From Cats With Love: New Navigation, Guides and Workshops

From cats with love — new navigation, evergreen guides and online workshops around front-end and UX.
From cats with love — new navigation, guides and online workshops. View in the browser 💨

Smashing Online Workshops, on front-end and UX.

Meow Smashing Friends,

At Smashing, we’ve been busy over the last few months. We’ve set up new workshops, redesigned our navigation, refined performance and improved accessibility. There are subtle UX changes coming in, and we’d love to share what we’ve been cooking. Settle in.

New Online Workshops (Apr–July)

We’ve run 40 workshops with 2.600 attendees so far, and we’ve learned how to run a workshop where you learn best. So for the next months, we’ve set up a full schedule of online workshops on front-end and design, from performance to UX. Jump to all workshops ↬

Smashing Cat enjoying a fancy drink, while attending an online workshop, of course.

  • Workshops span multiple days, split in 2h-segments.
  • Enough time for live Q&A every day.
  • Dozens of practical examples and techniques.
  • You’ll get all workshop materials & recordings.
  • All workshops focused on front-end & UX.
  • Get a workshop bundle and save $250 off the price.
Jump to workshops → Remote, live, interactive and practical. That’s Smashing Workshops.
Mouse running away with a piece of cheese.

New Navigation (Beta Testing)

With so many articles on the site, finding the right articles can be difficult. So for the last weeks, we’ve been going through 3.500 articles and manually refining and standardizing the underlying taxonomy of our posts.

Meet the new navigation on SmashingMag — we'd love to hear your feedback on Twitter, of course!

That was quite an exercise in patience and hard work — but now we are happy to roll out the new navigation, with important navigation options surfaced prominently across the entire site. Jump to the new navigation ↬

Mouse running away with a piece of cheese.

New Evergreen Guides (Beta Testing)

We have also rolled out new article formats — evegreen guides. These are the articles with curated articles, tutorials, tools and resources that we keep updating regularly. There are a few more of those coming up, but they should be a reliable source of techniques and tools.

Here’s what we’ve published so far:

You can also access the guide on the new Smashing Magazine's frontpage, although some UI/UX changes will be coming in there as well. Feedback? We are listening on Twitter. Jump to the new homepage ↬

Thank You!

We are very committed to improving Smashing in every possible way, and we are working hard to do just that behind the scenes. We’ d sincerely appreciate you recommending our little site, our articles and workshops to your friends and colleagues — and we hope that they will help you boost your skills and the quality of your work.

A sincere thank you for your kind, ongoing support and generosity — thank you for being smashing, now and ever.

Hope to meet you soon! ;-)
Vitaly and The Smashing Family ()

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