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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
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    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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    WordPress
    Build a Basic Newspaper style layout with Wordpress and jQuery200x200
    Grid/Newspaper/Magazine templates are becoming more and more predominant in the wordpress skin and theme community. They look classy, but it can be daunting knowing where to start. In this tutorial we use the power of jQuery to create a grid layout with size-degrading headers!Read More…
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    Web Development
    15 Resources To Get You Started With jQuery From Scratch200
    Maybe you're a seasoned jQuery pro. Heck, maybe you're John Resig. On the other hand, maybe you read words like "Prototype", "jQuery", and "Mootools" and think to yourself, "What the heck are these?" Now is the time to learn. In this industry - now more than ever - designers are becoming coders, and coders are becoming designers. The idea of a developer ONLY performing frontend or backend work is quickly becoming a dated concept. jQuery will help to bridge the gap. Javascript is not an unattainable skill. In this article, we'll detail fifteen resources to get you started with jQuery from the absolute beginning. If you've been avoiding this library out of some silly sense of fear, now is the time to dive in. You'll be amazed at how simple it can be. Read More…
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    Web Development
    Create a Simple, Powerful Product Highlighter with MooTools200
    Believe it or not, there's a lot of powerful interactivity you can bring to your site using javascript besides slick navigation menus! This tutorial will help you find your inner cow by introducing you to one of the most powerful and modular javascript libraries—MooTools! We'll be creating a flexible tool for highlighting your sites products or services using the MooTools javascript framework. Also, learn some of the many reasons why MooTools just might be the right javascript library for all of your future projects!Read More…
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    WordPress
    Adding Form Validation to WordPress Comments using jQuery200
    When it comes to simpler user experience, having your form validation happen instantly on the same page is a lot cleaner than reloading pages and possibly losing some form content. In this tutorial I'll show you how to use jQuery to do some instant checking on an example comment form.Read More…
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