How to stop your images appearing in image results We spend hours meticulously optimising our websites to appear at the top of Google. However having lots of images show up in image searches can sometimes be bad news for website owners. Your images may show up next to images from other people you wish to have no association with (searchers might confuse your images with images by other people). Likewise images listed in the image results page can quickly become a soft target for hot-linking and copyright infringement. People sometimes mistakenly think anything shown in Google or other search engines is free for them to take and use. For some website owners, it can be a really depressing experience.
10 Useful Responsive CSS Frameworks For Designers Posted: Dec 1, 2012 3 Comments For the past few days, I have showed you some of the best WordPress responsive themes you can download and use on your site. Today, I am going to provide a range of useful responsive CSS frameworks which can make your task quick and easy. These frameworks have all the complicated grids, layouts and media queries in place ready for you to add your own design and markup. Here’s a roundup of the most popular frameworks currently being used by designers.
Critical render path and pagespeed: An in-depth look Since most webpages have many different components, it is not always possible to just remove everything to make a page load faster. If you have ever wondered "What else can I do to make my pages fast?" or "How does Google expect pages to load in one second?" Scaffolding Need reasons to love Bootstrap? Look no further. By nerds, for nerds. Built at Twitter by @mdo and @fat, Bootstrap utilizes LESS CSS, is compiled via Node, and is managed through GitHub to help nerds do awesome stuff on the web. Made for everyone.
CSS Animated Headlines A collection of animated headlines, with interchangeable words that replace one another through CSS transitions. Browser support ie Chrome Firefox Safari Opera 9+ I recently stumbled upon the Year in Music 2014 website. myMenu stack This page features myMenu with the "Float" option applied, and as the setting suggests, the menu will "float" up and down the page as you scroll. This very clean and smooth animation is unobtrusive and quite eye-catching, making it a great way to spruce up any RapidWeaver site that needs a bit of punch. Also note the additional custom menu items. These are custom links you can add to the myMenu stack. In fact, you can also choose to hide the site menu items and only display your own custom items if you prefer, complete with their own sub pages!
Off Canvas Layouts CSS - Foundation 3 - ZURB Playground - ZURB.com Off Canvas What Now? If you've used Facebook's iPhone app (or Path, or any number of apps that now follow this convention) then you've seen an off canvas panel in a native app. You hit a button and a panel slides in from the left (or depending on how you look at it, the main panel slides out of the way). Luke Wroblewski, author of Mobile First, mentioned this style of layout in his roundup of mobile layout patterns. He and Jason Weaver then worked to create a batch of layouts, which they published to demonstrate how layouts like this could work on the Web. ZURB Ink: Responsive HTML Email Framework Ink is an open source framework that will help you quickly build responsive HTML emails for all major email clients. Even in outdated and notoriously problematic ones like Outlook 2000. Ink just launched today. This open source project is by ZURB, creators of the popular front-end web development framework, Foundation. Ink helps solve a major pain point: Creating a simple HTML email that works halfway decently in the countless of desktop and Web email apps out there is already a big — and often a very frustrating — undertaking.
6 free mobile device emulators for testing your site The percentage of all web usage that comes from smartphones and other mobile devices is growing, and it won’t be long before mobile internet users overtake desktop and laptop users in terms of web traffic. So it’s a cardinal sin to ignore mobile users when you’re developing a website. One of the most important things you can do to make a website mobile-friendly is to test it on multiple smartphone and tablet platforms. Luckily, mobile emulators make it easy to do this. A mobile phone emulator lets you check the responsiveness and functionality of the website across different mobile platforms, such as iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry, without actually having the devices in hand.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh Resources Computing Science → Mobile App Development → This resource, produced by the RSE and the BCS Academy of Computing, provides a course in programming for mobile devices. It exemplifies a subset of the Computing Science-related outcomes of Curriculum for Excellence at Levels 3 & 4 and beyond (specifically, in this case, National 4 Computing Science). It explores new paradigms in Computing such as mobile technologies and new interfaces, whilst providing ample opportunity for inter-disciplinary linkage. Exercises are provided with sample answers and there are many additional activities which can be used to both broaden and deepen the topic.
Why I Choose Stylus (And You Should Too) The world of front end web development has been steadily increasing its uptake of what we call "CSS Preprocessors", which extend the functionality of regular CSS. Arguably the two most well known, with the greatest user base, are LESS and Sass/SCSS. However there is a third preprocessor that hasn't received quite as much attention, and that's Stylus. Today we'll be discussing why Stylus is awesome, why I choose it, and why it might just become your new CSS hero. Why LESS and Sass Are Awesome Before we get into the specifics of how Stylus works, I'm going to start with my own take on the predominant strengths of LESS and Sass / SCSS, and why I choose neither even though they both rock.