Usability Archive

20 Beautiful Grid Blogger Templates for Online Magazines

Grid website layouts are popular due to their well-organized structure, fully responsive behavior, which will automatically adapt them to any screen size, depending on the device, and also, their user-friendly design. Today’s article focuses on finding the

Collective #325

Our Sponsor UX teams learn from customers faster with NomNom Get all your customer feedback and user research in one place. Check it out Designing The Perfect Accordion A very insightful article on accordions and how to

The 10 Best WooCommerce Plugins For Boosting Your Revenue

Online sales climb higher year after year and now is the best time to get into the ecommerce game. If you’re looking for a platform to start with then WooCommerce is easy to setup, very secure, and

Reactive UI’s with VanillaJS – Part 2: Class Based Components

In Part 1, I went over various functional-style techniques for cleanly rendering HTML given some JavaScript data. We broke our UI up into component functions, each of which returned a chunk of markup as a function of

Naming Things is Only Getting Harder

I was working with CSS Grid and came to the grid-column and grid-row properties. I paused for a moment. They’re not overly complicated. They are shorthand properties for expressing where an element should start and end on

5 Top-Quality Web Hosting Services To Consider Using

Selecting a web hosting service would not seem to be a big deal. It’s just a matter of finding one that offers speed, reliability, security, and has a good backup system; and you’re good do go. It’s

4 Ways Vibrant Colors Boost UI Design

Color is one of the most powerful tools in the designer’s toolkit. It can draw attention, set a mood, influence users’ emotions, perceptions and actions. With the lingering presence of Flat and Material Design, color holds even

What’s New for Designers, June 2017

There’s a mix of function and fun in new design and development tools this month. From adding emojis to links, to fonts that wow, to CSS tricks, there’s a little something for everyone in this collection. Plus,

What Does a Well-Documented CSS Codebase Look Like?

In the front-end community, there is a lot of attention related to documenting JavaScript. That’s not so much the case with CSS. Often times I feel like lost when I join a project with minimal or no

Connect: behind the front-end experience

Some fantastic behind-the-scenes stuff about Stripe’s design work by Benjamin De Cock. Absolutely everything is clever and using very modern techniques. Using CSS grid for their iconic background stripes Using 3D cubes for aesthetic flair Using reduced