Sometime last year I came across an image carousel on an Italian website done in Flash that allowed you to scroll a set of images horizontally with the flick of your mouse. What I loved about it was how natural and intuitive it felt. The gallery of images was infinite, meaning that the same X […]
Category Archive for 'Usability'
Several months ago I transitioned from using Firefox as my primary browser to Chrome. I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to make the switch, or if there was any point in changing, but I did. Among the reasons for my switch was the fact that Firefox has always been, and continues to be, an enormous memory […]
Who doesn’t love free stuff? Most of the time the saying “you get what you pay for” applies, but every once in awhile sometimes you do get a free lunch. Whether it’s testing jQuery code, checking to see how a site looks in different browsers, or coming up with a color scheme, the following free […]
Version 1.4 of the Before/After plugin has been released with a new feature – keyboard navigation. Now you can use your left and right arrow keys to move the image divider. By default this option has been disabled. There are actually two new option parameters, enableKeyboard and keypressAmount. The first, enableKeyboard, can be set to […]
Sometimes you may not be able to pre-load the images you’re using with the before/after plugin. In that situation you may want to give your visitors some indication that the images are loading so that they’re not left scratching their heads wondering if there’s a problem. Fortunately with a little jQuery and CSS you can […]