Development

How To Create Your Own Stats Program (JavaScript, AJAX, PHP)

June 17th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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How To Create Your Own Stats Program (JavaScript, AJAX, PHP)

When creating a website, one main goal is to attract visitors. Traffic generation is a necessity for monetary purposes, showing off your work, or just expressing your thoughts. There are many ways to create traffic for your website. Search engines, social bookmarking, and word of mouth are just a few examples. But how do you know whether this traffic is genuine? How do you...

Design

How AJAX Works: 10 Practical Uses For AJAX

June 14th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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How AJAX Works: 10 Practical Uses For AJAX

AJAX has gotten more and more popular over the years, and has allowed web applications to act more and more like desktop applications. AJAX can provide a lot of additional functionality that could not be accomplished any other way.

Design

15 Effective Tips and Tricks from the Masters of CSS

June 11th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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15 Effective Tips and Tricks from the Masters of CSS

There are thousands of sites out there offering tips and tricks for using CSS. But how do you know where that information is coming from? Who says the people writing these "tips" know what they're talking about? For all you know, it could be someone who has not clue what CSS...

Design

18 Absolutely Stylish Designs Using Photoshop Brushes and How to’s

June 8th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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18 Absolutely Stylish Designs Using Photoshop Brushes and How to’s

I think many people out there underestimate the power of well used Photoshop brushes. A good designer can use Photoshop brushes in a variety of ways to accomplish a plethora of results. If you thought the Photoshop brushes were just for those new to Photoshop or just to add a touch of grunge to a design, you are sadly mistaken. For some good examples...

Tutorials

Sexy Drop Down Menu w/ jQuery & CSS

June 2nd, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Sexy Drop Down Menu w/ jQuery & CSS

Studies show that top navigations tend to get the most visual attention when a user first visits a site. Having organized and intuitive navigation is key — and while most drop down menus may look aesthetically pleasing, developing them to degrade gracefully is also essential. In this tutorial I would like to go over how to create a sexy drop down menu that can...

The Ultimate Drupal Toolbox: 150+ Themes, Modules & Resources

May 31st, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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The Ultimate Drupal Toolbox: 150+ Themes, Modules & Resources

Drupal is one of the most popular CMSs out there, and it’s no surprise considering how extensible it is. You can customize almost every aspect of it through the use of themes, plugins, and a little custom coding. Below are more than 150 resources to help you do just that, from themes to plugins to examples of sites running on Drupal.

Development

5 CSS3 Techniques For Major Browsers using the Power of jQuery

May 30th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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5 CSS3 Techniques For Major Browsers using the Power of jQuery

Many exciting new functions and features are being thought up for CSS3: text-shadow, box-sizing, opacity, multiple backgrounds, border-radius, border-image, etc… CSS3 leads to greater flexibility and makes it much easier to recreate previously complex effects. Not all current browsers support CSS3, but it is however possible to create equivalent effects and serve it with the power of jQuery. This article presents 5 CSS3 techniques...

Plugins

40 Exceptional “CMS Enabling” WordPress Plugins

May 27th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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40 Exceptional “CMS Enabling” WordPress Plugins

WordPress is a great blogging platform with a potential of being an easy to use content management system. This is the third article of our three-part series, "The Comprehensive Guide for a Powerful CMS using WordPress". We are taking a look at 40+ quality and useful WordPress Plug-ins that will turn a simple...

Development

10 Intelligent Ways of using [FORM] Elements

May 24th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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10 Intelligent Ways of using [FORM] Elements

When you combine some neat functionality courtesy of PHP with the cleverness of javascript you can produce some pretty smart results using the <form> tag. In an effort to help you take it up a notch, we’d like to share some methods for helping your site anticipate a user’s next move.

Essentials

CSS3 Exciting Functions and Features: 30+ Useful Tutorials

May 21st, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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CSS3 Exciting Functions and Features: 30+ Useful Tutorials

With version three of CSS, many exciting features will be implemented. CSS3 leads to greater flexibility and makes it much easier to recreate previously complex effects. Many time-saving rules are being thought up for CSS3: text-shadow, box-sizing, opacity, multiple backgrounds, border-radius, border-image ,multi-column layout, etc… Although only the most modern browsers currently support these effects, it’s still fun to see what’s around the corner!...

Design

Going Freelance: The Pros & Cons With “Top Web Designers”

May 19th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Going Freelance: The Pros & Cons With “Top Web Designers”

Making the choice to go freelance (or independent as I prefer to call it) is a tough choice, I wish I had more knowledge about the pros vs cons when I made the decision to work independently. Many of us are big fans of top web designers and their work. Throughout the years these guys published many tutorials, websites, and scripts to help designers...

Essentials

40 (NEW) High-quality and Free Icon Sets

May 17th, 2009
by Noupe Editorial Team
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40 (NEW) High-quality and Free Icon Sets

Icons are everywhere on the web. In most modern designs it is used to not only complete our design but also to attract the user’s eye. Designers use Icons to create breath-taking designs and decorate their desktop as well. Today we’re going to take a look at 40 most beautiful icon sets that were freshly created. Some amazing Icon Sets are missing? Let us...