Category Archives Web Design

Web Design Archives

In this category you will find articles, tutorials and resources covering all areas of web design. Topics include CSS, HTML, Javascript & jQuery, responsive techniques & resources, GUI resources, templates, web frameworks, and much more.

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Minimizing Downtime: Tips for Transferring Websites to a New Host

It’s certainly not a fun process, but moving a website between servers sometimes becomes necessary. In fact, in recent years, it has become an even more necessary and popular task among many website owners and administrators. That’s because prices continue to decrease for basic shared web hosting, while demand increases among medium-sized and larger websites for virtual servers and dedicated…

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The WP_List_Table Function: What it Is and How to Use It Within a Typical WordPress Installation

For the past several major releases of WordPress, the columns of data within the WordPress Dashboard have been sortable either in ascending or descending order. This applies to virtually every column located within the Dashboard, including those that advertise categories, post titles, publishing dates, or page creation dates. It can also alphabetize things like categories, tags, and even pages or…

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Freebie: Studio Website PSD Templates

We have an exclusive freebie for you today – its a fantastic 6 page website PSD template called Studio Website. The template has a clean, slick and professional look and feel throughout and has been designed with business and corporate websites in mind. Studio Website PSD Template The six templates include a versatile homepage, a modern about us page, a…

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Coding a Vimeo API Instant Search App with jQuery

Web developers and Internet enthusiasts alike are very fond of online video services. One social video website Vimeo is a great example of how HD content can be stored and streamed across the planet. I love the quality you find with Vimeo uploads and the user-base is extremely knowledgeable on a wide variety of topics. For this tutorial I want…

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Getting to Grips with the HTML5 File API

The HTML5 File API allows developers to interact with the local filesystem on the client-side. Using these APIs, developers can build more robust web applications that work seamlessly both online and offline. This tutorial demonstrates the basic usage of these APIs to do common tasks like reading the properties and content of files. Disclaimer – At the time of writing…

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How to Create a Basic jQuery Tooltip Plugin

If you have had anything to do with web development of late, you hardly need an introduction to either jQuery or jQuery plugins. In fact, jQuery plugins have become so popular that nearly 70% of the internet makes use of them in some way or the other. Novice or Pro, whatever your level of web development expertise might be, jQuery…

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How to Create Lazy-Loading Images for your Website

The effects of lazy load images can be seen on a number of websites. This technique forces your images to pause the loading process until the reader has viewed that specific area of the page. Web designers can build this onto a webpage through a number of resources, especially jQuery plugins. In this article I’d like to examine lazy-loading images…

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How to Install Multiple WordPress Websites into a Single MySQL Database

WordPress counts more than 60 million worldwide users of all sizes, from corporate websites to personal blogs. And while corporate implementations of WordPress might have access to unlimited server resources and MySQL databases, it’s often true that amateur web hosting plans cut corners and eliminate features in order to save customers money. In most cases, one of the first features…