Scalable Header Image

Most themes which offer a header image as one of its options have a common problem: the entire image often does not get displayed, i.e., the header is too short or the sides of the image get cut off, especially as the screen width gets narrowed. The reason behind this is that in most cases,… Read More »

Dummy Menu Items

I often come across questions from beginning WP developers asking how to create menu items which do not link to a physical page. That is, hovering over the menu item should expand the sub-menu, but clicking on the main menu item should not cause anything to happen, only the sub-menu items should link to another page.… Read More »

Fixed Borders

        Had a question about how to recreate the fixed borders as seen on this page. It’s not too difficult, all you need to do is first fix the header at the top (and add some Javascript if you want to scale down the menu after the user scrolls down the page),… Read More »

Setting the Mouse Cursor

There are a number of standard cursors that are used depending upon where on the web page the mouse is located. The default cursor is the arrow, but if held over a hyperlink, the cursor usually turns into a pointing hand. The cursor property allows you to use CSS to change the cursor image when… Read More »

Vertical Marquee using jQuery

This is an example of how to build a simple vertical scrolling marquee using jQuery. The code is from the page “How to Have the Marquee Effect without Using the Marquee Tag (with CSS, JavaScript and jQuery).”… Read More »