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Design Tips and Techniques
Forrester Research offers these five tips for getting users to complete your online application processes.
Here are five tips for making the most of shadows in your graphic designs.
E-commerce application provider ATG lists four ways to ensure your site makes the most of the predicted holiday online spending surge.
Try these five tips the next time you’re having trouble coming up with your next creative idea.
Three reasons why screen printers should use densitometers.
How to be proactive and ensure your workplace is safe.
Knowing the difference between spot and process color – both in function and price – can help you make better design choices.
Don’t make these mistakes during your Web site design – or redesign – process.
Site redesigns get bogged down when all flaws are treated equally. These tips help you identify and remove the flaws that hurt the site, and your bottom line, the most.
Two strategies for using paper to cut your printing costs.
Here’s a brief look at CIP3, CIP4, PPF and JDF.
These workarounds ensure IE users can view interactive content as you intend — even after Microsoft changes its browser.
Four features that determine which type press is best suited to your print job.
Here are three inexpensive ways to ensure your company meets new regulatory requirements, such as Sarbanes-Oxley.
Here are three easy ways to ensure users can navigate your site quickly and easily.
Using P3P and clear privacy policies can help bolster online sales.
Three ways to ensure all browser users enjoy your site equally.
The best sites on the Web follow these simple steps.
8 dos and don’ts for making Flash usable.
Flash reaches 97% of desktops worldwide.
7 typography guidelines for Web site design.
3 factors you can’t control have a lot to do with the way your visitors interact with your site.
While none of the more interactive elements that are available for use online are inherently bad, problems arise when they are used just because they can be, rather than because they should be.
Forrester report says buyers need to focus on six criteria as the enterprise content management industry evolves.
Ask these questions to guide your Web development and design decisions.
Guidelines to keep in mind when designing a site.
5 tips for maximizing rich media as an advertising vehicle.
Just a few of the rich media options to integrate into your online ad campaign.
Five tips for using pop up windows to facilitate your customer’s experience.
These 9 tips will help you save your photos better and longer.
How to avoid interrupted print jobs.
Do’s and don’ts for adding images to slide presentations.
Our primer helps you know which file formats to use when.
Color space, contrast range and file size are of high importance when choosing and using photographs on the Web.
Printing a Quark file: Postscript vs. EPS.
Use this helpful resource to find a stock photography source that fits your needs–and your budget.
You may be surprised to find that hue and saturation–not brightness–are the key to fixing your image’s color problems. The hue of an image is the actual color in question—Is it red, yellow, blue or a combination thereof
Five things that you can do to make sure that you aren’t losing any valuable data.
Basic definitions of patent, copyright, trademark and more.
Tips for choosing which HTML elements to use when creating online forms.
Flash has seen its ups and downs, but with the release of FlashMX, the platform is now a stable, cross-platform solution for Web site development.
It’s more important than ever for your site to entice eyeballs to stick.
The following information will help you with setting up your project.
When deciding on what color to use, there are a variety of influences that you should keep in mind.
When designing for a B2B audience, streamline the layout to improve customer satisfaction.
Implementing a successful knowledge management infrastructure requires the following.
The 10 must-dos for making sure your Web site architecture works.
Follow these pointers to make sure your images are watermarking-ready.
The free, open-source Linux operating system has much to offer Web designers.
I know there is a difference between font and typeface… but I’m not sure exactly what that is.
What is the difference between interlaced and noninterlaced GIF files?
Some tips to get you started on creating usable Web sites that emphasize a quality user experience.
Design Tips and Techniques