Best Coming Soon Plugins for WordPress

Are you preparing to launch a new website or product or project?  Coming soon pages are not merely placeholders to inform users that your website is under construction or unavailable. They are effective visual marketing tools. They capture interest.  They build anticipation and create excitement about upcoming events like a big clearance sale or a…

How To Get Web Design Clients Fast (Part 2)

In part 1, we explained how to use a monthly recurring revenue (MRR) model to grow your web design business. In this second part, we’ll explain how to use proven sales techniques to keep scaling your business profitably. If you’re an agency owner, you know that you need customers to grow. No matter how big…

30+ Best Science & Technology PowerPoint Templates

Today, we’re bringing you a collection of science and technology PowerPoint templates for making more compelling arguments in your tech and science related presentations. Every science presentation needs charts and graphs to engage and entertain the audience. Same goes for tech-related presentations. A presentation at a tech conference or startup meeting won’t be complete without…

8 Key Instagram Trends for Designers to Watch in 2021

From hard-core ‘grammers to those that post the occasional pic, Instagram is the social media platform that’s practically made for designers because it is so visual. So, you’ll probably want to be on-trend when it comes to posting. Here are eight ways to create images that are perfect for 2021 with a few examples and…

Question: Are we doing web-based mobile UI wrongly?

I’ve been thinking about this topic a bit over the last few months. When it comes to web design, we have our top navigation on desktop displays, and then condense that down to a hamburger menu at the top for mobile displays. Job done…Only phones and tablets are getter bigger and those top corners are getting harder and harder to reach. In fact, these days, it’s rare for anyone to be able to reach the hamburger menu without using a second hand or having to completely change their grip just to reach it.I found this article which goes into the basics of the UI flaw: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/08/bottom-navigation-pattern-mobile-web-pages/Has anyone here had any success with an alternate navigation system on mobile?How receptive do clients tend to be? Or are they generally reluctant to go against the grain on this one?

Critical Info: The Story Behind Building a Government COVID-19 Website

Imagine the excitement of landing a web design job at a government agency. It’s a fresh start and a chance to apply your skills towards public service. Feels pretty good, right? Now imagine that, a few months into this new adventure, a global pandemic takes hold. Suddenly, you’re charged with building a website that puts…