for Web Designers December 2020 | Webdesigner Depot

In the last roundup of research for web designers, we look at how COVID-19 has changed the state of freelancing, web design, and marketing for years to come.
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Building a Svelte Static Website with Smooth Page Transitions | Codrops

A video tutorial that will show you how to build a static website with Svelte.js and add smooth page transitions using Three.js and GSAP.
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8 Tips to Nail Your Design Presentation

Presenting your design to a client is often a chance to make a key first impression. It can set the tone for how the project will be received. A spot-on design presentation can help you set the stage for success. There’s a lot that can go into a design presentation – the work itself, s...
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Avoiding 'Wasteful' CSS in Your Projects

It seems like web designers are constantly striving to optimize their creations. In the short term this benefits performance. Over the long haul it can simplify maintenance as well. Quite...
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4 Creative Ways to Design a Festive Website | Webdesigner Depot

So, you want to create a festive website or give your existing one a little holiday flare? There’s no need to spend a lot of time or money on this. Here’s how BeTheme will help.
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When Should You Rethink Using Time-sensitive Images on Your Website?

Time-sensitive images, on the other hand, has a very short shelf life — ranging from a few days to a few months.
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Crafting a Scrollable and Draggable Parallax Slider | Codrops

A tutorial on how to build a slider with an interesting parallax effect that you can either scroll or drag through.
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The Hidden Benefits of Raising Your Prices

While it may be an uncomfortable subject, there are good reasons to raise prices. Beyond the obvious boost to your bottom line, you might find some other benefits as well.
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A Calendar in Three Lines of CSS – Calendar Tricks

This is an attempt to demonstrate how CSS Grid Layout makes it possible to make a calendar with only three lines of CSS.
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7 Ways For Freelancers To Win Clients

Stand out from all the other freelancers with these top tips for winning clients. From personal branding to pitch approaches, learn how to beat the competition.
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20 Inspiring Examples Of Texture In Web Design - SpyreStudios

There are times when using texture as a background adds boldness to a website that could turn a simple page into art.
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Painting With the Web · Matthias Ott – User Experience Designer

Matthias Ott is an independent user experience designer and developer from Stuttgart, Germany. Besides design practice he teaches Interface Prototyping at the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Kiel.
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A Microsite Showcasing Coding Fonts

We made one! It's open source if you want to make it better or fix things. There are quite a few purpose-built fonts for writing code. The point of this
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How To Apply UX Concepts to Multilingual Website Design | blog.icons8.com

Check the handy strategies on how to apply UX concepts to multilingual website design to make user experience friendly for users that don't speak English.
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Staying Creative in a Remote Work Environment » Design.org

You can be creative anywhere, but staying creative in a remote work environment can feel impossible. Here are some tips to help.
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How to Add Text in Borders Using Basic HTML Elements

Some HTML elements come with preset designs, like the inconveniently small squares of <input type="checkbox"> elements, the limited-color bars of
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5 Overlooked Mobile Experience Design Best Practices To Focus On

Mobile experience design is getting more and more significant for businesses and brands. So, welcome to check a set of mobile design best practices worth considering.
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11 Tips for Creating a Usable Website Contact Page

Peek at the analytics. Chances are that your contact page is among the most visited on our website. It’s for good reason. Visitors will seek out a contact page to get additional information about your company or business, find your location, or get in touch. Now the bad news. This is an ...
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How to Test During a Website Redesign - Boagworld Show

In this session of our course on Lean UX, we look at how to integrate testing into a website redesign, without delaying the project or spending a lot of money.
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Examining the Evolution of the Typical Web Design Client

There has been a lot of change in client attitudes and expectations over the years. We take a closer look at some of the common themes.
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3 Easy Ways to Use Emotion in Web Design | Webdesigner Depot

As human beings, we like to think that we’re rational creatures. We tell ourselves that we make our decisions based on fact and logic. However, that’s rarely the full truth. As much as we try to make choices guided by rationality, the truth is that we’re often highly emotional people, driven by the way that […]
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Starting Your Own Web Design Business | SpyreStudios

Here are few things to consider when starting your own web design business.
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