UI / UX
July 6, 2018
The very useful PDF.JS library makes it possible to show a preview of the PDF before uploading to server.
July 4, 2018
Showing a preview of the image before being uploaded to server provides a good user experience. You can show a preview image using the URL.createObjectURL method on the selected file.
July 2, 2018
Typewriter Animation with Pure CSS
June 28, 2018
The Useful <time> HTML Element
The time tag defines date and time in a HTML document. This tag is helpful in making the markup more structured, so that it becomes easier for machines to interpret the page.
June 26, 2018
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June 18, 2018
This tutorial explains how you can change url parameters - edit, add or delete, using the URL and URLSearchParams objects.
June 15, 2018
Some Less Known CSS Properties for Form Input Fields
This post briefly discusses some less popular CSS properties for form inputs, for example tab-index, caret-color etc. You can use them to make your form even more effective.
June 13, 2018
The feature of copying something to the OS clipboard is quite useful for the end user. In a web page it can be implemented with the Selection API.
June 11, 2018
The URL and URLSearchParams objects makes it very easy to get parameters in a url.
June 9, 2018
How to Write a REST API Class for Node.js
While implementing an API with Node.js, it is better to write it as a class, create a module, and import the module in the main Node.js script. This tutorial describes general coding guidelines how you can create such a class.
June 7, 2018
June 5, 2018
Typing effect is a good way to grab user attention. To implement typing effect, you can start by showing the first character initially; after a few milliseconds you can show the first 2 characters; and so on till the whole sentence has been shown.
June 3, 2018
March 13, 2018
Setting HTTP Cache Headers with PHP
Through the header() function it is possible to set "Cache-Control" and "ETag" headers in a PHP script.
March 6, 2018
HTTP Caching for Web Applications - Practical Examples of Cache Headers
HTTP caching can be achieved by sending Cache-Control and ETag headers from the server. This tutorial explains caching through some examples where HTTP headers are exchanged between the browser and the server.
March 6, 2018
HTTP Caching for Web Applications - Cache Headers Explained
HTTP caching gives a good performance boost to your websites and applications. Caching can be implemented through a combination of Cache-Control and ETag response headers.
February 12, 2018
Width and height of an image can be found using the "naturalWidth" and "naturalHeight" properties of the image DOM element.
February 11, 2018
Creating a Full Height Page with Fixed Sidebar and Scrollable Content Area
Webpages with a fixed sidebar and a scrollable content area are quite popular. The page expands to 100% height of the screen. Depending upon the height, both the sidebar and content may have scrollbars.
February 6, 2018
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November 13, 2017
Verifying Paypal IDs by Implementing Login with Paypal (using PHP)
While asking a user for his Paypal account, it is better to verify it. This can be done by implementing Login with Paypal, and getting the verified ID via API calls.
November 6, 2017
Changing Size of Iframe Automatically to Fit Content
You can inform the parent about the changed size of the iframe page by passing messages from the iframe to the parent. This is helpful in preventing scrollbars from coming up.
November 5, 2017
Tracking Downloads with Google Analytics using Custom Events
November 3, 2017
Setting HTTP Headers in a Beacon Request
The Beacon API extracts the type of the transmitted data, and sets this as the Content-Type for the HTTP request.
November 2, 2017
Sending AJAX Data when User Moves Away / Exits from Page
It is sometimes required that your application sends an AJAX to the server before the user moves away from the page (goes to another page, reloads the page, closes the browser etc). The tutorial explains how to do this.
November 1, 2017
Creating a Page with Sidebar and Main Content Area using HTML & CSS
Popularly used in admin pages, a page with a left sidebar to hold menu options, and a section to hold the main content is one simple design that looks good.
October 31, 2017
How to Create, Update & Delete Spreadsheet with Google Sheets API using PHP
This tutorial explains how to create, update & delete a Google spreadsheet using Sheets API and PHP
October 9, 2017
How to Handle CSS in Browser Full-Screen Mode
When an element goes to full-screen , you can change the user interface by changing CSS properties. Tutorial handles all the cases that can possibly come.
October 3, 2017
How to Update and Delete an Event with Google Calendar API using PHP
Updating and deleting an event with Google Calendar API. Contains a demo.
October 2, 2017
PDF Viewer Plugin - Embed PDF Documents in Wordpress
PDF Viewer is a Wordpress plugin to embed PDF files in your Wordpress website. You can download it for free.
September 27, 2017
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June 2, 2017
Google Refresh Tokens : Answers to Some Common Questions
This article contains answers to common questions and confusions related to Google refresh tokens.
May 17, 2017
3 PHP Scripts that Can Help You to Have Your Own Social Networking Website
Creating a Facebook-like social networking website becomes a lot easier with these PHP scripts.
May 1, 2017
UI Tip : Replace your JPEG-PNG Logos by SVG ones
A SVG format logo will look far better than a jpeg or png format. SVGs bring high quality at a small file size.
May 1, 2017
UI Tip : Use Favico.js for Better Notification Management
April 28, 2017
UI Tip : Using Animated Favicon to Attract User Attention for an Inactive Browser Tab
While the user is on a different browser tab, you can get his attention by animating the favicon of the website.
April 26, 2017
It is possible to get the thumbnail of a video at a specified duration using canvas and video html elements.
April 19, 2017
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April 9, 2017
Visual Illustration of Offset Height, Client Height & Scroll Height
Visually understand the difference between offsetHeight, clientHeight & scrollHeight with a live DOM element.
April 9, 2017
Using the scrollHeight property you can make your textarea auto grow vertically based on its content.
April 9, 2017
Understanding clientHeight, offsetHeight & scrollHeight
offsetHeight = VISIBLE content & padding + border + scrollbar ● clientHeight = VISIBLE content & padding ● scrollHeight = ENTIRE content & padding (visible or hidden)
February 19, 2017
February 13, 2017
Lightboxes are one of the common things implemented in websites, so animating them is a good idea to impress your visitors.
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