HTML is super easy to write, but when creating webpages you often need to do the same repetitive tasks, such as creating forms. In this user guide, I have compiled
FFmpeg is a multiplatform, open-source library to record, convert and stream video and audio files. Created in 2000, it is a powerful command-line tool that runs on Linux, Windows and
As time goes by, CSS is becoming more and more powerful and nowadays it offers lots of possibilities to create visually stunning websites. This article is a compilation of fresh,
Introduced with HTML5, the <audio> tag defines a sound and is used to embed audio content such as music or other streams in HTML documents. As of 2019, <audio> is
Using open-source components makes it really easy and quick to build powerful front-end elements for websites or apps. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to easily create an editable table
Today, a website must not look good only on a desktop screen, but also on tablets and smartphones. A website is responsive if it is able to adapt to the
When working on PHP websites made from scratch and without a framework, speed can often be an issue. Caching is extremely useful in order to speed up PHP webpages. In
It’s important to follow trends in your field to ensure you’re staying current on standards and protocols and perhaps more so in the field of coding. Programmers of all specialties
Regular expressions are a very useful tool for developers. They allow to find, identify or replace a word, character or any kind of string. This tutorial will teach you how
The newest additions to both the HTML and CSS specifications allow web developers to craft beautiful and user-friendly components. Amongst those components, progress/loading bars can contribute to making your website
When building a website, using a CSS framework is a real time saver as it provides you with tools every web designer and front-end developer needs when crafting a site.
After years of usage, your WordPress database can contain weird characters, be filled with data you don’t need anymore, and so on. In this article, you will learn about SQL
If you are a professional photographer, you must constantly be looking for ways to make your photographs appear trendy and polished. Using lightroom presets is one of the easiest ways to enhance the quality of your photographs and make them look professional instantly.
Bootstrap is the most popular and probably the most complete front-end web framework, which allows developers to fasten the creation of a website or web app. In this article, I
Being a web developer is one of the best jobs you can have! Aside from the huge pay you can earn per project once you become a professional, there are lots of other benefits of being a web developer.
Owning a web design business gives you the freedom to create your schedule and work with clients who spark your creativity. However, there is also a lot of competition out there, and making a web design biz successful takes a lot of effort and knowledge.
Since a few years, drag and drop builders have attracted significant attention in the world of WordPress website development. Amongst them, Visual Composer is one of the most popular plugins
I work for a small PR firm, but chatbots have always been a fascination of mine; how do they work? How are they able to generate human-like responses? Why are they so helpful on some websites and so frustrating on others?
Finding people “out there” to buy your service or product is a crucial part of any sales process. It may be challenging for some people, but if your ultimate goal is to increase your sales, then it’s imperative to figure out what strategies are going to be effective for your particular customer.
To say that online shopping is on the rise is like pushing an open door. It is obvious that in the digital age, customers simply continue shopping from dusk till dawn. They want to be able to go to their favorite store at any time of the day, via all possible channels. However, how is it be possible to enter the digital world? How is it possible to put your business online? Or how can you launch a virtual shop? Here are the 9 steps to stay up to date.
Write the text quickly, without errors and from the first time to arrange it correctly – sounds like a fantasy. It is recommended to read the writing the next day, but deadlines are merciless. Often we have no choice but to release the finished text right now.
Nowadays, it seems as if nearly every business, individual and brand has a website. There are well over 1.5 billion websites so far, so that isn’t too far from the truth. Sure, many of those aren’t active anymore, but that number is still staggering. Every niche and topic has likely been covered by dozens, hundreds or even thousands of different sites.
Any type of visual content performs better than text alone, and it seems there is always something new to add to your marketing repertoire. While 360-degree images have been around for a while, they’ve become more popular in the last few years with social media sites adding the capability to add 360’s to any number of campaigns.
Over the years, WordPress has become one of the most preferred platforms for businesses and bloggers. This means there has been an increase in the number of WordPress users. As a result, more and more hackers are targeting vulnerable websites. Often, hackers create chaos, steal client financial information, access your email contact list and send spam emails to your clients. When clients respond to such emails, their credit card and other confidential information are compromised. Therefore, when running a WordPress website, it is vital that you secure it.
Running your own online business is a fantastic idea and something many people dream of doing one day. It allows you to become your own boss and enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own work hours and, if you’re successful, who you get to hire and fire.
The web design industry is dynamic and complicated. It combines a lot of areas of knowledge which affect how a target audience treats web sources. If you want your website to look modern, you should take its design into account. That is not about visual side only, but also about the usability.
Since the Internet is around, affiliate marketing has always been one of the most efficient ways to make money online by promoting third-party products. Today, let’s take a look at WooCommerce Amazon Affiliates, a WordPress plugin designed to help you make money online using the Amazon affiliate program.
When creating a WordPress theme or plugin, AJAX is often used in order to enhance the user experience. In order to ensure security and protect your site against several types of attacks including CSRF, WordPress provides security tokens called nonces. In this article, I’ll show you how to use nonces to protect AJAX requests on a WordPress site.
In my previous article, I’ve showcased new HTML and CSS features to look forward in 2018. In this post, I’m digging a bit deeper and showing some experimental CSS pseudo-classes and pseudo-elements that will soon provide lots of new possibilities for developers.
HTML and CSS are always evolving, offering front-end devs and web designers a lot of new possibilities. Today, let’s have a look at 5 really exciting new HTML and CSS features for creating better websites in 2018.
Taking the time to explore e-commerce strategies for setting prices ahead of time will help your store find the sweet spot where you’re charging customers enough to stay competitive, but not so much they abandon their shopping carts and head elsewhere.
As a web developer or online publisher, you have to deal with poorly formatted text files on a daily basis. So how to survive in this jungle of HTML written on Word files, messy PHP source code and minified CSS? This article showcases the current most interesting online formatting tools in order to make your editing faster, easier and more efficient.
Python is not only an amazing programming language, it’s also very helpful when it comes to developing tools for SEO. In this article, I have compiled 5 of the best Python scripts to optimize your website SEO: Check broken links and indexed URLs, grab data from Mozscape, and more.
The term AJAX was coined twelve years ago to describe a method of retrieving data from a server without requiring a page refresh. Amongst many other amazing features, jQuery is known for making the whole AJAX process way simpler. In this article, I have compiled ready-to-use code snippets for everyday needs: sending data with the GET and POST method, retrieving text or Json from remote pages, and more.
Since over 5 years, WooCommerce is recognized as the most powerful and easy to use e-commerce plugin for WordPress. In this article, I have compiled my all time favorite hacks and code snippets to extend WooCommerce possibilities.
Using modern CSS techniques, it has never been easier to create any kind of a loader/spinner. This article showcases over 40 different techniques and styles.
Since the 1970’s, Vi and Vim are popular amongst developers and are present on most UNIX-based servers. Those free and open source modal text editors can be a bit hard to use at first, but they are extremely powerful. Here is a list of over 130 commands to supercharge your coding with Vi/Vim.
Dates are always an important part of any website or app, but they can be a little tricky to deal with, especially for beginners. Here is a list of a few PHP functions and code snippets that will definitely come in handy when dealing with dates.
Many websites are showing a fixed message bar at the bottom of the page in order to display an announcement, promotional offers or an important article recently published. Here is a super easy tutorial for doing so on your website.
Web hosting is a very important aspect of owning a website, as you need a reliable, fast and secure host. But there’s hundreds of companies providing hosting. Today, let’s have
CodeIgniter is an open source rapid development web application framework, for use in building dynamic web sites with PHP. In today’s article, I have compiled 10 very useful tutorials to learn to do almost everything with this powerful PHP framework.
Since the 70’s, vi and vim are very popular text editors among programmers. 5 years ago, I wrote an article named “100 vim commands every programmer should know” and here is a reworked, updated version. Enjoy!
Every web developer should keep useful code snippets in a personal library for future reference. Today, I’m showing you the 10 most useful snippets and functions I have added to my snippet library from the past 3 months.
Among other great features, the new HTML5 specification allow native audio streaming. In this article, I have compiled the 10 most awesome HTML5 audio players available today.
cURL, and its PHP extension libcURL, are very useful tools for tasks like simulating a web browser, submit forms or login to a web service. In this article, I’m going to show you some amazing things that you can do using PHP and cURL.
In a few month, responsive web design has become a very important part of designing and developping a website. Due to the rise of mobile devices such as iPads, iPhones and other smart phones, your website must be easy to read and use in multiple resolution. In this post, I have compiled those awesome tutorials that will help you to master responsive web design.
Web developers always have to update their knowledges and learn new technologies if they want to stay tuned with today’s coding. Today, I’m going to show you 7 recent web development techniques that you should definitely learn, or improve if you already know them.
Many WordPress plugins can add a contact form to your blog, but a plugin is not necessary. In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how you can create a built-in contact form for your WordPress theme.
Front-end web developent can seem to be easy at first, but producing a clean, semantic, and cross-browser code is definitely a hard job. In this article, I have compiled the top 10 best practices that have been useful to me in the past 3 years.
As a developer, your main tool is obviously those that will allow you to turn your ideas into code: A text editor. As time go by, more online text editors are created that can help you code from any computer with internet access. In this article, let’s have a look at 10+ useful online
cURL, and its PHP extension libcURL, are tools which can be used to simulate a web browser. In fact, it can for example, submit forms. In this article, I’m going to show you 10 incredible things that you can do using PHP and cURL.
When you’re using a sophisticated design, CSS files can quickly become very long, and takes time to load. I have compiled 3 interresting ways of compressing CSS files by using PHP.
A friend of mine recently asked me some help to design a cover for his forthcomming ebook. After designing it, I decided to make a tutorial and share it with you.
When you’re looking for a very eye-candy way to display your content, slideshows are always a good choice. Here’s our selection of 10 cross-platform, absolutely stunning slideshows, carousels and sliders, based on Mootools, JQuery, Yahoo! User Interface, and Script.aculo.us.
That’s obvious: Buttons are a very important part of a website: They’re the most common way your visitors can trigger an action and interact with your website. Sadly, even theses days many web pages still displays ugly buttons. Here’s our “Top Ten” CSS buttons tutorial list, for giving your buttons, submits and links the beauty they deserve.
Unfortunely, Wordpress doesn’t have a default function to display a breadcrumb. We’ll see how to create this navigation technique, and display it on our posts, pages and categories archives.
One thing I really love with the Python programming language is its incredible extensibility. Here’s a list of 50 awesome modules for Python, covering almost all needs: Databases, GUIs, Images, Sound, OS interaction, Web, and more.