Fullscreen slider

Often times when a client asks for special customizations or animations to their site, I will dig for a jQuery plugin that accomplishes my goal. However, on occasion, when the customizations become overly original, I will need to put something together on my own. At least with the help of multiple plugins.


Tumblr Video Overlay

I recently came across a bug with Tumblr. Now this could just be the theme itself, I’m not sure. Whether you’re getting the same bug on Tumblr or something else you’re working on, this fix will apply to most sites with embedded videos.


10 Retro Designs

I’m a huge fan of the Retro styled site designs. I often find myself spending far more time digging through a site that has a retro feel to it, trying to unveil their techniques. Over the past couple of months I’ve kept track of the ones that inspire me the most. Here’s 10 of my favorite retro sites.


Small but significant

This is something that many people, fluent in HTML or not, don’t know. They go through their lives programming away, using it in every chunk of copy they add to sites, without knowing the true potential of its use. It’s been around since the beginning of time (and by time I mean the birth of html) it’s the underrated and misused Non-Breaking Space ( ).


My welcome post!

I’ve been meaning to put up a blog for the past couple years and only recently have had the time to sit down and put one together. Over the next few months I will be posting regularly. Often times the post will be filled with useless (but entertaining) ideas, and other times it will be the most educational thing you’ve learned all month. One thing is for sure though; it will be entirely devoted to web design. My name is Jon Gaulin and I’m a web developer.