• Printing the Web

    CSS Research While it is possible to consume nearly all means of content on your smartphone or tablet it seems like the dream of a paperless office comes true for a lot of web developers. But digital natives are not the only ones who are on the web. There are still some people that like […]

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  • 10 Must-See Design Resources On Creative Market

    Having recently set up shop on Creative Market, the digital marketplace for handcrafted design goods, I’ve been spending a bit of time browsing the pages, looking into just what goods are on offer. I’ve stumbled across some really useful resources and out of those that I’ve found I’ve decided to put together a list of […]

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  • Why Google won’t display the right page title

    Lately we’ve been inundated, literally, with support requests for WordPress SEO and its premium add-ons, all asking one “simple” thing: why isn’t Google picking up my page title? People who changed their page title and see that the search results still show their old title are bound to think Google didn’t “get” the new title […]

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  • How to Display Gravatar from User Email in WordPress

    Gravatar has made avatars easier. Like most WordPress powered websites, we also use Gravatar in comments to show the globally recognized avatar of each comment author. Don’t know what is a gravatar? Then read: What is Gravatar? Even though most sites only use Gravatars in the comments, you can quite frankly use it anywhere you […]

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  • Interview with Duncan Mitchell, Co-Founder, CEO, and Art Director at Someecards

    How do you start your day? I mostly start by returning the ten or 20 emails that have built up overnight. Then I work on a lot of the advertising programs and I look over what our writers do for our advertising card partnerships. I work with our ad sales person and come up with […]

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  • Dynamic jQuery Image Avatar Cropping Effect

    I can still remember the old digg.com user profiles with dynamic avatar cropping via JavaScript. Their user interface was clean, easy to use, displayed a sample before you cropped, and would auto-update as you changed the selection box. I have always admired this design and have been on the lookout for a great jQuery plugin […]

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  • Super useful jQuery plugins for responsive web design

    When building responsive websites, jQuery can be very helpful. In today’s article, I have compiled a list of jQuery plugins that will definitely help you building more responsive and usable websites. SlabText.js SlabText is a jQuery plugin that splits headlines into rows before resizing each row to fill the available horizontal space. Basically, it means […]

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  • Full Throttle: Cloudflare Promises To Boost Your Website’s Performance

    Websites nowadays should best be jack of all trades services. Extremely fast, secure against attackers, packed with lots of the most amazing features. This is not easy to accomplish. We could try to lock in dozens of web developers for weeks and not let them out before they offer a fitting solution or, we should […]

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  • Displaying JavaScript Modal Windows using Bootstrap

    It is true that Bootstrap has grown to include supporters from all around the globe. As there are plans for a Bootstrap 3 release I want to go into detail for one topic in particular. The Bootstrap JavaScript effects are not always useful to developers, so JS files are not necessary for running the whole […]

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  • Giveaway: Premium WordPress Themes from TemplateMonster

    We’re giving out three premium WordPress themes from TemplateMonster — one of the oldest providers of website templates and themes on the Internet. Read this post to learn how you can win the WordPress theme of your choice from the TemplateMonster site. At TemplateMonster, you can find and download a monstrous amount of premium website […]

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  • 50+ Amazing Use Of Sliders In Web Design

    One of the strongest trends in modern web design is the use of large image and content sliders just below main navigation on the front page of business style websites. Sliders have evolved greatly over the years and do a lot more than simply swapping images. Modern sliders have layers, animated in and out-effects, cool […]

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  • Ten Tips To Increase The Popularity of Your Blog

    You may have heard the phrase: “Content is king” and that’s very true when it comes to blogs. This is not for any content, but high value content that gives value to your readership. In this article, we’re going to look at ten ways of creating great content for your blog and for raising your […]

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  • IE11 changes UA string but won’t ‘be’ Firefox

    IE11 isn’t suddenly donning a Gecko coat, despite what some might otherwise argue Neowin has reported changes to the User Agent (UA) string found in IE11 after a leak of Windows Blue, the next iteration of Windows 8. The site concluded Microsoft’s browser would “appear as Firefox to avoid legacy IE CSS,” through the inclusion of […]

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  • Social Sharing Buttons That Respect Your Visitors’ Privacy

    A more honest “Like” button. Image: Webmonkey. Social sharing buttons — Facebook “Like” buttons and their ilk — are ubiquitous, but that doesn’t mean they’re a good idea. Designers tend to hate them, calling them “Nascar” buttons since the can make your site look at little bit like a Nascar racing car — every available […]

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  • High-Speed Coding: Goodbye, Zen Coding. Hello, Emmet!

    Back in 2009, Sergey Chikuyonok wrote an article to present a new way of writing HTML and CSS code. This revolutionary plugin, called Zen Coding, has helped many developers through the years and has now reached a new level. Emmet, previously known as Zen Coding, is the most productive and time-saving text-editor plugin you will […]

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  • Prototyping with Meteor

    Meteor is far more than a quick prototyping tool, but it sure is great for prototyping. In this tutorial, we’ll walk through the process of turning a simple HTML wireframe into a functional application in a surprisingly simple number of steps. We’ll be creating a simple wireframe of a chatroom application. The process we are […]

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  • Maybe Worse is Better

    I recently read an interesting article about the concept that Worse is Better. It’s a long article with a few outbound links that tell the story of a guy working with Lisp, AI technologies, and how his opinion ended up generating a lot of feedback so much so that he ended up writing rebuttals to his own work. […]

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  • Showcase of Beautiful Flat UI Design

    Behold web and user interface designers, a new trend (or style) is taking the world of UI and website design by storm – flat design. It is a minimalistic approach and style to designing websites and UI where we take a step back, strip away all the 3D elements, gradients, shadows and effects to leave […]

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  • How To Remove The URL Field From WordPress Comments

    Cut the URL field out of the WordPress comment form There are some WordPress sites where you may not want to include the URL field in the comment form. It’s not always necessary and spammers tend to use it to link to their spammy websites, which will be posted in your comments if you have […]

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  • New app to get you Unstuck

    It may be a project at work you just can’t get a handle on, or an important decision you can’t seem to make; but regardless of the situation, everyone can relate to the feeling of being stuck. Luckily, there’s Unstuck — a free iPad app designed to help users break free from a sticky situation. Released […]

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