How microstock originated, features of photobanks and microstock
Microstock (microstock) - the budget segment of stock photography, offering high-quality images for a penny, is rapidly gaining momentum. What is not surprising: high-quality photography has never been so cheap…

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6 Tips for Creating One-Page Websites
One-page websites are becoming popular and fashionable now - there is no doubt about it, although they are not suitable for every topic or organization. However, if everything is done…

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How to create a website that increases your brand awareness
If you want your site to become successful, just good design will not be enough: it should first of all reflect the personality of your brand. When developing a design,…

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utilitarian principle

The ideal form of authorization – no need to do

Recently, we posted a number of useful tips on creating effective registration forms on the site, and today we want to talk about the authorization / login block. Recently, a lot of annoying and too “abstruse” implementations of it have appeared on the network. It’s good when designers try to make unusual and beautiful forms of login (see our selection), fitting them into the general concept of a web project, but it’s completely different when they go too far with functionality. Sometimes it comes to the point that popular password managers (in Chrome or from 1Password) simply do not work.

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The golden ratio in website design

A key indicator of web design quality is how natural and easy it is for users to perceive. When creating the visual design of the site, it is important to illustrate the functionality and the informative component of the project, to form its correct perception. The use of classical techniques such as the golden section rule in design helps to solve such problems in an optimal way. We will consider it today.

This principle describes the mathematical proportion, which forms a harmonious, natural relationship of the parts of one whole to each other. It is obtained by dividing the whole into two parts so that the ratio of the first part to the second is the same as the ratio of the whole to the first part.

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Redesign: several indicators that his time has come

Redesign. This one word can make any web designer and developer shudder. The imminent danger in the form of constant revisions and refinements of the project, as well as shareholders with their indispensable “opinions”, plunges the site team into abysses of despair (the greater the more the more redesign options are considered). But despite these realities, it must be recognized: redesign is an integral part of the life cycle of any online resource.

We will look at a few key indicators that clearly signal that the redesign time has come. And if it really has come, then how thorough should it be. The article is a translation and written based on the article Clear Indications That It’s Time To Redesign.

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The history of pixel art. Past and future
Pixel graphics (pixelart, pixel art) - a form of digital graphics created using a raster graphics editor, where each pixel in the image is edited manually. For the first time…

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Tips for Using Images on Websites and Blogs
Of course, the image is the epicenter of any website, because a person is visual in nature. When creating a website or blog, we pay particular attention to content, design…

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Jacob Nielsen
I decided to dilute the publications with all kinds of pictures and materials for downloading a very interesting article about a famous person in narrow (and not so) circles. I…

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Endless page scrolling: helps or harms?
When it comes to online marketing or web design, it is extremely important to be the initiator of successful ideas and shape trends in your own field. Today we will…

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