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by Matthew James Taylor on 15 May 2010 I was recently experimenting with the new CSS3 rotation property and it occurred to me that I could use this to create image-free starbursts. All I needed was a series of nested block-level elements each rotated by a slightly different amount. The rotation would distribute the box corners around the circumference of the star. To start with I created a 16 pointed star by using three nested span elements inside a link. CSS Starbursts with CSS3 transforms and transitions CSS Starbursts with CSS3 transforms and transitions
by Matthew James Taylor on 10 November 2007 When an HTML page contains a small amount of content, the footer can sometimes sit halfway up the page leaving a blank space underneath. This can look bad, particularly on a large screen. Web designers are often asked to push footers down to the bottom of the viewport, but it's not immediately obvious how this can be done. When I first ditched tables for pure CSS layouts I tried to make the footer stay at the bottom but I just couldn't do it. Now, after a few years of practice I have finally figured out a neat way to do it.

Get down! How to keep footers at the bottom of the page

Get down! How to keep footers at the bottom of the page
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For most businesses, a web site is one of the most important investments you can make. Entrepreneurs are either overspending or underspending on their web sites, and many have no idea what they’re doing or why. So today I’m going to talk about why a good, solid web site really matters to your business, and in the next two weeks, I’ll follow up with articles on the core components your web site needs to work well for you, and how to hire a solid web firm to build your site affordably. 1. Why A Good Web Site Matters To Your Business - Stepcase Lifehack Why A Good Web Site Matters To Your Business - Stepcase Lifehack
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Brandintheory | Marketing, Digital & Brand Thinking With ‘ideas’ being a dominant currency and in fact something that agencies are able to sell as a separate offering to execution; more thought and clarity is needed around the distinction between a strategic idea (a strategy, a strategic direction, etc) and a creative idea (creative territory, creative platform, etc). Having read and enjoyed this, [...] Nicolas Moerman’s deck on ‘Why Planners and Creatives should become best friends’ brilliantly explains the difference between a strategic idea and a creative idea, with loads of perfect examples. It’s great, you should have a look: http://bit.ly/eGDhps Moerman offers a definition of a strategic idea, what it always is, always has, what it can do (seriously, it’s [...] Brandintheory | Marketing, Digital & Brand Thinking
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