I remember when I first started working with websites more than a decade ago, if you wanted a cool looking button in your form, you had to use images. Images still remain an option but with CSS this has is being gradually phased out. CSS3 completely eliminates the need for images for creating basic good looking designs.
If you’re thinking of getting into WordPress plugin development, I suggest reading this article on webdesigner depot. It gives you a basic idea on creating the directory structure and adding in your first snippets of code. When you’re ready to take it to the next stage, you might want to consider Mario’s DX Plugin Base.
FindTheBest, a data-driven comparison engine, just launched its interactive, data-driven widgets for bloggers and related WordPress plugin These enable data-driven publishers and bloggers to add interactive, customizable and unbiased product, service and reference listings to blogs and websites. The widgets are: Interactive and include small infographics Monetizable (come with ‘buy now button’); bloggers and affiliate share all the revenues Single or multiple-listing options (for reviews or comparisons) Fully customizable Widgets cover product, service and reference listings across 800 topics The widgets and plugin cover over 800 topics, spanning 9 categories, including: Business & Finance, Education, Electronics, Health, Home & Family, Motors, Software, Sports & Recreation and Travel & Lifestyle. FindTheBest is open to both Publishers and Advertisers / Business owners who can add their listing for free.