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Although CSS isn’t that difficult, useful CSS techniques are not easy to find. Sometimes finding a cross-browser solution might take time, but you don’t have to reinvent the wheel every single time. Other designers may have had the same problem in the past and thus the main goal of this round-up is to share with you a goldmine of new techniques which you will hopefully find very useful and valuable. We also hope that these tutorials and articles will help you solve common design problems and find new ways of approaching tricky CSS issues.
Last year, WordPress launched arguably its biggest update ever: WordPress 3.0 . Accompanying this release was the brand new default theme, TwentyTen , and the promise of a new default theme every year. Somewhat surprisingly, TwentyTen declares the HTML5 doctype but doesn’t take advantage of many of the new elements and attributes that HTML5 brings. Now, HTML5 does many things, but you can’t just add <!doctype html> to the top of a document and get excited that you’re so 2011. Mark-up, as they say, is meaning, and HTML5 brings a whole bunch of meaning to our documents.
Published by Chris Coyier This post was originally published on August 21, 2009 and is now being being republished as it has been entirely revised . Both original methods are removed and now replaced by four new methods. The goal here is a background image on a website that covers the entire browser window at all times. Let's put some specifics on it: Fills entire page with image, no white space Scales image as needed Retains image proportions (aspect ratio) Image is centered on page Does not cause scrollbars As cross-browser compatible as possible Isn't some fancy shenanigans like Flash