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How to Use Color to Successfully Brand Your Website

How to Use Color to Successfully Brand Your Website

Have you ever met someone who had such a strong personality that when they entered a room they would grab your attention, and when they left they would leave an imprint in your memory?

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Why You Should Never Pair Green and Red Together on the Web

Why You Should Never Pair Green and Red Together on the Web

Everyone would agree that green and red are colors that pair well together on Christmas. But on the web, pairing these colors together can present problems for your users.

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5 Ways to Customize Your Content Display

5 Ways to Customize Your Content Display

How many ways can users view your content? Chances are there’s more than one. Right now, you’re probably displaying your content one way. This is fine if the amount of content you have is small.

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Grooveshark’s Drag and Drop: A Case for Color Transparency

Grooveshark’s Drag and Drop: A Case for Color Transparency

If you’re a big fan of Grooveshark, then you’ve probably seen their new HTML5 interface. It’s a huge improvement from their old Flash one. It’s leaner, faster and smoother.

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What Your Home Page Needs for Users to See Value

What Your Home Page Needs for Users to See Value

After weeks of hard work, you’ve finally finished designing and developing your website. Now you’re ready to drive users to it to and convert them into sign ups or sales.

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Applying the Golden Ratio to Layouts and Rectangles

Applying the Golden Ratio to Layouts and Rectangles

1.618 is a number all serious designers should know. It’s known as the golden ratio found throughout nature, art and architecture. Seashells, the Mona Lisa and the Parthenon all show the golden ratio.

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7 Design Strategies for a Successful Pricing Table

7 Design Strategies for a Successful Pricing Table

One of the most important pages for a web app business is the pricing plan page. If users can’t see the value they’ll get by signing up, they won’t even think about giving you their money.

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How Color Saturation Affects User Efficiency

How Color Saturation Affects User Efficiency

Have you ever decided to pass on a product because you didn’t like its colors? Colors affect the way we see products, but they can also affect the way we see websites.

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Increase Text Leading for Easy Reading

Increase Text Leading for Easy Reading

When designers talk about leading, the chances are they aren’t talking about mechanical pencils. What they are really talking about is the spacing between text lines, measured from baseline to baseline.

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What the Rule of Thirds Can Do to Your Images

What the Rule of Thirds Can Do to Your Images

If your website sells products, it’s important that your product images look beautiful. Most people believe that the beauty of an image comes from typography and color.

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