This week’s roundup of all the web design and development articles we’ve found that were published in the past seven days includes new design tools, CSS, JavaScript, React, UX, WordPress, and much more. So grab a cuppa and have a read through the variety of articles to grow your skills and keep up with the latest.

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6 Types of Web Design to Consider for Your Website

Not sure where to start with designing your website? Check out these six types of web design to help you figure out the right design for your business!
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22 Exciting New Tools For Designers, June 2021 | Webdesigner Depot

This month’s new tools and resources collection is a mixed bag of elements for designers and developers. From fun little divots to tools that can speed up development, you are sure to find something usable here. Here’s what new for designers this month: June’s Top Picks Codewell Codewell is a service to help you learn, […]
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Unlock the Potential of Subscription Confirmation Emails - Designmodo

A subscription confirmation email is a particular type of transactional newsletter. It is sent automatically to users who express a desire to become a part of your subscriber list.
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'When CSS Isn’t Enough: JavaScript Requirements For Accessible Components — Smashing Magazine' /

Spoiler alert: tooltips, modals, tabs, carousels, and dropdown menus are some of the user interface components that require more than CSS. To ensure accessibility of your interface, JavaScript is a necessary addition to accomplish focus management, respond to keyboard events, and toggle ARIA attributes.
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Securing Your Website With Subresource Integrity

When you load a file from an external server, you’re trusting that the content you request is what you expect it to be. Since you don’t manage the server
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How to Create Your Own React Custom Hooks

React offers a couple of built-in hooks. You can also create your React custom hooks. Learn what custom hooks are and how to create them.
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Media Queries in Times of @container

With container queries now on the horizon - will we need media queries at all?
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Scenarios Where WordPress May Not Be the Best Option

We take a look at those scenarios when it may be wiser to steer clear of WordPress – or any CMS, for that matter, and just use static HTML.
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Does the Hamburger Menu Make Mincemeat of UX Design?

Is the hamburger off the menu? Or should UX designers use this icon for navigation? UXPin is about to serve up the best practice.
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Making Tables With Sticky Header and Footers Got a Bit Easier

It wasn't long ago when I looked at sticky headers and footers in HTML <table>s in the blog post A table with both a sticky header and a sticky
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Just How Niche is Headless WordPress?

I wonder where headless WordPress will land. And by "headless" I mean only using the WordPress admin and building out the user-facing site through the
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A Guide to Popular PHP Frameworks for Beginners

This guide to the 8 most popular PHP frameworks will help you decide which one is worth learning and using for web development projects.
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How much coding should designers do?

Designers and developers used to be the complete opposite and had different jobs. Designers were responsible for making plans and designing things. 
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5 Uses of Outsized Typography in Web Design - SpyreStudios

Outsized typography in web design is one of the most recent trends. With the advent of simple, neutral, and minimalist designs, designers must find a new avenue of adding drama and effect to their concepts.
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How to Avoid SEO Disaster During a Website Redesign

Redesigning or migrating your website is a huge undertaking. Protect your investment with this SEO checklist for website redesigns.
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Detect Unused Classes in... HTML

Usually, when "unused" comes up in conversation regarding CSS, it's about removing chunks of CSS that are not used in your site or, at least, the styles
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5 Tips For Getting Your Web Design Career Off To A Flying Start

Web design is an up-and-coming career choice, especially for people who are looking for jobs that aren’t likely to be outsourced to AI robots. But all the reasons that make web design so appealing to
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How to Design a Captivating Web Questionnaire

We’ve all run across them – web questionnaires or surveys that were so simple and delightful that they were actually fun to fill out. Sadly, that’s the exception to the rule. More often than, surveys are clunky and cumbersome. You can design a captivating web questionnaire with the r...
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3 Ways to Design More Inclusively | Webdesigner Depot

Inclusive design is often mistaken for accessibility, or even used as an interchangeable term, which is a good indication that most designers don’t know what it means. Accessibility is a process that seeks to mitigate issues in a design that is not sufficiently universal; inclusive design increases the universality of the design. In real-world terms, […]
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21 Men’s Health Websites With Good Design - SpyreStudios

Men's health websites are a great way to be inspired by and celebrate Father's day. These websites could give you an idea of what to give your significant other and your dad for father's day. The designs of these websites are also something to be inspired by. Even if most designs are simple, the topics discussed are surely enriching. 
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The 6 Levels of UX Maturity

Our UX-maturity model has 6 stages that cover processes, design, research, leadership support, and longevity of UX. Use our quiz to get an idea of your organization’s UX maturity.
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How I Used the WAAPI to Build an Animation Library

The Web Animations API lets us construct animations and control their playback with JavaScript. The API opens the browser’s animation engine to developers
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A designer’s guide to writing effective copy (& why it matters more than you think)

Believe it or not, copywriting and design go hand in hand. Here's how to write effective copy that serves your clients and helps you create better designs.
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'Client-Side Routing In Next.js — Smashing Magazine' /

Next.js has a file-based routing system in which each page automatically becomes a route based on its file name. This article will guide you through almost everything you need to know about Routing in Next.js and point you in the direction of related topics and concepts.
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Drawing Graphics with the CSS Paint API | Codrops

A practical introduction to the CSS Paint API with hands-on code examples including particles, noise buttons and curvy dividers.
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10 Tips to Ensure the Success of Your Design Projects - Vandelay Design

Follow these tips to have an impact with your designs EVERY time.
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Perfect Tooltips With CSS Clipping and Masking

Clipping and masking have been around for a while now in CSS and even have pretty decent browser support. I recently worked on a project that needed to
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Asynchronous Design Critique: Giving Feedback

How do you know that you’re giving good feedback? Erin ‘Folletto’ Casali offers a tangible framework for delivering feedback through the lens of the design critique process in this first installmen…
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