CSS has come a long way since it's first spec was created in 1996. Back then, all you could really do was change the color of text or backgrounds of elements, but now we can easily create great effects without having to use a single image. But be careful—the convenience of CSS effects comes at a price.
Joomla! makes it incredibly easy to build custom content plugins for your site—they even give you an example plugin in every install.
Let's walk through a practical application of a content plugin. Say you've created a beautiful website for your client that incorporates images in a Category Blog view.
In photography there's one technique that—when done poorly—really bugs me: HDR.
When done right, HDR can give your photo a stunning effect. Other times it will make your photo look, well, bad.
It seems like just yesterday I created my first social media account on Myspace. Since then, social media has surged and become an important part of our daily lives.
Today social media not only offers a place where we can interact with friends and relatives, but also a platform where we can connect with our favorite brands.
The influence social media marketing has on consumerism has become so important that brands have been left with no choice other than to embrace it. 93% of marketers use social media for business, however, not all have been equally successful in running effective social media campaigns.
Threaded comments are pretty neat and having that little indentation for each comment provides a bit of visual context of who is talking to whom. But, it can get difficult to figure it out sometimes.