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A friendly community, books, webinars, conferences and fancy cats.
Starting from $3 a month. You can cancel any time.

  • Supporter PlanSupporter$3

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

    • 1 monthly webinar
    • Invite to all SmashingConf parties
    • Early access to SmashingConf videos
    • Our workshop slides & checklists
    • $3 discount on printed books
  • Member PlanMember$5

    A perfect package for independent designers and developers.

    • 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. Debugging course)
  • Smashing PlanI feelSmashing$9

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

    • 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

We try our best to make your Membership worthwhile. Stay tuned: follow @SmashingMembers on Twitter for schedule, transcripts, new eBooks and fancy cats.

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

  • The Ethical Design Handbook (Feb 2020) by Trine Falbe, Martin Michael Frederiksen, Kim Andersen

    The eBook version of our new printed book before the official release. A practical handbook on ethical design for digital products. Without dark patterns, with ethics in mind, and ready for GDPR and CCPA. Details...

    Get the eBook ↬

  • Smashing Print: Ethics & Privacy, Web community

    Meet the pilot issue of our brand-new printed magazine. Dedicated to privacy, ethics and security, the issue will make you think of how to design and build the web with them in mind. Details…

    Get the eBook ↬

  • Smashing TV: Live UX Review, With Paul Boag, Paul Boag

    To celebrate the launch of his book “Click!”, Paul Boag will review your website and share some techniques you can use to improve its conversion rate, without resorting to shady tricks. In this live session, Paul will take a look at attendees' websites and make suggestions about how they could use ethical design techniques to encourage users to take action. 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, @boagworld, UX consultant

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Supporter$3 / mo.Member$5 / mo.Smashing!$9 / mo.
Supporter$3 / mo.Member$5 / mo.Smashing!$9 / mo.
Karma 🥗
Fast, ad-free experience
Rewarding authors and editors
Rewarding new voices in the industry
Rewarding the open source community
Training 🍯
A monthly webinar by experts
Workshop slides and checklists
Early access to many SmashingConf videos
Access to super-early-bird tickets
All webinar recordings
Books 🥕Supporter$3 / mo.Member$5 / mo.Smashing!$9 / mo.
At least 4 new eBooks every year
All Smashing eBooks (65 books)
Printed Smashing Magazine ( a year)
Discounts 🍰
Discount on printed books$3$5$10
Discount on job board postings$25$75
Discount on conferences and workshops$50$100
Discounts on tools and video courses
CSS Grid by Rachel Andrew, Debugging by Remy Sharp, CodePen, Shopify, Mailchimp etc.
Networking 🍕
Invites to all SmashingConf parties
Networking and Q&A sessions
Smashing TV
Vote on topics and speakers

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 in the past 90 days (November 26, 2019):

  • Pre-released Heydon Pickering’s new book Inclusive Components and made the eBook version available to Members,
  • Gathered for 10 new Smashing TV sessions, including webinars on accessibility, design systems, single page apps, WebAssembly, art direction, web animation, and cross-cultural teams,
  • Ran a free live stream on accessibility,
  • Released videos from SmashingConf Freiburg and SmashingConf New York,
  • Provided new discounts for Members,
  • Supported DWebDesign Meet-up in Berlin,
  • Supported Accessibility Meet-ups in Berlin and Nuremberg,
  • Ran a free full-day workshop to support the community in Minsk, Belarus,
  • Ran and supported meet-ups and supported events in Lithuania, Georgia, Serbia (Novi Sad), Bosnia, Croatia, Belarus (Minsk), Austria (Linz/Vienna), Italy (Milan), and Czech Republic (Prague),
  • Gave away diversity tickets,
  • Made usability refinements for Membership,
  • Published 61 articles on the magazine.

It’s all made possible with your contributions. You made it happen. So thank you.

Next steps:

  • Coach new voices in the industry to speak at a meet-up or a conference,
  • Set up local Smashing meet-ups around the world and support them with books and swag,
  • 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.

Your support allows us to bring you great content, pay all our contributors fairly, and reduce advertising on the site. Thank you.

Inclusive Components
We also released Heydon Pickering’s new book Inclusive Components. The eBook is available for free for Members and Smashers.

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