CSS does a pretty darn good job of helping to lay out a web page… but not always. Even with all the versatility that CSS offers (including CSS3), it sometimes is not enough and, dare I say it, I really hate to say it – HTML tables are on [very few] occasions missed, as they can fill in the holes that CSSes layout techniques may leave behind.
There are many many tutorials and plugins for the jQuery core, but not so many that focus on jQuery UI. jQuery UI has been criticized in the past for its lack of documentation and support, but times have changed. Accompanied by its content rich website, in-depth docs and, especially, support from the jQuery community as a whole, jQuery UI has become huge and has never been easier to use.
Lets be honest, most of the form buttons that you come across are ugly, they work as intended, but really, really look awful. There are reasons for this, firstly form buttons, as with almost anything…
The purpose of web form validation is to ensure that the user is provided with the necessary information and help so that they are able to fill out and complete the form with the least amount of fuss and time.
There is no particularly consistent method to follow for form validation, there are only guidelines.
Creating an accessible data chart or graph in HTML is very tricky to achieve, especially with some elements, such as images, that allow only the most basic features that give textual information to non-visual users. What are the solutions?
PHP, Flash, Javscript (jQuery, MooTools, Prototype) and CSS can all be utilized successfully to implement interactive visualizations, and there are many techniques and solutions from each that will allow you to display them on web pages and apps.
Font Embedding Services are all the rage at the moment, and for some, maybe a little bit overblown. What if you wanted something simpler, a little drop-shadow here, a simple text animation or even dynamically resize text. In this post we have collected 20+ simple and easy to use jQuery text effects and animations.
If you are looking to give your readers the option of a little bit more information or optional extra navigation, a great solution is to use Tooltips. Tooltips are a “common graphical user interface element, that are used in conjunction with a cursor, usually a mouse pointer…
In this post we have a selection of jQuery plugins and tutorials for enhancing and aiding in the development of the dreaded form area. There are the always important validation plugins, plugins that will give the form added functionality (stretching text-areas, auto-tabbing…) and also plugins that will help you to style the form exactly as you need…and more.