Nowadays, there are countless mobile devices for all kinds of users, and that wide range of appliances is making more companies get interested in a piece of the cake. The most popular of the operating systems created for them are iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Both have great features, and that’s why they have become so popular, but of course, the influence of every company behind their own creation plays a fundamental role in their development, deployment and success, no wonder these companies are Apple, Google and Microsoft respectively.
Creating a website may be one of the things we have to do eventually; whether we create a small blog or a massive network of media websites, at some point comes the big question: is the daily effort I put in this really worthwhile? You might be experiencing low (or not at all) traffic, and maybe, just maybe, that’s because of your website’s design. This article is going to address the main features and characteristics that make a website special and frequently visited, as well as showing other aspects that affect usability.
Some time ago, Apple released its newest OS for mobile, the well known and omnipresent iOS 7. It’s changed from a stylized and pixel perfect designed skeuomorphic user interface to a flat one with nice effects that let us see what the company wants to establish in terms of design. iOS 7, without any doubts, has taken over the world; no wonder it already has been installed in 250 million devices across the planet, more or less, 70 percent of its market share.
Good typography makes a website stand out or can outshine it. It plays the role of portraying and bring to life your ideas to make them appealing for the reader; it also manages to organize the content to be browsable, so in that way, typography involves the correct use of a layout, convenient measurement, nice typefaces (digitally called fonts), sizes, leading, visual hierarchy and color for the information to be well disposed.
The concept is simple: we all have had the need to create a website as fast as possible. Whether it is for a client or for our own projects, building quickly breathtaking websites is a must, so that’s why today we’ll show you five ways to create a great website faster focusing in 5 key aspects, and give you the tools for you to start right now.
Hi friends! today we have great news for you all. From a list of 46 selectable users who followed @webdesignshock and tweeted/retweeted our latest Giveaway, we selected as promised, ten lucky winners who will receive each one a full year gTLD domain name thanks to our friends at Namecheap.
Some weeks ago, when I was writing about the way Microsoft might lead a revolution with Windows 8, I ran into an article about the next update of the popular OS, codenamed “Windows Blue”. After that, I found that Microsoft is actually just weeks from releasing this update, which tries to adress all the criticism generated with Windows 8. So I downloaded the beta test available at Microsoft’s website and install it. I have to say, from the designer’s point of view, that it was an interesting experience; some of the graphic features, and many other key aspects were improved. In this article we’ll analyze the changes Microsoft is implementing in the newest update of the OS, what it’s new, and what’s not so good about these changes.
You know we always surprise you with useful resources to improve the quality of your creative work; that’s why every week we give you the best freebies we can find, but we know you might also need a professional name for your website, and since having a proper domain name is a fundamental part of your business growth, this time, we have some of them available for you, free of charge for a full year.
Mobile devices, specifically smart devices, are here to stay; there’s no doubt about it. But nowadays, gradual changes seem to represent more of a burden that an obligation because of the immediacy of technological advances. Companies try to perform these changes faster and error-free day by day since they need to come up with something new before rival companies do, entering a vicious circle. During this process, companies are exposed to releasing unfinished or faulty products and, depending on the circumstances –and even luck– these situations may be part of history as mere anecdotes or as authentic failures that may lead a company to bankruptcy.
A lot of professionals have created in the latest years a strong bond with the web to the point of almost total dependence; designers, programmers, writers, marketers, photographers, illustrators and much more fit in this. We, together, have created a sort of ecosystem by making contributions everyday. Call it design tips, plugins, PSD freebies, tutorials, opinions, all of this represents a contribution that makes the web bigger and bigger at every moment.
Hi there, fellows. Here at webdesignshock we like providing you with only quality design resources. This week, we bring you a complete list of the latest freebies we’ve been working on and you’ve been able to see in our shock family sites. Handy free resources to enhance your work. Take a look.
Below you’ll find bet 10 tutorials on pixel perfect design available on the web.
Since the beginning of last year, the WordPress Theme Generator has been moving around, and you may have heard something about it; this is one of our best projects, and it seems that a lot of people is trying it out now and most of them are having excellent results and satisfaction with the tool. If at this point you are wondering what is so good about the WordPress Theme Generator, we are going to tell you a little bit more about it; in this post we are going to compare the WordPress theme Generator with other four similar applications; leaving partiality aside in the best way we can, despite the description of our tool is significantly bigger for obvious reasons. Take a look at this post and find out what advantages this tool has to offer.
Hi there, today we want to talk about something that turns to be good news for all web masters out there. Themeshock has released an enormous bundle of free themes. and we took some time to review them and tell you what is so good about this bundle. We will tell you about its growing process. And their features, because they have some special features that separate them from the rest of free themes out there.
The guys at ThemeShock have published a new post called “Wordpress Security: the most complete guide” which is a compendium of the most important facts about security in WordPress that have come up recently, and this post’s goal is to give you a small appetizer resuming some of the topics discussed.
We are proud to present our latest product : jQuery Slider Shock. A fully responsive slider and the most complete over the web right now. Available for you to download it as a jQuery code to use it where you can, or as a plugin for the most used CMS: WordPress.