Inspiration Archive

Be Slightly Careful with Sub Elements of Clickable Things

Say you want to attach a click handler to a . You almost surely are, as outside of a , buttons don’t do anything without JavaScript. So you do that with something like this: var button =

Implementing Push Notifications: Setting Up & Firebase

You know those the little notification windows that pop up in the top right (Mac) or bottom right (Windows) corner when, for example, a new article on our favorite blog or a new video on YouTube was

Eliminate Endless Client Revisions with 270+ Pre-Built Websites

Unless your clients’ requirements are detailed, website revisions are usually a normal thing. This typically involves a healthy two-way exchange of ideas. On the other hand, there are clients who are never completely satisfied. Sometimes they simply

Strongly Held Opinions, Gone Away

I received a really wonderful question from Bryan Braun the other day during a workshop I was giving at Sparkbox. He asked if, over the years, if there were opinions about web design and development I strongly

How to Get Your eCommerce Website Visitors to Buy Your Products

One of the biggest mistakes fledgling eCommerce retailers make is assuming all customers are alike. While it’s true they all want the products they seek, motivations can be vastly different. Having an awareness of this gives you

Double Opt-In Email Intros

You know those those “introduction” emails? Someone thinks you should meet someone else, and emails happen about it. Or it’s you doing the introducing, either by request or because you think it’s a good idea. Cutting to

10 Awesome Websites With Wood Texture

Every now and again I’ll get a client who already knows exactly how they want their website to look. Now, some times this can be quite nice as it makes the design process quite a bit easier

10 Creative and Original Navigation Menus

The main thing that separates a good site from a great site is how easy it is to navigate. If the links aren’t consistent throughout the site and the viewer gets more and more lost the deeper

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Using Custom Properties to Modify Components

Instead of using custom properties to style whole portions of a website’s interface I think we should use them to customize and modify tiny components. Here’s why. Whenever anyone mentions CSS custom properties they often talk about