Creating a PayPal Buy Now Button With Variable Shortcodes

PayPal is a great payment processor that allows anyone to send you money, which you can then send directly to your bank account. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a WordPress plugin allowing you to generate a Buy Now button, using a variable shortcode. The main shortcode will have a default value of $50 USD, with the Large size, though you'll be able to overwrite this every time you enter the shortcode; this is known as a variable shortcode.

Reducing Abandoned Shopping Carts In E-Commerce

In March 2014, the Baymard Institute, a web research company based in the UK, reported that 67.91% of online shopping carts are abandoned. An abandonment means that a customer has visited a website, browsed around, added one or more products to their cart and then left without completing their purchase. A month later in April 2014, Econsultancy stated that global retailers are losing $3 trillion (USD) in sales every year from abandoned carts.

Introduction to Testing on iOS

No one wants to ship buggy software. Ensuring that you release a mobile application of the highest quality requires much more than a human-driven manual quality assurance process. New devices and operating systems are released to the public each year. This means that there is an ever expanding combination of screen sizes and operating system versions on which you must test your mobile application. Not only would it be extremely time consuming, but attempting to test your iOS application by manual testing neglects an entire piece of the modern software engineering process, automated quality assurance testing.

DMXzone Nivo Slider 3 Manual
In this article you'll find all the information about working with DMXzone Nivo Slider 3 extension. We covered everything from basic to advanced usage of this tool, including - creating a responsive slider, using DMXzone Nivo Slider 3 behaviors, creating of custom controls and building a slider from dynamic image source. If you need additional help, please post in our support forums or contact our Live support during business hours.
An Introduction To The HTML5 History API

History is always interesting, isn't it? In older versions of HTML, we had limited control over browser history. We could go back and forth using the available methods, but that was it. With the HTML5 History API, we have more control on playing with the browser history. For example, we have a way to add an entry in the history, or change the URL in the address bar without refreshing the page.

Building a Website With Progressive Enhancement

When building a website, you have a few ways to approach doing so. You can start by creating the most advanced version of the site with all of the scripts, styles, and so on, and then have it render in older browsers via graceful degradation, you may opt to ignore older browsers, or you can start with a basic page and add scripts and styles such that it becomes more functional via progressive enhancement.

Replace Server Behaviors with DMXzone Extensions

Client-side development is becoming more and more popular, as a client-side developer who is responsible for the markup, you want to have full control over your templates. Although some applications might work well by letting the server generate all the HTML necessary, many applications can be enhanced by integrating client-side data binding that dynamically converts JSON data returned from the server into HTML. In this article we'll show you the huge difference between Dreamweaver Server Behaviors and the technologies that DMXzone Data Connector PHP/ASP and DMXzone Security Provider PHP/ASP use.

Essential Visual Feedback Tools For Web Designers

The creative process takes a lot of time, and web designers know it. When you factor in feedback from clients, the process takes even longer: numerous emails, revision notes, chats and meetings - that’s what it normally takes to find out precisely what the client wants. Fortunately, today’s web provides various solutions to optimize the communication process.

iOS 8: Integrating Touch ID

In September 2013, Apple unveiled the latest iPhone with a range of hardware improvements. The most innovative feature of iPhone 5s was a thin metal band surrounding the home button, a fingerprint sensor called Touch ID. Developers clambered to know about the API. A year on and iOS 8 introduces a new framework giving developers the ability to use the fingerprint sensor.

Options for SSL in WordPress

With the ever increasing focus on web security, SSL certificates have started to become common practice when setting up websites. This article will show you how to implement SSL into your WordPress website but won't go into details of how to buy and set up certificates with your web host, as this changes from provider to provider. That said, most web hosts sell and install web hosts for the clients for a relatively small fee. To make any of the changes described in this article you will need to already have an SSL certificate configured on your web server.

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