Archive for the ‘jQuery’ Category

6 jQuery Form Wizard Plugins

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A jQuery Form Wizard is a jQuery plugin that assists with the creation of forms with some sort of form flow (without refreshing your page). For example, if you had a large form for entering user data, you could use a form wizard to divide it into a ser...

6 jQuery-inspired Native DOM Manipulation Methods You Should Know

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When jQuery was released, one of the main reasons behind its meteoric rise to popularity was the ease with which it could select DOM elements, traverse them and modify their content. But that was way back in 2006. In those days we were stuck with Inter...

(Now More Than Ever) You Might Not Need jQuery

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The DOM and native browser API's have improved by leaps and bounds since jQuery's release all the way back in 2006. People have been writing "You Might Not Need jQuery" articles since 2013 (see this classic site and this classic repo). I don't want to ...

14 jQuery Live Search Plugins

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A live search is an enhanced search form that uses AJAX technology to deliver results or suggestions within the same view. This is different from a regular HTML input field that is given autocomplete powers from a modern browser like Chrome, Firefox or...

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...