Designers need to try out different CSS rules on webpages before finally obtaining a beautiful design. For example, if a text with a font size of 14px looks a bit bulkier on the page, testing with a lesser font size for example 12px and seeing the changes on the fly would be very handy. If you are looking for such a tool, CSS Terminal tool can be of great help.
Testing fonts and their combinations on websites is a real hassle for designers. Its not just about aesthetics of a website; web designers also have to carefully select the fonts so that they are readily available in user’s computers. There are various tools for testing font combinations but how about using a simple bookmarklet for it?
With the onset of web fonts, many web designers have started using an assortment of beautiful fonts on websites. Besides the popular and the most widely used fonts, it is really difficult to correctly tell the name of a font. But with Whatfont bookmarklet, you can easily find out what fonts a website is using, including the font size, font weight etc.
Sometimes we come across some cool bookmarklets that are meant just for fun. Here are some bookmarklets that will destroy the text on any webpage in cool ways. You can also use these bookmarklets to destroy annoying ads on a site.
There are times when one needs to share more than one URL with his friends and in such cases, he needs to add all those URLs as well. In microblogging sites like Twitter where the character limit is not more than 140 characters, sharing multiple URLs with individual links takes up the space that you could otherwise use for writing about the link. You can shorten all of the URLs in a go and share them with a single short URL. Here are some online tools that let you shorten and share multiple links with a single Short URL.
The overall appearance of a site plays a great role in luring a reader into spending more time on the site. One of the components is the font. The font face and size differ variously and some sites that use really tiny, barely legible fonts distract you a lot. Readability can be a good solution in such cases.
You must have noticed smaller font size in News Feeds recently on Facebook. Facebook has been testing this smaller font size in the News Feed for a couple of days now; to be precise, since 3rd November. The font for status updates is the same size as that for comments. The larger font size was better and less strenuous to read. You can fix the Facebook font size for updates in News Feed by using browser bookmarklets or scripts.
Google never seems to back off from doling out totally new and useful services. Google Scribe now falls in the line of the utilities launched by Google. You are all familiar with the autocomplete feature in the search engines and Google itself. Scribe is an autocomplete tool that assists you while you need to type [...]
Facebook’s like share button form the components of many blogs and sites. With these, its easy to like or share the article you’re reading on Facebook. But still, some sites haven’t opted to integrate the button. Well, its easy to share the link by copying it and pasting on your update box on Facebook. But if you want to like an article where on like button is seen, the update box won’t help. Here’s how you do it.