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Front End

6 Killer Tips for Better Front-End Design

Building a beautiful, modern front-end design requires more consideration than ever before. From user experience, to bold visual elements, to animation — there’s a lot to…

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Business

4 Tools to Create Functional Mockups Without Code Compared

Have you ever wondered why companies like Apple, Google, and Microsoft invest millions of dollars in creating prototypes of products before sending them into production?…

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Back End

Getting Started With Open Source and GitHub

When Linus Torvalds first released the original version of Linux back in 1994 under the General Public License (GNU), he would’ve never even imagined how…

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Tips For Designing Better Mobile Typography

Mobile is big right now. But often the typography is small. When it comes to creating great type on small screens, there are plenty of…

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Minimal Design: How to Design More with Less

Minimalism and the use of whitespace are big design trends right now. Mastery of these techniques might look easy at first glance, but it is…

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Front End

7 Tips for Designing a Better Checkout Page

With the holiday season right around the corner, many of us will be doing some shopping online. (OK… maybe a lot of shopping!) The checkout…

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Front End

Form Building from a Designer’s Perspective

When people think of beautiful web design, form building isn’t usually the thing that comes to mind. But for the crafty designer, form design creates…

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Branding

Do You Need a Style Guide?

It’s a simple question: Do you need a style guide? And it has a simple answer: Yes. Any brand, company, blog or webpage that wants…

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Front End

How to Design an Email People Will Actually Read on Their Phones

Email marketing is one of the most popular ways to reach an audience. Wait, that’s probably not new information. But did you know what a…

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Front End

What’s the Deal with Em and Rem?

With all the talk about designing for responsive websites, two little words keep cropping up – em and rem. But what are they? Em and…

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Front End

15 Tips for Creating a Great Website Footer

Like this footer tutorial? You’ll like our front-end developers more. Learn more about our Front-end Development Services. One of the most important locations on your website is…

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Front End

Build a Sliding Client Testimonials Carousel with jQuery

Like these jQuery tips? You’ll like our front-end developers more. Learn more about our Front-end Development Team. Many portfolio websites include a list of previous clients…

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Front End

25+ Awesome Responsive Blog Designs

Hire Mayven for Your Responsive Blog Design Project One of the very first steps that you should take in any major redesign is to get a…

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Front End

How to Easily Manage Cookies Within jQuery

Web browsers can generate unique sessions organized for each user on a website. Often these are handled on the backend using languages like PHP or…

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Front End

The Lowdown on :before and :after in CSS

Like these CSS tips? You’ll like our developers more. Learn more about our Front-end Development Team. We recently took a look at :active, an extremely handy…

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Mobile First Design: Why It’s Great and Why It Sucks

Design & Build Your Mobile App Historically, most web designers and their clients have approached the desktop side of any project first, while leaving the…

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Front End

The Lowdown On Absolute vs. Relative Positioning

Like these CSS tips? You’ll like our software developers more. Learn more about our Custom Software Developers. When I was first learning web development, the style side…

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Front End

Inner Shadows in CSS: Images, Text and Beyond

Like these CSS tips? You’ll like our code better. Learn more about our Front-end Developer services. Shadows in CSS are quick and easy, whether you’re slapping on…

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Front End

How To Center Anything With CSS

Like these CSS tips? You’ll like our code better. Learn more about our Software Development Services. Recently, we took a dive into the very core concepts…

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5 Really Useful Responsive Web Design Patterns

Like these design tips? You’ll like our developers more. Learn more about our Front-end Development Team. Responsive web design requires a very different way of thinking…

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Front End

How to Build a Minimalist User Profile Layout with Content Tabs

Like these design tips? You’ll like our developers more. Learn more about our Software Development Team. Dynamic content is a big part of modern web design….

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Front End

10 LESS CSS Examples You Should Steal for Your Projects

Like these CSS tips? You’ll like our software developers more. Learn more about our Custom Software Developers. LESS, Sass and other CSS preprocessors represent an awesome way…

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Front End

Should We Kill The CAPTCHA?

Do you like CAPTCHAs? Don’t lie, of course you don’t. On a fun scale, you rank them right up there with dentists and IRS agents….

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10 Ways to Use Mapping in Web or App Design

Almost everywhere you look these days, you find a map or location-based nugget of information. Almost every app asks for a location and it is…

Front End

The Ultimate Developer’s Guide to Converting PSD to HTML

Our team at Mayven has worked on web projects for a long time, over 15 years! We started in back when slicing images from a…

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Front End

20 Fresh Sites With Amazing Scrolling Effects

Like these Scrolling Samples? You’ll like our front-end developers more. Learn more about our Front-end Development Team. Scrolling effects are becoming more and more popular as…

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Front End

35 Awesome Fluid and Elastic Layout Examples, Templates and Tutorials

Like these design tips? You’ll like our developers more. Learn more about our Front-end Development Team. Fluid and elastic layouts are extremely useful for creating websites…

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Front End

15 Tips for Designing Terrific Tables

Like these Website Design tips? You’ll like our website developers more. Learn more about our WordPress CMS Developers. Tables of information are boring. In a sense, they’re…