Template systems are an important component of today’s websites. Most of them are designed so that you have to include single splitted header and footer templates into every page. Let’s see whether we can create a template system that does not destroy the natural markup structure of the surrounding HTML at the top and the bottom of a web page.
First, Envato released their beta version of the API, aptly named Edge. Now, we have a stable and fantastic API to work with that is super powerful and super simple. The latest version (at the time of writing) is release v1. In part one of this two part series, we will look at how to access every single public set from the Envato API and learn how to display it with php.
In this tutorial, we’ll be using JQuery to take a horizontally scrolling website and add a parallax scrolling background effect reminiscent of old-school 2D platform games like Sonic the Hedgehog.
Fonts are a huge part of design (as we all know). Text on the web needs to be much more dynamic than in any other media. We have solutions like Cufón, sIFR, etc. but perhaps one of the better options is using @font-face in CSS.
We’ll take a quick look at using @font-face in CSS and 15 great free fonts you can start using today.
It’s been a few weeks since the last entry in this series. Today’s Q and A comes courtesy of Alex Sandings.