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Background Pattern Designs And Resources For Websites

Background Pattern Designs And Resources For Websites
Patterns are a useful resource for website design. Filling the background with a full-blown image is no longer a useful solution today as the variety of devices and screen resolutions in the market make it difficult to adapt to them all, although it is true that the latest plugins and scripts offer solutions such as automatic image resizing. Patterns are similar to those images that are indefinitely repeated either horizontally or vertically. Patterns Galleries: There are numerous websites that offer complete resource galleries to download patterns: some of them can be found on the sites we list here: Colour Lovers Subtle Patterns DIN Pattern Brusheezy Designmoo WDL, from DevianArt CSS3 patterns: A different option is to use patterns generated by code. CSS3 Patterns Gallery CSS3 Pie Gradient Patterns Pattern generators: If you don't just like the patterns that are available in the galleries you can always turn to pattern generators to make your custom patterns to your liking. Related:  Web 2.0design

CSS3 Patterns Gallery Browser support The patterns themselves should work on Firefox 3.6+, Chrome, Safari 5.1, Opera 11.10+ and IE10+. However, implementation limitations might cause some of them to not be displayed correctly even on those browsers (for example at the time of writing, Gecko is quite buggy with radial gradients). Also, this gallery won’t work in Firefox 3.6 and IE10, even though they support gradients, due to a JavaScript limitation. Submission guidelines If you have a new pattern to submit, please send a pull request. Does it present a new technique? 40 Flexible Grid Tools for Responsive Websites Responsive website templates are everywhere. The time has gone when websites were more nifty looking designs. Today, web designs have greatly evolved and improved resulting in more fluid and responsive web templates. This innovation in the web industry has totally changed the criteria of web development. Keeping this in mind, we thought it is a great time to share with you some flexible grid tools for creating responsive websites. Flexible Grid Tools Gridpak A responsive grid generator created by Erskine Design. Semantic The Semantic Grid System is a modern approach to the CSS grid. The Responsive Calculator A simple calculator to help turn your PSD pixel perfection into the start of your responsive website. Base Framework Base is a super simple, responsive framework, built to work on all devices, big, small and in-between. rwdgrid rwdgrid is a grid system based on the popular 960grid. Simple Grid Simple Grid is a basic lightweight grid, not a CSS framework. Proportional Grids One% CSS Grid Susy

Using PHP/MySQL with Google Maps - API de Google Maps Ben Appleton, Google Geo TeamWith contributions from Lary Stucker, Maps API DeveloperApril 2007 This tutorial is intended for developers who are familiar with PHP/MySQL, and want to learn how to use Google Maps with a MySQL database. After completing this tutorial, you will have a Google Map based off a database of places. The tutorial is broken up into the following steps: Creating the Table When you create the MySQL table, you want to pay particular attention to the lat and lng attributes. Note: This tutorial uses location data that already have latitude and longitude information needed to plot corresponding markers. If you prefer interacting with your database through the phpMyAdmin interface, here's a screenshot of the table creation. If you don't have access to phpMyAdmin or prefer using SQL commands instead, here's the SQL statement that creates the table (phpsqlajax_createtable.sql): Populating the Table After creating the table, it's time to populate it with data. <? <? Custom Icons <!

Best Web Designing Frameworks for 2014 Starting a new year could hardly get any better for web designers than this. We have some of the best and most powerful web designing frameworks just waiting to be explored. These are frameworks that can help you build fully functional web templates within minutes and with extremely minimal knowledge of CSS and JavaScript coding. There are great expectations for the year 2014. In this article, we will list some of the best CSS frameworks that will help web designers and developers to explore their potential to build responsive and beautiful web applications in 2014 Twitter Bootstrap 3 Whether you want to design a personal portfolio, a business website or a shopping cart, Twitter Bootstrap’s flexible and responsive capabilities will come in handy in all cases. The JavaScript components of Twitter Bootstrap help you to design sliders that can run in any kind of device. You can start learning Twitter Bootstrap 3 today and make your web experience far more better in the year 2014.

Redirección 301: La Guía Definitiva Una redirección 301 es un recurso imprescindible para mover, eliminar y consolidar páginas. Es por ello que a menudo se menciona como solución a problemas de SEO. Te dicen: “haz un redireccionamiento 301 y arreglado”, pero… ¿Cómo lo haces si no tienes ni idea? A partir de ahora no tendrás problema. En esta guía te voy a enseñar a hacer redirecciones 301 en Apache en cualquier situación en la que te encuentres. Qué es una redirección 301 Las redirecciones 301 son comandos que permiten enviar a usuarios y buscadores de una URL a otra automáticamente. Imagina que quieres mover una página de tu sitio, un directorio, o incluso todo el dominio. Gracias a ello, los usuarios no tienen esa desagradable experiencia de llegar a una página que ya no existe (el famoso error 404). Las redirecciones 301 son útiles cuando: Por qué son importantes las redirecciones 301 Hay varias maneras de hacer redirecciones: puedes usar meta refresh, JavaScript, o incluso redirecciones 302 (temporales). ¡Pero cuidado!

Yiibu - Lovingly crafted mobile experiences Multi-regional and multilingual sites - Webmaster Tools Help If your site offers different content to users in different languages, countries, or regions, you can optimize Google Search results for your site. Background: A multilingual website is any website that offers content in more than one language. For example, a Canadian business with English and French versions of its site. Some sites are both multi-regional and multilingual: for example, a site might have different versions for the USA and for Canada, and both French and English versions of the Canadian content. Managing multilingual versions of your site If you have identical content in multiple languages on your site, here are some tips for helping users (and Google Search) find the right page: Use different URLs for different language versions Google recommends using different URLs for each language version of a page rather than using cookies or browser settings to adjust the content language on the page. Tell Google about your different language versions Use language-specific URLs

Creative, Beautiful & Thoughtfully Designed Landing Pages As the saying goes, you only have one chance to make a first impression. This is a lesson that’s vitally important to remember when you’re a startup and you’re working on your landing page. The vast majority of landing pages out there have a few key goals – to inform visitors about the product, to build excitement for that product and to have a clear next step, such as finding out more, signing up or buying the service. But of course, it isn’t as simple as that. I wanted to bring together a collection of some of my favourite landing page designs. Chartbeat Chartbeat is a real time analytics product that helps website owners see where traffic comes from and what visitors are doing as it happens. Instapaper Instapaper is an app that allows you to save websites to read later. Coin Coin is a new startup that promises to do away with credit cards and store cards, by using an electronic card that can store all of them. Harvest Squarespace Apps Simple Plentific Thinglist Amp Readymag Droplr Exposure

Instafeed.js - a simple Instagram javascript plugin What is it? Instafeed.js is a dead-simple way to add Instagram photos to your website. No jQuery required, just plain 'ol javascript. downloadcheck out the code Examples: Buy Me a Coffee If you enjoy using Instafeed.js and want to say thanks, you can leave me a small tip. Leave me a tip → Installation Setting up Instafeed.js is pretty straight-forward. Basic Usage Here's how easy it is to get all images tagged with #awesome: Instafeed.js with automatically look for a <div id="instafeed"></div> and fill it with linked thumbnails. Requirements The only thing you'll need to get going is a valid client id from Instagram's API. If you want to get images from a specific user, you will need a valid oAuth token. Standard Options clientId (string) - Your API client id from Instagram. Advanced Options before (function) - A callback function called before fetching images from Instagram. Example Filter (get username + tagged): To see a full list of properties that image has, see this thread on GitHub.

Creating Non-Rectangular Layouts with CSS Shapes Today we can create all kinds of shapes with CSS using CSS transforms, but all these shapes do not affect the flow of the content inside or around them. That is, if you create a triangle or a trapezoid with CSS, for example, the shape created does not define or affect the way the text inside it flows, or the way inline text around it does. With the introduction of CSS Shapes into the web, wrapping content in custom non-rectangular shapes, and recreating print designs and layouts on the web becomes a piece of cake! In this article we're going to go over the basics of declaring shapes, and creating some simple layouts using these new CSS technologies. The CSS technologies we’ll be covering in this article may not work in your browser. Most of this article's demos use the shape-inside property, which has been temporarily removed from Webkit and Blink. All HTML elements have a rectangular box model which governs the flow of content inside and around it. How, exactly? And that’s it!

Preparación para certificación en video - Google P... Este examen abarca los conceptos básicos y avanzados de YouTube y la Red de Display de Google, lo que incluye temas como los formatos de anuncio, la segmentación y la generación de informes. 13:00 Mexico - Colombia / 15:00 Argentina / 20:00 España Martes 2 de Junio Diapositivas Material de estudio Fecha límite para obtener la certificación: martes 23 de junio del 2015 ¿Tienes preguntas? Liga para realizar el examen: Para el envío de sus diplomas, no olviden tener su dirección actualizada en: Al obtener tu certificación, para que te enviemos tu diploma, solamente tienes que llenar este form: Quiz Al finalizar tu quiz, dale clic a "repasar respuestas" para ver la explicación de cada una de ellas. Haz tus preguntas debajo de este hilo o en nuestras redes sociales utilizando #AdWordsAyuda:

List of Fresh and Free PSD Web UI Kits for Websites and Apps As a designer you always seek fresh resources that can come in handy; those that are specifically designed to meet current trends and primary web requirements. Generally such toolkits comprise numerous fundamental components such as various types of buttons, menus, dialog boxes, different standard widgets, media players and much more. With these helpful pre-made elements you will be able to quickly and effectively bring your idea to life. Of course, such GUIs are more appropriate for people who prefer saving time and efforts for the next stage of the development. All the more so, professional UI kits allow you combining and experimenting with various layouts, or, at least to quickly build a primitive template that can be easily improved over time. Today we have picked up 15 truly versatile, fresh, absolutely free UI kits for creating websites and apps. Flatimus iOS Free UI Kit by Satys – The comprehensive UI kit is aimed to provide all necessary components for creating iOS applications.

Conversion Pixels | Facebook Help Center Genius Marketing: Artsy Animated GIFs Show Beer-Making Process You all went gaga when we featured the animated-GIF stylings of Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg earlier this year, so we're pleased to see that the duo is expanding their horizons with a new project. Yes, it's marketing beer. And yes, it's still pretty freaking cool. Beck and Burg used their "cinemagraph" technique to document the process of making Dogfish Head's new strawberry-and-honey-flavored Tweason'ale in a series of what they describe as "journalistic" visual vignettes. [The process of selecting then pressing the strawberries for juice, to be added to the brew] Let's call a spade a spade: This is marketing, pure and simple. [Adding the sorghum and the strawberry] It's worth noting that Burg and Beck contacted Dogfish to collaborate, rather than the other way around. [And voila, the final product] I have to admit, the brew sounds pretty tasty. [Read our previous story about the founder of Dogfish Head, Sam Calagione]