Smashing Magazine Web Design Tips

While it’s a post from November of 2008, the content is still very relevant to scholastic publications – both those starting out and those that are established.’s “Newspaper Website Design: Trends And Examples” article touches on Common Trends of Newspaper Websites, Notable Differences Between Newspaper Websites and Blogs, And Looks at 20 Leading Newspaper Websites.

Aaron Manfull

Aaron is in his 26th year of advising student media. He is currently the Director of Student Media at Francis Howell North High School in St. Charles, Missouri. He is the Journalism Education Association Digital Media Chair and co-Director of Media Now. He is the 2023 JEA Teacher Inspiration Award Winner and is a former Dow Jones News Fund National Journalism Teacher of the Year. He is one of the authors of the textbook "Student Journalism and Media Literacy." You can find him on X and Instagram @manfull. He's a proud father. A transplanted Iowan. And an avid Hawkeye Fan.

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