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    WordPress
    Integrating and Customizing Lijit for Your SiteTitlepic
    Search is an important part of any website, and a lacking search functionality will mean that your visitors won't find what they're looking for, never a good thing. If you're a WordPress user, you know what it is like, because WordPress, like so many other online publishing platforms, just can't be as good as Google is. However, there are solutions. You can swap your search solution with something else, be it Google Co-Op, or Lijit. In this tutorial, we'll take a look at Lijit, which will let you search across several sites, as well as multiple social webapps out there. Read More…
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    Web Roundups
    Around the Tuts+ Sites - JulyPreview
    With a growing number of TUTS sites in our network, it's getting easy to miss some of the great content published every month. That's why starting this month we're introducing a monthly "TUTS Roundup" post showcasing the best posts from the _other_ sites!Read More…
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    HTML & CSS
    Quick Tip: Flex Your ImagesTitlepic
    One glaring reason why many developers have chosen fixed-width over elastic sites is because using inline images can destroy the layout of a site - much like a stampede of cattle that repeatedly kick you in the groin. It just isn't fun at all. Sure, you can specify their widths using percentages or ems, but those methods aren't ideal. In such instances, why not try using the background technique? Read More…
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    Web Development
    Create a Spectacular Photo Gallery with MooTools200x200
    JavaScript libraries, such as MooTools, can save a lot of time when developing a site. In this tutorial, I'll be showing you how to combine many of MooTools's functions to create a nice photo gallery.Read More…
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    WordPress
    Build a Featured Posts Section for WordPress200x200
    WordPress is awesome. Even more awesome is the fact that it can be customized to power any type of site you like! Here, we'll be learning how to create a featured and "latest posts" section - easily a 'must-have' for all good News/Magazine themes. We'll also go over using the 'Custom Fields' to their fullest potential.Read More…
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    WordPress
    Wordpress Sidebar Turned Apple-Flashy Using jQuery UI200x200
    Apple have always been Gods in terms of the way they present themselves and their products. I just love the sidebar on the Apple Startpage, and wanted to use the Accordion plugin in jQuery UI to achieve this! As if that's not enough for me, I want to be able to show and hide it at my pleasure as well. I'm gonna show you how!Read More…
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    PHP
    Learn PHP from Scratch: A Training Regimen200
    Holding the title of "number one", PHP is the most popular language among developers. Even still, many prefer different languages. Yours truly, for example, is most comfortable when working in the ASP.NET environment. However, because of the enormous success of Wordpress, more and more developers have decided to expand their horizons and learn yet another language.Read More…
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    Web Development
    Submit A Form Without Page Refresh using jQuery200
    Previously on Nettuts+, Philo showed how you can use jQuery to add form validation to wordpress comments that works without any page reload. Another great way of utlizing jQuery to enhance user experience is to not just validate, but to submit your form entirely without a page refresh. In this tutorial I'll show you how easy it is to do just that -- submit a contact form that sends an email, without page refresh using jQuery! (The actual email is sent with a php script that processes in the background). Let's get started.Read More…
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    Web Development
    Creating a Dynamic Poll with jQuery and PHP200
    When you combine some neat functionality courtesy of PHP with the cleverness of jQuery you can produce some pretty cool results. In this tutorial we'll create a poll using PHP and XHTML, then make use of some jQuery Ajax effects to eliminate the need for a page refresh, and to give it a nice little bit of animation.Read More…
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    HTML & CSS
    Solving 5 Common CSS Headaches200
    CSS is a relatively simple language to learn. Mastering it, on the other, can prove a little more difficult. Compensating for various browser inconsistencies alone can produce a migraine. In this article, we'll demystify five of the most head thumping issues that you'll encounter when building web applications.Read More…
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    WordPress
    How to Make a Featured Post Carousel for WordPress200
    It's becoming more and more common for blogs to feature certain posts at the top of the page. In this tutorial, we're going to show you how to implement this in WordPress. We'll be using the default theme, Kubrik, as our base theme, but it should be adaptable to most themes with some modification. There's very little code and featuring posts is simple.Read More…
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    WordPress
    Tabbed Content using jQuery and WP_Query200x200
    Wordpress provides a huge array of information about your blog and it's content. Showing lots of this information can become space consuming. A great looking solution to this is tabbed content!In this tutorial, we'll take the WordPress Newspaper Layout we worked on previously and extend it with tabs.Read More…
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