Archive: jQuery


CSS3 Transitions: FadeTo – Extending Animate.css

Animate.css is a fantastic tool for adding CSS3 transitions to your site. It gives them a creative edge with a bit of a wow factor. It comes, of course, at the additional cost of loading an extra css file, which is quite chunky at 71kb, and 55kb minified. However you don't have to add...
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WordPress: Localization, Javascript & IIFE

If you've been curious how a WordPress theme handles custom javascript - and particularly jQuery - functionality, then you may have delved inside the default WordPress theme, currently TwentySixteen. The main custom javascript file is functions.js, in the theme js subfolder. You may have noticed something that not everyone is familiar with. The code...
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Styling the Owl Carousel

Owl Carousel is a popular lightweight touch enabled jQuery plugin that lets you create beautiful responsive carousel sliders. It is highly customizable and easy to add to any site including WordPress. Here I show you how to add the slider, and how to tweak the layout and style of the icons and buttons. Links...
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Create a contact form with Ajax in WordPress

Having a way for users to contact you is essential, and a contact form is the standard method of enabling this. A stylish form that displays messages to the user, seamlessly sends the mail in the background, and displays a suitable response makes the site stand out. Here we create a form, with a...
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Hello, and welcome to my new home on the web. An amalgamation of work across a spectrum of areas both online and offline this will act as a repository for a significant chunk of what I've been involved with. The intention is to bring together over 15yrs experience in development, primarily with PHP and...
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