Compare Lightbox, Shadowbox, Slimbox and many more JavaScript pop up windows

Compare Lightbox, Shadowbox, Slimbox and many more JavaScript pop up windows

So you want to add a JavaScript pop up window effect to your website, but which one do you choose? There are many different modal window pop ups which have different levels of functionality. Some only support the display of single images while others support the display of image sets, movies, flash files, iframes and inline elements. In this post we’ll go through a few things you should consider when deciding which JavaScript modal pop up window script to use.

Celebrities endorse Windows 7 in latest advertisements

Celebrities endorse Windows 7 in latest advertisements

The recent launch of Windows 7 and the popular “I’m a PC and Windows 7 was my idea” advertisements  have caught everyone’s attention including some famous celebrities and well-known faces. These celebrities have even endorsed the Windows 7 Operating System in these latest ads below. Well, not really, I just put these ads together for a bit of fun but I hope you enjoy them anyway. It would be great to hear any other ideas anyone has.

SEO Tool that all Webmasters should have

SEO Tool that all Webmasters should have

SeoQuake is a great SEO tool which basically allows you to view a large amount of Search Engine data on the fly as you are browsing through websites. It’s a free Firefox plugin that takes seconds to install but it provides a wealth of SEO statistics.

Add Gravatar support to your blog comments

Add Gravatar support to your blog comments

A Gravatar is a Globally Recognised Avatar and it is quite simple to add Gravatar support to your blog comments. I will show you how to do it in a few simple steps using PHP. I’ll also list some tutorials on how to add Gravatar support to your blog in other ways by using JavaScript, .Net and Java.

Open source grammar and spell checker – After The Deadline

Open source grammar and spell checker – After The Deadline

The inventors of WordPress, Automattic, have just released an open source grammar and spell checker called After The Deadline. This new spell check and grammar correction technology is free to use and it even plugs into WordPress and TinyMCE.

CSS Sticky Footer – Keep your footer at the bottom of the page

CSS Sticky Footer – Keep your footer at the bottom of the page

On larger monitors or web pages with a small amount of content you often find that the footer is floating halfway up the page. When really it should be stuck nicely to the bottom of the page at all times. There is a very simple way to keep your footer at the bottom of the page and it’s called CSS Sticky Footer.

Change the default text selection color

Change the default text selection color

When you click and drag your mouse to select text on a website it highlights the text by giving it a default blue background colour. This blue text selection colour is set by your browser, but wouldn’t it be nice to be able to change it?

Manga Avatar – Make your own avatar

Manga Avatar – Make your own avatar

Have you ever wondered how people made their own manga avatars? Well there is a great website called FaceYourManga.com that allows you to create your own custom avatar image and download it once you’re done.