Grid background with CSS

Need to create a grid-like background? I recently needed one for an image drop-zone. It’s pretty simple to generate a grid background using the linear-gradient feature of CSS. https://codepen.io/goodkoding/pen/YMeaKr/ Simulated on CodePen The CSS lines to notice here is this: background-image: linear-gradient($white .4rem, transparent .4rem), linear-gradient(90deg, $white .4rem, transparent .4rem); background-size: 10rem 10rem; Here we’ve […]

Traffic Simulation with HTML/CSS

Here is how to create a traffic simulation using HTML/CSS …and a pinch of JavaScript. I used CSS3 animations, vehicle images from freepik and jQuery. First, let’s create the road where the vehicles will run. We’ll add three lanes where one will be reserved for priority vehicles and public transports. On each lane, we’ll add […]

How to add a virtual page in WordPress?

There are many use cases for a virtual page. Let’s say showing the invoice or payment status page for a payment plugin in the front-end, without compromising active theme. I needed one recently to show payment statuses. Here is how I implemented it. 1. Hook “init” to catch the specific slug First we need to […]

Advanced object selection using Mootools

Mootools’ “Selectors” utility has some really strong feature. It really saves a lot of time and sweat. Using this property, one can select a tag (any one can!), tag with specific name, id or any other attribute (huh!) and most amazingly part of a property value matching to some string… Say you want to select […]