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Top Web-Design Posts of 2012

Posted on 12.26.2012

Let's take a look back at the most popular Web-design related posts (as defined by our audience of website designers and app developers) made available here at over the past year by our talented staff of editors (and contributors). 

As you can see in the list below, Website Magazine readers website design interests include fonts, frameworks, jQuery and a whole lot more. We've only included 10 below, but keep in mind that there are hundreds of other posts and article that deserve (if not demand) your attention - both online and in the print magazine. 

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: Top Web Design Articles Of 2012 at Website Magazine :

15 Fresh (and Free) Fonts for 2012
The most compelling Web designs rely on creative uses of typography, which requires both smart and original thinking when it comes to font selections.

The BIGGEST Mistakes in Web Design
There are many factors to keep in mind when designing a website. Sometimes in the vast scope of Web projects, however, some simple design mistakes inadvertently occur and may have a detrimental effect on website success.

Here's How jQuery is Creating the Interest in Pinterest
Startup social networking site Pinterest is gaining a lot of attention recently – most of it good, but some of the most recent news hasn’t been so great. But good or bad, the online visual pinboard is one of the hot topics of the day and traffic to the site is skyrocketing.

Google Flip-flops on Page Layout
Google’s new page layout algorithm update may force many Web workers to reconsider from where exactly they will receive their next check. The change essentially analyzes the layout of a webpage and the amount of content immediately visible to a user.

Get Started with Parallax Scrolling
The strides made in website design since the inception of the Internet are often taken for granted these days. But if one actually takes the time to consider how much more advanced some site’s are today, it’s actually pretty mind blowing.

10 Minimalist WP Themes for Maximum Inspiration
While the concept of minimalism in Web design is taking a relatively long road to the mainstream, there’s no question that some of history’s greatest minds would have been outspoken advocates. Many, in fact, already were centuries before the Web was born.

10 Mind-Blowing jQuery Plugins for Developers
The JavaScript-based coding language jQuery is popular among many Web developers because it allows them to incorporate a variety of interactive effects it allows them to incorporate in their websites without requiring as much of the elaborate coding of regular JavaScript.

Getting Wild with Wireframes
While content management systems and shopping cart platforms have in many ways changed the roles and responsibilities of Web designers and developers, it's still important to wireframe the digital experience. Without this important step, designers and developers will most definitely miss the big picture requirements set forth by their client or the organization for which they work.

CSS Frameworks for Responsive Web Design
Responsive Web design (RWD) has taken the ‘Net by storm. RWD isn’t just trendy among designers, it’s useful to ensure a consistent user experience – something of increasing important with the diversity of screen sizes today

Awe-inspiring Twitter Brand Page Designs and Tips
While awaiting the imminent rollout of “the new Twitter” to the majority of the social network's user-base, now is a great time for businesses to start considering how to prepare their new Twitter brand page layouts.


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