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Top Five WordPress Hover Animation Plugins

By on Mar 15, 2018 in WordPress

Determine the Top Five WordPress Hover Animation Plugins for Amazing Effects WordPress by far is the most popular open source CMS or Content Management System used by around 75 million websites all over the world. It’s free to install, to deploy and to upgrade. Hundreds of thousands of plugins and templates power a simple and flexible interface that reduces the costs of development and time of deployment. Choosing a platform is one of the first and most critical decisions an organization has to make for a new website. The CMS or Content Management System helps determine how well the website runs, together with the amount of customization options and tools available. However, with all the potential choices available in the market, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Fortunately there is an option that is a safe bet in most circumstances, and that is WordPress. This is a free open-source MCS that’s perfect for building anything, from simple blogs to thriving e-commerce websites. WordPress is easy to use, but flexible and powerful enough to accommodate unique requirements. WordPress is open source and thus free. It’s one of the biggest selling points of the platform. This means it’s possible to check it out without having to pay for the privilege and in the long run there would be one less ongoing cost to worry about. To make use of the advanced features offered by the plugins, themes and other tools, there are tons of low-cost and free options to choose from. WEBSITE...

How to combine multiple Jira Boards in a single page view

By on Aug 27, 2017 in Interesting, Jira

Jira is by far the leading Project Management tool in the industry. It offers powerful and useful features to allow small or large teams manage their project/products more efficiently. In the software development industry it is also extremely popular, to the point that almost every developer I know has at one point in his/her career work in a company where they used Jira. In this short article we are going to discuss a specific configuration for Jira to make project management more effective and efficient. Combining Jira boards in a single view Jira provides the ability to create many boards to manage your team and resources. This is key in planning and organizing work load across the teams. Boards are custom and allow you to define queries/filters to your liking. However, one lacking feature with boards is the ability to combine them into one view. Why would you want to combine multiple boards in a single page view? The advantage of combining multiple boards into a single view If you manage multiple teams, sometimes the best thing to do is to create a board for each team. This gives you flexibility to manage each team independently and to track the average velocity per team. However, right of the bat there is an imminent problem; Sprint Planning can get tricky. With each board being isolated, it becomes difficult to see the big picture across all teams in active or future sprints. Unfortunately managing this using Jira alone is a pain in the rear. It means switching between...

WebRTC or a Video Conference of Your Own

By on Jan 16, 2017 in Interesting, Intermediate, JavaScript

Firstly, let’s cover general questions concerning WebRTC. This technology allows the building of video or audio communication through the usage of web browsers. Besides, it is an open source project and currently this technology is in use among such browsers as Opera, Google Chrome, Firefox and some more. For instance, Chrome allows you the possibility to reach the webcam and microphone of a device but only for those websites having specialized a SSL certificate. In order to connect users, they need to identify each other. It can be achieved by using WebSocket technology.   How does it work? For a better understanding, let’s consider an example of a real project in web development. As a basis for the server development, we have NodeJS supplemented by the socket.io while AndularJS has become a basis for front–end development.   Chapter 1: Where can I start? The first thing you need to do during development is to check the browser’s ability to be connected to a device’s media.   setupRTC will help you check the availability of this technology support on a separate OS or browser as well as the possibility to access the media.   startCall is intended to start checking the support of this technology. After that, the initialization will be launched on the client’s side. The socket.io helps generate the ‘callRequest’ on the server.   targetId identifies which user from the database is going to get the connection request. enableSelfVideo is responsible for everything related to the broadcast. Including...

Best ways to make PHP programming more effective

By on Aug 11, 2016 in Interesting

Since the time it entered in 1995, PHP programming sure has attained great heights. In fact it turned to be the most renowned programming language for Web applications. So much so that PHP at the moment is dominating a number of prominent sites and a larger part of scripts and Web tasks are worked with the conventional dialect. Owing to PHP’s immense infamy, it’s considered virtually unintelligible for Web designers to not possess good practical PHP knowledge. Here we offer to you the 9 best procedures that PHP designers must learn in order to utilize each time dealing with the programming part. Here are the tips useful in accelerating capability and turn the code way more responsive, cleaner and advanced for execution process.   Utilize an SQL Injection Cheat Sheet SQL infusion is certainly not the right thing out there as this security attempt allows a programmer to jump into your database as utilizes effectiveness as a part of your coding. Here in this article we are not discussing MySQL but truth be told there are a number of PHP programs using MySQL databases with PHP and thus recognizes what not to include while composing secure code. Ferruh Mavituna presents an extraordinarily quick SQL infusion cheat sheet having an area on vulnerabilities with PHP and MySQL. In case you succeed in maintaining a significant distance from the practices, the trick sheet distinguishes, your code is going to be less prone to scripting attacks.  What’s the Difference between Comparison Operators...

The 5 Amazingly Smart Affiliate Marketing Plugins for WordPress

By on Jun 10, 2016 in Interesting

You can monetize your WordPress Website very effectively by becoming a part of an affiliate network. Once you have become an affiliate for a lucrative, high yield network like Amazon or the brilliant Envato itself, you can start raking in profits hand over fist. A lot of it depends upon the kind of products you choose, of course. High-end premium products will earn you more in commissions, while cheaper products yield less for the same number of sales, even though you don’t have to work too hard to sell them. But you already know that. So let’s put the theories aside and discuss practical application instead. As I said in the beginning, it’s easier to market your affiliates’ products on WordPress websites, simply because the platform is user-friendly, has as many integrations with ecommerce tech as you want, and features can be added for just about any price. In this post, I have listed 5 of the top most affiliate marketing plugins for WordPress, picked for their generally awesome code and all-around great user-rating.   1.    Amazon Auto Links Amazon Auto Links works wonderfully with your own WordPress taxonomy system and automatically creates affiliate links that are contextually relevant to Amazon products’ pages. Once you have selected the categories in which you want to insert affiliate links, the plugin will show the category-relevant products and place your affiliate link. For affiliate marketing bloggers who can create good content regularly (check out Maria Popova’s BrainPickings.com for example), this plugin saves...

Twilio Signal 2016

By on May 26, 2016 in Interesting

The Future of IoT Twilio #signal2016 was very amazing this year. For those not familiar, Twilio is a cloud communications platform for developers with a wide range of products check it out. There were some pretty exiting announcements this year. One of my favorite and that I have chosen to write about is Programable Wireless. Twilio is the first platform designed for developers to allow easy programing of cellular connectivity. As Jeff Lawson CEO of Twilio was making this announcement my head was exploding with cool ideas and projects to build. What is Programable Wireless The internet of thing is booming with new products and devices everyday. But most of these product rely on Wi-Fi or Bluetooth for connectivity. The problem with this is that it limits your range, if you are out of range… well it simply won’t work. Programmable Wireless starts with a Twilio SIM card, which enables any IoT device with 3G cellular connectivity. This takes the game to a whole new level. You no longer need to rely on Wi-Fi for internet connectivity. Your IoT device could be almost anywhere and you can still control it. This is freaking awesome! Starter Kit Each Signal participant received a complementary HackPack along with a SIM card. Twilio loves to empower developers to spark their creativity, and I am sure that many have already developed something amazing with this. I also started my own project, which I hope to share with all of you soon. As I mentioned,...

10 WordPress Themes Ideal for Real Estate Business

By on Mar 10, 2016 in WordPress

An informative and visually appealing website is a must if you are in the real estate business. This kind of a site will allow you to showcase the available properties to your potential clients in the best possible way. If you are planning to start up a real estate related website, then you should opt for a WordPress theme that can offer you millions (literary) of powerful features and customization options to help you build a unique website for your real estate business. Well, there is an extensive collection of purpose-oriented themes that you simply integrate into your WordPress site. And, we bring you the list of ten most stunning WordPress themes (premium/paid) that you can easily add in your real estate website within a matter of few minutes. Let’s begin! WP Pro Real Estate 7 If you want to build one or more real estate website(s), then WP Pro Real Estate 7 is a perfect theme for your WordPress site. It is a powerful WordPress theme that offers a ton of unique features, robust options and tools, advanced search and mapping and highly- customizable options to help you build an outstanding site. WP Pro Real Estate7 theme is popular among website owners because it offers advanced features such as submission system, inbuilt support for the dsIDXpress plugin, and the user-friendly page builder that will help you create a professional-looking Real Estate site. Other essential features of WP Pro Real Estate 7 theme are: Fully-responsive design Live previewer 3...

3 Best Free WordPress Ecommerce Plug-ins

By on Mar 8, 2016 in WordPress

If you are aiming at building your next ecommerce website using WordPress, there are a wide variety of plug-ins to select from which would suit your needs. After reading this article, you can choose from the best options for your website. Maybe your current aim is to revamp your current WordPress website and add a whole new bunch of features and functionality to rake in a completely different and innovative user experience for your customers and your potential clients too! Or another case scenario would be if you are a leading mobile app development company and you want to convert your existing dull website to a WordPress website packed with an innovative customized design. Whether it is content publishing in the form of regular blogging, digital marketing purposes or even if you are a leading mobile app development company with a department for SEO ranking and analytics, everyone wants to hire a WordPress expert! Going back to basics, WordPress was basically launched as a blogging platform, but over the years as it progressed in leaps and bounds it became a full-fledged content management system (CMS) for firms, design agencies, mobile app development companies and web designers to launch smart, clear and agile mobile applications and websites. Recent statistics indicate, WordPress powers almost 22.5% of all the websites on the Internet and is chosen by over 78 million users for launching websites and blogging purposes. Due to the powerful plug-in architecture of WordPress, it is now possible for any agency...