Ali Qureshi, is a web developer based in Lahore, Pakistan. Since 2001, Ali has developed creative, interactive, usable & successful web apps, Facebook apps, web portals and have authored WordPress plugins & themes. Ali has worked as a Software Architect, SEO Consultant, project manager, PHP & Flash AS3 developer, and sometimes as designer. He has also reviewed three books for Packt Publishing on jQuery and Mobile development. He is currently developing WordPress themes & Plugins and mobile apps APIs. When not working, he spends his time exploring and trekking.

How to show/hide content based on select onchange using jQuery

If you want a select drop down option to show/hide specific div contents, here’s a simple solution using jQuery. $(document).ready(function(){ $("#select_id").change(function(){ var test = $(this).val(); if(test==’option value to show’) { $("#container").show("slow"); }else { $("#container").hide("slow"); } }); HTML code will look something like this. <div id="container"> Hey! here are your hidden contents. </div> Cheers!

Top 20 SEO tips that will make your website search engine friendly and to higher rankings

From my experience as a web designer and developer, I have seen websites getting designed, developed and launched without Search engine optimization (SEO) considered at all in the process and even if it is ever implemented, search engine optimization is mostly only an after-thought half hearted attempt to make up with the internet marketers’ complaints.…

Facebook requires every developer to verify his Facebook account to create new applications

While attempting to add another developer to my Facebook Application Settings panel after I tried to save his name, I got the following error: “Validation failed. Only verified developers can be added as listed developers of this application.” A Google search brings this blog post which says here http://developers.facebook.com/blog/post/386 that “Starting this week, we are…