Forms do not have to be boring and ugly, they too can be beautiful. With the proper understanding of each element (radio buttons, checkboxes, textareas..), CSS know-how, a little patience and some creativity you can make your forms beautiful. Throw in, the always important, semantics and accessibilty and things can get tricky.
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Web Design Archives
We have just uploaded a new background to our Twitter page, it is a rough draft, and were looking for a little feedback from our readers and from some Twitter experts.
We were looking for something minimal and distinctive, using the similiar styling to the site.
The massive Drupal community, headed by its 2000 developer account members, offer a huge range of free resources. As with the nature of anything open-source, the resources available for Drupal, are (mostly) free, professional and high quality.
The most important part of designing a new site is the navigation or menu system, but this can be tricky, time consuming and often frustrating. You need something that will fit into your design and most importantly, allow your readers to navigate with ease. Below you will find 24 CSS (in some cases with a little jQuery) Navigation and Menu Tutorials to help you on your way.
Image galleries, sliders and slideshows have become increasingly popular within webpages over the last year or so, and with jQuery becoming ever more popular, more and more developers have been creating these amazing powerful, versatile and sleek galleries. Thank you jQuery.
Below you will the most powerful, the most creative and most versatile of jQuery plugins and tutorials built using jQuery.
There probably is quite a lot of debate which is the better for creating an image slideshow or gallery, CSS or Flash? Each has its own advantages and everyone has their preference, but I am sure most would agree that Flash has a special feel of sleekness, style and professionalism. Flash does have an air of being technically difficult to develop, but with these ten easy to follow Flash Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials, you will be able to put your fears to rest, and create a beautiful and dynamic gallery.
CSS button styling can be tricky and sometimes tedious. If you are looking for a simple and effective way of creating dynamic CSS buttons with cross browser compatibility, these tutorials are for you.
Knowing how to get started with Ruby on Rails can be confusing when migrating from the world of conventional web development techniques. This article recommends that you take a stepped approach and makes some suggestions on how to do that. So let’s get started!
Pop Art is a style of modern art that focuses its attention on well known images of popular culture such as from advertising, film, billboards, comic strips and even supermarket packaging. With the proper use of color and images, a sprinkle of humor and a bucket load of talent, the pop-art effect can be really impressive.
What has happened to blogging, minimal design seems to be a forgotten style within blogging, everywhere you look the themes are graphically and content heavy and the basic premise of blogging is missing, a simple online diary.
Lets make blogging look like its supposed to look!
Gmail is perhaps the greatest web app ever developed, it is very popular (over 100 million users), has 2GB of free storage (very few will ever use this), and very, very easy to use. It is certainly powerful, but is it powerful enough? With Firefox Addons you can take your inbox even further…