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5 popular websites and how they looked 10 years ago

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A lot has changed in the past 10 years when it comes to website design. The code has become more advanced, offering better options and usability with the improved CSS3, HTML5, Javascript and jQuery. Ten years ago it was a very different story with the use of Flash and HTML Tables ruled the websites and CSS was still not widely used.

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Vector Ecommerce Icons

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This pack contains 15 free outlined vector icons for ecommerce and shopping. These scalable vectors include online store related icons such as money, a store front, shopping bag and cart, sale tag, barcode and cash register.

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Round Icons, the ultimate icons set: 30% exclusive discount

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Icons are very important when it comes to user functionality. They help to complete the look and practicality of a website or app. Whilst many of us would love to create our own icons, we don’t usually have the time or patience. As designers we’re always on the lookout for new and exciting icons to download, and today we’ve got a treat for you! Round Icons is a fantastic website dedicated to bringing you amazing icons with great consistency and pixel perfect details.

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Tips on How to Craft Design Principles

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On a couple of occasions now, I’ve been tasked with crafting design principles that will help guide product design decisions. I’ve researched what others have done high and low, and ultimately found what works for one company doesn’t necessarily apply to another. Here are some helpful tips on how to go about creating yours.

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10 Premium WordPress Themes from FrogsThemes – only $37!

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Whether you’re looking to update your website’s themes or need to create new looks for your clients, this Mighty Deal from FrogsThemes is one you’ll want to hop on! You’ll get 10 premium, high-quality WordPress themes that are a snap to install. The bundle includes 4 responsive designs and 6 fixed-width ones, as well as tons of options settings for your themes. With two package options to choose from, you can save over 60% off the regular price for a limited time!

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Back to the Future: progression of web design

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The Web began in 1991 and has been growing exponentially ever since. There are currently 980,100,000 (980 million) websites online. New websites are being launched every day and the designs that come with them are constantly being innovated, updated, and revived. Over the past 23 years, how far have we come? Here’s a quick look back at some of the oldest websites from 1992 and the most innovative websites we see as we surf today.

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UX Web Tiles for Flow Diagrams and Sitemaps – only $24!

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Ever have clients that just want everything done yesterday? They don’t want technical wireframes and mockups, etc. Those take too long. But they do want to see a functional outline of the project. That’s when a collection of professional Web Tiles comes in real handy!

This Mighty Deal features dozens of unique Web Tiles from Firetuts, that can easily be used to create Flow Diagrams and Sitemaps for your clients. Simple to edit and highly customizable, these Tiles are compatible with popular editing software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks and Omnigraffle. Jump on it now and you could save almost 80% off the regular price!

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Klaus FY Family (10 Styles) + Bonus Serafine font – only $27!

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Need a new highly legible, yet interesting typeface? Then set your peepers on this Mighty Deal featuring the Klaus FY Family! This high-quality and professional font family is a humanistic sans-serif with 5 weights, 10 different styles, and a slew of OpenType features including ligatures, alternates, small caps and more. It sports excellent readability no matter the size! Best of all, this family is yours for a limited time only, at more than 90% off the regular price!

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Mega Vectors Bundle: 10 vector packs for the price of 1

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We’re kicking off the week with a super bundle from VectorVice, with some of the most detailed, yummy high quality vectors I’ve ever seen. Scroll down to see for yourselves.

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The Mac Snap Bundle: 4 Powerful Photo Apps – only $25!

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Sometimes you just need a quick and simple photo editor to clean up your photos. Whether you need some mild editing, digital borders, objects removed, colors enhanced or areas brought into focus, this Mighty Deal has it all covered. This Snap Pack Bundle includes 4 incredible Mac photo apps, for one low price: Snapheal, FX Photo Studio, Focus 2 and ColorStrokes. They’re all incredibly easy to use and feature some truly robust editing tools.

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381 killer free web design resources

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Searching for the perfect resource for your next design project can sometimes be a hassle. With such a huge array of elements to choose from (thank or blame the Internet for that) it is actually more and more difficult to choose. Some people call it the abundance paradox. Then find out which have the right licenses, because we don’t want to cheat, right? Without further ado, we’ve selected some great (and totally free) web resources that you can start with.

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Top 5 most clever World Cup inspired online projects

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Huge sport event are always a great time to release ad campaigns or online projects, and of course the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is no different. In this roundup we have gathered some top World Cup inspired interactive projects. If you feel we have forgotten any please add them in the comments below!

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Beautiful Samantha Script Font – only $17!

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We had several requests to bring this font deal back, so we’ve managed to arrange it, but for a very limited time only, and you also now have the option to purchase the web fonts as well.

Fonts can make or break a project. Whether it’s on a T-shirt an ad or a headline on a website, if a font is boring or really hard to read, you’ve already lost your audience. Finding the right elegant font can be particularly tricky, though, since the intricate detail can often render your words illegible.

That’s why Laura Worthington’s Samantha Script font is so perfect. Elegant and easy to read, this beautiful font is also significantly marked down, due to this Mighty Deal.

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Create beautiful online surveys & forms with Typeform – 76% off!

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Customer feedback is essential for any business’ success. Whether it’s getting opinions back or merely collecting user data like email addresses, data is critical to the success of your website and company. If you’re looking to greatly increase the response rate of your online surveys and forms, then Typeform is the magic bullet you’ll need.

With Typeform PRO, you can build an unlimited number of beautiful and engaging forms that fit seamlessly into your site. Simple to use, Typeform offers a number of settings options to mix up the colors, backgrounds, typography and more. It works across multiple devices and environments with just one form, and there’s even a developer’s API for more robust options. Best of all, you can save more than 75% off the regular price right now!

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The Champion Pack: 84 free high quality football related icons

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This #FreebieFriday we’re giving away a pack of 84 high quality and free football related icons from our friends at Freepik. Scroll down and click on the download button to grab the full stack.

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