We’re finishing off the month of July with our latest collection of all the web design and development related articles we’ve found that were published in the past seven days. This week we have topics covering web design showcases, learning resources, headless CMS websites, WordPress tips and tricks, and many more. Ready, set, go!

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How I Built a Cross-Platform Desktop Application with Svelte, Redis, and Rust

At Cloudflare, we have a great product called Workers KV which is a key-value storage layer that replicates globally. It can handle millions of keys, each
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20 Best New Websites, July 2021 | Webdesigner Depot

This month we have a variety pack for you. There are all sorts, from the most conservative layouts and structures to more experimental navigation. And we see how even the most traditional and functional websites can connect with users through mood-enhancing color schemes, clever font choices, and illustrations. Non-functional–that is, purely decorative–details can really improve […]
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Beginner's Guide To User Experience Testing (Methods & Tools)

User experience is the complete process that enables you to create a good design. By implementing various tools and methods, you can gain insight and collect plenty of data.
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Getting Started with React useContext Hook and React Context

The React useContext hook allows to work with React context from anywhere in your app. Learn how to create new contexts and work with them.
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Customer Expectations: How To Set Them Right & 7 Tips To Exceed Them

In this article, learn how to manage customer expectations in a very mindful way, plus 7 tips to exceed those expectations.
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Will Full Site Editing Help WordPress Themes Finally Reach Their Potential?

Full Site Editing (FSE) in WordPress could be the thing that makes multi-purpose themes more than just a positioning statement.
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15+ Best Web Design Communities & Discussion Spaces in 2021

Networking is an important part of almost every career, especially web design. And being part of a community related to your industry can bring many benefits. When you join a community, you’ll always have a place to turn to when you want to seek advice, get feedback on projects, find a s...
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45 Beach Fonts for Your Summer-Themed Designs - Vandelay Design

This page may include links to our sponsors or affiliate links. Learn more. A great summer feels like sunshine on the back of your neck, sand between your toes, and waves crashing in the distance as you sit on the shoreline. These fonts will help you capture all those feelings in one design! Whether you’re...
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How to Quickly Deploy a Static Website Online with Static.app

Simplest way for static websites to hosting the pages online. You can upload and manage your projects at ease without having to deal with complex dashboard and setup.
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Learn How to Determine Website Project Requirements Like a Pro

Some strategies can help you get a clearer picture of what a website project requires. We share those strategies with you here.
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Don't Let Website Redesign Projects Ruin Your SEO

Website redesign projects of any scope must involve SEO from the start to avoid serious SEO damage. Learn why and how to do it.
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How to win the freelance graphic design job (5 tips for a great pitch)

Want to land more freelance design jobs? Learn how to finesse your pitch and win over more clients.
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CSS Logical Properties and Values

Now that cross-browser support is at a tipping point, it's a good time to take a look at logical properties and values. If you're creating a website in
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Web & Mobile Templates and Admin Dashboard Themes built with React, Vue, Angular, Bootstrap and React Native @ Flatlogic

React, Angular, Vue and Bootstrap templates and admin dashboard themes built by and for professional web developers. Hundreds of components and ready-to-use solutions
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Voice Content and Usability

In this excerpt from Voice Content and Usability, author Preston So talks about the messy, primordial nature of human speech and challenges with programming computers to deal with these complexitie…
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Do You Use a Design Brief? Here's Why You Should + Free Template

We’ll explore what a design brief is, how to use one, and give some examples to help get you on the right track to make your own.
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'There Is No Such Thing As A CSS Absolute Unit — Smashing Magazine' /

What are absolute units? What are the differences between relative and absolute units, and how do we create accurate sizes on the web? In this article, Elad Shechter explains why CSS absolute units aren’t so absolute.
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Fresh Resources for Web Designers and Developers (July 2021) - Hongkiat

As a web developer, there's always something you can learn every day and grow. You can learn design principles, user experience, user interface design,
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A Web Designer's Guide to Working on the Go

The ability to work from virtually anywhere is one of the true benefits of being a web designer. It affords us the freedom to get out of the office and...
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10+ Best Web & Graphic Design Books for Beginners

Most designers are visual learners. You learn more from looking at another design than reading about it. But that doesn’t mean you can’t learn design from books. In fact, books are the best source for learning techniques and gaining knowledge from experts. According to a report, readin...
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5 Games That Teach You How to Code

Looking for fun ways to learn how to code? Check these five games that teach coding in a fun and informative way!
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Layout with Reveal Animations and Content Preview | Codrops

Some experimental reveal animations on typographic elements as repeating pattern for a website design.
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Using Absolute Value, Sign, Rounding and Modulo in CSS Today

For quite a while now, the CSS spec has included a lot of really useful mathematical functions, such as trigonometric functions (sin(), cos(), tan(),
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16 Free Websites for Learning to Code in 2021 | Webdesigner Depot

The best free online coding websites for beginners are hubs of education and insight, designed to take your knowledge and career to the next level. For years, technical careers have been gaining more attention among innovative individuals. In a digital world, people capable of speaking computer language often have the widest selection of job opportunities. […]
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'How To Build An E-Commerce Site With Angular 11, Commerce Layer And Paypal — Smashing Magazine' /

Having an e-commerce store is crucial for any store owner as more and more customers are turning to online shopping. In this tutorial, we shall go through how to create an e-commerce site with Angular 11. The site will use the Commerce Layer as a headless e-commerce API and use Paypal to process payments.
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Showcase of 10 Talented Freelance Designers (And Their Portfolios) - Hongkiat

(Guest writer: Marvin Espino) If there's anything that could make a freelancer more marketable, it's the power and allure of their website portfolios. And
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The Do's and Don'ts of Stock Photography - Vandelay Design

This page may include links to our sponsors or affiliate links. Learn more. Despite having a bad rep in the world of marketing, stock photographs are a valuable asset that we cannot ignore. Whether it’s for a digital marketing campaign or display advertising, stock images are often utilized when custom photographs are not available or...
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Conjuring Generative Blobs With The CSS Paint API

The CSS Paint API (part of the magical Houdini family) opens the door to an exciting new world of design in CSS. Using the Paint API, we can create custom
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