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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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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...

5 Easy-to-follow tips to increase efficiency of design workflow

By: Deepu Balan on 04/13/15 11:28 PM No Comments »
workflow management Almost every professional strives to improve the productivity of their workflow, particularly when it comes to designing for the web. But, often projects take a lot of time than planned due to poorly-crafted workspaces, unexpected coding errors, and several other reasons. Certainly, you can’t predict what your client will like about your web designs. However, following some simple tips you can definitely save a lot of your time and improve workflow productivity. Let us now have a quick glance at some tips that can help you increase the efficiency of your workflow: 1. Customize Your Workspace and Design Tools It [...] Continue Reading...

Custom writing of essays from Expert panels

By: Deepu Balan on 02/23/15 11:25 PM No Comments »
essay writing Are you a student and quite worried about your writing and find it to be stressful and painful both? When you are in school, you would be having ample of tasks and assignments to be completed in short duration of time span and that too with appropriate attention on all the task assigned. So writing you own thoughts where you need to do research becomes quite difficult and challenging. If you are facing the pressure with respect to the assignments task then you could surely approach Writing-Expert.com – essay company and for more info can go through the link provided. [...] Continue Reading...