What's this and why are these Blog-Entries so short?This Blog is my equivalent to a Bookmark-List. Every Link, concerning my Main Topics Webdevelopment, Webdesign and SEO, that I find worth remembering gets a Blog Entry. So I can later easily find them by Category and or Keyword search.
WordPress Theme Frameworks explained
What is a WordPress Theme Framework? Why should or shouldn’t I use one?
Filtrify – Filtering HTML List Elements
A great little library for filtering list elements.
SEO – Some food for thought on Link Architecture
I am currently relaunching a website and thinking about the new link architecture.
Although older, these articles give lots of hints and food for thought.
The PageRank sculpting techniques and the nofollow issue
(I like this one because of the illustrations. They help understand how rank flow works.)
JKreativ – Excellent WordPress Theme
How to use RabbitMQ with PHP
I can not think of a Situation where I would need a Message Queue. But if the day comes I know where i can read Miguels Explanation on how to use RabbitMQ.
HTML5 – srcset Attribute in image Element
“Browser! I have multiple versions of this graphic. Here they are, use the right one.”
Building an animated Ad without images
Campaign Monitor has an example on how to build an online ad without images in HTML and CSS.
ScrollMe – A jQuery plugin for adding simple scrolling effects
Looks like fun. I will definitely try it. Have a look here
PhpStorm – Top Productivity Hacks and Shortcuts
Ideas for Webdesign
The hardest part of bulding websites is often the idea and not the implementation. Webdesign-Inspiration.com can help you get ideas.
[Image courtesy of digitalart / FreeDigitalPhotos.net]
ScrollMe – scale, rotate & translate elements of webpages
When scrolling a Website have you ever wondered where those flying, moving, fading objects come from? They might come from ScrollMe -jQuery plugin for adding simple scrolling effects to web pages. Watch it in action here.
Minimalist wallpapers for your desktop
“Simple Desktops” is a great collection of minimalist wallpapers. Here you go.
Why Content Marketing Fails
Entertaining and Insightful slide deck by @randfish on false asumptions about content marketing. Have a look here.
What’s left of NoSQL?
I always had my doubts about NoSQLs lack of Data Consistency. Seems, I am not alone. Read
@MarkusWinands Article on the Topic.
[Image courtesy of tigger11th / FreeDigitalPhotos.net]
SEO-Friendly Infinite Scroll
Speed up your PHP Performance
Sitepoint has a good article about how you can easily speed up your PHP Performance. Read here.
10 Tips for Developing a Successful Blog
Maybe I should consider following these tips for developing a successful blog
Dependent Dropdowns with jQuery and JSON
A good example for dropdown menus connected by data. The content is not seperated from code but you could easily build something to create the needed JSON. Have a look here.
Easy way to create CSS Sprites
CSS Sprites are good for your Website. They reduce traffic between your browser and the webserver. Sprite creation is not difficult.
Use ZeroSprites to put all those little icons, logos and images you use on every or most of your webpages in one image.
E-Mail Marketing Services – A Recommendation
10 HTML Tags You May Not Be Using
Free Fonts for Clean Web Design
I like clean Design and WDl is always a good start when looking for fonts. They’ve got lots of stuff like this
BTW: Pretty good SEO on their Site – “Free Fonts”, “Clean Fonts”, “Sleek Fonts”.
Comparison of HTML5 Mobile UI Frameworks
jQuery – Checking/Unchecking Radio Buttons
I recently had the need to check a certain Radio Button in a Radio Button Group. What I found out was pretty cool. With jQuery you can select the Radio Button Group by name an then select a single Button by it’s value.
Let’s say you have a form containing something like following:
<input type="radio" name="radioButtons" value="yep" /> <input type="radio" name="radioButtons" value="no" /> <input type="radio" name="radioButtons" value="maybe" />
and you want to
Check a Single Radio Button in the Group
Uncheck all Radio Buttons in the Group
Pretty easy, isn’t it?
Inspiration for Login Screen Designs
Need some Inspiration for your Login Screen Design?
HTML5 – The most appropriate use you will ever see
Salient – Great Multi Purpose Worpress Theme with Parallax Scrolling
I used this theme for a business website. It is a great theme. Although – the responsiveness works good for sizes down to 9″ displays. For smaller displays it needs a little tweaking e.g. the slider doesn’t work out of the box or some images scale much too small. If a little responsive CSS coding doesn’t put you off have a look here.