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Redesign Failure – How To Avoid ItRedesign Failure – How To Avoid It

Redesign Failure – How To Avoid ItRedesign Failure – How To Avoid It

Just about everyone has heard of or seen the monstrosity of a redesign that failed. However, bitterness can also be suffered by small businesses.  This scenario can be averted if existing traffic is taken into consideration in the redesign process. The guide below should help you to stay on track when creating a redesign project […]

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Places Where You Can Look for Design Inspiration

Places Where You Can Look for Design Inspiration

I know as a designer sometimes it happens that you need an idea or a shade of inspiration for your design and find yourself completely blanked? I am sure that your answer is “yes”. And I am also sure that you have already found the solution. We all know that by visiting different websites, we […]

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Five Ways to Dynamically Improve Functionality

Five Ways to Dynamically Improve Functionality

Are the functionality techniques you’ve been using a bit drab of late? Perhaps you have been meaning to add dynamic functionality to your websites, but you can’t seem to find a good solution.  No problem. I’ve gathered up a few techniques good for any website and especially, suited to take your interactivity skills to a […]

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5 awesome E-Commerce CMS’s

5 awesome E-Commerce CMS’s

E-Commerce is really hot nowadays, as it has become the most preferable and reliable bridge to buy and sell different things. Ecommerce is perfect for small businesses. And if you’re one of those who want to know, what can be done to make it more simple for the business? Then, the perfect answer is “content […]

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10 CSS best practices

10 CSS best practices

CSS is an amazing web tool, but it can easily get messy or sloppy.  To get the best out of it, you must stay organised.  So no more sloppy code, or unrecorded hacks.  Your education in organising your CSS code is about to begin. Keep organized.  Rather than dropping in classes and id’s at random, […]

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Tips for laying out content in web design, part 2

Tips for laying out content in web design, part 2

In part 1 of our tips for laying out content in web design, we showed you four ways to display content in a web design.  Though these tips are very useful in their own right, we have another four that we wish to bring to your attention, and we are going to start with a […]

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Web 3.0. Where will your designs lead?

Web 3.0.  Where will your designs lead?

The development of web 2.0, or at least the use of the term begs the question what will be developed for web 3.0?  What developments are hidden round the corner, and what will you need to know as a web designer to incorporate what web 3.0 will be about. As web 3.0 is at the […]

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Freelance web design tips for avoiding project planning disasters.

Freelance web design tips for avoiding project planning disasters.

In our last two articles that focused on the dilemmas of freelance web designers, we looked at general tips, http://www.dreamtemplate.com/blog/web-design-tips/tips-for-new-freelance-web-designers/, and tips for effective project planning, http://www.dreamtemplate.com/blog/web-design-tips/freelance-web-design-and-project-planning/. This article looks at why bad planning is so common, or more accurately why underestimating the amount of time a project will take is so common.  Hopefully, once […]

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RIA and searching, it can be done.

This blog is a little special, as it deals with the concepts of RIAs’, or Rich Internet Applications.  Not all web designers use them, and it is a little bit of a specialist area, especially as some of the applications such as Flash, are a little controversial due to their scope of use, and their […]

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