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Pure CSS DropDown Menu using :target pseudo class

Pure CSS DropDown Menu using :target pseudo class

Today, CSS3 has become a buzzword of modern web designers and developers around the globe. With its ground-breaking features, CSS3 has made a profound impact on the web designer community by making the lives of web designers easier and fun filled. Here in this post I am going to explain such a cool CSS3 feature called :target Pseudo Class. By playing around and experimenting with the :target pseudo class, I have developed a cool looking pure CSS dropdown menu. This ...

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My first wordpress plugin – Delicious Bookmark Button with realtime bookmark count

My first wordpress plugin – Delicious Bookmark Button with realtime bookmark count

del.icio.us needs no introduction, and if you still do not use delicious bookmarking service, there is something obviously missing in your life! Delicious is a famous social bookmarking site that has achieved rapid popularity and growth ever since it was being purchased by Yahoo Inc in 2005. Delicious is my all-time favorite bookmarking service. Many features have contributed to this, including the website's simple interface, human-readable URL scheme, a novel domain name, a simple REST-like API, and RSS feeds for ...

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Free High-Resolution Social-Media Iconset – PriceTag Style

Free High-Resolution Social-Media Iconset - PriceTag Style

I am really happy to present my first FREE icon set here, which was actually created to use in my personal blog, but later I have decided to share it online. There are total 18 social media icons including twitter, facebook, linkedin, orkut, myspace etc... and it comes in two sizes of transparent PNG 24-bit format. The photoshop source file (PSD) is also included, so that you can modify and create different versions if required. And they are all free, ...

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Cool Sprites – Free overlapped CSS menu using CSS Sprites

Cool Sprites – Free overlapped CSS menu using CSS Sprites

It is said that 70 to 80 percentage of the end-user response time is spent on the front-end. A major portion of this time is exhausted on downloading all the external components in a web page including, stylesheet, images, scripts, flash etc. An extra HTTP request adds 200+ milliseconds to a page (worldwide average). Since most of today’s browsers limit about 3 or 4 parallel requests at a time, a page with so many external references can cause the ...

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RGBa vs Opacity: The Difference Explained

RGBa vs Opacity: The Difference Explained

To be able to effectively handle the alpha transparency or opacity of a particular element purely using CSS/HTML was the dream of any web designer. Because, with alpha transparency or opacity they can make visually more beautiful and easily maintainable websites with less effort. Now with CSS3 we can achieve these using properties such as RGBa and Opacity. What is RGBa? In addition to RGB (Red Blue Green) CSS3 has introduced a new feature to color setting, which is called RGBA. ...

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7 Surefire Ways to Improve User Engagement on Your Website

By: Deepu Balan on 12/2/16 6:15 PM Comments Off
web app development After setting up a website and wonderful content are being created regularly, it can be depressing if the user engagement is unimpressive. This challenge is often encountered by many websites. With the sea of content out there, the competition is really fierce. Belfast web design companies are concerned with creating a positive and powerful digital presence. High user engagement makes a website to be more visible and promotes loyalty and familiarity. Here are some suggestions that will assist in keeping both existing and new visitors highly engaged. 1.   Request for opinions As long as you keep adding value to your audience, [...] Continue Reading...

Top Factors that Has a Great Impact on Mobile App Development Cost

By: Deepu Balan on 02/14/16 2:20 AM No Comments »
optimize website for mobile devices There are two types of aspiring businessmen – one who executes their business ideas after estimating the development cost of their product, and another is one who put their product first, without even considering the development cost. And, mobile app development is one of the expensive processes that require a lot of time and money. If you want to build a highly intuitive and feature rich mobile app, then you need to add hefty cost to your project. There is no doubt that mobile applications are the powerful and advanced marketing technique that drives traffic, boosts the popularity of your [...] Continue Reading...

Integrating Alpha Anywhere With PhoneGap Build: The Why and How of It?

By: Deepu Balan on 02/4/16 6:06 PM Comments Off
5 Mistakes to Avoid When User Testing Your Mobile App App Development is no longer a buzzword and has become one of the most important mainstream components. Simply put, having a mobile app is a necessity that is getting difficult to ignore for businesses and individuals. After all, 60 percent of digital media time is spent on apps. When you decide on developing an application, you’ll to choose between a native app or a hybrid application. The hybrid or native app debate is not new, however, choosing the right option to play a vital part in a project’s success and failure. While building a native application is an excellent choice [...] Continue Reading...

10 Best Responsive WordPress Themes for 2016

By: Deepu Balan on 01/14/16 7:26 PM No Comments »
Activello Planning on developing a new WordPress website? Well, you probably be looking for a theme that best suits your website requirements and needs. As a matter of fact, WordPress has proven to be the most popular and most preferred content management system since its inception in 2003. Nearly 24% of websites are powered by WordPress today and the number is still growing. With the popularity of WordPress being growing with the passage of each day, new themes are being developed by WP contributors and volunteers around the world. Therefore we have pulled together some of the best responsive WordPress themes [...] Continue Reading...

5 Mistakes to Avoid When User Testing Your Mobile App

By: Deepu Balan on 12/22/15 6:55 PM No Comments »
5 Mistakes to Avoid When User Testing Your Mobile App People are becoming increasingly accustomed to using mobile for browsing the Internet. Right from shopping online, to reading news and accessing information from the web, all these tasks are performed using a Smartphone and/or tablets. This does not mean that desktop and other computer systems are not being used, or aren’t good enough, for carrying out online activities. Sure, even desktop computers are being used for web browsing, however, mobile device usage seem to have exceeded desktop usage. With ever-increasing use of mobile devices, it is important that your website can address the mobile users’ needs. But, considering the fact [...] Continue Reading...

Major web redesigning considerations you can’t ignore!

By: Deepu Balan on 06/15/15 2:14 PM No Comments »
website redesign Planning for redesigning or revamping a website could prove to be an exciting process. Almost all the websites on the Internet do undergo at least a minor update at regular intervals to keep their website on-the-go with latest trends. If you have your own business as well as its online web presence, then at some point the site need to be redesigned, either for the aesthetic reasons or due to changing nature or due to any other reasons like change in the service. Usually, majority of the designers as well as creative teams see this opportunity for just focusing entirely [...] Continue Reading...