How to Build a 5 Star Rating System with Wilson Interval in MySQL

In this article I’m going to explain how to build a 5 star rating system with MySQL. We will be using triggers to make the queries lightweight and fast. Triggers are supported in MySQL since version 5.0.2 so make sure you’re up to date. I will not explain how to implement the results in PHP,…

Less Click, More Touch – Extra Functionality of Long Websites

It seems that the minimalist approach cannot be applied to navigation patterns, since this integral part should always be all-embracing and universal. However, as practice shows, it is possible to hide it from prying eyes under the hamburger button, get rid of the scrollbar or any standard type of pagination, and leave users with nothing…

Collection of Fresh Design Freebies – September Edition

Each day the Web becomes a better place not only in terms of design and UX but also in terms of online services. Eager and selfless developers and designers come up with helpful instruments, modern UI sets, stylish icon packs and responsive website themes and give them all away, throwing a lifeline to the seekers…

Emotions in Website Design – Fresh Examples

In the artificial world of digital photos, illustrated characters, boxy layouts and cutting-edge geometric effects, a bit of emotion has never been excessive and uncalled-for. We appreciate open and smiling human faces, sanguine children, cheerful old ladies and even funny dogs and cats. Each one has its level of personality and a gamut of emotions…

How To Setup Multiple Sources Of New Web Design Clients

Marketing and sales are two challenging aspects of web design. Web designers in various settings often think about where the next project is coming from. For freelancers, it’s exciting to sign up a new client for a long-term project. But there is always a little anxiousness about what to do after that time is over….

Freebie: Beautiful SEO Icon Set in PSD, SVG and More (36 Icons)

Are you an SEO agency or consultant that is looking for icons to beautify your website? Look no further, today we are glad to release a set of 36 icons that is related to SEO. They are available in 5 formats, AI, EPS, PNG, PSD and SVG. The SEO icon set is released exclusively by…

Waiting Animations – Best Practices and Creative Examples

Waiting animations are ‘literally’ everywhere. Almost every second website created by an agency that is perfectly aware of modern trends and requirements as well as is worried about providing online visitors with an excellent user experience, is equipped with such a sort of dynamic element. Although today we focus more on loading progress indicators that,…

Branding Guidelines – Great Examples and Why You Need Them

All the large companies and organisations have clear branding guidelines. You may think this is not a necessary step for your own brand, but as we will discuss in this article, there are reasons why you should have them – if you are building a brand that is likely to be featured on other sites,…

25 Beautiful and Useful Apps to Watch Out For

There are useful apps, then there are beautiful apps. But it’s a little rare to see the two qualities put together. This roundup is composed of beautiful and useful apps, some are for serious use, some for fun (like taking photos and making sharing moments easier between friends), and some could help you significantly with…

Collection of Fresh Design Freebies – August Edition

Welcome to our August edition. We continue collecting stuff that is helpful and valuable for web developers and designers. Generators, online services and freebies that are aimed to streamline the process, save precious time and money and enrich the project with some extra twists and effects. As usual, we feature interesting and modern solutions and…