Mobile Web Design: 10 Tips to Better Usability

Mobile web browsing is expected to turn into the next major Internet platform. It is now easy to browse the net from nearly anywhere utilizing mobile devices that fit in a hand because of technology. Being short in good usability implementation in mobile web design makes it difficult browsing your way around various popular mobile websites. Designing for mobile devices needs to be simpler than its standard website and more task-based to get the job done because users look for something specific and urgent.

The Top 8 Placeholder Services for Web Designers

In the last year, there’s been a wave of helpful placeholder services. What’s a placeholder? Well, when you’re working on a new website, isn’t it a waste of time to use stock images, cropped to the right dimensions? A placeholder service allows you to automatically use a random image at the desired dimensions with minimal effort.

In the last week, Jeffrey Way has compiled a list – in no particular order – of what he considers to be the most useful and flexible placeholder services on the web. Certainly, for most of you, you’ll end up picking one or two of the following to use in your own projects.

Online Page Editor Add-on Manual

This is the Online Page Editor Add-on manual page, where you can find useful information about how to work with the Add-on, set the security settings and how to connect it to Advanced HTML Editor 3.

This Add-on works only with Advanced HTML Editor 3

 

Login / Registration Form: Ideas and Beautiful Examples

All throughout the modern web, we are seeing a growing amount of places for user input. These include shopping carts, interactive web games, and most certainly website registration forms. It seems that not only should designers be focusing on page design, but form aesthetics are also equally vital role.


10 Super Useful PHP Snippets

Having the right code snippet at the right time can definitely be a life saver for web developers. Today, Jean-Baptiste Jung has compiled 10 really awesome PHP code snippets that will, I hope, be very helpful in your forthcomming developments.

CSS Pivot

CSS Pivot allows you to apply your own CSS to a site and then share the results (you get a unique URL which opens up that site in a top-bar/iframe dealy). Pretty clever stuff. If you saw a tweak of someone elses that you really liked and wanted to make it persist, you could use this Chrome extension.

Beginner's Guide to CSS3

Ever since the announcement of in 2005, the development of the level 3 of Cascading Style Sheet or better known as CSS3 has been closely watched and monitored by many designers and developers. All of us excited to get our hands on the new features of CSS3 – the text shadows, borders with images, opacity, multiple backgrounds, etc, just to name a few.

Moving Boxes Content with jQuery

Today we will create a website template with some really sweet animations using jQuery. The idea is to have little boxes scattered around at the top of the site and when a menu item is clicked, the boxes animate to form the main content area. We will use some different animation effects that we will add as options to the menu item.

The content area will custom scroll for which we will be using the really awesome jScrollPane Plugin by Kevin Luck. We will also use the jQuery 2d transformation plugin by Grady in order to rotate the little boxes while we animate them, and the the jQuery Easing Plugin for some spice.

Cross-Browser HTML5 Placeholder Text

One of the nice enhancement in HTML5 web form is being able to add placeholder text to input fields. Placeholder attribute allows you to display text in a form input when it is empty and when it is not focused (it clears the field on focus). This is a nifty feature, but it is not supported by all browsers yet. This tutorial will show you how to use Modernizr to detect if placeholder is supported, or else use jQuery to display the fallback placeholder text dynamically.

Advanced HTML Editor 3 Manual
In the Advanced HTML Editor 3 manual you will find detailed information about all the features available in this extension, along with some useful tutorials, videos and references. If you still experience any troubles working with the editor, please check Advanced HTML Editor 3 product page for additional information or contact our Live Support.
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