Kim Maida

Resources and Downloads for the discerning Web Designer

Articles tagged “jQuery”

Jan

24

WP Custom Sharing Links

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Sometimes you may want to design and build a theme that doesn’t use the same boring, standard social sharing buttons that spit iframes out all over your pages. There is a huge selection of social sharing plugins available for WordPress, but I’ve often felt the vast majority of them look and feel too much like… well, plugins. They display like what they are: disparate chunks of third party code that have been Krazy-glued onto your elegant theme.

If you want something of your own design and are willing to forgo the ability to display a count, you can try building something a little more custom. And if you’ve got a passing knowledge of template tags and Javascript, this is a piece of cake to implement! It also allows you to avoid doing things like wrapping a jQuery plugin (ie., Sharrre) in a WordPress plugin (and then possibly having to wrestle with php.ini files and server settings as well).

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Dec

09

WordPress HTML5 Blank Theme

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Download a bare-bones WordPress theme, ready for customization and styling. WordPress’s native themes are feature-rich but can be tedious and exhausting to customize out of the box. Likewise, creating themes repeatedly from the ground-up can also be an arduous task.

This template HTML5 theme contains popular features such as post thumbnails, threaded comments, menus, jQuery, and more, but with minimal styling. The template was built to be a platform for custom development and is fully ready for to be repurposed and expanded for your theme-making needs.

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Oct

30

KM Front-End Kit v1.3

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The KM Front-End Kit has been rebooted for responsive web design! Download this HTML5 / CSS3 / jQuery front-end kit to get you started as quickly and easily as possible with your next front-end development project.

The kit has been updated to provide easily-customizable support for CSS3 media queries. The files also include fall-backs for non-modern browsers.

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