AJAX

  • 5 Types of Posts to Increase the Value of Website Blogs

    The bottom line is always going to be value that the reader gets from making their way through your website, and that will often come in the form of how well they are enmeshed in your blog posts. And to a degree, the format that the post is in, will determine how successful it will […]

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  • Referencing WordPress’s Native Ajax Handler in JavaScript

     10/29/13 Ajax is already built into the core WordPress (WP) administration screens. It’s also the technology behind the auto-save functionality on post and page editing screens. AJAX requests go through wp-admin/admin-ajax.php. Despite the name, you don’t have to have adminsitrator privledges to use it. What you do need is a reference to the admin-ajax.php file. […]

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  • How to Build a Modal Contact Form in Twitter Bootstrap with PHP + AJAX

    With the built-in styles provided to us by Twitter Bootstrap, designing a simple contact form becomes streamlined. When you’re looking to streamline your site even further, you might not even need a dedicated contact page if no other info would be found there. A modal box is a nice, unobtrusive alternative, and Bootstrap allows us […]

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  • E-mail Etiquette When Applying For Design Jobs

    It’s now rare that the job interview and selection process doesn’t involve emails at some point. This guide to email etiquette for job interviews is a handy way to avoid common pitfalls of communicating with your potential employers electronically. As ever, common sense goes a long way, and mirroring that can help you judge the […]

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  • A Quick Guide to Understanding AJAX

    Team Treehouse have come along with another brilliant quick guide, this time looking at understanding AJAX. The term AJAX describes a methodology of loading data dynamically on a page without loading a new page. The browser makes a request that’s in the background, then a success or error callback is triggered when the request completes. […]

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  • The ABCs of Web Development

    Web development can often be an utterly perplexing affair. Today, aimed at beginners, I’d like to introduce you to twenty six concepts or technologies, each mapping to a letter of the alphabet. Sounds wonky? It probably is! Let’s get started after the jump.   Republished Tutorial Every few weeks, we revisit some of our reader’s […]

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  • Let’s Make A Simple AJAX Note Taking App

    In this tutorial we will be making a simple app with PHP and jQuery that lets users write notes. The notes are going to be saved in plain text files on the server. It demonstrates how to read and write files in PHP, how to resize a textarea with jQuery, depending on the text inside […]

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