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20 Beautiful Flat WordPress Themes to Spice Up your Site Flat designs are everywhere from flat design elements like flat buttons, to a whole flat UI set. A major part of the online world is trying to adapt flat designs, as it is simple, elegant and looks great. The strongest support so far comes from the launch of Apple iOS 7, which focuses on flat UI as well giving the mobile OS a much cleaner look than previous versions of the OS. In this post, we will look into a useful list of 20 amazing flat WordPress themes that represent the best of flat design. Recommended Reading: 40+ Free Responsive WordPress Themes Flat
16 Top Tools for Responsive Web Design With the exponential adoption of mobile devices and smart phones, savvy web designers are turning to responsive web design as a panacea for all things layoutf and typography related. Not only does this save time, money and effort in the long run, but it also gives mobile users the interaction and ease of use they crave. But if you’ve been tasked with creating a mobile responsive design and aren’t sure where to start, this checklist of must-have resources and tips is sure to give you the spark you need to create a fluid, friendly design that accommodates nearly every mobile device – past, present and future. Layout, Wireframes and Prototyping The first step of any good design is to sketch out your ideas and determine the placement of all the different elements on a page.
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UI Guidelines for mobile and tablet web app design Official user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) guidelines from the manufacturers, links to which you can find below, are a source of inspiration for mobile web and app design. Here, you will find guidelines, samples, tips, and descriptions of common mistakes. Many of the guidelines focus on native application development, but we can apply most parts of them to mobile web design too. 21 Examples of Black, White & Grey in Web Design Certain colors give a website a really elegant and clean look. Some color combinations are pretty popular in web design, and definitely the black, white & grey (sometimes with a hint of red) is one of those popular combinations. These colors, combined properly, result in beautiful and elegant designs.
Scribd Download links are great, but embedding and publishing an actual document into a post or page may be much more valuable to you and your readers. To use this functionality on WordPress.com, you can upload your documents to Scribd, a publishing service that allows you to quickly and easily share writings on the web, and embed them directly into your WordPress.com blog. Using Scribd