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How to setup variables for fake user profiles in Figma

I have a fairly content heavy prototype and I’m using variables for fake data but I feel like im using it in a way that is probably not the best way? For example, I have a collection called “Fake Data”...
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How to display long, text-only lists of information

I am designing a page for a client, and they want to have a list of all the members in their organization. However, they only provide names for each member, and so there aren't any images, emails, or ...
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Noticeable FOUT with variable fonts

On an WP site I use a framework wich supports custom fonts upload. But, a font file upload for every font weight. For 3 weights I'll have in the header 3 @font-face{ declarations with 3 font files ...
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What is the professional term for an image that separates between parts of a webpage?

If you want to separate parts of a webpage in a website you could use a CSS border command or an HTML <hr> tag, but these designs could be a bit bland and you may want to use some wide image for ...
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Neutrals in web design and how to pick them

When designing a website/mobile you need to choose your neutrals. But I can't get my head around it. Sure I can move the color picker around but I'm trying to generate neutrals in a controlled, ...
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What formats are commonly used in animated elements on web pages?

What is the industry standard format for animated elements on web pages? I know these can be videos and GIFs, but it doesn’t seem as if these formats are providing high enough quality, and video files ...
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How do I go about colouring visited links?

I'm making a website for my software company. Originally, I made the "visited" colour for links a darker version of the primary link colour. Looking back, I decided that the dark blue colour ...
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No idea how to reproduce this gradient, any advice?

Any idea how one would reproduce a similar effect? gradient but how, i have no idea
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What is the best way to handle dozens of partner logos in dark mode?

I am preparing a website to look good in dark mode. Some pages have a ton of partner logos that look very bad when in dark mode because they have black text for example. But they use additional colors ...
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Need help with a color-coded design

I am but a simple BA, and I am currently working on adding functionality to an existing web application. I am told there is no budget for a UI designer! So I was hoping I can get some feedback on this ...
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How to optimize a website design?

If you have a working website, is there a way to tell if parts of it are bad or good? For example, I have created a cryptocurrency platform which I develop as a hobby project whenever I have spare ...
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How to tell a client their Logo needs reworking? [duplicate]

I am designing a website for someone who has given me an undigitised logo of them they have not used anywhere yet. I do not know where it came from so need to make sure it isn't just a slightly ...
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Creating complex animation for web

This question is a rebirth of How do you animate SVG for the web? with little additions to modern realities. My question is this - how to create complex animation for the web? By complex animation, I ...
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What is the 60 30 10 color rule?

What is the 60 30 10 color rule for website? How to choose the best color scheme for your website?
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Need help with selecting a color pallets for light and dark modes o a site

I'm building a e-commerce site as part of a project and to make it more catchy, wanted to add a dark mode to my site. And, also I'm open to suggestions on the colors used for light theme built ...
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What is the minimal color palette that as long as we stick to it, then in general, there won't be any color contrast problems whatsoever?

I am not an ophthalmologist and not very familiar with color cognitive biases or blindnesses, so there might be a false premise in the following question or in possible discussions. I also don't ask ...
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Why is my SVG File for WP website not sizing it pixilates when viewed larger

I have created a header logo SVG in illustrator, using the code to insert it, and if zoomed in, it gets soft and pixeled. 1st Logo) The Top one is a SVG Code from Adobe Illustrator Inserted in HTML (...
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Designing a banner advertisement

I have to create a 728*90 pixels banner advertisement for a website that has a product image and text. The product image I have is a 5mb .tiff file. What program should I use to create the advert? I ...
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Is this approach to website design adequate or am i making a mistake?

I'm not conversant with this topic, therefore i watched a tutorial about a one-page dynamic PHP website (quite educational in my opinion) in which the creator designed the following pages. For each ...
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Optical Illusion with status indicators

I'm currently setting up a small html front end for the result of our automatic software build. We develop on three platforms ( windows, macos and linux ), so I thought of just displaying the icon of ...
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Do my components have enough white space?

I've been working on a project but the more I see my components, the more I think they don't have enough white space. The two components with which I have more doubt are a dropdown and a group of ...
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What are the ways to present an unfinished software / WWW to a client while making it obvious it is work in progress?

Sometimes I would like to present some work and indicate clearly - this is work in progress - waiting for the final designs - but you can already test the functionality. 1st thoughts - pink comic sans ...
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How to develop separate visual identities for different educational programs on the same website

I have been asked to work on a visual identity project. The company is an academy (parent company) which has a single website. However, the academy separates its programs into 4 fields of music ...
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Advantages of non-white background in typography

Financial Times website has a non-white background, namely, 255,240,229 in sRGB. However, the text is not black: 50,48,46 (the title is black). Are there any advantages of such color scheme for web ...
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When designing a simple website toolbar layout in powerpoint office 16, is it possible to animate menu items to expand and collapse upon clicking?

I am designing the layout/look-and-feel of a website in Microsoft PowerPoint (Office 16) on Windows 10. The website I am designing will have a horizontal toolbar at the top that will allow the user to ...
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Serving a book as an interactive webpage where readers can flip pages, with some page flipping effect

I have a 60-page (i.e., 30-sheet) book (to be more specific, a photobook), in JPG format. I'd like to serve the book as an interactive webpage where readers can flip pages, with some page flipping ...
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What's procedurally important in web building circa 2022?

I'm essentially seeking a "crash course" or explanation in any web building changes over the past few years - best practices, new methods, new pitfalls, etc. It's been a number of years ...
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Color scheme implementation suggestions for dark purple and neon pink

(Although 'opinion' certainly may be in play here, there seem to be some consistent best practices about color usage on the web, and this question is about how to handle the scenario where violations ...
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Tool to create generative / procedural abstract art for website backgrounds

I need an abstract, unobtrusive background for a website, something similar to or Is there a tool that can procedurally generate such images with great variation? It should have many parameters that ...
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How do I change the background color just for the footer in Figma?

I would like the footer's background color to be a different color than the rest of the website. Is there a proper way of doing this or do I just create a rectangle element, stretch it out onto the ...
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What is the following Frame called?

I'd like to design something like this with CSS but I need to know the name to google it. I tried to Google similar images to no avail.
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Complement genereted color schemes to my CSS/HTML

There are fine tools out that generate color schemes with a color wheel based on color science. E.g. Paletton does so and offer me to export the colors to CSS. It is not clear for me to which elements ...
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Is there a way to export SVG files from Adobe XD without id's?

When exporting (for example) icons from Adobe XD as SVG files, the code contains ID's that are for me unnecessary. When I want to use the SVG files for instance inline in an HTML file, it will give ID ...
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Web Design, UX & Conversion rate improvments for our website + Blog Font Size [closed]

since we are just before the top of our season, and we are planning also to make a new website next year, we are collecting ideas on how to improve the current website. For our home page https://www....
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Can I easily change the colour of a bootstrap theme

I am looking for a bootstrap theme for a web application. The application is going to manage properties for landlords, so it is going to be mainly a collection of tables and forms -- and so the "...
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Snappy transitions

I am currently working on Rob Dey's Upskill Crash Course on web development. Everything is going well but I had a question about the animation of my logo. Here is my code: .navbar-default .navbar-...
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What's this design style on Google's I/O webpage called?

The following image was found on Google's I/O webpage. What's this design-style that Google seems to have adopted called? If I were to make an educated guess, I would call this flat-art, but it seems ...
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Image size/resolution for photographic portfolio

I am a developer and I don't know much about web portfolios but: I'm looking for standard format/size/resolution/quality/compression/file-size for a photographic portfolio website. For instance, is ...
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Open source alternative for figma

I've been using figma a lot on work but now interested for Open Source alternative. Is there anything like that?
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How to achieve this Adobe Xd?

I want to do this in Adobe Xd, can someone please tell me is there any way or any plugin to achieve this in adobe xd. Note: The current image is from Figma. Although I know we can do this by using ...
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3d virtual exhibition stand

I would like to make an online 3d virtual exhibition stand (visitors of the website should be able to "go" through the 3D stand-model and by chance click on the items or watch the videos on ...
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How can I add a hyperlink to a text in adobe xd?

I cannot add a hyperlink in adobe xd text. I want a text which should show a hyperlink on drag or onclick of it. Like we can do in Figma by clicking the (CTRL + K) key. So my question is how can we do ...
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What is the name of this website design style which almost look like MacOS inspired

I am just a front end design buff. Now a days I am observing website design looking like Apple's UI design for it's mac and ios applications, but not able to find any article or tutorial explaining ...
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How to prevent adobe xd uninstalling plugins automatically?

I am very new to adobe xd, and I have installed some of the plugins in it. But the problem is that whenever I clear my %Temp% and Temp data from my windows to speed up, all my plugins get uninstall ...
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Is there any simple way to fill a new color in adobe xd without opening the color fill bar?

I am new to xd and I am working on multiple screens at a time, where I need to change the text color again and again. So by opening the fill bar and changing the color is little time consuming, can I ...
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Can a Converted to Path again converted to text in xd?

If I converted a text into a path, then is it possible that I can convert it back again to text in Adobe Xd? If not then how to deal with this if I want a text back? is there any possible ways to ...
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Why can't I mask a image to another image in xd?

I am using Adobe XD. And at a point I wanted to mask two images, but somehow I am not able to mask a image above another image. Note: When I tried masking it using an object I was able to do the same....
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Converting signature to SVG

I've been trying to create my signature using svg coordinates but have been unsuccessful. I also tried various online tools, but they did not seem to work. Basically, this CodePen seemed really ...
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How to Reduce SVG Path for Web in Illustrator?

I actually am trying to make a simple logo for my website and was thinking of using inline SVG for the logo. I made it with illustrator but the path code is too long, not like I see on other sites. On ...
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Feedback for an invoice application

I'm designing an invoice application and I would love some feedback. Are you annoyed by something in this image that could be improved?
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