Archive for April, 2017

Add Keyboard Shortcut to Anchor Tag Using jQuery

Making a user friendly website can be quite a challenging task. There are many areas where user interactions can improve and become friendlier. One area that can almost always be improved is navigation, and one great way to do this is by adding keyboard shortcuts to anchor elements that allow the user to open hyperlinks […]
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12 Awesome jQuery Virtual Keyboard Plugins

A virtual keyboard is a component that allows a user to enter characters without a physical keyboard. It’s an alternative input mechanism for those who cannot use a physical keyboard, or for multi-lingual users who switch frequently between different character sets or alphabets. Virtual keyboards are commonly used as an on-screen input method on smart […]
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How to Use jQuery to Create a Sticky Navigation on Scroll

Creating "sticky" elements is something that can often be done simply by using CSS to change an element's position from relative or absolute to fixed. The process of creating a sticky element is usually pretty straightforward. If you want to create a sticky or fixed element that is more dynamic, however, you'll have to use […]
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7 Lightweight jQuery Plugins for Styling Login and Registration Forms

Adding a login and registration functionality to your website is a great thing to be able to do. Not only is it a cool feature, but it also opens up a lot more possibilities for your site in terms of functionalities, and it can also really help improve user experience. If you're trying to add […]
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How to Use jQuery’s .select() Method

jQuery's .select() method is not a super popular or commonly used jQuery event method, but it can be very useful. A select event occurs when text within a text area or text input field is selected (highlighted) by a user using the cursor. Basically, the only time you would use it is if you want […]
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How to Use jQuery’s Keystroke Methods

jQuery has a few built-in keystroke methods that are all triggered by different stages of keys being pressed on a user's keyboard. If you want to be able to keep track of how many keystroke a user makes, or if you want an event to be triggered as the result of a key being pressed (or […]
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