Web Development articles

Let’s start with an observation: I love me some frameworks. As an alternative to completely reinventing the wheel, or styling a button from scratch, again, it’s hard to beat having an all-in-one solution to your basic HTML/CSS/JavaScript...
For some web designers, it’s pretty standard practice to place a link back to their own site on the footer of a website designed for a client. Whilst many reputable designers have always avoided it, in the wake of the Panda update, this is something...
Back in January this year jQuery announced a new plugins registry, so now seemed like a great time to write a tutorial combining building a jQuery plugin with my passion - realtime web technologies. Realtime web technologies make it really...
A couple of weeks ago the famous Foundation framework released its fourth version. If you have never heard of Foundation we're going to guide you through using this responsive framework. Since version 3 of Foundation was built from the ground...
If you're a designer or developer with an idea for a new product or website, the chances are that you will need someone who has the skills that you lack in order to help make it a reality. It's a problem that we all recognise but one that some appear...
In version 2.5 WordPress introduced shortcodes, and all of us have probably used them at one time or another. They usually come bundled with plugins, or even themes, and what they do is watch for when you insert something inside square brackets...
Today we have a neat giveaway from our friends at Jumpeye which will come in handy for all developers. The Jumpeye framework is a responsive design framework that helps users build websites that look perfect on desktop, tablets and smartphones....
Let's face it, JavaScript hasn't always had the best reputation among developers, and since the foundation of CoffeeScript back in 2009 this little language has taken the world of JavaScript developers by storm; mainly because it overcomes...
Hidden away in the depths of the CSS specification you'll find CSS counters. As the name suggests they allows you to count a thing on your page with CSS incrementing the value every time it appears on the document. This is principally useful if...
The most frustrating aspect of web design for designers trained for print, is the persistent lack of typographic control. Careful typographic choices are the hallmark of quality work and the lack of that quality online never ceases to be jarring...
I'm thrilled to officially announce that CodeVisually.com has been recently acquired by Webdesigner Depot and is now part of our growing family of sites. If you don't know the site yet, Code Visually offers a simple way to discover the latest...
We've talked about 'Contact' pages. We've talked about the 'About' page. You know what to put on these pages because, hopefully, you've thought long and hard about it. And you know exactly what to put on the inside pages, because you have your...