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Archive for September, 2014

CSS background properties

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 by Servage
CSS Background Properties In one of the previous blogs on CSS, I have mentioned about CSS text properties and text-color in particular that background properties are essential to include when you go for text color. Now, in this present blog, we will explore the different background properties for an HTML element in CSS. With CSS background properties, we can perform multiple tasks such as: We can define background for one or some of the web page elements like some image blocks, texts blocks, or for entire web page. For background changes, you have various tools like: o background color o background image o repeat or tiling position of background image o define the location/position of an image/watermark The above mentioned, ...

Basics of sharpening with Photoshop

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 by Servage
Sharpening in Photoshop In fiercely competitive era look and feel of the website or mobile app UIs are determining the success at greater degree because first impression is the last one where counting occurs in milliseconds. It is said that image tells more than thousand words can therefore, high quality images are in-things in modern design labs. Today graphics designers are striving for quality images in many terms in order to grab immediate attentions of the onlookers. There are many parameters those define the quality of image in different contexts, but sharpness of the image has paramount importance in all media including print, web, and mobile alike. Today we need unique and innovative images ...

Let us know PHP data-types in brief

Monday, September 8th, 2014 by Servage
PHP Data TypeBefore jumping to the data types of any computer language, let’s have some basic concepts clear in our mind. Generally, we take help of variables to store our data in most of the computer languages. Computer stores data in memory and memory stores them in bits/bytes in form of 0,1 (on-off). Thus, in layman’s sense, we are storing given values in the memory and that we define if form of the values of variables. Well, now question is that what is variable here. Variable are executable code indicating the address of the data values in the memory. Therefore, in simple words, variables are secure/assign a location in memory. When you ...

Make smart selections for e-commerce designers

Sunday, September 7th, 2014 by Servage
Selecting E-Commerce DesignersE-commerce is getting momentum with the increasing usage of internet through mobile devices. Online retailers have good days ahead. Therefore, they are planning to create some new and some redesigning of their online stores. However, majority of e-commerce vendors have misconceptions regarding to their online stores and their development. They are still living in desktop era and have backward ideas regarding to their online stores. They think their customers like to have fascinating look and vow factors in their eStore using latest technologies. They have hardly their own views on aesthetics of the e-commerce stores in modern mobile contexts. They even don’t consider their e-commerce website or mobile app as ...

Let us grasp the very basic of the HTML attributes

Saturday, September 6th, 2014 by Servage
HTML Attribtes With the introduction of HTML5, our markup is improving and expanding its horizons from static desktops to mobile smartphones and tablets. Today we have responsive websites or web applications with advanced browsers on handheld devices. They all are operating through latest version of HTML5 and offering native like experiences across the screens and operating systems. Therefore, all newbie developers or programmers are keen to know the very basic of HTML and wish to go ahead with contemporary web designing. In due course, I thought to initiate this series of posts to introduce some essential fundamentals. Today I would like to focus on the HTML attributes because at technical point of ...

Avoid Overuse of e-commerce marketing tactics

Friday, September 5th, 2014 by Servage
Overuse of Marketing TacticsAt present, we are experiencing great advances in e-commerce web and mobile development. When landing on a web page or UI of a mobile app’s storefront, we are persistently greeted with online chat pop ups. Some of these pop ups readily confirm our physical location and extend a helping hand. It’s nice when you can minimize the chat pop ups until you actually need their assistance, but if they are interfere with your surfing experience, it leaves you with a bad impression. Another pop up that can be annoying is the one requesting e-mail subscription. These often materialize quickly as you land on a website or online store. This ...

Understanding the “steps()” timing function in CSS programming

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 by Servage
Understanding The steps() Timing Function Prior to this post, I have written about the transition timing function, using cubic bezier curve parameters with its coordinate values in transition properties, such as: duration, delay, and various keywords like ease, linear, ease-in-out, etc. Additionally, we can use a custom cubic bezier function apart from the predefined easing function. We previously didn’t consider the fragmentation of our animation further in steps by using steps () timing function. With this method, we can swap our curves for straight lines rather than banking on usual tweened motion. Yes, straight line animations can exert excellent results if step() function is used as a tool. There are certain rules that come ...

Shedding light on the most common coding mistakes in HTML

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 by Servage
HTML Coding Mistakes Web developers used to HTML coding, are committing some common mistakes with HTML5. Many of these errors are due to insufficient knowledge of the HTML elements and proper semantics for classifications. Therefore, with this post, I shed light on some common mistakes occurring during HTML coding. Most HTML elements can be classified in three categories: Head, Block, and Text, or inline. Head elements specify info about the whole document through following tags: Title, Meta, Link, Style, Script, Base, etc. Whereas Block elements include: Headings (h1 – h6), address, p, ul, ol, div, pre, hr, table, blockquote, form, etc. Finally, Text or inline elements, mainly consist of text sections and their properties, such ...

Some Words for WordPress Vulnerability and Un-hack It

Monday, September 1st, 2014 by Servage
Managing the security of a WordPress website is critical and daunting because analyzing and finding malicious code is taking toll of time for a seasoned WordPress developer and coping with vulnerability is ongoing battle so let's what plan we can make and how to cope with a vulnerability in WordPress website. WordPress Vulnerability and Un-hack It when we receive website security related messages, we give knee jerk reactions against them and try to prevent our website with great efforts. Unfortunately, we had bad experiences despite many precursory steps taken by our hosts as well as our own. Hackers are always there and try to increase their ares of hacking by finding loops in ...