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T-Shirt: Good UX vs. Bad UX

T-Shirt: Good UX vs. Bad UX

The difference between good and bad UX isn’t always easy to explain to someone in words. But the wireframe icons on this shirt say it all. Next time someone asks you what UX is, let your shirt do the talking.

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Design Like Google with Material UI Kit

Design Like Google with Material UI Kit

Have you heard of material design? It’s Google’s new framework for designing intuitive user interfaces. The principles can teach you how to design like Google, but Material UI Kit can help you bring your ideas to life.

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When to Use Toggle Buttons

When to Use Toggle Buttons

Users can get frustrated if they can’t find a specific action on your website. They experience this when you hide actions in dropdown menus. One context where this often happens is sorting content.

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How Link Blocking Can Increase Your Click-through Rate

How Link Blocking Can Increase Your Click-through Rate

User research has proven that the larger a target is, the faster and easier it is to click. That means if you turn a link into a button, you can increase your click-through rate.

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CrazyEgg: Discover Where Your Users are Clicking

CrazyEgg: Discover Where Your Users are Clicking

What if you could see through the eyes of your user? This is one advantage you need if you want to optimize your website for higher conversion rates.

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ReadyMag: Publish Your Digital Story

ReadyMag: Publish Your Digital Story

There are websites that offer information and ones that tell a story. What do you want your website to do? Most sites that try to tell a story are hard to follow because they use a traditional page layout.

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Why You Should Remove Orphans from Your Body Text

Why You Should Remove Orphans from Your Body Text

Did you know that the way your body text wraps can affect how users read it? Orphans are short lines that appear at the end of a paragraph.

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Dash: Build Custom Dashboards with Your Personal Data

Dash: Build Custom Dashboards with Your Personal Data

Tired of opening new tabs and logging into different accounts to get all the information you need? Having all your personal data on a dashboard would make it less frustrating.

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CodeinWP: Turn Your Design into a WordPress Theme

CodeinWP: Turn Your Design into a WordPress Theme

What most designers do best is design. Coding the design is a different story. When clients hire someone to design their website, they expect to get a product that not only works, but is easy-to-use.

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How to Avoid Client Headache as a Freelance Designer

How to Avoid Client Headache as a Freelance Designer

Managing clients is a big part of freelancing. Many freelance designers have their own way of working with clients. But a lot of them do it in a way that works against them.

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