CSS wasn’t always as flexible as it is today. By using CSS pseudo-elements and pseudo-classes, designers can target elements based on their dynamic states or positioning in relation to other elements.
Collecting email addresses from users is an important function of most websites. Collecting email addresses is a great way to stay in touch with that audience, and it often falls to developers to design a decent system for collecting email addresses.
Designing effective navigation menus should be a core competency of any decent web designer. A good navigation menu will be short, well-organized, sufficiently descriptive and effective at corralling user intent. There no secret recipe involved: it comes down to empathy for the user and understanding of their intentions.
A VPS, or virtual private server, is a powerful tool for running your own software environment. SkySilk offers an amazing free VPS server to all beta users, as well as a paid VPS tier starting at only $5 per month. What can a VPS be used for that a shared software environment can’t accomplish?
Luxury brands are all about projecting the right image. It’s a combination of taste and style that makes the brand appealing to people. Designing a website that successful captures the luxurious sense of a brand is a fine art, and one that must be practiced. Here are some tips on how to design a luxury […]
The most common tool in Chrome Developer Tools is Inspect Element. As we’ve covered, this tool allows you to view the CSS and HTML associated with specific on-screen elements. But there’s more power than that within DevTools.
Google Chrome is one of the best consumer browsers on the market, but it also contains a number of powerful developer tools. We can reveal some of these tools with Chrome’s Inspect Element (or “Inspect”) tool. This developer tool provides insight into how websites are constructed and styled, and it can help you debug your own […]
Handwritten fonts are on-trend for 2018, to the point where their use has become somewhat overwhelming. We’re smack in the middle of a aesthetic age focused on simplification: the removal of skeuomorphs, the simple use of color and direct expressions of design ideas. Handwritten fonts might seem to contradict that notion, but in fact support […]
Firefox may not be as popular as Google Chrome, but with the release of the super fast Firefox Quantum, it’s likely that the user base will grow in the future. To take advantage of what’s sure to be a growing population of users, you can build a Firefox extension (“add-ons” in Firefox parlance). This actually […]