This week in web design we have articles published over the past seven days that include new design tools, CSS collections, A/B testing, JavaScript, and some discussions about emotional design, along with a variety of other topics. Each week we round up all of the web design and development related articles and put them here in one place for you to peruse in your efforts to strengthen and grow your skills. We hope you find it helpful. Let’s go!

Exciting New Tools for Designers, September 2020

It’s fun to see new website design tools that reflect current times and the state of the world. That’s very true this month with new databases devoted to di
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Web Design: 35 Creative UI/UX Websites for Inspiration

Website landing page should be aesthetically pleasing, clean and elegant. It should be simple to understand yet it must have all the information that the website wants to convey to the visitor of the website. It should appeal to the visitor and the design and colors used should be attractive and related to the subject. Check out the beautiful designs of websites with amazing UI and UX. Award-winning websites created by professional web designers and web design agencies from all over the web. In this website design gallery we are gathered 35 creative website design examples for your inspiration. If you
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25+ Interesting CSS Text Effects

25+ Interesting CSS Text Effects - 1stWebDesigner - CSS Text Effects

Here are some of the most interesting and unusual CSS text effects - some with the help of JavaScript - that we've found on CodePen.
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The Core Concepts of Bold Web Design

In recent years, we've seen dozens of trends, from pastels to gradients to big typography. Styles have a way of circling around and coming back into fashion. One thing that never goes out of styl
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Famous Architecture Recreated with CSS and JavaScript

We share compelling examples of CSS and Javascript recreations of some of the world’s most famous and iconic structures.
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A/B Testing for Beginners: A Practical Guide

As a website owner, it's vital to find effective ways to improve the conversion rates of your website and landing pages.  Although there are tons of art
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How To Build Rapport With Your Web Design Clients — Smashing Magazine

In this article, Matt Saunders offers some straightforward advice on how you can become a more business-savvy web designer and take your practice to the next level.
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Thinking About Power Usage and Websites | CSS-Tricks

Gerry McGovern asked if I had any insight into energy consumption and websites. He has a book, after all, about the digital costs on the planet. He was
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Private Class Fields and Methods in JavaScript Classes

JavaScript private class fields and methods are new features for classes. In this tutorial, you will learn all you need to know about them.
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How to Pave Your Own Path as a Freelancer

Individuality is at the very core of freelancing. It’s the need to do things your own way. We take a how you can pave your own path.
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Here’s how you measure the success of a UX design project

As designers, we want the products we build to be satisfying and easy to use, but how can we know that’s the case? We start by measuring the user experience with evidence rather than opinions. But can UX really be measured? Absolutely. By evaluating products with qualitative and quantitative methods, we gain access to a …
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Why you should always consider user intent and expectations when creating UI

When working on a frontend project, we usually get design, specs and user stories describing how UI e...
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Pre-Caching Image with React Suspense | CSS-Tricks

Suspense is an exciting, upcoming feature of React that will enable developers to easily allow their components to delay rendering until they’re “ready,”
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A CSS Grid Framework For Shopify Collection Pages — Smashing Magazine

In this article, we’ll be looking at how to set up a grid layout for products on your collection pages, and how to use Shopify’s section settings to create customizable options in the online store editor.
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Video Tutorial: How To Create A Responsive Image Slider

Video Tutorial: How To Create A Responsive Image Slider - 1WD

In this video Jack Herrington will teach you how to create a responsive image slider with HTML, CSS, SVG & Vanilla JavaScript in 15 minutes.
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7 Additional Revenue Streams to Help Designers and Developers Bring in Extra Cash

We are living in uncertain times. With working hours down 14% during the second quarter of 2020 because of COVID-19, employees, business owners, and freelancers
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58 Top UX Designer Portfolios in 2020

We’ve previously prepared a list of the best Web Developer Portfolios. While web developers are extremely important for any digital product, UX Designers are
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Simplify Your Stack With A Custom-Made Static Site Generator — Smashing Magazine

In this article, Bryan Robinson explores how to take a humble HTML page and make its content editable in a CMS with no frameworks and no client-side JavaScript.
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When Does Emotional Design Cross a Line?

Designing for emotion in and of itself is not a problem. Websites are bound to elicit an emotional reaction from visitors, even if it’s as simple as them feel
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UI Interactions & Animations Roundup #10 | Codrops

Check out the latest trends in web motion design, UI interaction and animations and get inspired.
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The Essential WordPress Tutorial for PHP Developers • WPShout

Do you understand PHP, and want to learn how WordPress works? Dive in with this technical WordPress tutorial for PHP developers.
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Accessible Web Animation: The WCAG on Animation Explained | CSS-Tricks

It’s true, web animation can be accessible! Sometimes it just takes a little extra effort to make sure that it is. There are strategic things we can do to
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Using Markdown and Localization in the WordPress Block Editor | CSS-Tricks

If we need to show documentation to the user directly in the WordPress editor, what is the best way to do it? Since the block editor is based on React, we
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How to market yourself as a creative entrepreneur

Learn how to use ads, social media, and other essential marketing tactics to build your brand and sell your product or services.
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Secrets to High Engagement on Hamburger Menus

Many designers are using a hamburger menu in their navigation and wondering why users aren't opening it. Before you use a hamburger menu, it's important to understand how users navigate. Not
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20 Top WordPress Themes In 2020 - 1stWebDesigner

In this article we have compiled a list of 20 of the top WordPress themes at Envato Elements, all for one low monthly subscription price.
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The Empty Box | CSS-Tricks

When I was in high school, we learned about “The Black Box” which is concept in theater. If memory serves me right, the approach was a simple and elegant
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How to Create an Async Function via "new Function"

The usage of `Object.getPrototypeOf(async function(){}).constructor` allows you to create AsyncFunction to generate Asynchronous functions.
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What is Usability Testing?

The ultimate guide to usability testing, learn how to uncover problems and opportunities in design when testing.
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A Gentle Introduction to Using a Docker Container as a Dev Environment | CSS-Tricks

Sarcasm disclaimer: This article is mostly sarcasm. I do not think that I actually speak for Dylan Thomas and I would never encourage you to foist a light
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Top WP Plugins Breached by Hackers

No content management system measures up to WordPress in terms of popularity. It is an indisputable champion in its niche, boasting an impressive 60% global mar
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Productivity Hacks For Remote Teams

Web workers and site owners are no strangers to remote work. Thanks to high-speed internet connections and ultra-portable devices, anyone can choose their ideal
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Linearly Scale font-size with CSS clamp() Based on the Viewport | CSS-Tricks

Responsive typography has been tried in the past with a slew of methods such as media queries and CSS calc(). Here, we’re going to explore a different way
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