Monthly Archives: January 2015

10 Free jQuery Plugins for Responsive Web Design

free-jquery-plugins-for-responsive-web-designResponsive web design is very high in demand nowadays. Responsive layouts give designers the possibility of offering optimized screen sizes depending on various devices such as cell phones, tablets, PCs etc. When a website is browsed from other devices like mobile phones and tablets, the entire website has to be to be optimized. Here is a list of 10 JQuery plugins for responsive web design, which will help you a lot in your design process.

Looking for some inspiration? Check out these articles: Top 10 Responsive Web Design Tutorials, 10 More Incredible Examples of Responsive Web Design and 10 Incredible Examples of Responsive Web Design.
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10 Reasons Why I Ignored Your Resume

resumetrashThis article is part of DBA, a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management.

A lot of people want jobs in marketing, which is great news for those of us currently hiring. However, after a decade of screening, interviewing and on-boarding marketers, there are still some mistakes that I constantly see. Here are examples of some mistakes you should avoid.
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The Next Big Thing In Responsive Design

3036091-inline-s-1-the-next-big-thing-in-responsive-designResponsive design has to go beyond optimizing for different screen sizes, write Code and Theory’s Dan Gardner and Mike Treff. Responsive design, which allows designers and developers to build websites that adapt to every screen size, is one of the most empowering web tools to be adopted in the last decade. But adapting to the screen is only the first frontier of a new, responsive web. Today, users expect online experiences that not only respond to what device they’re using, but also their location, time of day, what they’ve already read, and events happening in real time. To capture a user’s attention for the next generation of the web, you’ll need more than just responsive design. You’ll need a responsive philosophy.
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User interface design principles: 12 pro tips

Flipboard-toc_originalGreat UI design is the key to success – but achieving in practice isn’t easy. Follow our expert tips to help you on your way. As its name implies, great user interface (UI) design should revolve around the needs of the target user. That is why user interface design principles are so important. All else is secondary, including the aesthetic – although in many cases form goes hand-in-hand with function. But while the concept of good UI design may be easy to get your head around, it’s not so easy to achieve in practice. Here we gather together some expert tips from the cream of the design industry. Follow these and you won’t go far wrong…
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10 web design trends you’ll actually see in 2015 (and how to survive them)

featureThis time last year I made 7 predictions for web design in 2014, with mixed results (I’m looking at you SVG). This year, I’ve sought out 10 web design trends that will be big in 2015, and what you need to survive them. I’ve omitted predictions that are too obvious to include: mobile will continue to grow, large image backgrounds will be popular; instead I’ve focused on trends driven by three clear patterns in the current web design landscape: The growing influence of site-builders is forcing web designers to seek out unique craft skills; technology continues to roll onwards, influencing the sites we design; and some of the most established names on the Web have grown too unwieldy to keep pace with demand.
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30 Best Magazine WordPress Themes

MagXPGoMedia is a clean and well organized magazine theme perfect for news websites, personal or community blogs. The featured posts slider works great on your homepage and can display your most important or up-to-date articles for your guests to read. Choose from three post formatting options to add content via images, a gallery or video. This theme comes complete with six custom widgets; Feedburner, Twitter, Flickr and more. The ad management feature will enable you to place various sizes of banner images on your sidebar, as well as add banners to other built-in ad positions with ease.
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