Articles by Noupe Editorial Team

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

10 WordPress ‘HOW-TO’ to Give Your Blog the Quality it Deserves

August 26th, 2009
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10 WordPress ‘HOW-TO’ to Give Your Blog the Quality it Deserves

As a web developer, you can broaden your potential client base and add value for existing clients by listing 'WordPress' as an area of expertise. WordPress is incredibly versatile, it can be tweaked to add many non traditional features to run a more effective blog.

Development

Getting Started with PHP Regular Expressions

August 24th, 2009
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Getting Started with PHP Regular Expressions

1. What are Regular Expressions The main purpose of regular expressions, also called regex or regexp, is to efficiently search for patterns in a given text. These search patterns are written using a special format which a regular expression parser understands.

Design

60+ Unusual Business Card Ideas & Designs

August 20th, 2009
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60+ Unusual Business Card Ideas & Designs

Most business cards tend to be forgotten, which is why they are not effective. Business cards can become great interactive elements with the added ability to have custom shapes, different materials and matte finishing along with a great design idea. In today’s article, we would like to present a collection of 60+ Creative Business Cards ideas that say a lot about a person.

Inspiration

Wonders of the World: 30 Breathtaking Examples

August 19th, 2009
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Wonders of the World: 30 Breathtaking Examples

Stonehenge, England by Amanda White Great Wall of China by Blazej Mrozinski Bamboo Forest, Kyoto, Japan by Trey Ratcliff (Stuck in Customs) Machu Picchu, Peru by Nicolas Monnot Horseshoe Bend, Arizona by Bala St. Petersburg, Russia by Toshio Kishiyama Santorini, Greece by Giuseppe Finocchiaro Bagan, Myanmar by Stefan Sonntag Budapest, Hungary by Arman-h Central Park, New York by Michael (Stocks Photography) Cologne Cathedral, Germany...

Development

10+ Mod_Rewrite Rules You Should Know

August 18th, 2009
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10+ Mod_Rewrite Rules You Should Know

Mod_rewrite is an Apache-based rewrite engine for dynamically rewriting URLs. It’s built into Apache servers natively, though not enabled by default. It’s capable of functions beyond simple rewrites, though, some of which are included below.

Design

What’s in your Cart? 30+ High-Quality Shopping Cart Templates

August 17th, 2009
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What’s in your Cart? 30+ High-Quality Shopping Cart Templates

What’s in your Cart? Finding the right theme can be a long and arduous process – a process that becomes more important when we’re talking about Shopping Cart or eCommerce themes. There are two big differences between picking a theme for your Dallas-Cowboys-bashing blog and the theme for your custom furniture shop. Credibility: Your blog has the luxury of being superficial – looking good...

Development

A Simple Twitter App with Ruby on Rails – Building Friendships

August 13th, 2009
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A Simple Twitter App with Ruby on Rails – Building Friendships

This is the third and final part of series on how to create a twitter style web application with Ruby on Rails. This part will cover how to add friendships between users.

Development

5 Sliding Content Techniques, Examples & jQuery How to’s

August 12th, 2009
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5 Sliding Content Techniques, Examples & jQuery How to’s

The more intuitive layout structure is designed, the better users can understand the content. Whatever content you have to present, you can present them in a more interactive & more responsive ways. Today we would like to focus on sliding effects and how i can change the structure of a page in a truly unique and creative way. There are many transition effects that...

Development

The Definitive Guide to htaccess Techniques: Do’s and Don’ts

August 10th, 2009
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The Definitive Guide to htaccess Techniques: Do’s and Don’ts

Of all the elements of web design and coding, htaccess can be one of the most intimidating. After all, it’s an incredibly powerful tool and one that has the potential to completely break your site if you’re not careful. Below are a dozen basic htaccess techniques and tips to get you started. They’re not nearly as intimidating as many people expect, and if you...

Development

Pre-Order The Smashing Book and Save 20%

August 7th, 2009
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Pre-Order The Smashing Book and Save 20%

I always read tons of design blogs as well as buying books and magazines to gain more knowledge on design and bring fresh ideas to Noupe. One of my favorite design resource is SmashingMagazine, which i had the pleasure writing for them this year. So when SmashingMagazine decided to publish their first book, i was so excited and thought many of you will be...