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Mar'13

Using WP Customizer without impacting the page load speed..

The latest feature of WordPress, WP Customizer is the latest buzz in WP dev. community. Finally, after some improvements most of the Premium theme authors have finally accepted the new feature with both hands. WP Theme customizer allows a user to make changes in the site appearance “Live”. By Live I mean that on one half of the screen you have the options and on the other half you have your site, so any changes you make in the theme …

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23

Dec'12

What features to look for in WordPress Themes?

If you’ve bought Premium WordPress Themes then you should have realized how important it is to get timely support from the theme makers. Sometimes, you get support wherein the maker herself provides you a customized solution. In the short term you might be happy that you’ve achieved making an elegant site but in the long term you realize that a spoon feeding support doesn’t actually help you in your next projects. Eventually for a WordPress theme not only the design …

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08

Oct'12

Popular and Interesting CSS frameworks and jQuery plugins

CSS frameworks have been popular since ages and the trend continues in 2012 as well. There are plethora of CSS frameworks on web, from the  popular “960 Grid framework” to “Twitter bootstrap”. This has been triggered more so with the advent of  CSS preprocessing languages “SASS” and “LESS” which make maintaining these frameworks and complex stylesheets easier. A similar trend has been observed in jQuery plugins and now there are multiple options for any javascript feature you require. Now, not all …

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08

Sep'12

Why you should consider WordPress for an Ecommerce site

Most often when you hear people say they want to open an e-commerce store, you will find that they talk about using “Magento”, “Opencart”, “Prestashop” or  “Shopify” as CMS options to build the e-commerce site. And if you’d ask them why not use WordPress, the general answer would be “No” because of the following reasons: Its not scalable. It can not handle so much traffic. Doesn’t have a good e-commerce platform, WP is only for blogs! A lot of  e-commerce features …

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06

Sep'12

Responsibly Responsive Images & Sliders

Responsive websites are the latest trend these days. A Responsive website is viewable at all platforms whether its a mobile, an ipad or desktop/laptop of various resolutions. So, when designers {talking about the popular ones as well} design a website or a theme they make the website responsive but since they can not make images responsive they end up squeezing up large size images to smaller ones. Now, displaying a large image in a small space by restring the width …

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03

Sep'12

[September’12, Freebie]: vFlex

This month’s freebie includes another free responsive theme, called “vFlex”. It is an awesome minimalist theme built for bloggers and designers to create beautiful sites. vFlex comes packed with some awesome features: vFlex : Free Responsive WordPress theme Responsive theme, supports tabs/ipads and mobiles HomePage slider Light, Minimalist Theme Page templates Intuitive Themes options panel Upload/Import/Export functionality Optimized code Custom Featured section The theme would work amazingly with some recommended plugins: WordPress SEO by Yoast Or AIO {as per your …

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27

Aug'12

Breadcrumbs in web design

Navigation is one of the most important element of an effective web design. Good navigation can lead to increased user engagement and reduced bounce rates for your website. Navigation is analogous to an index of a book, imagine a book with 500 pages, you need to look for a certain topic and you find that the index is so cluttered that you cannot locate the topic you want to read. Your site is just like a book for a visitor …

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24

Aug'12

CSS Styling for Default WordPress Calendar Widget

A lot of time when you install a theme or when you design a theme, you almost forget about the WordPress calendar widget. There are many premium themes in the market which do not care about this widget simply because it is one of the “lesser used” functionality. So if you were thinking about having a calendar widget but your designer did not appreciate in creating extra CSS for the calendar. Here’s small piece of code for you, which I …

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