Resources

Best Practices


The Top 100 Website of 2011 - PC Magazine

The 50 Best Websites of 2011 - Time Magazine

Top 25 Best E-Commerce Site of 2011

Web 100 (Use drop-down menu to choose specific areas of interest)

Web Design Elements: Examples and Best Practices


Color


25 Examples of Perfect Color Combinations in Web Design

Adobe Kuler

ColourLovers

ColoRotate

Color Scheme Designer

Four Cool Color Tools

Pick the Perfect Website Color Combination


Creative Commons


Flickr: Creative Commons

What is Creative Commons and why do we care?


CSS


30 CSS Best Practices for Beginners

Four Simple and Fun CSS Button Hover Effects

Learning CSS3: A Reference Guide

Mastering CSS Principles: A Comprehensive Guide

Numbering in Style


Effective Web Design


10 Principles of Effective Web Design

5 More Principles of Effective Web Design


Freebies


Freebies from Smashing Magazine

Credit Card, Debit Card, and Payment Icon Set (png)


JavaScript and jQuery


10 Handy jQuery Mobile Tips and Snippets to Get You Started

Cool and Useful jQuery Image and Content Sliders and Slideshows

Learning JavaScript: Essentials and Guidelines

Useful HTML-, CSS- and JavaScript Tools and Libraries



Mobile Web Design


Designing for the Mobile Web

Guidelines for Mobile Web Development - Smashing Magazine

How to Design and Building a Mobile Web Site

How to use CSS3 Media Queries to Create a Mobile Version of Your Website

w3c Mobile Web Initiative

w3c Mobile OK Checker (How mobile friendly is a current Web site?)

Designing for Mobile Devices

5 Ways to Create of Convert into Mobile Phone Website

Mobile Web Resources


Photos


Flickr CC


Presentations


10 Tips and Resources for Creating Stunning Web Presentations


Smashing Magazine


Smashing Magazine Main MagazIne Tab (Choose from sub-tab on the right)

Smashing Magazine Design Informer

Timesavers, Tools and Useful Services for Web Designers


Textures


The Whys and Hows of Texture in Web Design

Tileables - Never Ending Patterns

Smashing Magazine's Free Textures

Flickr Texture Photos

Tools


Bubbl.us


Tutorials

The New Boston Education

Typography


Typography Design Patterns and Best Practices

Typography Guidelines and References


Usability


10 Useful Usability Findings and Guidelines

10 Usability Nightmares You Should Be Aware Of