Web Development articles

jQuery is the largest open source, cross-browser, CSS3 compliant, JavaScript library around and it has made client-side scripting a breeze. The syntax is simple and jQuery can produce beautiful almost Flash-like animations. Unlike Flash,...
Concrete5 entered the CMS scene in 2008, and since then has been making solid headway to becoming one of the premier go-to web publishing platforms available today. Getting started with Concrete5 is really quick and easy, and many hosting...
The evolution of WordPress from a blogging platform into a fully-fledged CMS, simultaneously turns it into a solid framework for developers to build outstanding projects and applications upon. The WordPress core, powers not only the users'...
By nature, the web is a chaotic place where people hop from page to page at will. Unfortunately, this freedom can work against those websites whose content is best followed in a certain order. Design techniques make it possible to direct users...
Many web site builders shy away from the MODX CMS because they think (or have heard) that it's primarily for developers who are skilled at PHP and JavaScript coding. While MODX has powerful components for skilled coders to use, there are many...
Today I am going to share a trendy functionality which I have been implementing in my projects for a while now. I call it "FoxyComplete" and what is does is fetch clickable search results along with images either automatically scraped from the...
It's time to welcome a new member to the WebdesignerDepot family of sites! Say hello to DeveloperDrive.com, our brand new blog dealing with web development. We've been in beta for a little while so you may have bumped into it already, but if you...
Today I'm going to talk to you about setting up a local server to use with WordPress.  Using a local server is important for many reasons, if only to keep you from having to upload and download your files all the time.  Anytime we need to make changes,...
Whether you’re developing WordPress themes for yourself, for a client, or to sell commercially, having the ability to customize aspects of your theme via the WordPress control panel makes your theme infinitely flexible and many times...
We have a fantastic freebie to download today from Pixeden, a one stop place for great tools for the modern design. Released first and exclusively on WDD, it's an infographic vector kit, with the most used elements that you may need for your infographic...
There are a whole bunch of CMSes out there ranging from lightweight micro-blogging platforms to huge enterprise packages. I don't want to mention any names here or tell you what to use. Instead, I'm going give you some important points to consider,...
Firefox 10, due out January 31st (the same day Firefox 11 becomes an official Beta release), finally rounds out the browser’s growing collection of developer tools with Page and Style Inspectors. In some ways, these tools are similar to...