How to Create a “Stay-On-Top” Menu with CSS3 and jQuery

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In the project I was working on recently I had a chance to experiment with CSS3 and jQuery. You know CSS3, right? It’s that thing that makes all those beautiful and amazing things on the web and makes Flash want to run away and hide. Yeah, that CSS3. And I’m more than sure you have heard about jQuery. If you haven’t, well, it’s a kind of library where you cannot borrow any books, but it allows you to do other stuff and bring some additional magic to the web.

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How to Build a Distance Finder with Google Maps API

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Google maps is a free web mapping service application provided by Google. It offers lots of cool features (showing various map types, plotting points, showing routes, geocoding addresses). You can also add all these features to your website using the Google Maps APIs provided by Google. In this tutorial I will show you how to add some of these features to your site. I will be using the Google Maps Javascript API v3 (the newest version).

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How to Create your own BuddyPress theme (Part-2)

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After completing the 1st part of this guide you should have a theme which looks just as you want it, or is not far off what you aimed for. In this part I’ll show you how to add even more changes to your child theme.

If you haven’t read the previous parts yet I recommend you do so to gain an insight into how to best go about the required steps.

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Become Master of Text Effects With 40 Adobe Fireworks Tutorials

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Adobe Fireworks is a bitmap and vector graphics editor. It is aimed at web designers for rapidly creating website prototypes and application interfaces. It is designed to integrate easily with other former Macromedia products, such as Dreamweaver and Flash.
While Fireworks CS5 packs a lot of new features, it is still possible to achieve completion of these tutorials listed below.

From my own experience, it’s hard to get started learning this program because you will face some obstacles. But take your time and be patient and you will master Fireworks in no time.

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How to Create a Tumblr Theme (Code Structure)

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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.

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How to Create a Classic Table Phone in Illustrator

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In today’s Illustrator Class, We are going to draw a classic telephone in Adobe Illustrator CS4. We will start from sketch and then will turn it down to a Digital Graphics. I have tried my best to write each step so even beginners can understand it. But Still, If you are not sure about some step, let us know in comments and we will do our best.

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How to Create your own BuddyPress theme (Part-1)

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After installing BuddyPress you may want to change from the default theme. Yes it looks great, but to stand out from other sites using BuddyPress you’ll want to use a different theme. Finding a good-looking BuddyPress theme you like is hard too,  compared to WordPress there isn’t near as good a selection. So why not make your own?

In this 2nd guide of the series we’ll be making a bp-default child theme, which will only contain 2 files, this is to ensure your theme is as future proofed for BuddyPress as possible. Although we will be limited to the amount that can be done with these two files, you’d be surprised how much they can do.

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How to Build a Live Visitor Tracking System for your Website

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If you have a website, you are probably interested in knowing who visits you site. You might want to know the number of visitors, where are they from, how did they get to your site, etc. There are some online tracking options available, like google analytics or if you are using a hosting service they might offer you some statistics. But what if you want a personalized tracker that shows you only what you need? In this tutorial I will show you how to build one!

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How To: Implementing Gravatar in your PHP Application

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Gravatar or globally recognized avatar is a service for providing globally-unique avatars for different applications. It was started by Tom Preston-Werner but it’s now owned by “Automattic”, the company behind WordPress. This is the main reason why this service is free and is available to be used on PHP applications other than WordPress. Today, there are a number of people using this service. That’s where Gravatar adds to the comfort of people because using it you can use the same avatar for different websites without even uploading an image to the website.

We’ll now make a simple PHP application which shows you the Gravatar associated with an email.  So let’s get started without wasting any time!

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How To Set Up Your Brand New Mac: Beginners Guide

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So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and purchase a new Mac? Great! Apple designs their computers with the user in mind, making Macs great for an absolute newbie, to even the most advanced experts. Personally, I have a Mac Book Pro and from unboxing to every day use, there is never a hassle. Everything is nice, clean and easy; which is why I’m here to guide you through the process.

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