20 Really Useful Scripts & Components on CodeCanyon

Envato Marketplace has recently launched CodeCanyo. At CodeCanyon, you can purchase and sell scripts and components for a variety of languages and frameworks, currently including JavaScript, PHP, ASP.NET, and Java. Most of the items are at very low price. Here we have collected the following 20 Really Useful Scripts & Components on CodeCanyon. You may find…

Wrike is a Simple, Efficient, and Powerful Project Management Tool

I am a functionality-over-form kind of guy. I’ll use Windows and Android because of the programs I can run rather than the beautiful walled gardens of OSX and iOS. I prefer an LG television set with better USB options than a stunning Sony Bravia. And I’m all for buying ill-fitting pants if it means they…

Create fancy-looking call outs with lightweight CSS

A recent calendar project included the requirement for a call out for images and anchor linking which would format the content with spacing, indentation, alignment, font styling, and position. This led me to create a simple yet fancy call out / tool tip to replace the default alternate (alt=””) or title (title=””) attributes for image…

Magento Transactional Emails

In this blog we will see how magento manages email, how can we edit emails content and set email’s from and to parameters. This is a basic tutorial for managing emails from magento admin. To understand email, let start with an example. Support we need to edit the Customer Registration Email, let see step by…

10 Best Free WordPress Themes Of 2013

Out of all the websites on the web, about 34 percent of them utilize a content management system (CMS). From those 34 percent, more than half use WordPress, 58.5 percent to be exact. The ease of use and developer support has surged WordPress to the top of the industry. Other CMS like Joomla and Drupal have lost a…

6 Plugins for Conditional Widgets

We’ve got some good options for displaying sidebars conditionally: either by coding them or using a plugin. But, I’ve had a few situations with clients where the widgets themselves should be conditional, instead of creating entire sidebars. What are the options? I’ll walk you through six that I came across, and which one I landed on for this…

Make More Money as a Web Dev + Awesome Desktop Wallpaper

  Envato, the people behind Nettuts+, have created a new avenue for web developers to earn an income doing what they love.   It’s called Microlancer, and we’ve recently started allowing freelancers to offer web dev services like PSD to HTML, WordPress plug-in development, and website customization. You can set your own prices, turnaround time, and the…

Set Up a Guest Network and Timed Access Control on an AirPort Base Station

  Apple’s AirPort and Time Capsule base stations have always been easy to use and offer fantastic reliability. Even though they may not necessarily include some more advanced features, they have an impressive feature set that is pretty well hidden. Two such options that I’ll demonstrate in this tutorial are Guest Networks, for keeping your…

How to Automate Tasks With Services

Services. You see that word everywhere in OS X, but probably don’t know what it means. I didn’t until a few months ago. Essentially, a service is a way of connecting apps to perform special actions. This can be sending a Tweet, sharing a file, or defining a term in Dictionary. There are hundreds of…

2013 CSS Wishlist

I’m pretty happy with CSS. I know it’s common to complain about CSS and how it was never meant to build web pages like we do now and it’s ill-suited to many tasks and yadda yadda. But I dunno. I work with it every single day and I feel like it’s getting the job done…

9 Things that Will Drive Your Web Designer Nuts

Website development is not easy for the web designer or for the client, but there are things you can do to make things easier for your designer. There are also things that you can do that will make them very agitated and angry. Because the web development process can be difficult and tedious I am…

10 Terminal Commands That Every Mac User Should Know

The Terminal in OS X is often, in my opinion anyway, an overlooked area of the operating system. Most newcomers to Macs look at it with fear, as the sight of anything code-related or advanced is enough to put them off for life. Fortunately, you don’t have to be scared of Terminal and think of…

20 Best WordPress Typography Plugins To Enhance Readability

WordPress has pretty decent typography features in the core installation. But there are plenty of areas ripe for improvement. That’s where the plugins below come in. (Image bg: fabianohikaru) Whether you just want more control over how the basic text on your site shows up or you want to do something a bit more advanced, there’s…

20 Invoicing Tools for Web Designers

Every web designer has a need to create invoices and track payments that have been received or have not yet been paid. Fortunately, there are a number of tools that can streamline this process, and we’ll look at 20 options here. There is a good deal of variety in terms of features and pricing. Some…

BEST WORDPRESS PLUGINS (FREE) OF 2013

These best WordPress plugins (free) were hand-picked because they were deemed the most flexible, usable, stable and just plain useful for a wide array of use cases. All of them are relevant to almost any type of WordPress website. For the top premium WordPress plugins check out the Best Premium WordPress Plugins of 2013. Flare Flare…

Increasing the upload_max_filesize in WordPress

The default upload file size for WordPress is 2 MB, which is a problem if you want to upload a large media files. If you get this error, “The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini”, follow these steps: Locate the php.ini file inside the wp-admin directory (if you can’t find this file see…

How To Backup A WordPress Site Using BackWpUp & DropBox

Learn How To Backup A WordPress Site I’m going to teach you step by step how to backup a wordpress site and have it scheduled to backup every day/week/month or however often you like and uploaded to a free Dropbox.com account. All you’ll need to follow along is a self hosted wordpress site and a free DropBox.com…

25+ Creative WordPress Portfolio Themes

For today’s post I have rounded up a collection of some truly creative WordPress portfolio themes that will help you get more exposure to you work and skills. Portfolio themes are great if you are looking to build a photo gallery, design portfolio or just an amazing looking website to display and promote your creative…

I Switched to Droplr Pro. Here’s Why.

I’ve been a CloudApp devotee for years now. I’ve tested all the alternates — perhaps more than most, since I review apps for a living — and even called it a solid tie between Droplr and CloudAppin my in-depth comparison of them last year. But, as I had every other time, I returned to using CloudApp quickly after…

20 Awesome jQuery Sliders

Image and content sliders are an extremely common element in modern web design. Coding your own slider from scratch is always an option, but if you’re looking to save some time or if you’re not sure how to code your own slider there are plenty of options. In some cases, working with an existing jQuery…