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About Sumeet Chawla

is the founder of Code-pal. He works as a web developer, is a hardcore programmer, workaholic, fun guy and loves his family. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

40+ Stunning WordPress Portfolio Themes

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WordPress is the most popular blogging and CMS platform out there. The vast amount of features and the flexibility it provides, one can create mind blowing themes for it. Here is a round up list of the most stunning WordPress themes, created specifically for displaying your design portfolio.

Quick Tip: Using Shortcodes in Theme Development

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The WordPress Shortcode API was introduced to WordPress in Version 2.5. Since then, it has become a widely used method for allowing quick customisation of layout and inserting certain formatting snippets. But shortcodes can be equally useful when creating WordPress themes – here’s how you can make full use of them!

Create a Multi-Layout Portfolio with WordPress

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WordPress, as a content management system, is often used for creating portfolio websites. With the evolution of user interface design and functionalities, a new trend has emerged: displaying portfolio items in different layouts. This tutorial details the process of creating a dedicated portfolio section in WordPress’ backend, and using jQuery and CSS3 to display the portfolio in a classy manner.

Integrating Cloud Zoom with WP e-Commerce Gold Cart Gallery

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WP e-Commerce' s new version got integrated with Wordpress in a much better manner and has become one of my favourite Wordprss e-Commerce plugins. One of my projects required the integration of Cloud Zoom jQuery plugin with the Gold Cart Gallery. So here is a short hack on how to achieve it in a convincing manner.

Clarion

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Clarion Consultancy Services is a paid membership oriented website which provides discreet, highly professional protective security, surveillance and intelligence services.

Formwork Company v2

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Formworks Company got so impressed by our work on their static site that they wanted us to upgrade the site to a content management system.

Publishing Gurus

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PublishingGurus is a start up publishing company. They wanted us to develop their website which required tons of features. We developed the complete website using wordpress.

Appnics

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Lisa Barker

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iPhone Application Template

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This is a very sleek, Web 2.0 website designed by BevelAndEmboss.net based on a theme for iPhone applications. We have developed it into a HTML5 / CSS3 template with some jQuery and it’s free for download!

How to Create a FAQ Page with WordPress and Custom Post Types

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In the web world, a FAQ page is created specifically for the viewers/customers, and contains general questions and their respective answers about a particular product or service. This tutorial details the process of creating a dedicated FAQ section in the WordPress backend with custom post types, as well as how to spice up the actual page a bit by using jQuery and CSS.

Listify, Convert Raw Text To HTML Elements

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Listify is a tool I created using C for my own use. Then thought of converting it into an online tool. It helps you convert those long list of text to HTML entities like <li> and <option> elements.

Listify Chrome Extension Plugin

How to Create a Cool Slide Out Panel with CSS3 only

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Many sites have a really cool hidden panel which contains some relevant information and this panel is revealed to us, with a cool animation, when we click on a particular button or hover over it. This has usually been achieved using jQuery. But now as we advent towards the future and CSS3 is becoming a reality, here is a tutorial on how to build an animated slide out panel using only CSS3.

New Web Host – Our Experience During the Transition

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We are happy to announce that Code-pal is now being hosted on a new web host – wpWebHost. So we thought of discussing our experience of shifting the site from our previous host to the new one.

Formwork Company

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Formworks Company is a private construction company based in the United Kingdom. They required a static brochure site consisting of a gallery.

Clinova

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Clinova is an international pharmaceuticals company. Their main requirement was customized products page and research graph.

The ‘Select’ Problem After Using jqTransform and its Solution

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Recently, I was working on a project which required a customized form with only select boxes. I used jqTransform to customize the form and while working on it I discovered that after transforming the select box into a list of hyperlinks, the ‘change’ method of the select box doesn’t work at all. As ‘on-value-change’ event is a very important function for any drop down list box so here is a very simple solution to manipulate it while using jqTransform.

Joe Guevara – Storyteller, Musician, Soul Food Chef

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I could not recommend him more highly to anyone looking for artistic and technical insight that is unique, reliable and very affordable.

Proactive Solutions UK

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Proactive Solutions is a single page business card type website which we coded for BuckDesign Studios.

J Guevara Novels

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J Guevara is an author who wanted a clean yet classy site to display his novels and blog about his writings.