WordPress vs Drupal
In 2007, WordPress was evolving from a blogging platform to a full fledged content management system (CMS). The sites that we were developing had very minimal content types and the general WordPress page content block was sufficient to give clients a clean page admin experience.
Compared to WordPress, Drupal is an absolute beast! Drupal’s taxonomies and core structure is awesome. If you have a web app, or any type of web project that requires user permissions, Drupal’s functionality is hardier than WordPress.
Drupal is also more flexible when it comes to API development and its default caching features are more robust out of the box. Click here to read more
Bootsnipp is an element gallery for web designers and web developers, anybody who is using Twitter Bootstrap will find this website essential in their craft. Bootsnipp was created as a repository of useful HTML snippets for web developers.
One of the primary reasons for WordPress’ continued popularity is the ease with which it can be extended and customized with plugins.
Building a plugin may seem like an impossible task, but it’s simpler than you may think. Today we begin our “Building your first WordPress plugin” series that will cover the most important principles and how-tos of the process.
This plugin makes it easy to add fit-to-fill background video to websites. It can play silent ambient background video (or series of videos). Or use it as a player to show video playlist. BigVideo.js can also show big background images, which is nice to have for showing big background images for devices that don’t have autoplay for ambient video.
Neat is an open source responsive/fluid grid framework built on top of Sass and Bourbon using em units and golden ratios. Built with the aim of promoting clean and semantic markup; it relies entirely on Sass mixins and does not pollute your HTML with presentation classes and extra wrapping div’s.
Using Sass 3.2 block mixins, Neat makes it extremely easy to build responsive layouts. Go ahead and resize your browser, we’ll wait.
Using the breakpoint() mixin, you can change the number of columns in the grid for each media query and even store these values in project-wide variables to DRY up your code.
CSS Arrow Please! allows users to create perfect CSS-only arrow shapes using pseudo-elements. You can modify the color, size, and location of the arrow and see it change in real time.
The most difficult and interesting aspect of responsive web design has been the flexible nature of it. This article covers some steps to help you transition towards flexible web design, or as I like to call it, ‘Gettin’ Flexy’.
Metro UI CSS – a set of styles to create a site with an interface similar to Windows 8 Metro UI. The set of styles developed as a self-contained solution, although it can be used as an addition to any other CSS framework.
Best Web Fonts is a curated list/tool with only the best google fonts from the fantastic google directory. This is a handpicked selection with only the best web fonts from Google font directory, currently this directory contains almost 450 fonts.
An interesting and very useful WordPress code snippets. You will certainly find these code snippets useful during WordPress theme development.