Ali Jafarian

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Software Engineer & Serial Entrepreneur

  • Articles January 29, 2014

    The Value of Good HTML Markup

    In the constantly evolving web industry its quite common to overlook the value of good HTML markup. From small landing pages to huge websites, the variance and quality of HTML […]

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  • Tutorials January 23, 2014

    How to Create a Custom WordPress Theme

    In this post we’re going to cover the basic process of creating a custom theme in WordPress, from scratch! No plugins or dependencies required. This tutorial is designed for the […]

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  • Tutorials September 12, 2013

    Responsive Image Grids Using CSS

    Today we’re going to build a responsive image grid using CSS. No fancy dancy JavaScript or frameworks needed, just good ‘ole HTML and CSS. Image grids are used all over […]

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  • Tutorials September 6, 2013

    Responsive Page Scrolling with jQuery and Bootstrap

    Today we’re going to build a responsive scrolling webpage using jQuery and Twitter Bootstrap. This sort of page is very popular for simpler websites that don’t need deep navigation and/or […]

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  • Articles December 22, 2012

    Understanding Object Oriented CSS

    You may have heard the term before – Object Oriented CSS – which probably sounded confusing and way too technical. The truth is that it’s not. Object Oriented CSS (also […]

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  • Tutorials November 9, 2012

    jQuery Image Tabs with Captions

    In this tutorial we’ll be building an image tab widget using HTML, CSS, and jQuery. This type of widget can be useful for home page hero elements, product features, main […]

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  • Tutorials September 10, 2012

    jQuery Image Hover Captions

    Today we’re going to build some simple jQuery image hover captions. These types of captions work very well in a variety of grid formats – portfolio work, feature boxes, blog […]

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  • Articles July 23, 2012

    Beginning Web Designer Checklist

    Becoming a web designer today is a very popular (and lucrative) career. Many graphic designers choose to take the web path for a multitude of reasons – more money, more […]

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  • Tutorials June 14, 2012

    jQuery Slide Down Menu

    Have you ever wanted to build a slick slide down menu for categories or groups? Well today’s your lucky day! This tutorial will show you how to do just that, […]

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  • Articles May 28, 2012

    Flexible CSS Icon Sprites

    CSS sprites have been around for a while, and for good reason. They minimize server requests (which allows web pages to load faster), and they keep CSS organized. They are, […]

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  • Tutorials May 12, 2012

    CSS Transparent Drop Down Menu

    Today we’re going to build a transparent drop down menu using CSS and HTML. Drop down menus are very popular for websites with deeper navigation. They improve usability by allowing […]

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  • Articles April 17, 2012

    An introduction to Responsive Web Design

    Chances are you’ve heard the term “Responsive Web Design” once or twice in the last few months. You may have seen it on a blog, a job posting, a book, […]

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