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There are many ways to style images with CSS . You can add borders: ..padding and margins:
This document suggests three ways of presenting an image with a caption in HTML. Styling in CSS is also discussed. Summary: three methods Sadly enough, there is no markup for image captions in HTML, unless you count the figcaption element in HTML5 proposals . What comes closest to semantically associating some text content with some image is putting them into a table so that the image is in one cell and the text is either in another cell or in a caption element.
Standard Trick to Centering a Block of Text/Images Using Cascading Style Sheets by Christopher Heng, thesitewizard.com This article discusses how to centre (or "center" in US English ) a DIV block, whether it contains text, graphics, or a mixture of both, using standards-compliant Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). The technique is useful not just for creating pleasing designs, but also for times when you want to create a fixed width single column layout with the main content placed in the centre of the page, and not flushed to one side. Assumptions I will assume in this article that you have some basic knowledge of how to write HTML and CSS .
Want to know how to create CSS link styles (pseudoclasses)? It's easy! Just follow along and you'll be a master in no time.
Although CSS is generally considered a simple and straightforward language, sometimes it requires creativity, skill and a bit of experimentation. The good news is that designers and developers worldwide often face similar problems and choose to share their insights and workarounds with the wider community. This is where we come in. We are always looking to collect such articles for our posts so that we can deliver the most useful and relevant content to our readers. In this post, we present an overview of useful CSS/jQuery coding tips, tricks and techniques for visual effects, layouts and web form design to help you find solutions to the problems you are dealing with or will have to deal with in future. You may want to look at similar CSS-related posts that we published last months:
Applying border & opacity to images onMouseover in CSS In this tutorial, I'll show you how to use CSS alone to reproduce two popular image effects that have traditionally been done using scripting. The advantage of looking to CSS instead is obvious- much more lightweight and easier to implement. The two effects in question are:
In this tutorial, we’ll put together a high-end Web design using a crisp, thin font, gorgeous background images, and clever use of space and layout. You can easily use the technique to create your own unique designs. Then when you’re finished reading this tutorial, you can cross over to our sister site NETTUTS and follow along as we build the design into clean and simple HTML.
6.1 Specified, computed, and actual values Once a user agent has parsed a document and constructed a document tree , it must assign, for every element in the tree, a value to every property that applies to the target media type . The final value of a property is the result of a four-step calculation: the value is determined through specification (the "specified value"), then resolved into a value that is used for inheritance (the "computed value"), then converted into an absolute value if necessary (the "used value"), and finally transformed according to the limitations of the local environment (the "actual value"). 6.1.1 Specified values User agents must first assign a specified value to each property based on the following mechanisms (in order of precedence):
Last modified Wednesday 13 February 2008 21:52:06 UTC Q: I tried to apply CSS to my hyperlinks and the hovering didn't work. How come? Is this another case of browsers being stupid? A: While it's always possible that you have a stupid browser-- that's not really for me to say-- it is more often the case that the styles have simply been written in the wrong order. To ensure that you see your various link styles, you're best off putting your styles in the order "link-visited-hover-active", or "LVHA" for short.
The Internet is still in its infancy as a medium but, slowly — very slowly — designers are coming to terms with it. Well, a small contingency of designers anyway. The sad fact is that the vast majority of Websites you’ll come across, especially small-medium sized business sites, would be better off being made into a print brochure.
Sure, anyone can write CSS. Even programs are doing it for you now. But is the CSS any good? Here are 5 tips to start improving yours.
The Year of the Script may have drawn attention away from CSS but building fluid, multi-column, cross-browser CSS layouts can still be as unpleasant as a lump of coal. Read on for a worry-free approach in three quick steps. The layout system I developed, YUI Grids CSS , has three components. They can be used together as we’ll see, or independently. The Three Easy Steps Choose fluid or fixed layout, and choose the width (in percents or pixels) of the page.
Most designers and web developers only scratch the surface of the potent language that is CSS. In terms of programming languages, CSS has a fairly simple learning curve. That doesn’t mean that CSS isn’t a powerful language . Sometimes it’s the small things that make a huge difference in a website design. In this post we’re going to outline 10 awesome CSS techniques for web developers who know their stuff.
When it comes to CSS, there are lots of resources and supposed “expert tips” on the web. These are from unproven, self-proclaimed “gurus” who have no street cred in the design world. While they may have valid points, how is one to know whether a CSS tip is a valid resource or just an untested hack? Instead of relying on unknown sources for advice, let’s look deeply into designers who have excellent design backgrounds and have walked the walk. These CSS tips are gathered from some of the most respected designers on the planet.