Website design

What are longreads on sites
The so-called longreads are one of the leading web design trends in 2015, and also, as expected, in 2016. With the help of long reads, sites today do not just…

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How to make a menu for a site? The main features of the menu selection
Whatever the site, without which it certainly cannot do, is without a menu. And often on one site there are several menus at once - for the main and additional…

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Sliders for the site and factors affecting their usability
On commercial sites, especially when it comes to online stores, today you can often find sliders, or so-called “carousels,” - site design elements in which slides with photos or text…

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Programs used in web-mastering

So what kind of programs do you need? Below I will give specific categories of programs with explanations of why they are needed.

Raster graphics processing program
one of the most important programs that you have to master. She will help you when scanning photos and their correction. With this program you can create those unimaginable effects that you see on the Internet, ads, etc. In my opinion, the following skills are mandatory for this class of programs:

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Computer hardware configuration

What is described below suggests that you want to make a beautiful and stylish website completely do-it-yourself, i.e. you draw all the graphic elements yourself, write the pages yourself, scan and finish the photos yourself …

So, what is the hardware of a web designer? First you need to say right away that you will not need the weakest computer. It should support a resolution of 800×600 pixels with TrueColor color depth, have at least 32-64M memory, be equipped with a CD-ROM, it is very desirable that there is also a scanner and a Continue reading

How to create an attractive website?

So, you want to make a useful, beautiful and convenient site. What is needed for this? What factors influence the popularity of a website? What is the best place to start creating your own website? And what mistakes can lie in wait on this path?

I tried to highlight the main reasons that, in my personal opinion, affect the popularity of the site:

Content or content is one of the most important components. If the site does not have useful information that can interest a certain circle of people, then we can raise the question of the need for the existence of the site as such. Remember how many useful pages you saw recently in comparison with the total number of Continue reading

Is the UX design right for you? 8 character traits

Going to build a career in IT, many face difficulties in choosing a profession. We’ll show you how to check if the UX design is right for you.

There are many articles on how to get started with UX design, courses where it is taught the basics, and lists of skills and competencies that are worth the usability. But everyone forgets that there is personal compatibility. So before you start investing in training, you should make sure that you have the qualities necessary in this profession.

Usability Kelvin Pedzai has chosen eight character traits that every UX designer needs. Pezai relied on research conducted by Nielsen Norman among more than a thousand UX designers, and supplemented the resulting material with tips from top designers from companies such as Netflix, eBay, BuzzFeed and GoPro. We have adapted the article for our readers. Continue reading

Design professions

Almost every profession has its own specializations. A web designer can only create landings or engage exclusively in the development of corporate sites, and a specialist in advertising graphics can work in Photoshop without owning 3D packages.

Web Designer
More than a thousand new resumes of web designers appear on every month, which indicates high competition in the profession. But you should not be afraid of this: there are few good specialists, so develop skills.

The list of responsibilities of a web designer can vary greatly depending on the position and level of payment, but each designer should be able to: Continue reading

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How does JPEG format work?
The JPEG compression process consists of several steps. In the first step, the image is converted from the RGB color space to the YUV space, based on the brightness and…


What to write in the text call-to-action on the site?
Practically on any commercial site, whether it be a corporate portal, an online store or a modest site like a “business card”, visitors have a so-called call-to-action - a call…


Creating the perfect landing page (for example, successful sites)
There is nothing more exciting in working on a site than when all the specialists join their own efforts to create a new ideal landing page or the main page…


Computer hardware configuration
What is described below suggests that you want to make a beautiful and stylish website completely do-it-yourself, i.e. you draw all the graphic elements yourself, write the pages yourself, scan…