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There are many uses for jQuery. Using this for creating your drop down menu for connecting to various social Apps like Face book and Twitter is one which holds a lot of appeal. This works with an Icon finder but one may use it for any application which requires a drop down list. Start with your language You may use HTML 4.01 or XHTML for scripting your page. The appropriate headers such as “DOCTYPE html”, and “html lang= “en” ” are enclosed within the < at the beginning and closed with the > at the end. This way you should include your import statement for your style sheets in CSS also. Once you have done with the headers you should know how to label of …

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There is no fidelity in transition, non actual representation but for the idea. It is a kind of a path not the vehicle. This concept of the wireframe should be clearly understood.  These help in organizing the information and dealing with the functionality of the design. It is not as if you can remove the skin on the design and you will have a wireframe. Wrong! It is in fact one of the most important aspects of design which you should pay a lot of attention to. This is the place where you will be able to govern the direction and the functionality of the overall device. You will be able to make the small distinctions which make your design different form the next. Most …

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Web based career personnel seem to live on a different planet- both mentally and emotionally. For some reason, their attitude, ideas and their very nature is typical. They carry their jobs in their heads far beyond working hours. They have no qualms sitting down at their laptops as soon as they have finished their official work for the day. There are several reasons for this mutant career gene. One is of course that web related jobs can be continued at home too. Web based jobs can vary from web developers to web designers and all these have one thing in common: They all feel this tremendous passion for their work and love to be hands-on even when off working hours. Their project plays on their …

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These new features aim at enhancing the styling and typography effects that can be produced on a webpage and take the art of typography to a new level altogether. These features provided by jQuery are set out in a usable array format and make the job of intensive styling a much simpler one. Many web pages such as company signature pages or gaming web pages would need to use extensive typography tricks to make their pages look different and eye-catching. Flashing letters, re-sized text images and aesthetically designed font definitely add to the over all appeal of a web page and will inspire a reader to spend more time on that page. Reams of identical fonts will be a total put off to the casual …

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Launching your website using a coming soon page a few months or weeks in advance might be a great idea especially in some niches. Therefore, you need to know exactly how to use this powerful tool. Most of the times, you will need to advertise your coming soon page properly so you would not want to spend a lot of money on ineffective techniques. There are basically 4 elements that can make a coming soon page great. These elements are: memorability, vitality, desirability and data collection. Creating anticipation with a teaser is always a great idea. It does not matter what you are selling as long as you create a great teaser and let people know some bits of information about the product or service …

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Plagiarism is probably the online disease of the 21st century because more and more articles, songs and designs get stolen. Luckily, there are a lot of tools and tips that can help you protect your work from this viral disease. There are both passive and aggressive techniques that protect your work and you need to understand how both of them work. As there are more and more online thieves, you might want to protect your creation in a both passive and aggressive manner. First of all, you need to understand that search engines usually take care of most of the plagiarism problem. This is because they only give credit to the original poster of an article and thus the thief is usually not rewarded with …

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Increasing the search engine ranking should be your primarily concern if you own an online business. If you may know that, you might not know exactly what to do in order to increase your page rank. Using the proper keywords is one way of doing it and it can help you get the results you want in terms of both performance and profits. The main keyword is probably the most important one because it can help you get the top spot for a certain niche. This will attract a lot of traffic for sure. Once you identify your main keyword, you will need to embed it throughout your website or blog. Of course, you will not be the only one using that certain keyword as …

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Coding is used to build websites and create innovative website designs. The new tools and features that get introduced every so often have made this a very easy task. Where coders from the early 2000’s used to write code spending hours over getting it right, now, it’s possible to handle coding without any of that sweat. One need not be a geek, it is not necessary to be familiar with coding languages in detail either. This is fine, if you have a deadline looming and you need to get that web site sorted and running; but at a more basic level, there is a downside to this. An apt analogy would be to compare this situation to the art of cooking. Using readymade codes is …

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Will the invasion of the internet and online media finally outcast paper from planet earth? Will children in some distant future be shown online pictures of what paper used to look like? Even if this reality takes its own tedious course down the time line, there are some huge hurdles to cross and obstructions to beat before this can happen. The first paper-based media that came under fire are newspapers. Since, the advent of TV, newspapers lost a bit of their foothold as people turned to their TV’s for coverage of news. The latest political stunts, the gory crimes and the latest community events were all portrayed live and ‘happening’. However,  the newspaper made a comeback. TV reporting has a tendency to be repetitive while …

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The internet has left many careers flourishing in its wake. The electronic revolution opened several avenues – and not only for computer geeks. Perhaps, the most creative and lucrative career that came into being was that of a web-designer. The internet is full of websites. Informative websites, educational websites, film related websites, email websites, news websites: There is actually no end to that list. Websites do not come into being out of their own accord. They are thought of, planned and finally created, the people who do this are called web-designers. There is a huge amount of creativity, and an equal measure of know-how involved in the profession. The opportunities are limitless. Every year about 25 million new websites are added on. As of the …

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