Nine Websites to Help you Design and Build Your Website
When it comes to developing a website, there’s a lot to know. From choosing a design to developing the actual code of the site, it’s not an easy task. However, if you’re looking to learn a little bit more about how it’s done, we’ve compiled nine websites to help you understand more about what goes into designing and building a website:
- Web Design Ledger
Written by Web designers themselves, this blog gives design tips and inspiration as well as tutorials and how-tos.
- Line 25
Line 25 is split into three categories: articles, inspiration and tutorials. Posts vary in difficulty—so there’s something for everyone, from beginners to seasoned Web pros.
- A List Apart
Explore the “design, development and meaning of Web content” with ALA’s articles about code, content, culture, design, mobile, process, and user science.
- Smashing Magazine
If you’re looking for the latest trends and techniques in Web development, check out Smashing Magazine. Here fellow designers share their work, ideas, and tactics with each other.
User experience is (according to Wikipedia) “the practice of influencing how a person uses and experiences a particular website.” uxBooth focuses on that by publishing articles for—and by—beginner to intermediate user experience designers.
- The Web Design Blog
Designer Phil Matthews launched his blog in 2009 as a place to share Web design news. Now you can find Web resources, design inspiration, app and book reviews, and free downloads.
From tutorials and time-saving techniques to fresh resources, Speckyboy showcases innovative and original Web design styles. Even though it originally launched at Paul Andrew’s freelance design homepage, it’s evolved into an invaluable resource for designers across the Web.
Martin Angelov had dedicated his blog to sharing high-quality Web development tutorials and resources. Need help with HTML5, CSS, or jQuery? Find it here.
- Position Absolute
SOUND OFF: Have you taken on any Web design projects for your business? What are your favorite Web design resources?