My first HTML5 powered website (www.navinsoni.in) has been up and running for a few weeks now and has even been featured on HTML5Arena, a gallery showcasing interesting HTML5 sites on the world wide web at http://www.html5arena.com/websites/view/489/navin-soni. I am thankful to my boss, Navin Soni (not only because it is the redesign of his personal website), [...]
This is a PowerPoint presentation on CSS. You will get a basic idea about how CSS works and a few useful codes that can help you to solve some commonly faced problems in CSS. To download the presentation please click on the following link-
Here are some easy but often overlooked tips to write clutter-free, efficient CSS and save file size at the same time:
1. Use shorthand
CSS properties like padding, margin, background, font and border allow usage of shorthand. Combining values using shorthand help in cutting down code and coding time.
can be written as:
padding:0 4px 3px 0;
HTML5 has introduced several new inline elements in addition to the likes of span, strong, em, abbr, etc. Interestingly, they are not called “inline elements” anymore, but have been re-christened “text-level semantics”. Let’s take a detailed look at what they are and what they do.
mark: This element is meant to help in highlighting a [...]
With an aim to minimize use of proprietary technology like Flash in web sites, HTML’s latest flavor HTML5 has made several enhancements like the quick-n-easy playing of audio and video files. Let’s take a look at various options and complications when it comes to embedding and streaming audio.
Embedding an audio file is easy. All you [...]
This is a WordPress tutorial for all those who are venturing in the WordPress platform for the first time. It will help you to get the basic idea about how it works and the endless developing possibilities it holds. To download the PowerPoint presentation please click on the link below-
Scrolling text content using jQuery (and not using marquee)
In the 90’s, a couple of much abused HTML tags were blink and marquee. There was a plethora of table-based yucky looking pages with such “effects”. Very few website developers actually used marquees because they needed to make something aesthetic or useful. It was mostly clients who [...]
Over the past seven years Wordpress has blossomed into the industry favorite blogging platform and a widely used and powerful CMS. The newly launched version 3 has ironed out a lot of complexities and made it even more robust and flexible for a beginner to dive in. While learning most of the theming and development [...]
Search Engine Optimization isn’t all about on-page meta tags and off-page link building. Intelligently written Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) can add a lot to search-friendliness of a site and contrary to the general idea it should be an integral part of an effective SEO campaign. And for that to happen, designers and front end coders [...]