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The 7 inviolable laws of the user interface

The article is now the full translation of the original article by Peter Vukovic appeared on the blog 99designs.

Be un web designer? Se sì, then you also projects user interfaces, a specialization that will continue to grow in importance over time. While today's web pages have simple interfaces, which usually does not include more than one menu navigation and a contact form, the development of new technologies and standards in the near future will demand more and more dynamic content and experiences custom navigation. (more…)

Enable the plugin “zen coding” su gedit

For those who do not know, gedit is the text editor of choice for any Linux distribution based on Gnome. It is preinstalled on most Linux distributions, with the exception of those based on different window managers from Gnome (Where, xfce, enlightenment, etc..). It serves mainly for editing configurations in the system files, but supports a large number of programming languages ​​and is expandable with plugins dedicated.

For this reason, before use Brackets, I used Gedit also for editing HTML and CSS.

This is gedit. (more…)

WordPress: migrate from one sub-directory to the root

Today's article is a bit’ technical, I had to delve into some trends that I was too light for some trouble when I installed WordPress combined (the engine of this blog) su TheJoe.it.

Here below the steps Blog with WordPress support to move an existing WordPress installation from within a folder, the root domain. As in my case it was installed in WordPress “https://thejoe.it/wordpress/“, the file index.php in the root directory instead was a simple redirect 301 alla directory “/wordpress“. (more…)

WordPress: alert the reader to an article dated

Today I illustrate a small process, which I highly recommend to those bloggers linked to the development of a certain topic, to automatically alert the reader that the article you are reading is more old man a time of our choosing, and possibly belonging to a certain category. I am thinking especially to my blog, where technical information can be fine today, but it may already be obsolete with the next release of a software, no longer supported by the operating system or ingetrata.

The result will be completely customizable: appear a block (DIV) leading article, with a class of our choice. We will then give us a style to the DIV. (more…)

CSS: remove the border “a puntini” dei link

In today's article we see a simple CSS rule, already present in many CSS Reset. I'm talking about the property “outline”. If the regola “outline” do not set the browser will display a dotted box around each link clicked. The default setting is that because it is also thought to those who use the Tab key to navigate, and beading without any lose focus on that link no longer understand it happened. I'm also thinking of those who can not use the mouse to visual defect. By removing the beading renderesti the site inaccessible to them. (more…)

Canon Club Italy asks for help

Today's article is different from others, but I feel I have to write.

I have long subscribed to the community “Canon Club Italy“, an amateur site where users have the opportunity to meet, commodity exchange, dispense advice and get information. The classic community, oriented to photography. Since the opening of the site to date the owner and maintainer of the server has had a number of difficulties. (more…)

CSS: property “z-index”

Today we see an important property of CSS, Also inherited from the last version, i CSS3. I'm talking about (as you will be guessed from the title) property “z-index“.

The properties “height” and “width” impostarenno height and width, while “z-index” we need to move items into the third dimension of depth (the asse “The”). The third dimension is perpendicular to the screen and it will be easier to understand for those who know programs involving the use of levels.

Imagine the screen as a table on which lay some playing cards, in this way: (more…)