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Posted on: 3/4/2022 - 5 min read
How to Design Your Website's CSS Using BEM
If you've ever worked on the front-end of any modern day website, then no doubt you've probably seen the following CSS format ...
Posted on: 10/18/2021 - 2 min read
How to show users their plain-text passwords
A common feature that many websites now implement, is the ability to toggle on and off the password visibility on a signup form....
Posted on: 8/6/2021 - 4 min read
Top FontAwesome alternatives to use on your websites
Loading icons onto a web page used to be a difficult and tedious task. In the past web developers essentially had to create and load image s...
Posted on: 7/25/2021 - 4 min read
6 Web Design Mistakes That Ruin User Experience
It’s now a necessity for a business to have an excellent online presence to remain competitive in the marketplace. This makes your webs...
Posted on: 7/20/2021 - 3 min read
Taking a look at Google's Material Icons Font
If you have any type of icons on your websites, then odds are you are either using image files to render them or perhaps the ever so popular...
Posted on: 6/23/2021 - 4 min read
How to fade out elements without using jQuery
Posted on: 1/22/2021 - 4 min read
4 reasons why you might want to avoid infinite scrolling
Infinite scrolling is a somewhat popular UI/UX technique for loading content asynchronously to the user. In a sense, as you scroll through t...
Posted on: 9/17/2020 - 4 min read
I'll start by saying that there is no native method for dark mode in HTML and CSS just yet. So whatever method you end up using will have to...
Posted on: 5/19/2020 - 5 min read
My web design process
Web design is one of those things that is both personal but yet also needs to be very functional. At least, it should be aiming to be those ...
Posted on: 9/18/2019 - 5 min read
The one downside with using CSS frameworks
I am all for making my coding and front-end life as smooth a process as possible. And thanks to the advancements in technology and our human...
Posted on: 8/12/2019 - 6 min read
Should you follow mobile-first design principles?
The mobile-first design pattern came into popularity over a decade ago mainly in response to the increase number in smartphone users and new...
Posted on: 7/16/2019 - 3 min read
When to use 'em' and 'rem' in CSS
Styling elements on the web can be a tricky thing, particularly these days with hundreds of display sizes, various pixel densities and vario...
Posted on: 7/2/2019 - 4 min read
The many challenges of infinite scrolling on your websites
The idea of infinite scrolling from a design perspective is a pretty good one. Users don't have to leave the current web page and new conten...
Posted on: 1/1/2018 - 4 min read
Font Awesome has changed the way that I build websites
I don't get paid by Font Awesome, but after I hype them up, they will at some point. Font Awesome has changed the way that I build websites ...
Posted on: 7/6/2017 - 4 min read
Why Programmer's Don't Make Great Designers
If you're a programmer, then at some point you've had to design and style something on a website. And truth be told, you probably thought t...
Posted on: 2/28/2017 - 6 min read
What Exactly Is A Website
Most people know what a website is from a visual perspective. But most people, including many tech people, have no idea what a website actu...
Posted on: 11/2/2016 - 4 min read
Working with the loading icon
The little guy that helps us decide whether we should click again, or wait it out for another 2 minutes. It's a love hate relationship with...
Posted on: 7/10/2015 - 4 min read
Trying Out: Google's Material Design Lite
Google just unveiled Material Design Lite out into the wild for all to use, and so I'm going to be trying it out on a few of my websites th...
Posted on: 5/1/2015 - 5 min read
What It's Really Like To Make A Website
When you think of a website, you think of WordPress nowadays. And why wouldn't you, WordPress runs 23% of all websites. With so many online...
Posted on: 12/2/2014 - 6 min read
What No One Tells You About Making A Website
So you want to make a website. You have an idea or bits and pieces of an idea, you get a cheap hosting account and a $9.99 domain name and ...
Posted on: 9/12/2014 - 4 min read
Working With CSS3 FlexBox
FlexBox, or Flexible Box, is a CCS3 layout mode that arranges the elements in a way that they behave predictably when the page changes to a...
Posted on: 4/12/2014 - 6 min read
The Process Of Redesigning A Website
Most websites will at some point in their lifetime require a makeover, either due to newer methodologies in web development or due to user ...
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