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How to add a top bar countdown for your next product sale

You can (probably) see this top bar righ now, with a nice 30% off sale for my WordPress Lighthouse plugin. And this is how I built it, without using any eCommerce plugin.…

How to Create a Draggable Carousel using Vanilla JavaScript

A few months ago I added a new, fancy JavaScript carousel to my homepage. It looked and behaved great, but it caused a massive CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift) score and Google was…

Canvas JS: Big Ball of Particles

For a while now, I had this animated, constantly exploding ball of particles on my Remake Web Design website. Built using JavaScript and Canvas, it was a nice addition (read eye-candy) to…

JavaScript Drag & Drop

Here’s a nice list of plain JavaScript dragging and dropping solutions. They are minimal, as they serve as proof of concept, and they can be easily extended. Solution #1: JavaScript Card Sorting…

JavaScript Character Counter for Text Areas

A while ago, I had to implement a character counter for a business listing directory. The description field was supposed to hold about 400 characters. More than that would look like spam.…

Carbon: Basic Syntax Highlighting with Zero Overhead Using JavaScript

If you have ever used PrismJS or CodeMirror or any other syntax highlighter solution, you’ll know it adds lots of dependencies bases on what language support you need. If you need HTML,…

How I Created My Homepage JavaScript Post Carousel

My homepage now features a JavaScript section of 4 featured posts. Notice the official JavaScript yellow colour ? Here’s how I did it. Note that this is mostly a WordPress feature, so…

🍪 How to Expire localStorage Items and Replace Cookies

I don’t use 🍪 cookies anymore, I think they are too… rigid. I use localStorage items. By default, they don’t expire and they are saved as a key/value pair. Here’s how to…

tail.select takeover and update

I have been using the tail.select library on 200+ WordPress websites for more than 2 years. That number is growing, as the product is a WordPress plugin for real estate agents. It’s…

tail.select

HTML Select Fields as beautiful as never before tail.select is back: Create beautiful, functional and extensive (Multi) Select Fields with pure, vanilla JavaScript. Version 0.5.22, Vanilla JS, Plain JS, ES6, Modern Browsers,…

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How to add a top bar countdown for your next product sale

You can (probably) see this top bar righ now, with a nice 30% off sale for my WordPress Lighthouse plugin.…

Ciprian on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 — 152 Views

Active Analytics Update: v2.1.0

I have just released an update version of the Active Analytics WordPress plugin to fix 2 issues: Issue #1: Data…

Ciprian on Monday, November 8, 2021 — 189 Views

How to scrape content from Meetup.com using PHP

One of my recent projects involved creating WordPress posts from Meetup.com events. As the API is in beta state and…

Ciprian on Monday, November 1, 2021 — 292 Views

WordPress: How to display nearby attractions and amenities using Yelp Nearby

This tutorial will show you how to display nearby attractions and amenities based on geographical coordinates (latitude and longitude) using…

Ciprian on Thursday, October 21, 2021 — 464 Views

How to Create a Draggable Carousel using Vanilla JavaScript

A few months ago I added a new, fancy JavaScript carousel to my homepage. It looked and behaved great, but…

Ciprian on Thursday, October 7, 2021 — 437 Views

How to create a Jetpack Site Stats Aggregator

I believe that Jetpack Site Stats doesn’t need an introduction anymore. It provides basic but good insights on your website…

Ciprian on Thursday, October 7, 2021 — 297 Views

Lighthouse Update and What’s Next

It’s been a while since the latest Lighthouse update, and this time we had to release another version due to…

Ciprian on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 — 393 Views

Canvas JS: Big Ball of Particles

For a while now, I had this animated, constantly exploding ball of particles on my Remake Web Design website. Built…

Ciprian on Monday, October 4, 2021 — 496 Views

How to Add a Block Pattern to a WordPress Theme

Here is a hands-on code snippet on how to add a block pattern (or more) to a WordPress theme. The…

Ciprian on Friday, June 4, 2021 — 1,271 Views

Using Resource Hints to Optimize WordPress Performance

Resource hints provide a way to optimize the performance of your web page on the client side. As the name…

Ciprian on Thursday, May 20, 2021 — 1,926 Views

CSS Rounded Corners Gradient Border

I had a visually heavy project recently and I had to create a gradient border for certain elements. In my…

Ciprian on Thursday, May 20, 2021 — 1,611 Views

JavaScript Drag & Drop

Here’s a nice list of plain JavaScript dragging and dropping solutions. They are minimal, as they serve as proof of…

Ciprian on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 — 1,681 Views

“Times New Roman” Enhanced CSS Font Stack

“Times New Roman” as a Classic Web Font Option With Historical Ligatures A ligature is a special character that combines…

Ciprian on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 — 2,211 Views

How to Create Double Off-canvas Menus With CSS Only

This feature has been part of a website project for many year. The left side off-canvas menu was mobile only,…

Ciprian on Monday, May 17, 2021 — 1,273 Views

JavaScript Character Counter for Text Areas

A while ago, I had to implement a character counter for a business listing directory. The description field was supposed…

Ciprian on Saturday, May 15, 2021 — 1,517 Views

The Ultimate YouTube Video Embed Setup

I’m sure you’ve seen this hundreds of times and there’s countless methods of embedding a YouTube video with the least…

Ciprian on Friday, May 14, 2021 — 1,363 Views

WordPress External Featured Image via cURL

Here’s the long title for this code snippet — How to set up an external image as a WordPress featured…

Ciprian on Thursday, May 13, 2021 — 1,280 Views

Start an Ecommerce Store in 2021 Guide

If you have ever considered opening an eCommerce store, now is a great time to take action. In 2020, shoppers…

Ciprian on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 — 1,325 Views

Carbon: Basic Syntax Highlighting with Zero Overhead Using JavaScript

If you have ever used PrismJS or CodeMirror or any other syntax highlighter solution, you’ll know it adds lots of…

Ciprian on Monday, May 10, 2021 — 2,262 Views

Gravity Forms Repeater Plugin

If there is one feature missing from Gravity Forms, that is a field repeater section. A way to set a…

Ciprian on Monday, May 10, 2021 — 1,051 Views

SpeedFactor Update: Less is More

The past few weeks have brought some long awaited updates to SpeedFactor. As I am focusing on tracking speed, some…

Ciprian on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 — 1,472 Views

How to Create a Fixed Teaser Block in WordPress

This tutorial will show you how to create a collapsible fixed popup. It can contain subscriptions forms, contact forms, calls…

Ciprian on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 — 1,289 Views

How I Created My Homepage JavaScript Post Carousel

My homepage now features a JavaScript section of 4 featured posts. Notice the official JavaScript yellow colour ? Here’s how…

Ciprian on Monday, April 26, 2021 — 1,565 Views

🍪 How to Expire localStorage Items and Replace Cookies

I don’t use 🍪 cookies anymore, I think they are too… rigid. I use localStorage items. By default, they don’t…

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