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Performant Art at An Event Apart

A List Apart is one of the pioneering sites for web design, having been at the forefront of many important web design movements, such as standards compliance, responsive design, and css-grid. In addition to the articles on their site, they also publish books and hold conferences about web design. This year they held a special […]

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Enduring Web Design Mistakes

A new list of common design mistakes in websites shows many kinds of problems have plagued the web for years. Library websites are especially prone to some of these, and librarians should do whatever necessary to fix them.

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What Makes Something “Usable”?

The Web can be frustrating to use these days. Videos and animated GIFs start playing automatically; your cursor movements trigger unexpected events; ads expand and shrink, pushing and pulling the content around; windows pop up or slide in as you scroll; and, weighted down with scripts and server calls, pages take seconds rather than milliseconds […]

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How and where to get free images for your website

Sites to go to for free, high-quality images that you can use on your website without worrying about any copyright issues.

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6 Things You Can Do to Make Your Website More Accessible

Easy ways to make your website more usable by more people.