Web Design Tutorials

Creating Video Row Backgrounds (Using Amazon S3)

Tutorial: Creating Video Row Backgrounds (Using Amazon S3) You can make a row that looks like this in just a few minutes Scroll down to keep reading Have you noticed something recently? Websites are looking more amazing than ever. One visually-awesome trend in web design is having a background row contain a looping video. A perfect…

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What’s the difference between a Parallax and a Photo row background?

This question has been plaguing people for centuries. Back in 551 BC, the great Chinese philosopher Confucius once asked a group of meditating monks “What’s the difference between a Parallax and a Photo row background?”… and the answer they gave him has been passed down for centuries. It’s been kept and only allowed to be…

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Watch as we brutally kill two WP themes

Watch as we brutally kill two WP themes It’s only 15 seconds, but you gotta watch this video… it felt soooooo good. Clicking the Delete button on those two themes felt like a breath of fresh air. No longer will I have to deal with HUNDREDS of design options in Dynamik Website Builder. No longer…

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We redesigned the entire WDA site (and added a bunch of new stuff)

We just redesigned the entire site… (and added a bunch of new stuff too) December 12th, 2016 I know, I know… we’ve been quiet for a few weeks… but there is a really great reason! We’ve taken the time to completely re-designed the entire WDA website (using an amazing new product that we’ll talk about…

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The Always Up-to-Date Guide to The Best Free Stock Photos & Videos

The Always Up-to-Date Guide to The Best Free Stock Photos & Videos In the past, if you wanted to have gorgeous photos or videos for your web project you had two choices: hire a photographer/videographer OR buy crazy expensive stock photos/videos.  Both options requires you to spend some money… however there is now a third…

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How to easily recreate the slick PayPal design (in about 10 minutes)

From their humble beginning helping eBay sellers unload rare Beanie Babies to spunky stay at home moms, PayPal has changed the way everyone buys and sells things online. Back in the nineties PayPal went against the common understanding that banks control your money.  They gave normal people like you and me some serious buying (and selling) power.…

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5 Insightful Lessons For New Web Designers

Ever have those thoughts where you go “If I could just do it all over again, I would…” and then you come up with some Einstein-level idea that would have made your life so much better if you only did that thing when you started? Well today, I had that thought. I thought to myself…

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Web Designer Inspiration: Old Evernote Homepage VS NEW Evernote Homepage

I love Evernote. It’s amazing… and I don’t call many things amazing. However most recently it was the mouth-gasm inducing hybrid food I found called, the Sushi Burrito, yeah it’s a thing… ya gotta try it. This post isn’t going to try and convince you to use Evernote for keeping track of client meets, scanning business receipts and…

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How to layout your next website…. on your phone.

Inspiration hits at the most random time.  Like yours, my brain is constantly flying off the rails of a crazy train. Some are great thoughts like the how how to create a multi-person interactive movie controller (true story), why does Florida homeowners insurance give you  protection against ice and snow damage and what would be a better taco topping…

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