Progress bar informs the user about the waiting time for a page or specific task to load. Usually when the server loads so slow, the user waits and waits for a long time without having any idea how long it will finish loading. A progress bar gives user-friendly experience, thus, adds more value to the website.
What’s great with Pace.js:
- You can automatically load a progress bar within any web page you have in your website.
- Pace.js is executed using a document-read state, event loop and Ajax requests within a specific element of the web pages.
- It comes with 14 built-in themes (at the time of this writing) that you can choose from.
- Progress is detected automatically.
In today’s tutorial, I am going to show you how to use this amazing plugin to load a progress bar on your site.Read More
In this tutorial, we are going explore the basics of jQuery animations for you to get prepared for advanced designs. Animations is the core functionality behind the interactive elements in web design.
The design of a website plays a major role in attracting visitors on a consistent basis. Interactive designs get more attention compared to the plain old static designs.
Let’s get started!Read More
Hello Everyone! Welcome back to the third part of this series on WordPress Plugin development for designers.
In the first part we identified the importance of WordPress plugins for you as designers and the basic structure of a plugin. Then we followed it up with the necessary coding required for developing plugins in the second part, by creating a jQuery slider for WordPress.
I am happy to announce that SlidesJS has won the voting contest and I’ll be using it through the rest of this tutorial series.Read More
- Layered Sliders – This is the latest addition to sliders with parallax effect.
- Fade In/Out Sliders – These types of sliders do not have controls. Content just fades away one by one.
- Banner Rotators – These sliders rotate in a circular path.
There are many other types of techniques as well. Each type of slider is suited for a different purpose and location on your website. Hence the designer has to carefully choose sliders for different locations.Read More
clones copies languages that attempt to replace or build upon JS. CoffeeScript is a shining example, for instance.
What is it all about? Read on as we take a look at it in this article!Read More
If you have anything to do with web development, you probably have heard the term ‘jQuery’ over a million times already. Believe it or not, jQuery has risen to popularity in a short span of time and today it stands as one of the most well-loved and popular entities when it comes to developing for the internet.
In this article, we shall be taking a look at jQuery in detail — its origins, advantages, disadvantages, and anything else that matters.Read More
Twitter is a popular social networking service used by millions of users to share text-based content. It has been described as the “SMS of the Internet.” We love to tweet links and ideas we are interested as well as follow other people with similar interests. Everyone loves to follow a lot of people and hence there is a possibility of missing the most important tweets.
So in this tutorial I am going to create a stylish Tweet book to keep your best friends and view their Tweets. As you complete this tutorial you will gain knowledge in working with jQuery and CSS to create a stylish book design. You will also learn to work with the Twitter API using jQuery and AJAX. So let’s get started.
Once you open the demo click on the button with the arrow to open the book. Then click on a letter to load friends. Then click view button to get the recent tweets.Read More
How do you feel when you see a long Sign Up form for a website or service? Generally, people get bored when the Sign Up form is too long. Ideally, you should keep the form as simple as possible with minimum fields, and if that is not possible, try using a multi-step form.
The reason why Facebook Connect and Sign In with Twitter has become so popular these days is because of their simplicity, since users can sign up just by logging into their Facebook or Twitter account.
If you are using normal Sign Up forms and still require a lot of data from your users, a multi-step form is the best solution. So the form is broken into small sections and the user only sees one section at a time. Also, multi-step forms reduces the space you need on the page.Read More