Author Archives: Stuart Shields
Designing websites for one platform and one platform alone is a thing of the past. In the past few years we’ve seen an explosion of smart phones and tablet devices thanks to the release of both the Apple iPhone and iPad. You could use jQuery to detect the Operating system and display the appropriate design.
We’re going to show you how to detect different screen resolutions as well as different resolutions of the most popular smart phones and tablet devices.
Until recently we only had 7 fonts that we could use in our designs as they were the most common fonts across all major operating systems. Google has thankfully filled that void, offering over 50 free web fonts for us to use. If you want to learn how to implement these fonts into your website just read the Google Getting Started guide for Google Fonts
WordPress today released version 3.1.3. Something to note in this update is Microsoft’s Vulnerability Research department has helped out with some of the fixes. It’s good to see large corporations like Microsoft helping out in Open Sourced projects like WordPress. [read more]
Writing an email newsletter is at times harder then building a website. We’ve chosen 5 handy resources that will help you with your email newsletters so you can spend more time making money and less time pulling your hair out wondering why Outlook or Gmail isn’t displaying your newsletter correctly. [read more]
The browser wars are just heating up with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera all publicly testing the next major version of their browsers. The only browser to not be publicly testing a major browser is Apple’s Safari browser.
In the latest version of Google Analytics, Google has released a feature that allows web designers, developers and the average joe get reports on their Site Speed. [read more]