Category: Tutorials

30 Open Source CSS3 Code Samples for Web Developers

30 Open Source CSS3 Code Samples for Web Developers

Open source web development has seen a tremendous explosion in popularity. You can download free code snippets, plugins, WordPress themes, and the list is always growing. I have been infatuated with the amazing effects possible in CSS3 and some related...

/ December 23, 2013

Tutorial: How To Build Input Fields with Tag-Style Item Blocks

Many newer social media communities and web applications are pushing the boundaries of interface design. Form inputs have changed a lot over just the past 4-5 years. One such feature is the tag select input field, where users can enter...

/ August 8, 2013
The Eight Best WordPress Resource Sites for Beginners

The Eight Best WordPress Resource Sites for Beginners

WordPress has become one of the most popular open source blogging systems around and keeps getting better & better. It is a great content management system, not because big sites like Mashable use it, but because of its community which...

/ July 22, 2013

CSS3 Animated Image Slideshows with Flux Slider

There are so many JavaScript image slideshow plugins out on the Internet, it can be difficult pinpointing what you need. Developers who are not looking to start from scratch often search the web targeting the perfect solution. And although each...

/ April 29, 2013

How To Customize Your CSS Buttons With Pictogram Icons

Looking back 5 or 10 years ago the process of designing website buttons was very tedious. CSS could handle a lot of the outer edges, but gradient backgrounds and icons required static images. And these newer design trends are still...

/ April 22, 2013
HTML5 pre Code Syntax Highlighting with JavaScript

HTML5 Pre/Code Syntax Highlighting with JavaScript

Performing a quick search in Google will yield a number of helpful JavaScript libraries for styling source code. Blogs and websites focused on frontend and backend development will frequently need to publish articles which use direct source code in the...

/ April 11, 2013
10 Useful WordPress Widget Tutorials

10 Useful WordPress Widget Tutorials

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems in the world and its customizabilityis the key in making it a success. Custom themes, plugins and widgets are the features that make this CMS fantastic tool for businesses, individuals...

/ March 18, 2013
How To Create Unique jQuery-Based Tooltips

How To Create Unique jQuery-Based Tooltips

Tooltip libraries are fairly common amongst the open source community. A quick Google search will net you a series of results which you could apply into any typical project. However it can be difficult figuring out some of the various...

/ February 28, 2013

How To Build a jQuery Tabs Widget with Ajax Content

In this tutorial I want to demonstrate one such method for creating dynamic content tabs. We will load in external HTML data from local files pulled via Ajax commands. This technique has been simplified over the years so we aren’t...

/ January 28, 2013
A Guide To Retina Graphics Your WordPress Theme

A Guide To Retina Graphics For Your WordPress Theme

With the release of the retina screen by Apple it would seem the future is a very high resolution one, with more and more users slowly using a retina or high resolution device to browse the web on it would...

/ January 10, 2013