Category Archives: DesignFloat

Well folks, it looks like HTML5 has accomplished another important mission. Now you can power the process of file uploading with the mighty HTML5 technology. HTML5 file uploading is another important milestone that diminishes the influence of Flash. Here are most valuable HTML5 file uploading tutorials that will spread the light on this interesting feature of HTML5. We’ve collected resources and tutorials of various complexities, so this short roundup would be a useful reading for both experienced developers and young rookies that only start their HTML5 path.
 

Html5 File Upload with Progress

 
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HTML5 Drag and Drop Multiple File Upload

 
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Hey guys, it’s time to see what this winter has brought to us. During the last three months we have featured a number of cool free website templates in our weekly series. All of them are created by our friends TemplateMonster.com and all of them turn out to be the effective ready-made solutions for your online projects. In this post we are going to present you only the Top Downloaded Winter 2012 Free Website Templates. Checking out their demo versions, you can see all their cool features.

During winter season there were a lot of high-grade items that featured jQuery sliders, awesome galleries, effective layouts, Flash-like effects, etc. Among them you can find themes for various types of business and for all tastes. But the items presented here turn out to be the most downloaded, and you are welcome to have a look at them. To see the whole collection of Free Website Templates, follow this link.
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Free Website Template with jQuery Cycle Slider for Business Site

 


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We can meet more and more CSS3 effects everyday while surfing the web. It is such an awesome feeling to observe how dreams come true. I mean two years ago it was almost impossible to think about wide usage of text shadows, 3D text effects, blur effects and other cool stuff due to poor browser support of CSS3. Fortunately, those times have already gone, and now we can enjoy new original CSS3 effects. Here are fresh CSS3 effect tutorials that were released in the early 2012. There is no doubt CSS3 effects will make your website look more attractive and visually appealing. Apart from visual attractiveness you’ll get highly functional features that would make your website more user-friendly.
 

Using :target to Create a Lightbox Effect with CSS3

 
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Menu with CSS3 Effects and Notification Bubbles

 
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What can make an impact on your design better than the catchy effect like splatter one, for example? It can be easily applied due to Photoshop brushes that can bring the grunge stylish look to your works. These Free Splatter Brushes for Impressive Designs are shared by the professional artists who really like Photoshop and their work, and that’s why all the presented here items are marked with high quality and creative approach.We hope, that all brush lovers will enjoy these Free Splatter Brushes and make use of them in their cool designs.
But wait, that’s not all and there will be a little present in this post. Our friends from TemplateMonster offer great promo for all brush fans – Designer’s bundle – brushes edition. Now you are able to get more than 1000 amazing brushes for as low as $49. Nice present for all those who know a thing about great designs, isn’t it?

And now, enjoy Free Splatter Brushes from various artists!

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Recently the product line of free WordPress themes has been enriched with new hi-tech layouts that implement principles of such popular trend as responsive web design. Today we feature free responsive WordPress themes that will make your WordPress-powered website more mobile friendly. Most of these layouts have clean, minimal style that would be perfect almost for any type of websites. The growing need in responsive layouts has caused a new wave of production these themes which is definitely good news for WordPress fans. By the way don’t forget to share your free responsive WordPress themes so we can add them to our list. That’s all for now and have a nice Wednesday!
 

Joanna Doe

 
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BonPress

 
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So, do you want the visitors of your website be impressed with the Flash-like animation of your project? If yes, have a look at the fresh goodie from the professional designers – Free Full JavaScript-Animated Template for Interior Design Project.

The JavaScript-based elements from this theme create cool dynamic effects that resemble Flash animation. Though, this theme remains very light-weight and can be easily customized. It will attract you with the changeable backgrounds, stylish layout in pleasant to eyes color scheme. The build-in gallery is the right place to display all the images you want to be noticeable. Within this theme you’ll find 5 pages: About, Services, Catalogue, Clients, Contacts. Its resolution is 1024 x 768. This one and larger resolutions are statistically in great demand among users. It can be delivered in two packages – with PSD source files included and without them. If you need PSD source files, please go to the template download page at TemplateMonster to leave the e-mail address that you want the free template ZIP package to be delivered to. Check out the free template live demo to see it in action.

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Hey everyone! Today you are welcome to take a look at our short rating of WordPress contact form plugins. We’ve gathered the most popular plugins that are ranked here by star rating and the number of downloads. Despite the fact that there are plenty of fish in the sea we’ve putted a lot of efforts by looking for you powerful and reliable plugins. Of course it is important to notice that this list was created today on February 17, 2012 and will be valid for some time from now. However we incline to believe that situation could change in the nearest future (but you’ll agree that it is hard to beat result in 5 million downloads). Well, that is the main drawback of this rating thing, and we hope you’ll understand that. So, let’s start from the most popular contact form plugin for WordPress.
 

Contact Form 7

 
Downloads – 5,980,670 | Required WordPress Version – 3.2 or higher

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Fast Secure Contact Form

 
Downloads – 2,235,129 | Required WordPress Version – 2.8 or higher

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Top 5 Web Design YouTube Channels


It is symbolic to feature top 5 web design YouTube channels on the actual birthday of the world’s best online video service. Yes, exactly seven years ago this amazing project was launched and today it has conquered the whole world. We are glad to offer you our list of interesting and useful video channels that have direct relation to web design and development sphere. Well, these channels mostly broadcast various tutorials, yet quite often you’ll find there useful hints, tips and discussions about current trends in the web design world. If you want to add your favorite channel to our list you should leave a comment, and we will add it once it’s worth looking through.
 

Adobe Photoshop Channel

 
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The world’s best graphic editing software holds top positions everywhere and YouTube is not an exception. Find out about fresh tutorials, new tools and useful hints from the primary source by subsribing to this channel.

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Nettuts+

 
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Here goes another one top player of the blog sphere. Famous Tuts+ network presents their best stuff by featuring interesting videos on their official channel. Don’t miss the best tutorials and subscribe right now!

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The special gift of this day is effective Free Website Template with jQuery Cycle Slider for Business Site from our friends. We are happy to present you this professionally done solution that can be easily customized for your designer’s needs.
You’ll be surprised how easy it is to start your own project on the basis of this professionally done theme. It features not only the well-done execution, but also the visually attractive layout. Its style is effective, the content is subdivided into three parts, the featured content is presented in 4 blocks, you can also notice the jQuery Cycle Slider in its header that you can use for replacing slogans of your company. Within this theme you’ll find 5 pages: Main, About, Services, Products, Contacts. Its resolution is 1024 x 768. This one and larger resolutions are statistically in great demand among users. It can be delivered in two packages – with PSD source files included and without them. If you need PSD source files, please go to the template download page at TemplateMonster to leave the e-mail address that you want the free template ZIP package to be delivered to.

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WordPress CMS along with all its advantages has one feature that often scares possible users to use it for their own business. WordPress CMS was created as the blogging platform, but hell – that’s just a top of the iceberg of everything that WordPress is in fact acapable of! You’ll agree that without knowing the hidden features of WordPress it is hard to build a classical business website or a job board service etc. Today you’ll find out that blogging is just a business card and our beloved CMS can do amazing things – just don’t be afraid to learn how to do them.

There are many elegant techniques that would help you to create anything you need with the help of WordPress content management system. As you may have understood our post is dedicated to unusual WordPress plugins that would add some extra functionality to your website. Despite all criticism, WordPress demonstrates excellent flexibility nowdays due to its diverse system of various plugins, shorcodes, hacks and other stuff. So stay tuned and let’s start!

Business Directory Plugin

 
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Job Manager (Job Board Plugin)

 
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