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Appearance, Usability and Search Engine Visibility in Web Design

This article uses that site as a starting point for discussing some of the issues that a web designer needs to consider when that must exist and compete in the real world (as opposed to a site that is created merely to fulfill the course requirements of a school or university).

12 Best Free Photoshop Alternatives

Adobe Photoshop, which has recently turned 25 and celebrated in some fashion has become so dominant among industry professionals, there is seldom an alternative suggested to it. It is the to-go choice of the professional designer and illustrator, albeit the one which cannot be afforded by the ordinary individual. While monetary barrier is one case, the user-friendliness of the tool calls into question for many users. For some ordinary user in just the need of an occasional photo touch-up, Photoshop seems too grandiose.

With a simpler to use interface and as a much cheaper or free alternative to Adobe Photoshop, these following tools might be ones you just need for your photo editing tasks.


21 Amazing Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos

Photography has always been an integral part of web design. Unfortunately, we’ve grown accustomed to seeing crappy stock images of people in suits shaking hands. Not only are a lot of these stock photos tacky, but some of them cost money!

Thankfully, there’s been a growing number of websites with beautiful stock photography popping up all over the web. Best of all, they’re free. In this post, we’ve curated a list of awesome websites for free stock photos.


40+ Freebies & Goodies For Web Designers

We’re back with another collection of cool design freebies for designers. We’re sure you are having a hard time keeping up with design trends (we burn through them so quickly), so here’s a collection of assets you will probably love.

We have icons, fonts, PSD and templates, mockups, UI kits, and a handy plugin you might like if you are into material design. If you don’t like what you see, or if you do, check out our other compilations for more freebies you’d be sure to love:

 


Underline.js – Animate text underline

A javascript library that sets out to do one simple job — draw and animate the most perfect and playful text underline, that’s exactly what underline.js does.