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If you talk with any web designer who began creating sites in the 1990s, you may learn that the real issue to overcome is browser compatibility. But, even that issue can be resolved by using pre-formatted content management systems (CMS) such as WordPress or Blogger. If you intend to design sites, rather than develop sites, you still need to learn certain basics. Those foundations include items such as accessibility (making a site accessible to the masses, including those individuals with hearing, sight, and other disabilities), usability (ease of use), and mapping — otherwise known as navigation. The following list of 20 useful online tutorials can help any novice web designer learn the ropes.

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1 Feb, 2012  |  Written by  |  under Web Design Resources
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Those with a degree in web design know that there can be many job possibilities within the field. And those with the most knowledge in the most fields are more likely to find themselves on top. But with web design being far harder than it sounds, anyone who has given it a try knows that the slightest typo can spell disaster.

No matter how experienced you are, there is always a lot to know and learn. So why not learn as your colleagues do by checking out the latest developments in web design communities? To help, we have collected the 40 best forums for web designers below. They include forums for everyone from those just starting out to those with tons of experience.

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The world of web design is full of incredibly talented designers. We’ve looked all over the Web to find these 50 inspiring, beautiful, and creative web design blogs that you should definitely check out. Some of them are notable because of their informative posts, while others just plain look great. Other designers are on the list because of their notoriety and high-profile clients. And don’t you want to know what works?

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27 Jun, 2010  |  Written by  |  under Web Design Resources, Web Design Tools
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If you need help creating a flawless site or simply need to kick your creative juices into high gear, check out this list of 50 iPad apps for web designers. The iPad is a smart tool for web designers, as it allows you to learn and play with various design and creative sites with the same ease of a sketchbook, only with far slicker features and functions.

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20 Jun, 2010  |  Written by  |  under Web Design Resources, Web Design Tools
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We’ve all heard the statistic that it only takes seconds for a reader to see a website, grow tired, bored or think it’s just plain ugly and then click out. To avoid putting your site in the categories of tired, boring or just plain ugly, take a look at our list of the top 90 web design blogs, all ready to help you create a slick image that will have readers and clients glued to the screen.

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