Matt is an 18 year old web designer from Scotland, UK. He loves creating beautiful websites across different platforms. High on his things to learn fully are Jquery and php. He is extremely excited by css3 and html5 and can't wait to see them rolled out fully. To learn more about Matt, follow him @QwibbleDesigns, or check out his portfolio.
CSS is no doubt up there with the most important web languages that we use. While html provides the structure it can be inconsistent and unpredictable across different new and old browsers. Css is where the html is styled though, and where we get creative as well as addressing those inconsistencies. Below is a fantastic list of 25 Css snippets that I am sure you will find extremely useful. Whether you are a veteran web developer, or are just getting your foot in the door of css, they are all well worth checking out.Read More
In our first installment in the Tumblr series, we took a look at what Tumblr actually is, and what it does. The article finished off by showing 4 fantastic custom themes that have been created by some awesome designers for use on their Tumblr blogs. In this instalment, I want to show you 20 fantastic free Tumblr themes that will get you started on your Tumblr blog. Then I’m going to show you 20 fantastic premium Tumblr themes, for those of you that want that quality feel to your Tumblr blog, but with little effort from yourself! Here goes…Read More
FAQ (Frequently Asked Question) pages have become commonplace on many websites for many reasons. The main, is that they offer a way to provide support, most commonly, customer support, without having to re-iterate solutions to common problems. For larger companies, a good FAQ page can even have an effect on the amount of support staff that are needed to be hired, yet browsing the internet, I continually find FAQ pages to be neglected, and a navigational nightmare. Similarly, Google for some articles on FAQ page design, and you’ll find near to nothing that’s helpful.Read More
As we have previously seen, Tumblr allows its uses to create custom themes giving the owner of a tumbleblog the ability to truly customise their tumbleblog to be their own. While tumblr coding is fairly easy to pick up compared to other more complex blogging systems, I want to give you an insight into the code and structure we are going to be deploying next time around when we set about converting a psd to tumblr.Read More
jQuery is a fantastic resource with a powerful base of plugins, but we often see roundup’s of the same boring plugins that all do the same thing. Here are 22 plugins that don’t simply do the same thing, but do things differently, and are exciting rather than boring. We hope that these plugins will be handy in your next project.Read More
So recently, I’ve been working on a project that uses a multitude of different jQuery plugins, but they’re not all needed on the same page, and it seemed not only unnecessary, but silly to be loading over 10 plugins when maybe only 2 are used on the current page. I sent myself on a mission to work out how to stop being a resource hog, and only load what was needed on the page I was on.Read More
When selling a product or service online, a pricing plan is a not simply a portal the user has to click through to purchase their item. It allows you, as the merchant, do drive you’re deal home, and provide alternative deals that will secure you further purchases.
It follows then, that the pricing plan’s on your website shouldn’t be neglected, and should offer the most important information to the end-user, in an intuitive easy-to-use way. Below are 40 fantastic examples of pricing tables / plans that show how successful companies are engaging their users in their pricing plans, from simple tables, to feature lists, to make your own plan tools.Read More
Allowing users, and clients to format their text without delving into code has long been on developers priority lists, but these days, providing this usability is far easier than it once was. Here are 10 WYSIWYG editors that are commonly used, and are worth a look in if its something you need for a project.Read More
Tumblr is set to become the blogging tool of 2010 with its massive growth, yet still many people don’t fully understand what Tumblr does, or how it works. If you’ve ever tried to start a blog, but found yourself struggling to find the time, Tumblr is something you’re definitely going to want to take a look at.Read More