Notes on Web Graphic Techniques

17 May modified: 3 years ago

Accordion Slider -- GSAP

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Another example of an accordion slider technique using GSAP as the engine for the interaction. In this case we are calling on TweenMax to provide the muscle to perform the tweens needed for expanding the images on rollover.

The idea and code was provided by Diaco-ML on CodePen. I've modifeid the scr…

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12 May modified: 3 years ago

GSAP Slideshow with Assets Plugin

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The slideshow example below is one of several approaches that can be employed using the Greensock Animation Platform (GSAP). The particular technique shown below is notable in that it is probably the most approachable of the methods available.

Another interesting aspect of this exercise is the use o…

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16 Feb modified: 3 years ago

Figure with Figcaption on a Page

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The article below has been depricated. I've since built a shortcode that will allow direct insertion of a figure with source attribution and caption text.

Photo captions are hard! Best case scenario would be for someone to write a shortcode plugin for the html figure element.

However there…

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25 Jan modified: 3 years ago

Simple CSS Image Slider

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Cookbook tutorial for a CSS image slider containing four images. Relies on the jQuery plug-in named "Slidy". Rather crude, but it does seem to work with minimal set up... just some keyframe rules in the _custom.scss file.

Perhaps it might be worthwhile to explore the GSAP version of this technique? Definitely, but I'll need to wait until I have more skills to tackle that project. Reference files for GSAP technique are found at:

C:\Users\Gregory Chambers\_gProjects\GSAP_Instruction\gregGSAP_Class\Image Slider

Start by placing the images into this folder.

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21 Jan modified: 3 years ago

Creating a Simple Gallery

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Technique to display a bunch of photographs (with captions and descriptions - if needed) on a simple gallery page. This takes advantage of Grav's media functionality which allows a page to be aware of the images available in it's folder. The images placed in the enclosing folder will be stored and d…

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