Tag Archives: jquery

WordPress, SSH, Backups & jQuery | Week #3

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Web developers - do you need to reevaluate your backup policy? Lazy loading images, SSH & Putty tip, HTML file uploads and more in this Web Dev Week. more …

Node, RegEx & JS | Week #1

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Web Dev week number one brings Node.js news, reasons to avoid anonymous JavaScript functions, a RegEx tip and really quick way to introduce a CSS loading spinner to your site. more …

Personalizing WordPress Admin with jQuery

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A handful of jQuery statements can give your WordPress Admin a more personalized feel. Avoid modifying core files or adding unnecessary complexity to your theme code. more …

Geolocation & Company Locations Listing on Mobile Sites

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One of the most common functions of a mobile site is to provide a quick list of locations for the company you're interested in. Ideally, this list would be sorted based on the users current location. That is, company location … more …

Ad optimization – leveraging JavaScript to improve RPM

I love highway billboards, and I think they're really effective, at least on me. I do however, wish they were a bit more dynamic. For one, I've always wondered why they don't include a giant QR code that passengers can … more …

Don’t rely on default values

I was creating a mobile app this morning which made heavy use of AJAX calls, heavy enough that caching was necessary to reduce server load. I use the jQuery $.ajax() method so often that I rarely consider what would happen … more …

jQuery Delegating event handling to parent elements

jQuery 1.4.2 added the ability to delegate events. jQuery 1.7 blanketed delegation and "on-the-fly" event binding under one method – on(). So, what does this all mean, and why is it useful? I started dabbling with delegation, sprinkling it into … more …

Loading jQuery asynchronously

If you're reading this, you probably are already familiar with loading your JavaScript asynchronously, to improve your web page load times. And, you have probably driven yourself crazy trying to figure out how to load the jQuery library asynchronously, while … more …

IE 9 jQuery issue – getElementsByTagName

If you're testing your jQuery code in IE 9, you might run across the "Object doesn't support this property or method – getElementsByTagName" error. The fix is simple, but frustrating if you aren't familiar with jQuery. I've found that jQuery … more …

jQuery CSV Export

Is it possible to do a CSV export with pure JavaScript? Close, but you still need the help of a server-side script to tell the browser what type of content is coming it's way. To start, we can build on … more …