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Books, webinars, conferences and networking — with hefty discounts.
Starting from $3 a month. You can cancel any time. Need a custom plan?

  • Supporter PlanSupporter$3

    Just want to support Smashing? That's your option!

    As Supporter, you'll get:

    • 1 monthly webinar
    • Invite to all SmashingConf parties
    • Early access to SmashingConf videos
    • Our workshop slides & checklists
    • $10 discount on printed books
  • Member PlanMember$5

    A perfect package for independent designers and developers.

    As Member, you'll get:

    • All Supporter features
    • Recordings of all webinars
    • All future Smashing eBooks
    • Early access to tickets & books
    • Access to Smashing TV
    • Big discounts on printed books, job postings, conference tickets
    • Discounts on tools & video courses (e.g. Mailchimp, CodePen)
  • Smashing PlanI feelSmashing$9

    Great for agencies and organizations that care about being up-to-date.

    As Smashing, you'll get:

    • All Supporter and Member features
    • Entire Smashing Library (60+ eBooks)
    • 2 printed magazine issues a year
    • $100 discount on 1 conf & workshop
    • $375 discount on 1 in-house training

Coming Up Next in Membership

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With the Membership, there is a goldfish to catch every month.

  • Smashing TV: How To Maintain A Healthy Work-Life Balance
    Practical tips, techniques and lifehacks by Denys Mishunov to improve and maintain a healthy work-life balance. Details.

  • Public Report
    We're releasing a public report about the community activities we ran throughout the month.

  • Smashing TV: Guerilla Tactics To Push Your Ideas
    A webinar with Paul Boag in which he shares approaches to win over colleagues and make your team's life easier. Details.

  • Smashing TV: Designing Cats… Live!
    Our (cat) illustrator Ricardo Gimenes will give insights into his workflow. Details.

  • Smashing TV: CSS Grid Layout
    Had to be rescheduled due to technical issues. In this session with Rachel Andrew, you’ll learn how Grid works, and how it can be used to implement modern layouts and responsive designs. Details.

That's What Members Say

Smashing Magazine has always been very supportive of the web community. Membership feels like a huge effort towards a strong, diverse community of people who care about their craft. Highly recommended for every web professional who wants to learn and connect — even those who don’t like cats.”

Paul Boag
Paul Boag, @boagworld, UX consulant

Choose what you want.

Even minor support matters. Choose the option that works best for you.
You can cancel any time. No buts or ifs.

Supporter$3 / mo. Member$5 / mo. Smashing!$9 / mo.
Supporter$3 / mo. Member$5 / mo. Smashing!$9 / mo.
Karma 🥗
Fast, ad-free experience
Yes
Yes
Yes
Rewarding authors and editors
Yes
Yes
Yes
Rewarding new voices in the industry
Yes
Yes
Rewarding the open source community
Yes
Training 🍯
A monthly webinar by experts
Yes
Yes
Yes
Workshop slides and checklists
Yes
Yes
Yes
Early access to many SmashingConf videos
Yes
Yes
Yes
Access to super-early-bird tickets
Yes
Yes
SmashingConf live stream
Yes
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All webinar recordings
Yes
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Books 🥕 Supporter$3 / mo. Member$5 / mo. Smashing!$9 / mo.
At least 4 new eBooks every year
Yes
Yes
All Smashing eBooks (60 books)
Yes
Printed Smashing Magazine ( a year)
Yes
Discounts 🍰
Discount on printed books $5 $10 $15
Discount on job board postings $50 $75
Discount on conferences and workshops $50 $100
Discount on in-house training $375
Discounts on tools and video courses
CSS Grid by Rachel Andrew, Debugging by Remy Sharp, CodePen, Shopify, Mailchimp etc.
10% 20%
Networking 🍕
Invites to all SmashingConf parties
Yes
Yes
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Networking and Q&A sessions
Yes
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Smashing TV
Yes
Yes
Yes
Vote on topics and speakers
Yes
Yes

Here's How We Spent The Money

We believe in an open, diverse and accessible web. With your help, we want to reward people doing great work to make it happen. That's why we actively support community events and projects, and people behind them. We want to keep things fully transparent, so here we'll be reporting how we spend the money.

That's what we've been doing over the last 10 days (Nov 30, 2017):

  • after relaunch, fixing bugs and refining layout. Still many issues to fix — we listen to your feedback carefully,
  • reached 310 Smashing members after 9 days, with 13 supporters, 184 members and 113 smashers. Total: $1976 per month. You made it happen, so thank you.
  • made Heydon Pickering's Inclusive Design Patterns eBook freely available to everybody,
  • ran a (obviously, free) webinar on Big Bang Redesign with Vitaly. Download recording,
  • ran a live session (Smashing TV Firechat) with Smashing members to gather feedback for upcoming talks and webinars,
  • arranged eBooks for Prjctr, a school for design and development in Kiev, Ukraine.

Just like every month, we also reserved 2 diversity scholarship tickets for our next Smashing Conference. It's all possible with your contributions. You make it happen. So thank you.

We want to squash the bugs before moving to the next steps — a Spectrum community for meaningful discussions. Until the end of 2017, we are planning to:

  • fix as many bugs as possible, and move to stable release,
  • continue working on Smashing Book 6 and Smashing Print,
  • announce new Smashing TV webinars with Mike Riethmueller and Sarah Drasner,
  • coach new voices in the industry to speak at a meet-up or a conference,
  • support people who want to learn but can't afford it with Smashing eBooks, webinars and learning material,
  • support web-related non-profit events and meetups.
Inclusive Design Patterns, by Heydon Pickering
Inclusive Design Patterns, by Heydon Pickering.

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Thanks for getting so far, and hopefully see you in some part of the world soon! Boooo-yah!

Emerson Loustau
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