The Markup. Make Your Web Pages More Legible With CSS3 Ligatures and Kerning Pairs. For many web designers, CSS webfonts have enough richness and variability to occupy their time.
A good developer will carefully deliberate in choosing a strong font family and designing a decent font stack. They will certainly modify font-size, line-height and color to maximize attractiveness and readability of text, and maybe add a little letter-spacing for heading elements, but that’s usually as far as it goes. A well-designed typeface has more depth to it than most people appreciate. One example of this buried richness are automatic kerning controls: some letters that appear beside each other become much more readable if they are moved closer together. These are known as kerning pairs. A "Way More" Complete List of HTML Escape Codes. Web Developer Tutorial: Escape Characters. I get letters now and again asking how people are able to create such great looking alert and prompt boxes, along with properly formatted text, including often used ascii characters.
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The editor above also contains helpful line numbers and syntax highlighting. HTML for Responsive Web Design. Jennifer Kyrnin teaches you the basics of HTML so that you can put together a decent website and make it responsive, in this chapter from Responsive Web Design in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself.
If you still have trouble finding where to get HTML5 Mobile Application Development in 24 Hours, please let me know. Styling <hr> with CSS. Introduction Even though it's sometimes recommended to replace the <hr> element with cascading stylesheets only using horizontal borders of other elements, I prefer <hr> as a section divider.
This makes a web page more readable even in older browsers that receive only pure HTML with no style sheet. On the other hand, simple, unstyled <hr> does not look good in richly styled documents. 3 Column CSS Layout: Fixed Width And Centered. Last week I shared the code I use to start a 2 column fixed width layout.
Today I want to expand that code and share how I’d build a 3 column layout that’s also of fixed width and centered on the page. Many of the concepts will be the same as in the previous post so I’ll skip some of the details here. If you need more explanation than this post has I’ll refer you back to the 2 column layout post. There will be some new concepts when we try to move the columns around for which I’ll offer a more detailed explanation. For those who prefer to skip the explanation here’s a demo of what we’ll be building and you can view the source for the code. The HTML As with the 2 column layout, the html for a 3 column layout is rather simple. Instead of using sidebar-1 and sidebar-2 I’m calling the sidebars primary and secondary. One point to make about the html is the order of the divs. I’ll get to the details in a bit, but with 3 columns there are 6 potential ways to order those columns. The CSS Not bad. Footer With Address And Phones. HTML5 Two Column CSS Layout. How to create a two-column layout in HTML 5 Demo pages.
CSS: centering things. See also the index of all tips.
Centering lines of text The most common and (therefore) easiest type of centering is that of lines of text in a paragraph or in a heading. CSS has the property 'text-align' for that: HTML5 Two Column CSS Layout.