How to Accomplish a Pinterest Style Layout in WordPress

How to Accomplish a Pinterest Style Layout in WordPress

One thing Pinterest is known for is the columned grid layout which happens to inspire a lot of people to implement it on their own website(s). The advantage of using such layout is that you won’t have to worry about things such as cropping images, title- or excerpt lengths. These layouts can be created with fairly little effort by using the Javascript library Masonry. In this tutorial I’ll explain how to accomplish a similar effect in WordPress using Masonry.

The Ins and Outs of CSS Grids

The Ins and Outs of CSS Grids

In the simplest of terms a grid is a layout guideline. They are most often used by designers to align elements vertically, and even horizontally, so that the design looks well manicured due to the alignment.

Examples of Creative and Inspirational Website Navigation

Examples of Creative and Inspirational Website Navigation

Website navigation has always been, and remains one of the most important parts of the design. It must be clear where it is and where the links will lead the user. Poor navigation will very quickly lose viewers, possibly more so than any other part of the design.

The Basic Anatomy of a Brand Style Guide

The Basic Anatomy of a Brand Style Guide

Style guides were originally created for printed publications to establish a consistent usage of layout and language by a variety of contributors. Today, branding style guides have a similar purpose to establish consistency but of a company’s brand instead.

How to Get Started With Foundation 5

How to Get Started With Foundation 5

Some of you are probably already familiar with the front-end framework Foundation 4 or have heard of it. Not too long ago they released a new version of their popular framework, which is called Foundation 5 and supposedly faster than it’s previous version and comes with a modern, flat look.

Beautifully Presented e-Commerce Websites

Beautifully Presented e-Commerce Websites

Many e-commerce websites are not well designed and presented, so it is a real pleasure to find those ones that are. It is a juggling act for the designer to create a great user experience, whilst projecting the style of the company’s products at a glance. The plethora of slider and carousel plug-ins that are currently available go a long way to helping with this dilemma, but a beautifully presented e-commerce website still remains a relative rarity compared to the amount of poorly designed sites.

Reasons for Using a Video Background in Your Design

Reasons for Using a Video Background in Your Design

I would like to dedicate this post to explaining why you might want to consider using a video background in your next site design project. There are a few different reasons for including a video background, including to have a cool design or to show off your newly launched product.

I will show you some currently awesome examples of websites that do background videos very well so that you have an idea of what it is you should strive for when including video backgrounds in your own websites.

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