• Comment Test Video A video displaying how comments work on my project. By using a mix of ajax and jQuery, users are able to post comments instantly and easily on products with no need to refresh the page. Alex France
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    May 4, 2013
  • Detecting escape press in javascript Today for my University project, I was improving the overlay on my current site. I decided I wanted to add a slight extra bit of code so the user can close it by pressing the escape key. Below is the javascript code to use: $(document).keyup(function(e) { if (e.keyCode == 27) { // Close your overlays/divs […] Alex France
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    April 25, 2013
  • Hover for more info One of my original aims for my project was to strip back an eCommerce site to its bare essentials. I wanted a much cleaner, more physical shop like experience or where you see the clothes, then look at the price. I decided that when you hover over the clothes more information should be revealed, the […] Alex France
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    February 26, 2013
  • Login Menu Over the last couple of weeks I have been focusing all my work on my dissertation, but am looking forward to this week as I have decided to spend it back working on my main project. I have began working on the login for the website. I looked over my previous initial designs for login’s […] Alex France
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    December 10, 2012
  • Thinking about mobile menu’s One of they key aspects of the site I have had so far is the fact that I want to keep the viewing experience over all devices as similar as possible. I also want you to be able to resize a pc browser and you to be able to experience the site in all different […] Alex France
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    November 15, 2012
  • Fixed header Today I have continued work on the front end and how now made the header of the site fixed, as I want no sidebars or anything else affecting the users browsing experience I am going to keep all options and other settings in dropdown menus, this is because you will use them 5-10% of the […] Alex France
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    November 15, 2012
  • Improving Browser Resizing Response I have continued work on the site and spent quite a few hours today look at ways to improve the resizing of products on different browser sizes. I would like the site to offer as close as similar viewing experience as possible over every platform and every browser size. Below is an image showing how […] Alex France
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    November 14, 2012
  • Menu and Products I’ve continued with the work on the front end of the site, I have created the dropdown menu which uses only CSS. From there I started work on the way the products are displayed, I came up with a slightly new way from the original designs. I have created a grid of images which don’t […] Alex France
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    November 13, 2012
  • Dropshadow, 5px or 3px is the question Over the last couple of days I have been creating the front end of the website, but one of the latest changes I have made to the website is the dropshadow below the header. It took me quite a while to decide but I prefer the bottom image which has a 3px dropshadow rather than […] Alex France
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    November 12, 2012
  • Front End Design In HTML Today I wanted to create the header and popup in HTML to give me a better idea of what it would look like and how it would act in a browser with resizing and different size browsers. I have currently not added the products as I was just testing the header/popup and seeing how it […] Alex France
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    November 12, 2012
  • Front end website design After the product trials and a number of other tests I did I decided to focus on the design of the front page of the site. I decided I wanted to make it as simple and as easy on the eye as possible by including no other colours than black and white in the design. […] Alex France
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    November 11, 2012
  • Product Layout Further Test I have been trying new things with the product layout I created the other day, I quickly tried to see what it would be like have solid borders around the whole document rather than the individual boxes around each one I had earlier. Alex France
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    November 10, 2012