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Websites can have a number of different purposes, but every site needs to appeal to the visitors in some way, shape, or form. While it is not uncommon to see websites that are packed with different design elements, clean websites are quickly becoming more and more popular. There is something about looking at a clean, well organized site that leaves a professional impression on the viewers. When every part of the design looks as if it should be there, the site tends to be easier to read and navigate. Building clean websites is an important skill for any web designer. Elements of a Clean Design 1. A Dab of Color Internet designers are free from many of the limitations that plague print designers. The most …

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Picking up the type of font and the size is indeed a tough decision. The likability of your words and the appearance of each letter are all dependent on the choice of  font. It is actually a creative skill by which you can pull others to read your text. The size of the font, font spacing and other tools are used to check how it is visible to the world. Although a mathematician can do the same by calculating ratios, the font selection and its size is certainly helpful to business, which deals in promotion, advertising and designing company logos. Playing with font is an art, which you must have to add to the advantage of a well written or a creative text. It may …

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What you read below will make you think a lot and help you analyze an activity called blogging. You not only share a piece of information through your blog but also manage to have fun, interact with the audience who loves to hear from you often. As most bloggers try to get their article published before anyone matches the subject,  its not a race but a serious business for monopoly and clients, my dear friend. And if you have checked the recent article, which was posted, Google returns may give you an idea how many have re-posted the same or are following you by every word and action. Well, finding such figures may overwhelm, but it’s the subject or the skill that matters to the …

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With technological interventions quickly working their way into people’s everyday lives, it is important to understand the basic concepts of designing a well received iPad app. These apps do so well with the public because they combine usability with purpose. The goal is to solve a person’s problem by providing them with an accessible solution. Almost every successful app is easy for people to use and has little to no setup steps. People want to start using their app immediately without being confused on how to get it going. Your app should also hold some sort of meaning for each user through the use of factors such as personal insight and visual attractiveness. In order for your app to appeal the users, there are a …

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Freelancing may be pulling you hard with all its potential but make sure you know everything before you start your type of work. Here, “everything” is not the information about work but the one which lies underneath the regular talked about things about being a freelancer. The points below will make you think on different levels and give you a take on how it is to be in the business called freelancing. Did You Do all By Yourself? If you are a one man army and are boosting about it, being a freelancer, you are not harming yourself at all. In fact, attitude and actions like that help individuals achieve better other than those who over optimize their positive traits and may find it difficult …

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When a person picks up a book to read, they are engaging in a silent conversation between the subconscious and the item in hand. Because the conversation may last only a few seconds, many people are not even aware that it has actually taken place. Even though this conversation has a tendency to be completely subconscious, it is the feeling associated with the situation that resonates throughout a person’s being. Have you ever wondered why some books strike such a deep chord while other books simply fall of your radar? People are naturally perceptive, even if they may not be completely aware of all the things being analyzed. There are many aspects of a book that affect how it is portrayed well before the first …

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A concept called “responsive text” has recently been spreading through design community around the web. Many people may originally believe that responsive text is the ability of the typography to alter and re-size itself so that the displayed content is easy to read on a variety of phones, tablets, and other devices. Contrary to this belief, the concept actually revolves around the amount of displayed content that would be present on smaller or larger screens. In essence, it is the ability to design a page so that content will be summarized as the amount of accessible screen space reduces and then expands as the available screen space increases. Desktops would have the whole page while mobile phones may be missing parts of the content. Ideally, …

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Every project that we work on has a specific need and unique requirements. No matter what the website’s message may be, we all have a unifying goal, and that is to get the attention of the visitor. A successful site is one that leaves an impression on anyone who finds their way to it. This ensures that people will return in the future, and that they will tell their friends. When someone is having fun, they are more likely to remember the events surrounding the situation. If we apply this logic to website design, it would mean that adding fun to a design would increase the odds of visitors having an unforgettable experience. The question we should then ask is: How can we successfully work …

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Website accessibility is an important but often overlooked feature of website design. There is a misconception that accessibility only includes features designed for blindness or users with disabilities. However, accessibility is the ability for people to access and use the site, regardless of technology or ability. The most accessible the site, the more open it is to people to use it. So, it is in the web developers best interest to ensure a highly accessible site. There are four important considerations to website accessibility, and each of them have different and important considerations to the design, structure and style of the site. Cross-Browser/Cross-Platform Compatibility: does the site work with technology? This is becoming a very important part of website accessibility. This includes the ability for …

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The subject of blogging is one that gets a lot of interest – especially by the bloggers themselves. Consequently, it is easy for certain ideas to become institutionalized in thinking about the state of the blogging industry. However, some of these ideas require a little more scrutiny. To blog you have to be a great writer This isn’t entirely true. Being a great writer is certainly useful, but the more a person blogs the more their writing will improve. It isn’t to suggest that poor writers should think that blogging is easy. On the contrary, improving writing skills is an important and useful side effect of maintaining a blog. There are plenty of ways to get feedback, including asking friends or even hiring someone to …

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