• Creative Coding
    Using Selector-Query for Responsive, Column-Driven LayoutsSelector query 400
    We've all heard about media queries. We've used them extensively in our themes to make them responsive. They're great for most purposes, but when it comes to column-driven layouts, we sometimes need more control to make our designs stand out. In this article, you will learn about the Selector-Query jQuery plugin, and how to use it in your WordPress themes.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Building Windows Store Applications With jQuery 2.0Windows store 400
    With the release of Windows 8, Microsoft introduced Windows Store applications, which can be authored using traditional web languages that leverage the underlying engines powering Internet Explorer 10. This means that jQuery 2.0, engineered to work best in modern browsers, is right at home in a Windows Store application!Read More…
  • General
    A Beginner's Guide to Enqueuing jQueryA beginners guide to enqueuing jquery1
    One of the best things about WordPress is its vibrant economy. For many users, it's trivially easy to find themes to fit the design for which they're aiming, or to find plugins that provide functionality that they want to introduce into their site. But how many of you - as developers or designers - have a received that phone call or that email in which the customer claims that something is wrong with their site only to discover that the browser console displays something about an error having to do with JavaScript or jQuery?Read More…
  • Web Development
    jQuery Succinctly: jQuery and AjaxJquery cover
    The jQuery ajax() Function is the Lowest-Level Abstraction The jQuery ajax() function is the lowest level of abstraction available for XMLHttpRequests (aka AJAX). All the other jQuery AJAX functions, such as load(), leverage the ajax() function. Using the ajax() function provides the greatest functionality available for XMLHttpRequests. jQuery also provides other higher-level abstractions for doing very specific types of XMLHttpRequests. These functions are essentially shortcuts for the ajax() method.Read More…
  • Web Development
    jQuery Succinctly: jQuery EffectsJquery cover
    Disable All jQuery Effect Methods It is possible to disable all of the animating methods jQuery provides by simply setting the value of the off property to true.Read More…
  • Web Development
    jQuery Succinctly: jQuery PluginsJquery cover
    Use the $ Alias When Constructing a Plugin When writing a jQuery plugin, the same conflict prevention routine used with regular, old jQuery code should be implemented. With this in mind, all plugins should be contained inside a private scope where the $ alias can be used without fear of conflicts or surprising results.Read More…
  • Web Development
    jQuery Succinctly: jQuery and the Web BrowserJquery cover
    Disabling the Right-Click Contextual Menu Using JavaScript, you can disable the browser's native right-click contextual menu. Doing so with jQuery is a snap. We simply cancel the contenxtmenu event.Read More…
  • Web Development
    jQuery Succinctly: Events & jQueryJquery cover
    Not Limited To a Single ready() Event It is important to keep in mind that you can declare as many custom ready() events as you would like. You are not limited to attaching a single .ready() event to the document. The ready() events are executed in the order that they are included.Read More…
  • Web Development
    jQuery Succinctly: HTML Forms & jQueryJquery cover
    Disable/Enable Form Elements Using jQuery, you can easily disable form elements by setting the disabled attribute value of a form element to disabled. To do this, we simply select an input, and then using the attr() method, we set the disabled attribute of the input to a value of disabled.Read More…
  • Web Development
    jQuery Succinctly: jQuery ManipulationJquery cover
    Creating, Operating, and Adding HTML On the Fly You can create HTML markup on the fly by passing the jQuery function a string of raw HTML.Read More…
  • Web Development
    jQuery Succinctly: Traversing With jQueryJquery cover
    Difference Between find() and filter() Methods The filter() method is used to filter the current set of elements contained within the wrapper set. Its usage should be left to tasks that require filtering a set of elements that are already selected. For example, the code below will filter the three <p> elements contained in the wrapper set.Read More…
  • Web Development
    jQuery Succinctly: jQuery SelectingJquery cover
    Custom jQuery Filters Can Select Elements When Used Alone It is not necessary to provide an actual element in conjunction with a filter, such as $('div:hidden'). It is possible to simply pass the filter alone, anywhere a selector expression is expected.Read More…
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