Theme-Check

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The WordPress platform is constantly evolving to keep up with developing web standards and the latest web languages. Make sure your custom built theme is compatible with the latest version of the WordPress specifications with the Theme-Check Plugin. The tool can be especially useful for theme authors that plan on creating a premium theme or submitting a theme to the WordPress theme repository.  Theme-Check runs a theme’s files through the same testing tools that WordPress.org uses, to gives theme developers a preview of whether their project will pass the latest WordPress.org theme standards and practices.

CSS3 Border-Image Property

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The latest CSS3 attributes for images gives web-designers unprecedented control over the front-end display of a webpage.  With the new border-image property, designers are no longer limited to solid, dotted or dashed lines. The team over at HongKiat has put together the border-image property tutorial that takes advantage of the latest border attributes for creative ways to highlight images and photographs on a webpage.  The tutorial walks designers through creating a wooden photo frame that is compliant with Chrome, Opera, Firefox and Safari browsers. It includes the necessary styling rules, slicing techniques and HTML markup to create dynamic borders for any image or graphic.

 

Free Online PDF Creator

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If you only occasionally convert documents to or from PDF try the free online PDF creator tool at PDFConverter.com. It is designed to print PDFs from any of over 300 document formats like MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Publisher, Notepad, JPEG, etc. Direct links to downloadable PDFs are sent to the user’s email address, after which all files are deleted from the provider’s server to ensure safety of information. You can also convert PDFs to PPT, Excel or Docs.

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Base Framework

  • Posted By: Jason Taetsch
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Nowadays designers and web developers need to prepare their projects not just for a number of popular web browsers, but also for drastically different screen sizes of tablets, notebooks and wide screen desktop displays. The Base Framework by Matthew Hartman gives developers a head start by featuring simple design grid that already features the necessary responsive design elements to comply with an array of different screen sizes. The tool includes bare .PSD grid element for design work, a basic HTML5 template to begin your coding and a minimal style sheet for quick customization.


HTML5 Please

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New standards for web languages provide designers and developers with the opportunity to further their skills and unlock new possibilities in their projects. However on the flip side, learning new attributes and discarding now obsolete tags can add significant debugging time to a project. Use the HTML5PLease tool to quickly reference which new attributes are widely accepted in the latest browsers and which ones have yet to be adapted and should be used with caution. The tool also includes information on which prefixes should be used and if the new HTML5 attributes will function properly on mobile or tablet devices.