Sticky Footer – Make Footer Stick to the Bottom with Javascript

This is an update to this post. The method described below is quite old and since then browser support has gotten much better for different features provided by CSS. So I believe there is no need to use javascript anymore. You should be able to achieve this with a full CSS solution. Check out this post: https://css-tricks.com/couple-takes-sticky-footer/
I personally like the Flexbox method and I have used it on this very site. In case you are still supporting really old browser versions, in that case the javascript method below might save you some headaches.

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Recently I redesigned my company website. There was an issue I came across when I implemented the design on pages that were a little shallow on content. My footer tended to show a little higher where the content ended, leaving some space under it. Ofcourse, this did not look good to me.

So I started out trying different things, my first take was that I can do this with only CSS. I tried a different things but it worked in one browser and didn’t work in the other. So finally I decided to use Javascript. I found a solution that worked in all major browsers. Continue reading “Sticky Footer – Make Footer Stick to the Bottom with Javascript”

An Ajax Example in jQuery – Incorporate Ajax in your Web Design

If you are a little familiar with web development you must have heard the word Ajax. I know a lot of beginners that hear this word think that it is probably an advanced topic. Before jQuery, achieving a task with Ajax was somewhat tedious. But jQuery has made it pretty simple for us. Continue reading “An Ajax Example in jQuery – Incorporate Ajax in your Web Design”

Back to Top – Link to Top of the Page

Here is a quick tip for you guys. I still remember the first time I needed a link that user can click to get to the top of the page. I used to add an anchor tag like this <a href=”#” name=”top”></a> to the top of the page and then somewhere down the page link to it as: Continue reading “Back to Top – Link to Top of the Page”

Hostmonster Review – Poor Performance | Almost 1K Domains Hosted on One Server

So recently my girlfriend has been having issues with her hosting provider “Hostmonster”. Her websites take a while to load, sometimes up to 5 minutes and sometimes they totally time out. She brought this to my attention and I told her to contact their support. After a few chat sessions and a phone call she told me that they think it’s her website. Hostmonster Support: “You need to optimize the scripts running on your websites and get rid of some plugins”. Huh, really?! I heard this and this absolutely did not make sense to me. Continue reading “Hostmonster Review – Poor Performance | Almost 1K Domains Hosted on One Server”

Website Design for a Party Rental Business in West Palm Beach

This post is about one of my client’s website “MNL Party Rentals”. MNL Party Rental is a local business in West Palm beach area that offers bounce house rentals, water slide rentals, pony rides, face painting, fun food machines, tables and chairs rentals and also event planning. I developed this website back in 2011.
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Convert Website to Mobile Friendly Design – Responsive Mobile Website

Here is a quick post for the folks that are looking for solutions on the internet to create a mobile friendly website. I have created mobile websites in the past for my clients but after I redesigned FMR Web Design Boca Raton I did not get a chance to create a mobile website. So today I sat down and surfed the net to see what are the latest technologies and trends being used on the net. My main concerns were: Continue reading “Convert Website to Mobile Friendly Design – Responsive Mobile Website”

How to Load Fancybox on Page Load – jQuery Fancybox

Versions of Fancybox Plugin:

If you are  a web designer you probably have already used jQuery fancybox plugin. Remember that there might be different versions available starting with 1.0, 1.2,  1.2.1, 1.2.2 and all the way upto 2.1.4 . If you would like to see the change log click here. So if you are trying to attempt something in 1.0, it might not work if you are reading the documentation for 1.3.4 or 2.0. Continue reading “How to Load Fancybox on Page Load – jQuery Fancybox”