So you’ve got a web page. You’ve marked it up with structural XHTML. You’ve also been a good little web developer and used style sheets to control what your document looks like. You’ve even gone the extra mile and created several alternative style sheets to show how hardcore you are. Great. But now you need a cross-browser way to dynamically switch between the style sheets.
Magical things can be done by combining various CSS properties, especially when some of the new CSS3 tricks are thrown into the mix. Let’s take a look at building a cool looking stack of Polaroid photos with pure CSS styling. View the Demo Check out the demo to see what we’ll be building.
Published by Chris Coyier Every single element on a page is a rectangular box. The sizing, positioning, and behavior of these boxes can all be controlled via CSS. By behavior, I mean how the box handles it when the content inside and around it changes. For example, if you don't set the height of a box, the height of that box will grow as large as it needs to be to accommodate the content.
Min-height The #container element of this page has a min-height of 100%. That way, if the content requires more height than the viewport provides, the height of #content forces #container to become longer as well. Possible columns in #content can then be visualised with a background image on #container; divs are not table cells, and you don't need (or want) the fysical elements to create such a visual effect. If you're not yet convinced; think wobbly lines and gradients instead of straight lines and simple color schemes.
The is the raw data output by the script. It is these variables that, if properly employed, will alter the CSS import statement to grab the user’s preferred style sheet. Assuming, of course, cookies are allowed.
CSS is important. And it is being used more and more often. Cascading Style Sheets offer many advantages you don’t have in table-layouts – and first of all a strict separation between layout, or design of the page, and the information, presented on the page.
Movable Type is an extremely flexible content management tool. MT can publish content in many different formats, using any kind of text- based markup. Creating themes for Movable Type can be accomplished in a variety of methods based upon the markup of the templates. In this article we'll focus on html markup with css formatting. The methods in this article assume that you are using one of the Default Template Sets from MT4, but these methods work equally well for other template sets. Here's a glossary of terms that I'll use in this article:
Tab navigation has been one of the most fundamental element in any modern web structure . In order to make sure visitors can properly navigate through the website. One of the biggest challenge web designers and developers faced is to integrate a simple and nice tab navigation that not only don’t confuse, but helps visitors easily understand where they should be clicking. Whether you are running a website or blog, tab navigation is probably one of the element that helps drives traffic to internal pages. Here we’ve compiled a mass list of 50+ nice clean and sleek CSS Tab-Based navigation samples you can adapt on your site. Full list after jump.