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There are a number of free open source image gallery plugins you can build with jQuery. Each has their own unique features and reasons you may incorporate the design into your website. But I really like the simplicity of jQuery Lighter. The plugin focuses around smaller image thumbnails which provide a mini-lightbox once clicked. I […]

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After testing many jQuery plugins recently I have found something exquisite. The Popline.js script allows inline-editable content from users. It will generate a unique toolbar for creating headers, formatted text, hyperlinks, and other neat features. You can also generate a separate view-only mode where visitors can share content out to social networks, or search the […]

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After searching through countless blog posts I have been looking for a really great image gallery slideshow. Something that could be added into WordPress and made as an easy publishing solution. This lead me onto Galleria which is a beautiful open source responsive image slideshow using jQuery. In this tutorial I want to demonstrate how […]

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There are so many reasons why you may consider using JavaScript as a random banner generator instead of a backend server language. But the primary reason is when using a caching system, as the banner advertisement itself will only randomize once for the cache. Then it stays the same on every pageview. However with JavaScript […]

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Mobile web applications and some more advanced layouts are commonly seen using internal scroll bars. These are custom-made scroll features which are nested inside another container on the page. I feel these have become more popular since the rise of dynamic content and the popularity of jQuery plugins. Keep in mind that most webpages still […]

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I have run into a number of simple effects to generate image magnification. You can sometimes find this on e-commerce websites for product images when you hover onto the thumbnail and a bigger zoom effect will display. This is a great technique no matter what type of website you have. But I was running into […]

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