Archive for the ‘jQuery’ Category

19+ JavaScript Shorthand Coding Techniques

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This really is a must read for any JavaScript-based developer. I have written this article as a vital source of reference for learning shorthand JavaScript coding techniques that I have picked up over the years. To help you understand what is going on ...

Understanding Bootstrap Modals

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In my previous tutorial, I explained how powerful Bootstrap 3 CSS framework is for a novice designers. It ships with some of the best ready-to-use JavaScript and jQuery components and plugins. The framework has reached version 3.3.7 and it's getting re...

Best JavaScript Frameworks, Libraries and Tools to use in 2017

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It seems there are more JavaScript frameworks, libraries, and tools than there are developers. As of May 2017, a quick search on GitHub reveals more than 1.1 million JavaScript projects. There are 500 thousand usable packages on npmjs.org with almost 1...

10 jQuery HTML5 Audio Players

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According to Buzz Angle Music, a total of 83 billion audio streams were consumed in U.S. alone in the first quarter of 2017. This marks a 61.2% increase over the previous quarter. Meanwhile, music sales dropped by 23.8%. May 8th, 2017: This popular ar...

Lazy Loading Gravatars in WordPress

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Most WordPress themes show user Gravatars in the comment threads. It's a way of showing an image with the user, as associated by the email address used. It's a nice touch, and almost an expected design pattern these days. Every one of those gravatars ...

How You Can Use HTML5 Custom Data Attributes and Why

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In this article, I am going to show you how you can use HTML5 custom data attributes. I'm also going to present you with some use cases that you can find helpful in your work as a developer. Why Custom Data Attributes? Very often we need to store info...

Top 5 jQuery UI Alternatives

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When building for the modern web you often need to create useful UI components. Whether you need a calendar, slider, graph or anything else that's useful for improving or simplifying user interaction, your options are either to create it yourself or le...

Need to do Dependency-Free Ajax?

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One of the big reasons to use jQuery, for a long time, was how easy it made Ajax. It has a super clean, flexible, and cross-browser compatible API for all the Ajax methods. jQuery is still mega popular, but it's becoming more and more common to ditch i...

jQuery Pagination Plugins

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This popular article was updated in February, 2017, to reflect the current state of jQuery pagination plugins. Presenting a long, unwieldy list of results is generally a poor approach to displaying your information. That's why pagination, especially wi...

Quick Tip: User Sortable Lists with Flexbox and jQuery

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In this article, we'll learn, step-by-step, how to build a simple jQuery plugin which sorts elements based on the values of their custom data attributes. If you're curious about the end result, have a look at the corresponding CodePen demo: See the Pe...