Design Trends 2017

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Each year we learn something new about design and 2016 was no different. so let’s get started!

Design trends are influenced by media, technology, the fashion industry and, lately usability. A trend emerges slowly, gradually, making its way into all design branches, and then disappears in exactly the same way. Basically a design trend’s life is no longer than one or two years. Design in 2017 will continue the trends that materialized in 2016 while adding some new influences, but the feeling is well known and familiar and you may have seen it in the past  couple of years. The main influencer remains Google’s Material Design, that suffers a few changes.

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Make A Lot More Money Online Doing UI/UX Design & Development

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Web designers make an average of ₹4,00,000 per year. Some make more, some make less. The reason why most web designers do not make six figure incomes is simple: they are great web designers, but they are not great business people. As the owner of WebDesignDev, I want to share with all of my loyal WebDesignDev readers how you can make a LOT more money as a web designer by following 5 simple steps. Before I even list the 5 steps, I want to point out that if you don’t take action to improve your income, it will not increase. The sooner you’ll start thinking outside the box and doing something to increase your income as a web designer, the sooner it will happen.
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Simple UX Principles every designer Should know

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This never-ending process requires keeping UX present before, during, and after the build is complete. It’s always a challenge to act with the user in mind—influences like due dates and bottom lines sometimes cloud the way.

To help keep your product on the right path, I’ve assembled a list of 5 UX principles I use to guide my design process. Understanding how and why to make UX decisions goes a long way in explaining things to others on the team, which goes an even longer way in getting said UX decisions into the final product. Continue reading

Web Safe Fonts With CSS

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Abel Font

Abel Font

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<link href='https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Abel' rel='stylesheet'>
<style>
body {
 font-family: 'Abel';font-size: 22px;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>

<h1>Abel</h1>
<p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit.</p>
<p>123456790</p>
<p>ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ</p>
<p>abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz</p>

</body>
</html>

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How to Delete Browser Default Settings with CSS

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Almost all browsers have their own default settings for margins, paddings and other elements. And sometimes you may want to override or delete the default settings so your margin or padding is displayed as you need it. When you see your code output, you may be surprised why the margin is there, even though you never specified one. If that’s the case, chances are it’s the browser’s default margin. This tutorial teaches you how to remove default browser settings.

Steps to delete browser default settings with CSS

1. First of all, create an html file. You may use any IDE like notepad or notepad ++ or Adobe Dreamweaver to create an html file. In this tutorial, we are using plain notepad that is available on any Windows PC. Open notepad any type following code:

<html>
<head>
<title>CSS tutorial – 8</title>
<link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”css/style.css” />
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Top 10 Web Design Tips

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TOP 10 WEB DESIGN TIPS

A great website will help your business look professional and your readers will easily find what they need. It is very

important to design from the user’s perspective in order to create a successful website. Here is a list with 10 things

which I think are most important to keep in mind when designing a website.

1. Simple is better!

The most important rule of web design is to create a website that will tell the visitor exactly what it is about in less

than 5 seconds. Not too much information, less ads and organized content will make your website not only SEO

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