Usability in web design, or how to evaluate your site from the point of view of the user
From the author: if you are visiting a site for the first time, then this event can be compared to traveling in an unfamiliar area: the local people, of course,…

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SOLID principles in JavaScript. Open-closed principle
The essence of the principle The principle of openness-closeness is as follows: "Software entities (classes, modules, functions, etc.) must be open for expansion, but closed for change." That is, the…

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The Importance of Visual Context in Web Design
From the author: According to the results of a popular study by the University of Missouri Science and Technology, visitors form an opinion about your business site in less than…

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What is web design and what does it eat?

When I ask new friends about how I earn my bread, I have to answer twice. At first, it sounds proudly from my lips: “Web designer”, which flies to me from the other side: “Um, web design – what is this?”

Then I have to explain what is included in my responsibilities, but in the end it all comes down to a simplified version, they say, I create websites, gentlemen. After another similar answer, I wanted to delve deeper into this topic and explain in detail to people what was what.

I propose today to understand together what web design is, to understand its key stages and basic principles. As a bonus to beginners, I will add information on how to start a career as a web designer, as Continue reading

Composition in web design, or what Photoshop tutorials are silent about

Surely, you often have to visit sites that, at first glance, seem to be like nothing – both the pictures are beautiful and the text is folding, however, they lack some kind of logic, completeness, or something. And all because the owners of such sites, most likely, did not bother with the laws of composition – the art of organizing the elements of the site, combining and arranging them in their places.

Oh, that brain …
Our brain has the ability to instantly perceive information and create visual connections. I will explain with examples. Below you see two circles.

You immediately found a way to distinguish between them, right? But the task is more complicated for you. Continue reading

Website design in Photoshope: getting to know the editor and its features

Photoshop and web design
98% of web design projects begin with the creation of functional layouts for future sites, and almost all of them are now drawn in Photoshop. What is a layout?

The site’s design layout is a prototype of an Internet resource (portal, blog, trading platform, etc.), its individual page, landing page, graphic image with drawn details of various levels. A picture can be general, or it can give enough detail about all the structural content of the site, navigation, and even information content.

Ideally, the output should be a multilayer layout that is completely ready for layout and coding. Website design in Photoshop has a number of Continue reading

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How to start making money as a web designer on the Internet?
From the author: hello friends! Web design training, like any other profession, is gradual. At first it’s just a hobby, which then under certain circumstances can turn into the meaning…

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Does web design need education?
The profession of web designer is now becoming one of the most sought after. Every month, thousands of new people with burning eyes appear who think that this is their…

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Flat Design Sites (Flat Design): history, principles, examples for inspiration
What do you think is the reason for such a frenzied popularity of flat design? I will answer you in a nutshell: it really works! In this article, I will…

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Web design basics. Analysis of the main blocks on the site
A true web design master 2.0 should be able to surprise people with innovative thinking and a creative approach to solving tasks. However, this does not mean that you need…

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