We all know of the usual web safe fonts, you know, Arial, Verdana, Georgia, Times New Roman etc? They’ve been around for years and have become the standard for web typography, but there’s a bunch of fonts out there that are just waiting to be put to use in web design.
One of the best things about the WordPress platform is the extensive list of WordPress plugins available to extend and add new functionality to your site. You can add almost any kind of new function you may think of, and this can be done without any coding knowledge at all! Let’s take a look at the 20 most popular plugins on WordPress blogs across the web, including those that provide additional features, to those that simply alleviate the simple tasks of running a blog.
Unlike the traditional under construction pages from the early days of the web, a coming soon page can nowadays prove to be a handy tool when launching a new website.
The sophisticated image of minimalism has always been a popular style of design. In web design a minimalist site is stripped naked of eye candy and fancy colors or effects, leaving the underlying structure exposed.
The key to a beautiful minimalist site is a solid and structured layout, as well as focus on stylish and well-designed typography. These 50 examples of minimalism in web design showcase some of the best minimal site designs out there on the web.
There is a vast range of ready made jQuery plugins available, created by generous designers and developers from across the web. These jQuery plugins can help add stunning functionality and effects to your website, so it’s understandable why they’re so wanted by designers worldwide.
Check out these 30 awesome design enhancing jQuery plugins, including content sliders, slideshows, image galleries, tooltips, accordions, lightboxes and modal windows. Download the pre-built scripts and add the code along with the jQuery framework to quickly and easily enhance your interactive web designs.
Yep, that’s right – Rockets! Probably one of the most obscure mini-trends, but one that’s developed a fair number of examples. Rockets and spaceships are appearing in a range of website designs and layouts.
Let’s take a look at some examples of websites using rockets and spaceships effectively. We’ve also included some resources where you can find free rocket/spaceship graphics of your own. You will find some cool icons and vector illustrations at the bottom of this article.