jQueryUI Plugin for WordPress

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W3techs latest numbers show that WordPress is used on 26.6% of all world’s websites. And Matt Mullenweg, the Curator-in-chief of WordPress last November revealed the new pivotal role for JavaScript in WordPress. Right now on WordPress.com all of the site management and creation routines run in JavaScript not PHP traditionally used by WordPress. And Matt…

Whats New in Google Fonts

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What is  New in Google Fonts? Well the number of fonts have been increased by nearly 100  from 708 to 804. There are more Asian, Mid East and South American font shops and designers featured in the new fonts. See  Changa from Buenos Aires by way of Cairo or Athiti from Thailand or the  series…

Revenge of the Flash Nerds

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While doing a review of 8 free online photo editors and some of the best online graphic tools, I discovered the resurrection and renaissance of Flash. You know Flash, the animation tool axe-slashed  and left for dead by His Silicon Valley Holiness, Steve J. Steve emphatically did not want a cross platform  development tool that…

Best Free Slider Plugin for WordPress

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Managing and displaying  images in various gallery formats and as sliders is becoming a vital ingredient of good WordPress interface design.The next two tutorials will look at two free WordPress plugins that deliver great features and functionality for the right price – free. First we consider sliders here followed by grid galleries. There are a…

A CodyHouse Landing Page

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CodyHouse is a full-stack Web UI/UX website stocked full of free and well designed web templates, navigation aids, and web components. CodyHouse specializes in HTML5, CSS3 [especially animations, transitions and transforms], and jQuery based designs. One of their nifty templates is a 3D Folding Panel landing page: This is a classic landing page template which guides…

Online Unminify

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Minified code code has become the rule in many Web development shops to improve load time for the pages of a website. And this extends from Javascript [jquery.min.js is typical] thru CSS [font-awesome.min.css is a popular font favorite] to even HTML files. However, there is a ddrawback with minified files during debugging or changes to…

WordPress 4.4 Quick Look

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WordPress 4.4 Quick Look at the beta which is just is out the door and promising a number of new features beyond the requisite security and reliability fixes. Of particular interest to this WP user are the graphics oriented improvements with new responsive images and a 2016 Theme with added customize features. Also there are embed…

Justified Image Grid with Shortcodes

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Image Grids with Masonry Layout have become very popular WordPress plugins. Some of the many image grids include  Essential Grid,the masonry Grid tools in Visual Composer,  Mikado and Final Tiles. But I have gravitated towards Justified Image Grid because it supports so many image sources, lightbox choices, lazy loading, easy responsive layout, and extensive styling…

WordPress Plugins: Site Origins CSS Editor

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Earlier this year I described 3 upcoming breakthroughs in WordPress development . One of those three breakthroughs looked for a better, live CSS editor. And as if on cue SiteOrigin, the developers of the excellent free PageBuilder plugin, produced another plugin winner with its free CSS Editor. Think of CSS Editor as a Live Editor. It is live…