Tagged : jQuery

Animate Panning Slideshow with jQuery

November 12th, 2010

If there’s one thing that never seems to go out of style, it’s a good jQuery slideshow. Highly visual websites rely on the ability to showcase imagery automatically. Whether it be a professional photographer or zoo, slideshows pop up so frequently because they work well. In today’s tutorial we’ll take the makings of a classic [...]


Death to confirmation dialogs with jquery.undoable

November 12th, 2010

Confirmation dialogs were designed by masochists intent on making users of the web miserable. At least that’s how I feel when I run into too many of them. And yes, if you take a look at Subtext, you can see I’m a perpetrator. Well no longer! I was managing my Netflix queue recently when I [...]


Making an Interactive Picture with jQuery

November 12th, 2010

In this tutorial I will be showing you how to piece together an interactive picture – aka an image that contains tooltips and popup boxes. This can be useful for showing off a particular aspect of a photo (ie items or people). The original inspiration for this tutorial came from the IKEA website, which uses Flash [...]


The Case for jQuery’s .delegate() Method for Dynamic Event Binding

November 12th, 2010

Binding events is one of the most common tasks a JavaScript developer has to do. It’s integral to the way our applications handle user interaction and response. Since it’s inception, jQuery has had event handling via various helper methods that helped to abstract cross-browser differences. If you’re a jQuery developer, I’m sure you’re used to [...]


Scripts For Galleries, Slideshows and Lightboxes

November 12th, 2010

Family photos, vacation snapshots or creative artistic works: whatever images you have to present, you can present them in a variety of ways. On a big screen, in slide shows or in a thumbnails gallery. However, to convey the message of presented data effectively, it’s important to offer it in an attractive and intuitive way. [...]


15+ jQuery Popup Modal Dialog Plugins and Tutorials

November 12th, 2010

  jQuery Popup Modal Dialog Windows Modal dialog windows are a great way to show quick information to your users, but to also alert them of errors, warnings, prompts for information and more.  When you bring jQuery into the mix, you know you’re going to end up with a slick dialog that really makes the [...]


Upload in modal window and pass values with jQuery

October 23rd, 2010

Do you publish your blogs with WordPress? If yes, you know the inline popup window which opens if you like to upload / insert an image into your article. This tutorial shows you how-to use the jQuery Plugin ThickBox and some jQuery code to upload a file and pass a value to the parent page. [...]


Your e-mail address hidden with jQuery?

October 23rd, 2010

Last week we published an article with different methods to hide e-mail addresses on websites. Because of several comments with suggestions on how-to solve this problem, we provide this week a solution which is “from these days” and more powerful. Based on the idea if you don’t show an address, a spambot can’t see it, we use [...]


Ajax requests using jQuery and PHP

October 23rd, 2010

Our last tutorial about the flickr API was an example on how-to search the flickr photo database for images using some short PHP code. This time we will use parts from the past tutorial together with some jQuery Ajax requests to show our photo search result without reloading the web page. jQuery’s Ajax implementation One of the [...]


Google Custom Search in a Lightbox!

September 25th, 2010

There are several tutorials on the Internet on how-to integrate the Google Custom search in your website, but the results are not very attractive. The older iframe version doesn’t fit perfectly in most of our templates and the style for ads and results doesn’t look good in the past. A few month Google has released [...]