Last week I’ve you would have found that I’ve posted 65+ Handpicked Goodies for web developers & designers for the month of November 2013 and I thought that i have done finding great new resources for web developers and designers, but I wasn’t finished as you will find that I have found some more resources and i would like to say thanks to some people who personally submitted their own resources to be included here today.
In the resources below you will find such items jQuery plugins, mac apps that lets you share files, secure your mac, some great iOS & Web apps, some great updated frameworks, social icons that been made with CSS, some great paid & free WordPress themes, plugins and lastly some icons & fonts to download.
Bigfoot is a jQuery plugin that creates exceptional footnotes. Simply include the code on your pages and footnotes will be detected automatically and improved in the following ways by links to footnotes that will be replaced with clickable/ tappable buttons while making them substantially easier to hit and with footnote content that will appear in a popover directly and beside the footnote button when it is clicked/ tapped, which cuts out the annoying bouncing around the page that footnotes typically result in. and lastly the active popovers will be resized and repositioned to ensure that they continue to be completely visible on-screen and aesthetically pleasing: this makes it perfect for mobile devices and responsive designs.
Auto Fix Anything is a little plugin will let you automatically fix position of any container on your website with one JS call and with this plugin you can dynamically fix a container within the viewport. The plugin will detect when to fix/unfix the position automatically. Modern browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, on desktop have been tested.
mightySlider is a jQuery plugin for creating advanced one-directional slider with item based navigation support. It can be used as a simple image slider, slideshow, HTML content slider, gallery, banner rotator, video gallery, carousel or even presentation. This is achieved by a powerful & developer friendly API that provides a bunch of very useful methods giving you control over everything.
Desktop, Mobile & Web Applications
Knock s an app that turns your iPhone into an incredibly secure password for your Mac. Knock isn’t like other apps. It’s always ready, so you can use Knock even when your phone is in your pocket. Just knock twice, and your Mac unlocks. That’s it. Knock uses Bluetooth Low Energy, which means your iPhone’s battery won’t feel a thing. Compatible Macs are listed on the website
FTP Dropper, a simple menu-bar FTP uploader tool that costs just $0.99. It makes FTP simple enough that you might just start sharing files directly from your own server again
Jumpshare is a simple file-sharing service that makes public and private file-sharing instant, and lets recipients preview over 200 file types online.
GlyphSearch makes it simple for anyone to search for icons from Glyphicons, Ionicons, and Font Awesome and within this site you can also browses icons on the site.
CSS, HTML, Frameworks & Responsive Tools
RethinkDB is an open-source distributed database that been built with love as you can enjoy an intuitive query language, automatically parallelised queries, and with a simple administration. RethinkDB is a great choice if you need flexible schemas, value ease of use, and you are planning to run anywhere from a single node to a sixteen-node cluster. RethinkDB is built to store JSON documents, and scale to multiple machines with very little effort. It has a pleasant query language that supports really useful queries like table joins and group by, and is easy to setup and learn.
The widgets provided by Twitter, Facebook, and other services require numerous HTTP requests and can really hurt the performance of your sites and apps. These simple CSS and HTML snippets make it easy for you to go social – without hurting site performance.
Martini makes web development with Go much easier. It has a flexible routing layer, comes with a set of stock middleware, and can leverage open source web packages built in Go.
Animatron is an online tool for creating HTML5 animations and interactive content right in your browser. It lets you collaborate with other users, import artwork, create custom shapes, draw directly within the tool, and much more.
Foundation is the most advanced responsive front-end framework in the world and Zurb says it is faster for users, faster to code and faster to learn. For the ussers they will feel the speed as the Interchange now enables HTML partials for device specific content with smoother animations and transitions happen with hardware acceleration and with all the default styles have been all updated.
for those who love to code Zurb has built a new command line tool to spin up projects fast and added Libsass, speeding up your SCSS changes by 5X. With Zurb’s HTML Templates has also been brought up to speed and for those who love to learn Zurb has overhauled their documentation for this framework by giving us a forum and expert training to help us starting building projects faster.
WordPress Plugins & Themes
Tabby enables you to create responsive tabs inside your posts, pages or custom post types by adding simple shortcodes inside the post editor. This plugin can adds a set of horizontal tabs which changes to an accordion on narrow viewports with these tabs and accordion be created with jQuery. This plugin supports multiple sets of tabs on same page which uses semantic header and Ccontent markup that are the tabs and content are accessible via keyboard.
Easy Responsive Test Plugin enables you to check your site responsiveness in your desired window size. This is kind of essential tool for wordpress admins to make sure that their sites.
There are different aged visitors in this blog. In few blogs content font are very small. As there are all kinds of bloggers many of them face problem to read small font written articles. Using this plugin you can change your blog’s font size to larger or smaller as well as giving this option to visitors.
Easy FAQs is an easy-to-use plugin that allows users to add FAQs to the sidebar, as a widget, or to embed them into a Page or Post using the shortcode. The Easy FAQs plugin also allows you to insert a list of all FAQs or output a Single FAQ. Easy FAQs allows you to include an image with each FAQ – this is a great feature for adding a photo of the FAQ author or other related imagery.
Circles are really fancy. Now you can create your own slideshow with circles. You can use it to rotate images, photos from authors of blog or brands.
WooCommerce Free Gift is a WooCommerce extension which allows for giving your customers a free gift when they spend at least a specified amount of money.
Distinctive Post Wall is simple to use yet very powerful. You can control which elements you wish to show (title, comment count, excerpt etc) as well as social sharing and a built in like feature.
With Distinctive Post Wall you can display all your posts, or choose a specific category or tag to display instead – you also show them in a random order if you wish! Please note, is it only possible to use one post wall per page at present.
Logos Showcase WordPress plugin contains 4 versions: Grid, Carousel (one by one), Carousel (Group) and Perspective. The last 3 versions have 2 skins: black & white. It allows you to easily display on your website: logos, clients, partners, sponsors, brands, portfolio items… you name it.
Christmas Pack is a set of pre-defined Christmas and New Year multi-layer popups (10 pieces) for Layered Popups WordPress Plugin and Layered Popups Script. With this pack you can make your website more attractive, festive and enjoyable. Use these popups as a start point for your creativity and build your own popups. It’s easy!
Awesome responsive menu plugin. Features: icons, sticky, mega dropdowns variations, custom skins, fully customizable. You can place any content in dropdowns: links, text, images, widgets and shortcodes. Custom dropdowns so easy with “Mega Main Menu”.
With this plugin you can realize your imagination and make unique multi-layers popup windows. You can create multiple layers with whatever-you-want content and add custom transitions/animations for each layer. You can embed AJAX-ed subscription form which works with autoresponders (MailChimp, AWeber, GetResponse, iContact, Campaign Monitor) and collect users’ names and e-mails. You can raise popup window on page load or show it on click event. You can make your website more attractive and pay users attention to certain stuff.
Flounder is a flat, minimally styled theme for bloggers which features colorful support for post formats and a clean, responsive layout.
Hueman is a responsive 100% high resolution theme for blogs and magazines. Unique toggle sidebars results in a great reading experience for both tablet and mobile. The feature list is long: Unlimited topbar, header, footer and accent colors, unlimited widget areas, 0-2 sidebars to the left or right that can be uniquely specified for each page or post, 300px / 220px fixed width sidebars, 0-4 footer widget columns, almost zero layout images, related posts and post nav, featured story or slider, 10 post formats, SEO optimized, 3 flexible custom widgets, localisation support, social links and many useful admin panel features.
Nictitate theme is designed for magazine, news, portfolios and corporate with flexible layout. The theme is based on KOPATHEME layout manager technique that will let you flexibility choose layout options of every pages within your site. It is very helpful when you are experimenting with visual hierarchy. You can define unlimited sidebar for widget areas, and with powerful custom widgets, the theme provides you more flexibility and ease-of-use for your site
Travel is a Super Elegant and Professional Responsive Theme. This Theme is ideal for Travel Agencies, Hotels, Tour Operators, Airlines, Photographic Agencies, Environmental Organizations, Tourist Spot Presentation, Tourism Promotion, Photography and Other Purposes that may match with your thoughts
Mocha is an awesome HTML5 template which brings clean, flat & bold design. It’s ideal for any portfolio. It’s very flexible and powered with Bootstrap framework. Mocha has advanced theme options to make your site very flexible and fully customizable.
Color Room is a creative responsive parallax WP theme for design studio or for portfolio website. The template is made in unique retro style and has a lot of manually drawn elements. The full layered PSD file included have been customized easily. It’s perfect for those who’re tired of ordinariness and want to stand out among competitors.
Dante is a clean, modern and minimal multi-purpose WordPress theme. It has a wide range of incredible features and includes $90 worth of goodies… everything you need to take it to the next level and save money doing it.
Grido is a high customizable theme with a full responsive layout. Trough a dedicated control panel is possible to configure the majority theme’s aspects and to choose the favourite colour among ten of them.
It is a highly flexible and widgetized theme, flat take advantage of all WordPress features such as post-formats, page templates, custom widgets, shortcodes, including important features specifically designed for it.
The Shopen WordPress theme is a minimal yet powerful solution for displaying artwork. The Shopen WordPress theme features a fully responsive framework that looks fantastic on any mobile device. It contains multiple portfolio layouts and single blog layout options and 5+ custom page templates. The Shopen WP theme features the coded with HTML5 & CSS3, Foundation Framework and compatible Woocommerce and BBPRess forum system. It’s compatible with all modern browsers and search engine friendly. So showcase your artworks and blogging posts with this awesome theme.