Playground

In this category you will find experiments, plugins and articles related to web development and programming. Here we present some new ideas and inspiration for solving problems and tackling challenges around web development.

Easy PHP Site Translation

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Here’s an easy way to translate your web site using PHP. The idea is to have several files for each language you want to provide. Each one of these files have

URL Image Getter/Uploader/Resizer

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I was wondering how to get images from a site the same way like Digg or Facebook do, where it is only necessary to provide a link, and images get automatically uploa

How I Speeded Up Our WordPress Blog

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Our site was getting kind of slow, so I decided to read some articles about how to speed up a WordPress blog. While many give really great tips on what to do, I just

jBookMark: A jQuery Marking Tool

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Ever missed the bookmarking option of a good editor in a web site? This jQuery plugin does exactly that: if you want your website visitors to be able to toggle bookm

jCapSlide: A jQuery Image Caption Plugin

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Here is a new plugin for creating nice sliding captions for images. When hovering over the image, the caption appears and the image gets a semi-transparent color ove

jMaxInput: jQuery Twitter-Like Textarea

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jMaxInput allows you to limit the input size of a textarea like it is done in Twitter. The number of characters left to type are shown while typing. The user can wri

jBar: A jQuery Notification Plugin

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jBar is a jQuery Plugin that allows you to integrate notifications in your web site. The behavior is very similar to Twitter’s and Stackoverflow’s notifi

jQuery Image Cropper with Uploader

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Please check the updated version here! Some time ago I posted the Dynamic jQuery Image Gallery with Uploader which uses the class.upload, uploadify and ad-gallery sc