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Creating a Simple Front-End Grid for Freeform

By Mike Wenger / Posted 9.24.2013 / In Code, ExpressionEngine, jQuery, PHP / 1 comment

Sometimes, a grid-like field is exactly what you need for the job at hand. This is exactly what we needed for a recent client's ExpressionEngine build – only we didn’t want to take the time to create a full-blown Freeform Pro integrated field type – so we improvised, or freestyled a little bit.

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Editing Safecracker Entries with Ajax brought to you by The META Q

Editing Safecracker Entries with Ajax

By Mike Wenger / Posted 5.9.2013 / In Code, ExpressionEngine, jQuery, Tips, Code Tips / 1 comment

Once you know the details, adding ajax to a Safecracker form in ExpressionEngine is surprisingly simple.

Bring Matrix Data Editing to the Front-End brought to you by The META Q

Bring Matrix Data Editing to the Front-End

By Mike Wenger / Posted 3.7.2013 / In Code, ExpressionEngine, jQuery / 8 comments

Two of my favorite aspects of using ExpressionEngine are Matrix and Safecracker. In terms of making life easier, they're amazing. Here’s a creative way edit Matrix data on the front-end, with more flexibility.

An AJAX / jQuery experiment with functional a-synchronicity brought to you by The META Q

An AJAX / jQuery experiment with functional a-synchronicity

By Clinton Reeves / Posted 1.15.2013 / In Code, jQuery, Tips, Code Tips / 0 comments

Can AJAX be used to effectively decrease page load times on Javascript intensive sites? Find out about a little thing we like to call "functional a-synchronicity."

An AJAX shopping cart brought to you by The META Q

An AJAX shopping cart

By Clinton Reeves / Posted 12.11.2012 / In Code, HTML, jQuery, Tips, Code Tips / 0 comments

Have you ever wondered how all of those sites out there submit forms without reloading the page and in turn, run a sweet little animation? The answer is AJAX. And it's very easy to use. This introductory tutorial walks you through setting up AJAX based form submissions for a shopping cart.

Meta Q how to: Responsive toggle menus brought to you by The META Q

Meta Q how to: Responsive toggle menus

By Terris Kremer / Posted 7.10.2012 / In Code, CSS, HTML, jQuery / 23 comments

I was recently tasked with building a responsive navigation menu for a project I was working on at Q Digital Studio. Wanna know how I did it? Join me as I run through how to make a responsive toggle menu.

Ajax-EE: Sort and Order Data with ExpressionEngine and Ajax part two brought to you by The META Q

Ajax-EE: Sort and Order Data with ExpressionEngine and Ajax part two

By Terris Kremer / Posted 5.15.2012 / In Code, ExpressionEngine, jQuery / 5 comments

When working with large amounts of data entries we often find it useful to let users order and sort the output of channel tag entries on the fly without re-rendering an entire page. In part two I’ll show a common way to accomplish this using Ajax and a typical set of ExpressionEngine channel tag entries.

The user experience of content carousels: when to use one and why brought to you by The META Q

The user experience of content carousels: when to use one and why

By Susan Snipes / Posted 4.19.2011 / In Code, jQuery, Design, Tips / 3 comments

Clients love them, designers love them, and sure they're cool, but content carousels are not a one-size-fits-all feature for delivering website content. What content makes a carousel the right choice?