Most product websites will layout a bunch of images and text content on the page (maybe even a slick video if you’re lucky) and expect users to make sense of it all. Flow (by MetaLab) on the other hand uses some simple, fun, animation effects to facilitate a visual point of reference, narrating (or aptly: ‘flowing’) the user through the rest of their product experience; discovering more about this task management app – great stuff!
I used this jQuery placeholder plugin to do the job today and it worked nicely.
The new HTML5 specification introduces the form input placeholder attribute, which allows us to define a hint to help users fill out input fields. If you’re using a WebKit-based browser right now you should find working examples of the new input placeholder in use on this page.
Working with form elements, especially labels, can present a dilemma for many…
Pending feature requests for v1.1 (beta):
- Custom aspect ratios
- Default radio input
- Full form entry validation
Height to width conversion Outputs image place holders
Simply put; you’d like to be able to insert media (notably images) into your new WordPress 3.0 posts and pages – and any other website page – and ensure the dimensions fill the column width, helping to:
Most performance optimization today are made on the parts that generate the HTML document (apache, C++, databases, etc.), but those parts only contribute to about 20% of the user’s response time. It’s better to focus on optimizing the parts that contribute to the other 80%.
A wonderfully visual HTML5/CSS3 browser support resource I revisited this evening, buried in my bookmarks: