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While developers may love diving under the hood, those are usually marketing people who end up using content management systems and paying money for web design agencies. And so great content management systems must be built with the actual content managers in mind first. One of such systems is ImpressPages.

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If you have a product or service and receiving support requests regularly, using a support ticket application is a “must” to handle them nicely.

Brimir is a free and open source support ticket app that is built with Ruby on Rails and makes use of the Foundation front-end framework.

Brimir

The tickets can be received via e-mail and they are auto-piped to Brimir. It is multi-user and tickets can be assigned to selected team members.

There is support for attachments, tickets can have different statuses and also priorities to categorize them easier.

Brimir is optimized for mobile devices and has various other options for customization.

Enabling users to view all sides of a product is a common UI pattern, mostly, in e-commerce websites.

jQuery Interactive 3D is a plugin that allows us to accomplish a similar functionality using multiple images.

jQuery Interactive 3D

It is so easy to use and works with a simple function and a list of specifically-named images.

And, there are options for customization like the cursor icon, speed, touch support, auto-play and more.

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  • For any WordPress developer, using an options framework definitely helps customizing the theme/plugin much more and easier.

    Redux is an advanced and stable WordPress options framework, built on top of the popular NHP, with an enhanced UI.

    It uses the “WordPress Settings API” and has multiple built-in filed types, validation, import/export functionality and much more.

    Redux - WordPress Options Framework

    Elegant Themes, a brand that creates lovely WordPress themes, is sharing a very nice freebie.

    It is a set of 90 free flat icons that are high-quality and available in 2 variations: colored or single-color.

    The items are presented inside a circle and the download package includes multiple file types: .AI, .EPS, .PDF, and .PNG (64px and 128px).

    90 Flat Icons

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  • Single-page scrolling websites are used widely for years and they are very useful on providing information quickly.

    On the other hand, the one-page sites where no scroller exists and the page content being changed with JavaScript reached its max. popularity with the Apple’s iPhone 5S website.

    jQuery One-Page Scroll

    One Page Scroll, a jQuery plugin, simplifies creating such websites so easy.

    It requires minimal setup, just create your HTML structure, call the function and you are ready-to-go.

    Optionally, the easing function, its speed and looping behavior can be set too. And, it has support for SEO-friendly URLs for each page.

    Rotating text is not a heavily preferred UI pattern but it has its uses, specially for landing pages.

    This jQuery plugin, by Pete R., makes such text-rotating so easy and fun.

    jQuery Text Rotator

    It works by simply storing the “to-be-rotated content” inside a <span> with class rotate and separating them with commas. The plugin handles the rest.

    There are multiple rotating effects and the interval can be customized too.

    When working on any type of documents (whether it is code or not), we may want to compare different versions to see what has changed.

    Some editors have this feature built-in where some don’t. Mergely is a free-to-use web app for making such a difference analysis quickly.

    Mergely

    Documents can be uploaded with ease (or by mentioning URLs), the differences will be highlighted and it is also possible to merge them.

    Mergely is also an open source JavaScript library (non-commercial) where you can integrate into your own projects.

    CaseBox is an open source and PHP/MySQL-powered web application for storing + managing records, tasks and files.

    It has a desktop-like interface where we can create an unlimited-level of directories and store stuff in the structure preferred.

    Tasks with deadlines can be created, assigned to users and the progress can be tracked easily.

    CaseBox

    We can store the information of clients and any number of files there as well. The contents of the files are indexed so that locating a PDF/Word.. file with its contents is pretty quick.

    The application is multi-user where each user can have custom permissions. And, it can be extended with plugins.

    Every web designer/developer has a favorite FTP client and we usually transfer files to web servers through these clients.

    However, there are times that we don’t have our computers with us but need to transfer or edit a file that can only be reached through FTP.

    Monsta FTP, an open source and web-based FTP application is a good solution for such a case.

    Monsta PHP FTP

    It is built with PHP,  has an ajaxed interface and can be skinned with ease.

    Uploading or moving files are done with drag ‘n’ drops, actions can be performed on multiple files and file editing is possible.

    And, the application works on any PHP-enabled server.

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