Web Design Blog

The Best WordPress Plugins I’ve Found

Here’s a list of the best WordPress plugins that I’ve found and continue to use on all the sites I build.

Creating a Website Data Report on Smashing Magazine

I recently wrote an article for Smashing Magazine titled “Creating A Website Data Report: Three Degrees Of Separation”.

How to Get More Followers on Dribbble

Getting more followers takes great shots, joining the community, and some planning. Here are some tips on how to get more followers on Dribbble.

How to Create a WordPress Database Table

My latest site My Dog’s Name lets users search a database of dog names. Here’s how I added a custom table to my WordPress database and pulled the data out of it.

Avoiding Design Failures: Skeuomorphism and Flat Design

There are good and bad implementations of both skeuomorphism and flat design. This article covers how you can avoid failing while using any design style.

How SimCity Taught Me to Design Websites

The path to building a great city in SimCity is very similar to designing and optimizing a successful website. Here’s what I learned from the game!

Finding a Better Web Design Process

Creating a successful website is all about process. A good design process helps you get the ideas out of your head and into a format that can help you make logical design decisions.

iPhone 5 Display Size and Web Design Tips

A guide on building websites for iPhone 5. Details on the iPhone 5 screen resolution and how to get your website or web app ready.

Creating Retina Images for Your Website

This guide will help you get started making your websites and web apps look amazingly sharp on Apple’s newest devices with retina images!

Animated Search Box with HTML5 Placeholder

Let users know what they can enter in your search by creating an animated search box using an HTML5 placeholder.

Fixed Elements and Scrolling Divs in iOS 5

How to create fixed and scrolling divs in iOS5 to make your iPhone or iPad site look like an App.

How to Create CSS3 Pie Charts

Learn to use the latest features of CSS3 to create pie charts purely from code.