10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Mountain Lion Server

Profile Manager is a killer feature in Mountain Lion Server, but it isn’t the only killer feature. Apple is expected to launch Mountain Lion next week. At the same time, the company will be launching Mountain Lion Server. The new edition of Apple’s server platform is revolutionary in a lot of ways, not the least of…

20+ WordPress Advertising Management Plugins

With WordPress advertising management plugins, it is possible to get more flexibility and control of what ads you are accepting and what you charge for the service. WordPress has become more and more popular due to its flexibility and user-friendly interface and the number of websites and blogs using WordPress themes grows day-by-day. Many bloggers…

21 WordPress Plugins for Safer, Smoother, and Better User Registration

  Letting users into your blog in some way is a big deal. Regardless of what type of permissions your grant them, they now have more permission than they had before. And so managing who registers for your site, how they register, what type of instructions they recieve, what type of information you require of…

15 Best jQuery Image Slider Plugins

The days of rendering special image effects which were achieved with Flash belong to a bygone era- jQuery has dramatically changed the way websites behave and the effects which are now being achieved through the use of jQuery have come to rival the effects which were once produced with Flash. jQuery is light-weight, easily customizable and…

50 Useful Fresh CSS3 and jQuery Tutorials

jQuery is a lightweight JavaScript library that emphasizes interaction between JavaScript and HTML. it’s also known for fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development. Or in developer’s words “write less, Do more”. Modern web sites are designed to provide various types of…

CSS Button Tutorial: How to Code Buttons in 5 Simple Steps

Here at Design Shack we like to feature a full range of tutorials, from expert PHP projects to very simple CSS tips. Today’s tutorial is targeted at those still in the beginner stages of CSS. One of the most frequent questions I get from CSS beginners is, “How do I create a button?” It’s a…

25 Outstanding Google Fonts for Web Design

In recent years we’ve seen a number of developments and advancements, such as responsive design, that have had a major impact on the web design industry. One of the most significant advancements has been improved options for using a greater variety of fonts in your web design projects. Google Web Fonts is one of the…

37 Fantastic Free Fonts for Web and Graphic Design

It’s quite difficult to be a designer, because it’s the creative profession and inspiration is often lost. There is no the “right” working mood and a lot of other external factors. And when such a mood appears, it turns out that you have not enough the tools in order to create the greatest design ever…

MacBook Air 2013 vs. Retina MacBook Pro: Which Should You Buy?

With the launch of the 2013 version of the MacBook Air, which has Intel’s power-sipping 4th generation Core processor inside, many have asked us if they should purchase an MacBook Air 13-inch or the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The former laptop offers epic battery life in the same sleek design we’ve come to know and love…

Top 15 Most Popular Blogs | July 2013

Here are the 15 Most Popular Blogs as derived from our eBizMBA Rank which is a constantly updated average of each website’s Alexa Global Traffic Rank, and U.S. Traffic Rank from both Compete and Quantcast.“*#*” Denotes an estimate for sites with limited Compete or Quantcast data. If you know a website that should be included on this list based on its traffic…

24 Useful WooCommerce Plugins to Add Functionality to Your Store

WooCommerce has fast established itself as the top eCommerce plugin for WordPress, withversion 2 recently released there are now a huge number of themes and plugins that you can use with it to establish most kinds of online store. We have looked at WooCommerce themes in the past so we decided to take a look at what third…

The Top 15 Google Products for People Who Build Websites

Google’s strategy of empowering site developers and owners with free and valuable tools has proven to be effective in garnering a fair bit of geek love for the company. But this affinity to Google by technology enthusiasts is not without warrant—they really do make excellent products that can be instrumental in building, maintaining, and improving…

30+ WordPress Contact Form Plugins

One of the most important elements of nearly any type of website is to allow visitors to interact and contact the organization running the website. WordPress contact form plugins makes it simple to insert forms and set them up with the right look and feel and fields to be filled in. Typical situations where a…

45 Web Builders to Create an Insanely Awesome Free Website

Looking for a place to create a free website? There are plenty of resources that allow you to create you own website, blog, wiki, or social community without having to know any programming language. These free website creation sites allow you to easily create a site, customize the design, add content, and use a custom…

Apple Continues Rolling Out iWork for iCloud Beta Invites

After introducing iWork for iCloud during its Worldwide Developers Conference, Applebegan sending beta invites for the service to registered developers on June 13. Since then, Apple has continued to send out beta invites on a rolling basis to both paid and free developer accounts. It appears the company has sent out a large batch of invites today, inviting…

How to Optimize a MySQL Server

Introduction If you have a MySQL server, chances are that it is not running at the top of the performance it can deliver. In this tutorial, we will teach you how to optimize a MySQL server, so you can make your application (i.e., your website) run as fast as possible. Before talking specifically about the…

55+ HTML5 CSS3 jQuery Menu Tutorials

  HTML5 CSS3 jQuery Navigation Menus comes either copy and paste the code into your own design or modify the menu to suit your needs. Navigation is such an important part of your website. It’s how your visitors navigate to the main areas of your site and makes it easy for them to find your good content.…