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May 25, 2017
Examples of unique website layouts
Get inspired by 4 truly unique website layouts — and learn how you can reproduce their successes.
May 22, 2017
From Photoshop to Webflow: how to turn static mocks into live websites
Get some handy tips and tricks on turning a static Photoshop mockup into a dynamic, responsive Webflow site — in no time.
May 19, 2017
The art of finding (and keeping) clients: the freelance designer’s guide
Find out how and where to find new freelance clients, and get some tips on managing your project calendar.
May 9, 2017
New feature: CSV import
Migrating content heavy sites to Webflow has never been easy — until now. Because now you can import content to the Webflow CMS right from a CSV.
May 3, 2017
11 gorgeous May 1st Reboots made in Webflow
Check out 11 of the best portfolio redesigns made in Webflow for the May 1st Reboot!
Design process
May 2, 2017
How to build a living style guide in Webflow
Bring more consistency to your websites — and speed up your workflow — by building a living style guide for every site.
Apr 28, 2017
How to find freelance design work
Discover seven sure-fire ways to find more freelance design clients, and build your personal brand on the side.
Apr 26, 2017
17 amazing sources of web design inspiration
These 17 inspirational resources are sure to ignite the creative fire you need to build better websites.
Apr 24, 2017
5 signs you’re in a bad relationship (with a client)
Here’s what to look out for before you decide it’s time to move on. Plus some thoughts on how to end the relationship right.
Design process
Apr 19, 2017
How Webflow fits in the modern web design process
Some designers who've just discovered Webflow wonder: where does this web design platform fit into my design process? Here's your answer.
Design process
Apr 18, 2017
Everyone’s a designer: how to collaborate smarter
Colleagues, collaborators, clients, and stakeholders can all have valuable design input. Here’s how to encourage and manage non-designer feedback.
Apr 13, 2017
3 ways to design a safer, more productive home office
Creativity needs a safe, organized space to flourish. Check out three simple but effective ways to improve your at-home workspace.
Design process
Apr 10, 2017
Harnessing the power of Zapier to build the Webflow Experts site
Take a closer look at how we stretched Webflow CMS, Zapier, and Slack to build the Webflow Experts website and community.
Design process
Apr 6, 2017
What you need to build a restaurant website
Want the perfect recipe for building a beautiful, performant restaurant website? The secret ingredient is process.
Apr 5, 2017
How we’re making Webflow Hosting even more reliable
Find out what we learned from February 28th's Amazon Web Services outage — and how we're improving Webflow Hosting to prevent future outages.
Web design
Apr 4, 2017
11 time-saving pro tips for web designers working in Webflow
Discover 11 simple but powerful pro-tips to speed up your design process in the Webflow Designer.
Apr 3, 2017
How to power your freelance web design business with Webflow – for free
Find out how to get your web design business up and running with Webflow. Without paying a cent.
Design process
Mar 29, 2017
9 simple but powerful UX writing tips for designers
If you value the role content plays in the interfaces you design, it's worth honing your writing skills. These 9 tips will help.
Mar 29, 2017
8 email marketing best practices
Email remains one of the best and most effective ways to communicate with customers. Make sure you're communicating right with these 8 tips.
Web design
Mar 28, 2017
5 SaaS web design trends in 2017
Check out 5 of the most fascinating web design trends from ChartMogul's 2017 study of SaaS landing pages.
Mar 27, 2017
The most common client invoicing mistakes freelancers make — and how to avoid them
Find out how to maintain your reputation — and ensure you get paid — by avoiding these common client invoicing mistakes.
Mar 27, 2017
Redesign your website for the May 1 Reboot with Webflow
Redesign your portfolio website in time for the May 1 Reboot with Webflow — without writing code — and get 3 months of hosting free!
Mar 24, 2017
How to sell Webflow to clients, part 2: Don’t
Webflow-using freelancer Alex Nichol shares his perspective on selling clients on Webflow — and the two basic ways freelancers relate to clients.
Design process
Mar 23, 2017
6 key steps to take before building a small business website
Before you get started on your next small business website, make sure you know how to make it a success with these tips.
Mar 22, 2017
How to sell Webflow to clients: best practices
If you’ve ever had a potential client balk at your suggestion of using Webflow for their website build, we’ve got a few tips for you.
Web design
Mar 20, 2017
10 ways web designers can optimize conversion rates in 2017
Find out how to design a website that converts visitors in droves.
Design process
Mar 16, 2017
Optimize your web design process with rapid prototyping and project management in Webflow
Find out how web design agency SWEOR uses Webflow's prototyping and project management capabilities to make the design process faster and easier for all.
Mar 14, 2017
New workflow: Automatic class naming
Starting today, you no longer have to assign classes to elements before you style them — because we’ll do it for you.
Mar 14, 2017
New resource: Webflow Experts
There’s a new place to find the best of the best Webflow designers, freelancers, and agencies: Webflow Experts.
Design process
Mar 13, 2017
The web design process in 7 simple steps
Find out how following a structured web design process can help you deliver more successful websites faster and more efficiently.
Design process
Mar 7, 2017
Case study: How Silver Dollar City uses Webflow to optimize its marketing
See how Webflow helps Silver Dollar City’s marketing team stay nimble in a fast-moving and (metaphorically) flat world.
Mar 7, 2017
Designing dynamic lists with flexbox
Take more control over your dynamic list layouts with a little flexbox.
Mar 3, 2017
9 amazing agency websites made in Webflow
Check out how 9 creative agencies have used Webflow to build their websites, attract clients, and share their work with the world.
Feb 27, 2017
Time-management tips for freelancers
Managing your schedule effectively can boost your income, increase your efficiency, and reduce stress. Find out how.
Feb 17, 2017
New feature: Global swatches
Change a color in one place, watch it update across your whole site. Now possible in Webflow with global swatches.
Web design
Feb 13, 2017
How to build a freelance website that actually drives leads
Your freelance website can be more than just another portfolio. Turn it into a lead-driving machine with these simple, yet effective tips.
Design process
Feb 7, 2017
8 things to consider when building your portfolio website
Your online portfolio is a key tool in building a design career. Here's 8 things to think about to ensure you're building yours right.
Web design
Jan 31, 2017
5 sure-fire ways to improve your website UX
Discover 5 fundamental ways to build better user experiences for your websites.
Web design
Jan 27, 2017
What to look for in a web hosting service
Find out what features to look for in a web host, and see why Webflow Hosting could be the perfect fit for your next site.
Web design
Jan 23, 2017
The web design process before and after Webflow
See how Webflow transformed one designer’s workflow — and gave him an all-new confidence.
Jan 20, 2017
Webflow Bit #2: Sidebar navigation
See how quick and easy it is to build sidebar navigation in Webflow.
Jan 18, 2017
5 great reasons to grow your freelance business in 2017
Get the inspiration you need to go freelance — or deepen your commitment to growing your freelancing business.
Jan 17, 2017
Building a community-powered product roadmap
With the new Webflow Wishlist, you can request and vote on new features, and get a better sense of what we’ll build next.
Jan 13, 2017
15 unique website layouts
We’ve sifted through many of the mundane to find examples of creative layouts that let their content shine.
Jan 9, 2017
Webflow Bit #1: Hover zoom effect
Find out how to easily add a zoom-on-hover effect to images — or any element — on your Webflow sites.
Jan 6, 2017
22 web design inspiration resources you’ll love
Discover your new favorite sources of web, app, email, and content design inspiration!
Jan 4, 2017
Top 10 most popular Webflow websites of 2016
Get inspired by the 10 most popular Webflow sites of 2016, as ranked by your “likes” in our Showcase.
Jan 4, 2017
New feature: per-page password protection
Now you can lock down an individual page or folder and completely customize the design of your password page.
Web design
Dec 16, 2016
HTML5 semantic elements and Webflow: the essential guide
Find out how to build more accessible, semantic websites with the power of HTML5.
Dec 12, 2016
How to build a website in Webflow in 3 hours (or less)
Find out how to create a beautiful webpage without breaking a sweat — or spending a dime — with Webflow.
Dec 9, 2016
18 web design trends for 2017
Discover the web design trends that will define website and digital product design in 2017 — and beyond.
Dec 7, 2016
3 ways you’re holding your freelancing career back
If you’re in a freelancing rut, it’s time to get out of it. These three things may be holding you back, and you have the power to change that.
Web design
Dec 2, 2016
How to pick the right UI font
Find out how to pick fonts for your user interfaces that aren't just beautiful, but also improve your websites' usability.
Nov 28, 2016
6 new Webflow CMS templates — and a week-long Cyber Monday sale!
See what's new in the Webflow template marketplace. And find out how to save 60% on any Webflow template this week.
Nov 22, 2016
Designing with multilayered fonts in Webflow
Step up your web typography game with this tutorial on using layered fonts for headings in Webflow CMS.
Nov 17, 2016
Webflow at Work with Intuit's Nathan Bailey
Find out how Intuit's Nathan Bailey uses Webflow to build design style guides, and get insights on his processes for design ideation and collaboration.
Nov 16, 2016
How to avoid 7 common mistakes new freelancers make
Find out how to avoid the most common mistakes new freelancers make, and never get burned by a bad client again.
Web design
Nov 14, 2016
Designing with flexbox and the Webflow grid
Find out how to make flex containers play nice with Webflow’s native grid system, and build more logical layouts.
Web design
Nov 10, 2016
Responsive web design tricks and tips
Designing for multiple devices requires an obsessive focus on details, clear information architecture, and new layout methods.
Web design
Nov 8, 2016
How not to design web forms
A somewhat-snarky look at mistakes web designers often make when building forms, with tips on building forms right.
Nov 1, 2016
How to manage your freelance design career like a boss
Considering a career as a freelance designer? Here's a few tips — and resources — you'll want to check out first.
Oct 28, 2016
Big web news: October edition
Stories from the world of web and product design that you might’ve missed — but don’t want to have missed.
Oct 25, 2016
3 site search options for Webflow sites
If site search is a must-have for your website, here are three of your best options, compared.
Oct 18, 2016
13 of the best Webflow CMS websites (so far)
Check out some of the best websites built with Webflow CMS, the visual content management built to meet your whole team’s needs.
Design process
Oct 17, 2016
Best practices for prototyping websites
Get tips on prototyping your next website to ensure it meets both stakeholder/client expectations and user needs.
Oct 12, 2016
10 ways freelance designers can better manage client expectations
Get 10 tips on how to manage your relationships with clients by better managing their expectations.
Oct 10, 2016
Customizing your social sharing buttons with Webflow CMS
Learn how to build custom social sharing buttons in Webflow — without using 3rd-party plugins.
Oct 7, 2016
9 new Webflow CMS templates
Check out our 9 new responsive, HTML5 website templates — all of which are ready to publish dynamic content via Webflow CMS.
Oct 3, 2016
4 great reasons to raise your freelancing rate today
Find out why raising your freelancing rate could mean not just more money, but also, better clients.
Sep 27, 2016
New feature: Client Billing
Now, every freelancer and agency can automate their client billing right from Webflow — and make extra every month.
Design process
Sep 26, 2016
10 best design feedback and annotation apps
Pair these design feedback and annotation tools with Webflow to make gathering and acting on feedback on your websites a breeze.
Web design
Sep 22, 2016
Carousel/slider design best practices
Find out when, where, and how carousels/sliders work best in web design — and when you shouldn't use them at all.
Web design
Sep 20, 2016
Uniting form, function, and content
Salt Branding's Creative Director, Chris Inclenrock, shares his thoughts on the evolution of web design and Webflow's role at Salt.
Sep 15, 2016
12 inspiring landing page designs that engage and convert
Get inspired by the ways these landing pages use smart design and content to engage and convert visitors.
Sep 14, 2016
New feature: Responsive images
Webflow now automatically scales and optimizes inline images for every device, at every resolution. Find out why — and how — we did it.
Web design
Sep 13, 2016
Why your client needs a responsive website — not an app
Find out why a responsive website will meet most clients’ needs far better than an app — and when an app might be the right call.
Aug 26, 2016
Webflow at Work: Primer Stories
Find out how Tim Lillis and Joe Alterio use their visual communication superpowers — and Webflow — to beautifully explain complex ideas.
Aug 18, 2016
The art of progressive disclosure in web design
Find out how to use progressive disclosure techniques in your website designs — and build an accordion menu of your own.
Aug 15, 2016
Website background video tips, tricks, and resources
Find out where to find background videos, how to handle the lack of mobile support, and how to minimize video file sizes for the web.
Aug 5, 2016
Exporting your Webflow website: The ultimate checklist
Webflow hosting is fast, secure, and easy to set up. But if you need to host elsewhere, you need to read (and save) this checklist first.
Jul 26, 2016
17 web design trends for 2016
Discover what's shaping the world of web design today — and tomorrow.
Jul 19, 2016
8 new Webflow templates for July
Discover July’s 8 new responsive website templates for Webflow.
Web design
Jul 14, 2016
5 ways content can improve your websites’ accessibility — and overall UX
Find out how a few simple content changes can dramatically improve your websites' overall usability — for everyone.
Web design
Jul 1, 2016
10 ecommerce design tips to turn one-time buyers into loyal customers
The ecommerce experts at Foxy share their top 10 ecommerce website design tips for making more sales — and building brand loyalty.
Jun 30, 2016
Building HTML5 banner ads with Webflow
Find out why Webflow makes for a powerful HTML5 ad design and development tool. Then learn to make your own HTML5 banner ads.
Web design
Jun 24, 2016
9 ways to improve the UX of your website content
Content represents the heart of most websites. So the most powerful way to improve your websites' UX is to improve its content. Find out how.
Jun 22, 2016
New feature: Google Domains
The fastest hosting on the web just got even faster and easier to set up, thanks to Google Domains.
Jun 21, 2016
Ecommerce product photography tips: a beginner’s guide
Find out how to capture gorgeous product photos for your ecommerce websites without spending a lot of money.
Jun 20, 2016
Get comfortable being uncomfortable
Find out why every creative type, including web designers, needs to get comfortable with being uncomfortable.
Jun 16, 2016
How to build an ebook website
Dig into the strategy and content structure of our ebook website, then watch a full walkthrough on how we built it.
Web design
Jun 14, 2016
10 reasons your web design agency will love Webflow
TL;DR: Because Webflow closes the gap between what you can imagine and what you can prototype, then bring to life.
Jun 13, 2016
Workshop recap: Q&A with Webflow CEO Vlad Magdalin
Get a glimpse of Webflow's past — and a few teasers of its future — straight from Webflow CEO and cofounder, Vlad Magdalin.
Web design
Jun 6, 2016
9 landing page design tips that improve UX and conversions
Learn how to design and build landing pages that delight — and turn visitors into customers.
Web design
Jun 2, 2016
The pros and cons of icons in web design
Find out why icons aren’t always the best design solution—and get some tips on overcoming their problems.
Jun 1, 2016
Workshop recap: breaking into web design, with Mike Locke
Get insights on breaking into the web design industry without a college degree from popular vlogger Mike Locke.
May 27, 2016
Inspiring web typography
Check out some truly inspiring examples of web type at work in Webflow websites built by the community.
Web design
May 25, 2016
Writing funny: how to improve your website UX with humor
Become a better writer—and improve people’s experience of your web content—with comedy.
Web design
May 24, 2016
SEO and Webflow: the essential guide
Get 13 need-to-know tips on website SEO—whether or not you use Webflow.
May 23, 2016
Monday Motivation: saving time and money in web design
Get a bunch of quick and easy tips on saving time for your design clients, colleagues, and end users in this week's 1-minute Monday Motivation video.
May 19, 2016
New feature: CSS filters
Now you can add CSS filters to any element in the Webflow Designer.
May 16, 2016
Building websites and web apps with Webflow and Adobe Business Catalyst
Learn how to combine the web design power of Webflow with Adobe Business Catalyst's wide array of features to build better websites and apps.
May 12, 2016
10 cool website designs by popular Webflow designers
Explore 10 of the coolest websites created by top designers using Webflow, the professional-grade website builder.
May 9, 2016
7 lessons our mothers taught us about design
We all owe a lot to our mothers—including some key lessons about design.
Web design
May 3, 2016
How to turn Webflow CMS into a powerful landing page design engine
Learn how Webflow CMS's rapid landing page production capabilities changed everything for Minneapolis web design agency SWEOR.
May 2, 2016
Webflow at Work with Laura Zulliger of Payable
Find out how Payable uses Webflow to help freelancers and independent contractors get paid—and build a library of 1099 tax info for freelancers and companies.
Apr 15, 2016
4 ways freelance designers can create ongoing revenue
Find out how you can turn completed freelance design projects into sources of recurring revenue.
Apr 13, 2016
The freelancer's guide to the design process
Discover the best ways to work with your clients throughout the design process.
Apr 13, 2016
New feature: CSS3 flexbox support
The most powerful and intuitive layout module CSS has to offer is now yours, in Webflow.
Mar 25, 2016
New feature: more link options
Adding links to rich text fields just got easier and more powerful in 4 key ways.
Mar 24, 2016
New feature: multiple collaborators in the Editor
Build up your editorial team, and always know what people are working on.
Mar 23, 2016
How to customize your hamburger menu in Webflow
Learn how to make your hamburger menus your own—without writing custom code.
Mar 16, 2016
New feature: dynamic embeds
Dynamically embed third-party content — and bring tons of new functionality to your Webflow sites.
Mar 7, 2016
New feature: the background video component
Now you can quickly and easily add background videos to your Webflow sites. Find out how.
Mar 2, 2016
Kicking off a new freelance project
Discover the 3 most vital steps you need to take before you start designing a thing.
Web design
Feb 25, 2016
How not to design a Jobs page
To attract the right talent, you need to build the right user experience for your Jobs page. Here's how not to do it.
Feb 19, 2016
Webflow at Work with Laurent Deserrey of Tribe
Find out what Laurent has to say about the value of design, how to reinvent mobile messaging, and why building your portfolio site could be a waste of time.
Web design
Feb 16, 2016
How—and why—to use vh and vw in Webflow
See how the vh and vw units empower you to make your typography and other site elements truly responsive.
Feb 4, 2016
How to price your freelance design services
Find out how to put a price tag on your work — and why you’re probably selling yourself short.
Feb 1, 2016
21 must-have tools and apps for freelance designers
From time management to billing to collaboration, these are the tools you need to succeed as a freelancer.
Jan 27, 2016
10 new Webflow features: CMS whitelabeling, CMS search, rich media embeds, and much more
Check out all the new features we added in December 2015 and January 2016.
Jan 26, 2016
Will 2016 be the year of the freelancer?
Find out why this could be the best year to start your freelancing career.
Web design
Jan 14, 2016
Top 10 most popular Webflow sites of 2015
Check out the 10 most popular sites built in Webflow in 2015—based on your likes in our Discover section.
Jan 12, 2016
9 places to find free (and almost free) fonts
Grab some beautiful fonts that won't break the bank, and learn how to use them on your Webflow sites.
Web design
Jan 11, 2016
Designing for mobile
Discover the differences between responsive and adaptive design, plus how to craft content for mobile.
Jan 7, 2016
5 questions to ask yourself before you start your next freelance project
And why you should never say yes to a project without knowing the answers.
Jan 5, 2016
3 things you need to know before you start a freelance project
Improve your project experience before it even starts.
Web design
Jan 4, 2016
Top 10 reasons your design team should use Webflow
Want to convince your fellow designers to try Webflow? Here’s 10 benefits to get you started.
Web design
Dec 28, 2015
Essential visual design principles for web designers
Discover how the human brain interprets visual information — and how you can make use of that in your web designs.
Design process
Dec 27, 2015
The essential pre-launch checklist for your website
We know you're excited to launch. But before you go live, make sure you've covered all your bases.
Dec 18, 2015
4 time management tools for teams and designers
The time management tools that I use every week to stay on track

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