Archive for the ‘Development’ Category

HTML5 Essentials & Good Practices

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

HTML5, together with CSS3 and responsive design are the new buzz around web technologies these days. This article will help you get started using HTML5 on your projects today and show you some good practices to put what you learned to good use.

Link: Web Design Ledger

9 WordPress Plugins For Education Sites & Teachers

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

The school year started a couple of months ago but the new semester will be starting soon. There are a number of WordPress plugins that can assist educators in setting up an online course management or lessons site. Most are geared for higher education but they can probably be adapted for other levels.

Link: (Anti) Social Development

How To Exclude Specific Pages, Authors, & More From WordPress Search

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

In the past, we have shown you how to exclude pages, and other post types from WordPress search. But what if you want to exclude a specific page, author, category, and tag from WordPress search? What if you want to exclude it from search, feed, archive, and front page? Well than you are in for a treat. In this article, we will show you how you can exclude specific pages, authors, categories, and tags from WordPress search, feed, archive, and front page.

First thing you need to do is install and activate the plugin called Simply Exclude. Upon activation, a new menu will be added called “Simply Exclude”. You will see there is an option for tags, categories, authors, and pages.

Link: WP Beginner

10 Useful jQuery Plugins & Techniques

Friday, December 9th, 2011

jQuery is great for enhancing a website. Whether it be by adding effects that give the site a wow factor, or by making navigation easier, jQuery can have a big impact on the way a website is perceived and used. jQuery is extremely popular among web designers and developers for it’s flexibility, ease-of-use, and of course it’s plugins. So for this post, we’ve rounded up 10 more jQuery plugins and techniques that you should find very useful.

Link: Web Design Ledger