Learn How to Enhance Your Backgrounds with jQuery!

Posted in: jQuery Tutorials |

Whether you use jQuery or not, you should know why it’s so popular with web designers and web masters. There are a lot of reasons for this and one of them is that jQuery enables you to create stunning backgrounds for your and your customer’s websites.

Below you’ll find 10 tutorials that highlight the power of jQuery. Each tutorial is unique and very informative but all of them have a common aim – to teach you how to create outstanding backgrounds. Note: all tutorials come with demo links so you could see what you can get if you follow the guidelines provided in the tutorials.

1. Animated background image with jQuery

animated background image


The tutorial introduces a simple way of creating a website layout that will come with an animated background. When you are done you’ll get a feeling that your website is flying in the sky.



25+ Tutorials on How to Build Navigation Menus with jQuery

Posted in: jQuery Tutorials |

Below is a list of tutorials that teach how to use jQuery when building different navigation menus, but before you start exploring the tutorials, why don’t you learn what jQuery is about.

jQuery is a lightweight JavaScript library that makes it quicker and easier to build JavaScript web pages and web application. It helps web designers and web developers add dynamic content to their sites. With jQuery they can work faster and bring the usability to the highest level. If you’d like to learn more about this tool, please visit jQuery.com.

And now feel free to check the tutorials. Note: each tutorial featured below comes with a live demo and clear guidelines.

1.Sproing! – Make An Elastic Thumbnail Menu

elastic thumbnail menu

The tutorial provides tips on how to create an original navigation menu that would work in the following way: the menu item would grow when you hover the cursor over it.

2. CSS Dock Menu

CSS Dock Menu

It’s more a tool than a tutorial, but it allows you to have a stunning navigation menu that every Mac fan would like.



The Top 5 Open-Source Shopping Carts

Posted in: Web Design News |

Would you like to learn which open source shopping carts are in the highest demand? Let’s use Google Trends and find the eCommerce solutions that are mostly searched for.

At first we have to type up to 5 shopping cart names. These would be Magento, osCommerce and Zen Cart, Virtuemart and Prestashop. Note: we’ve chosen these open source eCommerce platforms because they seem to be the most popular with web designers and online retailers.

google trends - magento, oscommerce, zen cart, virtuemart, prestashop

The results of the comparison show that Magento ecommerce platform is growing rapidly as well as Virtuemart and Prestashop. At the same time osCommerce which has been on the top a few years ago looses its positions and Zen Cart enjoys the same level of popularity.

We extend our congratulations to Magento, Virtuemart and Prestashop! We wish them a continued growth and never-ending creativity. These companies have proven they offer powerful ecommerce solutions. We hope they’ll continue to improve their products and services.

We bet, the more open source E-Commerce solutions become available, the better for web developers and online businesses.

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St Patrick’s Day Brings Discounts on Website Templates

Posted in: Web Templates News |

Dear readers, today is St. Patrick’s Day and we’re here to say

Let it be no tears, only cheers all the way
May fortune smile on you,
Wish you a Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Also, we’d like to share great news with you. Today TemplateMonster.com offers special pricing on St. Patrick’s Green Templates and Brewery Templates. The discount is huge, but it’s available today only. After all, it’s a holiday promo and holidays don’t last forever:-)

green website templates

If you’d like to save 50% when purchasing St Patrick’s Day Website Templates or Brewery Website Templates, please visit TemplateMonster.com or simply follow the links in this sentence.

Take your chance to get a discount before the celebration begins!

Also, you may find it useful to visit a newly launched TemplateMonster Promocodes Page. This page provides tips on how to get discounts from TemplateMonster. At the same time, it allows you to check if the discount code you’ve found on any other website is active or not.

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St. Patrick’s Day Clipart – Free and Premium

Posted in: clip art |

If you have visited us last week, then you already know where to find Free WordPress Themes, Free Joomla Templates and Free Twitter Backgrounds which are necessary for St Patrick’s Day customization.

To give you a better choice of ready-to-use designs, we’ve completed a list of websites offering St Patrick’s Day Clipart. Most clip art images we’d like to introduce to you today look well done and feature traditional St Patrick’s Day symbols and characters. However, some St Patrick’s Day Clipart Illustrations are provided for free, and others are for sale. So, you can decide if you prefer free clip arts or premium ones.

We did our best to show you only professional-looking St. Patrick’s Day Clipart, because we want your websites, blogs and Twitter pages look great after you update them with holiday graphics.

St. Patrick’s Day Clip Art by Proclipart.com

st patrick's day clip art


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