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Most modern web browsers support the latest CSS3 properties and have seen a growing adoption by audiences around the world. Web fonts are quite popular and only getting easier to include in a typical HTML5 website. But one of the best solutions with this newer technology would be icon web fonts.

Web designers can include fonts made with icons to embed scalable icons into any layout. This gallery below includes 15 free open source icon web fonts you can download and use in any project(s). New icon fonts are released every year and it has become a very popular means of achieving clean user interface design.

Captain Icon

captain icon github open source webfont

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Teams are no longer popular and it has been found that working in one can be unproductive sometimes. When you need to stay in contact with an individual for one process, as well as with another individual for a different one, it can be difficult to have a fast process of delivering the product to your client.

It is for this reason why web designers who are based in solution orientated processes are now focusing on a role that involves being a one-man operation. This can be achieved via themes that revolve around multipurpose techniques and these involve layouts that are pre-made and which make everything better and faster.

How a multipurpose WordPress theme can help you with your productivity

In the modern day and age there are many good web designers, so competition is fierce. This means that designers are often fighting for the same set of clients, as well as the same type of attention and technology.
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Transitioning from digital design to print design is no easy task. It requires a fundamental understanding of the print medium along with the underlying software. Although learning the fundamentals of CMYK and paper quality is just a matter of reading, you’ll need to do quite a bit of practice to master print design software.

If you want to get into print design then please take a look over these 20 InDesign tutorials. They range from beginner to intermediate with something for everyone. Whether you want to design magazines, CD covers, or style guides, these tutorials can get you there.

eBook Cover Design

indesign ebook cover howto

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Open source code has hastened the development process for everyone involved. Larger platforms such as WordPress have completely revolutionized the methods in which we create websites. But also consider the smaller plugins built for animation, form effects, and of course navigation menus.

This gallery includes the absolute best jQuery plugins for creating a dropdown navigation. Each plugin is completely free to use on any type of project. Most of them also have excellent online documentation which you can follow to customize the style, color, animation, or other similar design properties.

Dropdown Effects

simple drop down animation effects

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Every designer would agree that typography is a huge part of web design. But the process of choosing which fonts to use can be a hassle. Thankfully there are several free online webapps to help you decipher online font families, pick your favorite(s), and design text in a way to match your layout. Take a gander over these tools and see if any can help you launch that next kick-ass project.

Typecast

typecast typography online webapp tool

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Digital media has become much more streamable in recent years. Faster Internet speeds allow uploaders and streamers to consume media at a more hasty pace. This advancement has created a world where developers can build amazing media players with much less code than ever before. The following audio players are completely free and super easy to add into any website. Take a peek at each example to see if any could be useful in your own project work.

Codrops Audio

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As new UX and UI tools come on the market, many of them have new and improved features that can make your design efforts faster, easier, and with more satisfying results.

Nearly all of the highly-rated tools listed below have powerful rapid prototyping features. Most of them make it easy for you to share your work with others, and several of them are especially suited for use by widely dispersed project teams. Our listing also includes UI design resources. Stay tuned and check-out the newest and perhaps the best UI and UX tools and eesources on the market.


Proto.io

Proto.io performs many of the same functions as do many of the other tools in this list, but this tool takes the art of rapid prototyping to the next level. It is especially adept at giving you valuable insights as to what your final product will look like and how it will perform, while you are still in the early stages of design. Thanks to its extensive and comprehensive UI library, Proto.io has made the use of static mocks and hotspot prototypes obsolete.
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Online job boards have risen in popularity with the current phase of Internet technology. Every company is looking for their next employee, and job boards have allowed companies to search anywhere in the country(or even the world!). Best of all it’s super easy to launch a custom job board focused on any career track from writing to marketing and development.

Take a look over the following WordPress themes and plugins built for creating usable job boards. Most are free while a few are sold as premium scripts. But each one comes with its own set of benefits & drawbacks which can help you determine the right job board for your needs.

Job Board

open source job board wordpress

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Web animation was always a possibility even dating back to the 1990s. But back then very few people had Internet access, and the technologies were so new it was difficult to create meaningful effects. Nowadays there are significantly more resources for animated web effects – yet there’s still an even balance between meaningful and silly animations.

This gallery focuses on 20+ interesting animated effects that you can recreate using JavaScript.

Happy Snowman

happy animated moving snowman css

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Pure CSS graphics are some of the most interesting advancements in modern web design. Although there isn’t a wide net of browser support, CSS3 can now render icons and graphics using nothing but code. This may not be useful in every project but for those who love CSS it’s a fun way to design new ideas. You might even try blending these codes into a code builder like IMCreator. Feel free to copy and edit these free CSS code snippets which are perfect for building graphics out of nothing but HTML and CSS code.

Santa

pure css santa claus graphic

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