Modifying core is horrible… it’s extremely bad practice and causes trouble for you. That said, people still do it. Especially in contracted scenarios. There are also unfortunately issues with most methods of trying to manage a wiki with modifications that make it difficult to upgrade or restrict your ability to track the changes you make. [...]
Just as with our previous Post-Backgrounds Plugin we had another feature we wanted users of the theme we’re building to have access to. In this case we want it to be easy for WordPress users to use css3 columns inside their posts. The plugin includes a [columns] short code that allows you to give a [...]
For a theme we’re working on and intend to release when finished we wanted users to have the ability to set a background for the content area. This feature can be of use to magazine style sites or blogs where you want a visual background behind the textual content of the page. To make this [...]
Ever looked at a list of direct messages in Facebook or gone into Google’s account settings and noticed how they handle scrolls? Both sites use a visual technique to cue the user showing them they are not at the top of the scrollable area. They do this using a shadow that disappears when you hit [...]
While converting various designer mockups into html and css one trick I’ve used a few time is the abuse of box-shadow, defined by the css3-backgrounds. Remember that not every browser supports box-shadow. caniuse.com has a support table you can review. Remember that while I’m using box-shadow on it’s own here you also need -moz- and [...]
CSA images are now available for purchase on istockphoto.com. This is great news for designers looking to avoid the classic clip art style that plagues typical stock illustration. The collection was established by Charles S. Anderson dating back to the 1970′s and includes many pop-culture references – some that will make you smile. Perhaps more important, they capture a hand drawn authenticity missing from many modern commercial illustrations.
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