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Jun 17, 2008

CSS Float Theory: Things You Should Know

The concept of floats is probably one of the most unintuitive concepts in CSS. Floats are often misunderstood and blamed for floating all the context around it, causing readability and usability problems. However, the reason for these problems isn’t the theory itself, but the way the theory is interpreted - by developers and browsers.

Still, if you take a closer look at the float theory, you’ll find out out that it isn’t that complex as it appears to be. Most related problems are caused by the older versions of (take a guess) Internet Explorer. If you know the bugs, you can control the way information is presented in a more sophisticated, profound way.

Let’s try to tackle the issue and clarify some usual misunderstandings, which always appear once floats are being used. We’ve browsed through dozens of related articles and selected the most important things you should keep in mind developing css-based layouts with floats..

Apr 29, 2008

The Highly Extensible CSS Interface

A four part article series on developing a flexible web design. This links to the project summary page. There are tutorials, working demos, numerous references to resources and all of the sample code are available for download..

Apr 29, 2008

IE CSS Bugs List

IE 6 actually had the best CSS support of any browser when it first came out… SEVEN YEARS AGO. The little bugs in it’s CSS support still haunt us to this day. Here are that major bugs in IE that’ll get you every time..

Source: IE CSS Bugs List   Tags: CSS
Apr 23, 2008

CSS Speech Bubbles

Easy to customize speech bubbles coded in CSS and valid XHTML 1.0 STRICT..

Source: CSS Speech Bubbles   Tags: CSS
Apr 23, 2008

Simple Double Quotes with CSS

This CSS tutorial will show you how to display two double-quote images using one blockquote tag. The trick here is apply one background image to blockquote, and then apply another background to the first-letter (pseudo-element) of blockquote..

Apr 23, 2008

3 Simple Steps in Coding a Rounded Corners Layout

What we should aim in coding is simplicity and try to avoid any unnecessary markup. Various rounded corners techniques often include several additional elements that are purely presentational. When talking about fixed width, rounded corners layout, there's no need for complications. Here is an approach to coding just that, fixed width, rounded corners layout in 3 simple steps..

Apr 18, 2008

Most Useful 50 CSS Tips And Tools List

The style of a website is defined by the CSS. CSS describes text fonts, if images must have borders or shadows, etc. Simply changing the CSS styles, you can change the appearance of your website completely, without changing the contents (text, images...).

For changing the CSS styles, there's no need to be an expert webmaster, as there are tips and tools that can ease this task.

Here you are a list of the 50 most useful tips and tools for customizing your website easily with CSS..

Apr 11, 2008
Grace Alexa

9 Advantages of using CSS

Rating: 5 stars

CSS style sheets have made it easier to handle web pages during web development. CSS or Cascading Style Sheets as the name suggests is a style sheet that allows you to easily link to other documents in your website. It allows you to retain control over the various elements in different web pages of your website..

Keep reading: 9 Advantages of using CSS   Tags: CSS
Apr 8, 2008
Matt Jurmann

13 Reasons Why CSS Is Better than Tables

Rating: 3.2 stars

For the past few days, we've been scouring the web searching for the top 13 reasons why Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are superior to tables when designing a website. Some web designers swear that tables are better than CSS, while others believe that tables are ancient history and CSS is the only real solution to coding a web site's layout. Since we're one of those CSS die-hards, we've compiled a list of 13 reasons why CSS is better than tables..

Mar 3, 2008
Brigitte Simard

Planning your CSS - the definitive guide

Rating: 5 stars

The more we rely upon CSS, the larger and more complex stylesheet files become. Planning and organising your stylesheet is essential to creating a lean, manageable website. There are many ways of organising CSS code but the following are best practice...