The use of imagery is profound in websites, but takes a heavy toll on the loading times of websites. And this is even more true for smaller mobile devices, which often need to download the same images as their high definition counterparts. Although they can be scaled, their file size remains equal. Luckily enough, there […]

Dropdown menus can almost be considered a web standard, and occur for example in many WordPress Themes. Now I’ve worked some times with Superfish plugin, which makes the transition between drop-down menu’s smoother, but it did not work optimal in all cases. Well, with CSS3, it is fairly easy to make a smoothly animated dropdown […]

Website optimization is an important aspect of a web developers life, as website speed is a determining factor if visitors will stay. In this tutorial, we will look to one small aspect of website optimization, namely the use of image sprites. This will be done with the example of social media icons in svg, which […]