There are SO MANY different types of lightbox scripts in the wild, and while most of them are absolutely fantastic (shadowbox being one of my favorites) most of them are very limited in the control that they give you over the style, function and code. To make things worse, most of these lightbox scripts are also 5k or bigger, which is 5k more than you need sometimes. If you’re like me, and you do a lot of customization or want to tweak your code to be as fast as possible, then you’ll want this simple little jquery lightbox plugin. Style your lightbox exactly how you’d like and then simple invoke the modal() function and you’ll be able to trigger the lightbox.
Posts Tagged ‘web 2.0’
Combining a poor economy with an ever changing web makes it challenging to stay on the cutting edge. With multiple web languages, platforms, and techniques it’s important to dedicate your time to being versatile and flexible while not wasting time learning skills that you won’t use. In the past 2 years I have learned and mastered many tools and techniques, and I’m here to share what has been valuable and where you can trim the fat from your day.
Wordpress is jam-packed with some great features out of the box, and has been developed to make customization simple. However, Wordpress started out as a blogging CMS, and still has a way to go before some features are one-click or drag-n-drop easy. One such feature, custom fields, are a powerful and great tool to make your WP theme a little more creative. However, to take advantage of custom fields, you’ll need to get dirty with the code.