UX Movement » Sponsors http://uxmovement.com User Experience Movement Sun, 14 Jan 2018 02:59:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.19 PorkBun: Get a Free .design Domain Namehttp://uxmovement.com/sponsors/porkbun-get-a-free-design-domain-name/ http://uxmovement.com/sponsors/porkbun-get-a-free-design-domain-name/#comments Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:05:48 +0000 http://uxmovement.com/?p=10548

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.design is a new domain name extension that’s geared towards websites focused on design. What better way to brand yourself or your company with a domain name that exudes what you do. People will know and remember exactly what you do when they hear your domain name.

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Companies like Facebook, Uber and Airbnb have already taken advantage of this and have gotten theirs. It’s time to get yours before it’s gone.

Free .design Domain

PorkBun is giving away .design domain names free for 1 year. Along with the domain name you’ll get WHOIS privacy, email hosting, SSL certificates for security, and a Weebly website builder.

Get Your .design Domain ›

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Stockio: Your Free Portfolio of Design Resourceshttp://uxmovement.com/sponsors/stockio-your-free-portfolio-of-design-resources/ http://uxmovement.com/sponsors/stockio-your-free-portfolio-of-design-resources/#comments Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:38:04 +0000 http://uxmovement.com/?p=10455

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User experience is not only about ease of use but also aesthetic appeal. The more appealing your site looks the more users will perceive it as easy to use. This is known as the aesthetic-usability effect.

Stockio is a library of design resources that can give your site the aesthetic appeal it needs. They offer free icons, designer fonts, vector patterns and photo/video backgrounds. And they’re all free for personal and commercial use.

Use their photo/video backgrounds for an immersive homepage or hero image.

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Use their designer fonts and icons to make a professional logo for your site.

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Sign up for Stockio to build your own portfolio of design resources. You’ll be able to keep track of your downloaded files and favorited items for future use. Stockio is so useful that you’re not only going to use it once, but you’ll use it for many projects.

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Squarespace: Build a Beautiful Site in Half the Timehttp://uxmovement.com/sponsors/squarespace-build-a-beautiful-site-in-half-the-time/ http://uxmovement.com/sponsors/squarespace-build-a-beautiful-site-in-half-the-time/#comments Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:27:57 +0000 http://uxmovement.com/?p=10206

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Who wants to install software, apply security patches and manage bandwidth when building a website? Nobody does. Squarespace is your all-in-one solution that removes these headaches. All you have to do is upload your content, customize your design and you’re ready to go.

Think of Squarespace as your very own IT department, with free, unlimited hosting, top-of-the-line security, an enterprise-grade infrastructure, and around-the-clock support.

Award Winning Templates

Squarespace websites look stunning no matter what device or screen. Their award-winning templates are the most beautiful way to present your brand or business.

They offer more than 45 beautifully designed templates to choose from. Each come with hundreds of customizable features that you can style it to look any way you want.

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Secure Your Own Domain

Squarespace domains start at $20/year and max out at $70/year. The domain will always renew at the same price with no hidden fees. (Free custom domain for one year with annual website or online store purchase).

They’ll generate and configure SSL certificates for your domain for free. SSL means connections to your Squarespace site are secure, and your rankings on Google will be boosted.

At Squarespace, they believe you should be able to control how much of your personal information is shared online. That’s why they will automatically provide WHOIS privacy free of charge.

24/7 Customer Support

Unlike many of their competitors, their award-winning customer care team serves customers 24/7 via email and live chat. Get personalized support from highly-trained professionals, designers and engineers who have a deep knowledge of Squarespace.

Get Started with Squarespace

Start your free trial today. No credit card required. When you sign up, use the coupon code ‘UXMOVEMENT’ for 10% off your first website or domain purchase.

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Depositphotos: Download Pro Stock Photos for Any Projecthttp://uxmovement.com/sponsors/depositphotos-download-pro-stock-photos-for-any-project/ http://uxmovement.com/sponsors/depositphotos-download-pro-stock-photos-for-any-project/#comments Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:00:26 +0000 http://uxmovement.com/?p=10143

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A professional website not only has great content but great photos as well. Photography has become more important than ever in web design. If you’re not using professional photos on your site, you’re not communicating with users on a deep, emotional level.

Regardless of the field you work in, photography can help you improve user engagement and even acquire new clients. If you’re ready to go on this journey, you need a useful resource to turn to.

Despositphotos is one of the largest stock photo banks in the world with over 50 million files. It’s the place to go when you have a constant need for visual content. The website not only sells photographs but also videos, vectors and illustrations. It has everything you need in one place for any type of project.

Professional Stock Photos Vs. Outdated Stock Photos

When choosing stock photography, look for professional photos instead of outdated ones. They are better in quality and give a better impression of your website.

Professional stock photos are more modern and authentic looking because they use natural lighting in a natural environment. This makes the photos relatable and popular with clients.

Outdated stock photos have an artificial and phony vibe to them. They look unnatural and are hard to relate to. These images don’t contribute to your message and probably won’t be given a second glance.

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Download Professional Stock Photos

Sign up for Despositphotos. They offer a flexible plan of 30 images per month for $29. If 30 are not enough, you can download more at $1 per image. No download limits or expiration date. Keep your plan active, and all unused downloads will transfer to the next month.

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JotForm 4.0: Build Forms Anywhere, Anytimehttp://uxmovement.com/sponsors/jotform-4-0-build-forms-anywhere-anytime/ http://uxmovement.com/sponsors/jotform-4-0-build-forms-anywhere-anytime/#comments Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:00:42 +0000 http://uxmovement.com/?p=10117

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Forms are hard to manage if you don’t have coding experience. You often have to go through the developer to edit form elements and widgets. This can take many meetings, emails and revisions to get right.

You need a tool that allows you to build any type of form without knowing how to code. With JotForm 4.0, anyone can build forms anywhere, anytime. JotForm users can build forms on any device, and all forms look beautiful on any screen.

Drag & Drop Interface

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JotForm’s drag and drop interface makes it easy to arrange your forms fields in the order you want. They offer a vast array of elements, widgets, themes and payment integrations. You can also add conditional logic, multiple pages and custom designs to your forms. The new interface is intuitive and is the result of hundreds of usability tests.

Create Forms on Your Mobile Device

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Create, edit, and publish online forms from any smartphone or tablet. JotForm is the first online form builder to be fully functional with all mobile devices.

Offline Form Building

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Users are able to edit and manage forms from anywhere. If you lose internet access while working on a form, all changes will automatically sync when you’re back online.

Real Time Collaboration

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Multiple team members can simultaneously work on the same form. Changes are automatically uploaded so users are always working with the most current version, allowing for seamless collaboration.

Try JotForm 4.0 for Free

Sign up for free. JotForm 4.0 is going to change the way you build forms. No longer are you limited by your location, device or internet connection. Build forms anywhere, anytime without coding experience.

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