An HTML-Friendly Template System using PHP’s Output Buffering

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.


How to Achieve Cross-Browser @font-face Support

At the moment, web fonts are all the buzz. Unfortunately, achieving cross browser support is not easy. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to get custom fonts working in all of the major browsers.


Deleting Multiple Records with PHP

Sometimes, your users might want to delete more than one record at a time; this tutorial will show you how to do so. Using PHP and a MySQL database, I’ll take you step-by-step and even throw in a simple zebra striping technique using jQuery.


7 Things I Wish I Had Known About jQuery

This article is mostly aimed at people who are just starting to learn jQuery. I assume you know the following:


Display Anything you want from the Envato API using PHP

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.


Create a Funky Parallax Background Effect using jQuery

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.


@font-face and 15 Free Fonts You Can Use Today

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.


Add Social Bookmarks to your WordPress Theme

In this short tutorial, we’ll be adding buttons to our WordPress theme to allow visitors to easily submit the current article to social bookmarking sites like Delicious, Reddit, Digg, StumbleUpon, Twitter and Facebook.


Ask JW: How do I Create the Image/Description Slide Effect?

It’s been a few weeks since the last entry in this series. Today’s Q and A comes courtesy of Alex Sandings.


Simple Layouts with PHP

This tutorial is for those starting out in PHP and want to learn a great way to create layouts. This will help reduce redundancy and keep you from writing too much code. (more…)