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Create a Slick and Accessible Slideshow Using jQuery. By Jacob Gube In this in-depth web development tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a usable and web accessible slideshow widget for your site using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (jQuery). In the process, you’ll see the concept of Progressive Enhancement in action. Final Result Clicking on the image below will take out to a live demonstration of the slideshow widget in action.

Download source files You can download the source files for this tutorial to study. (ZIP, 2.8 MB) Setting the foundations The most important part of any good web component is a solid HTML structure. Our content’s structure involves a div called #slideshow that serves as the container for our slideshow. Block 1: HTML markup In example 1 below, you’ll see how text-based browsers, and browsers incapable of rendering CSS and JavaScript, will see our slideshow. There is also no markup for the left and right arrow controls, which we will insert into the DOM later on using JavaScript. The theory. Font Awesome Cheatsheet.

Your own Hover-Over-Popups, CSS/XHTML-friendly - Nic Honing. Create jQuery Pop-Ups. If have to quickly scramble to display a pop-up for a single link then feel free to use the pop-up window generator. However, it would be better to use jQuery to easily integrate pop-up behavior for any link you choose. By using this jQuery code you can add this pop-up functionality to your website in a very maintainable and easy to use way. Note: this code is just for jQuery driven popup windows not modal overlay windows. The Benefits of using jQuery for Popup Windows You never have to paste javascript into html links - all you have to do is add a class to turn the link into a popup window link.You can define multiple classes easily in the javascript so that just by changing the class name you can display the right pop-up sizes for your website.There's no javascript in the href html so updating your site or removing the popup functionality is a breeze if you have to make changes in the future. jQuery Popup Code Instructions <a href=" class="popup2">jQuery Popup</a>

So, You Want A Link Button, Huh? (and updates by editorial staff) You know that the web is held together through a series of hypertext links. Or, as a student of mine called it "A web of blue words. " That's not a bad way of putting it actually. Now, it's possible for you to use hex codes to change the color of the links and visited links. In this tutorial I'll show you an easy way to make your own link button--with your own wording--in order to brighten up your page and make a nice classy departure from all the blue words. What I'm Talking About Below is a link button: Go ahead -- click on it. Welcome back. How To Make the Button Here are the commands I used to place the button above: If you've already read the tutorial on forms you already know most of this.

FORM tells the computer a form item is going here. The second command (the input command) places the button. INPUT TYPE tells what type of input will occur (duh!). Finally, end the whole thing with this: It's simple and it looks nice. What About that "? "