jQuery plugins are life savers, specially when they help you on the task of adding cool functionality to your website. Thanks to the super engaged jQuery developer community, who is always creating new and amazing stuff, there are tons of great jQuery plugins out there, plugins that cover all sorts of functionalities.
A simple and easy to use plugin to create fullscreen scrolling websites (also known as single page websites). It allows the creation of fullscreen scrolling websites, as well as adding some landscape sliders inside the sections of the site.
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Each social network has its own dynamics when it comes to customizing the social profiles and pages. Different requirements and sizes.
Social Kit is a free Photoshop plugin that focuses on simplifying the design of such pages and profiles.
It currently supports 4 networks: YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Google+.
The plugin has full-sliced and editable templates where the outputs look just the same as “how they will look when live”.
10 years ago, icons were all about 3D and being colorful. Then the Web 2.0 effect came and shininess is added.
Right now, it is all about flat icons and, Flaticon, a website that enables us to search them quickly is pretty handy.
There are icon sets created by the developers (Freepik, which is a creative resources search engine) and also by other designers.
It is possible to make a single icon search or browse them in categories or sets.
Flaticon now has a free Photoshop extension that makes searching simpler, right in the image editor we always use.
Using the extension, we don’t have to leave Photoshop and can find the icon + get it inside the canvas quickly.
Long shadow effects became very popular with the flat design trend and a new solution pop-ups each day to simplify creating them.
A free Photoshop extension, Long Shadows Generator, is probably the best solution for Photoshop users.
It is pretty straightforward, just apply the shadow length, opacity, angle and set the opacity. It is all ready.
Requirements: Photoshop CC or CS6+
Let’s say, you created the layout and getting prepared to export all the layers for front-end coding. This would take so much time if done manually.
For Photoshop, there are some built-in methods (like an export script). However, Breezy, a free Photoshop extension handles this process nicer.
You can select the layers to be exported and they will be ready very quickly (with the layer names, transparencies, etc.) inside a pre-defined folder.
Compatibility: Photoshop CS5+