10 CSS3 Properties you Need to be Familiar With We've already covered the thirty CSS selectors that we should all memorize; but what about the new CSS3 properties? Though most of them still require a vendor-specific prefix, you can still use them in your projects today. In fact, it's encouraged! The key is to first determine whether or not you're okay with a slightly different presentation from browser to browser. Are you okay with, say, IE displaying 90 degree corners, rather than slick rounded ones?
CSS current work & how to participate Explanation of colors & status codes W3C indicates the maturity of specifications by a status code. The CSS working group uses the following, from least to most stable: The names are defined in sections 7.3 and 7.4 of the W3C process document. A REC is what is normally referred to as a “standard.” W3C encourages everyday use starting from CR. CSS Swag: Multi-Column Lists One of the minor holy grails of XHTML and CSS is to produce a single, semantically logical ordered list that wraps into vertical columns. The ideal situation, in my view, would be a single XHTML list whose wrapping is controlled entirely by CSS. Further, the wrapped list should tolerate text resizing (easily accomplished by styling everything in ems). CSS and the browsers that support it don’t yet provide us with “vertical wrap,” so we have to augment basic list markup with additional attributes and styling rules to achieve the effect.
Font CSS gives you great control over the way your text is displayed. You can change the text size, color, style, and more. You probably already knew how to make text bold or underlined, but did you know you could resize your font using percentages? Let us begin the lesson with an easy and important font attribute, color! Although the color of the text seems like it would be part of CSS Font, it actually is a standalone attribute in CSS.
How to Write Clean CSS in 10 Simple Steps Pt1 - Alex Devero Blog Reading Time: 13 minutes Do you think you can write clean CSS? There are many web designers and developers convinced that writing good and clean CSS is hard. In a fact, a lot of people don’t like CSS at all. For them, CSS is pain in the butt. Here is a good news. Cascading Style Sheets What is CSS? Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a simple mechanism for adding style (e.g., fonts, colors, spacing) to Web documents. These pages contain information on how to learn and use CSS and on available software. They also contain news from the CSS working group. News 17 Oct 2016 CSS Dev Conf is a conference about CSS in San Antonio TX (USA), on 17–19 October.
Fixed Width Layouts Versus Liquid Layouts - CSS Web Layouts How to Decide Which Design Style is Right for Your Site Web page layout can be done in two different ways: Fixed Width Layouts These are layouts where the width of the entire page is set with a specific numerical value. 30 Most Popular CSS Websites of 2011 » Web Design » Design Festival With 2011 done and gone, it is time to break out some reviews of what the year had to offer. To pay homage to the 2012 election process, I thought it would be interesting to see the the difference between popular designs and (albeit subjectively) good designs – because we all know there’s often very little correlation. To my surprise, the sites which allowed ranking of CSS designs did a good job of pushing solid design to the top. While I had to sift through a lot of generic designs, I came across a number of themes that I believe were somewhat new to 2011.
20 Protips For Writing Modern CSS Danny Markov In this post we want to share with you a collection of 20 useful conventions and best practices that are recommend by the CSS community. Some are tailored more towards beginners, and some are a bit advanced, but we hope everyone will find a cool trick they didn’t know about.
How to Center A Div with margin:auto in IE8 On the count of 3 everybody scream “MICROSOFT SUCKS AND I HATE INTERNET EXPLODER”. 1, 2, 3, go. note: Newer post has solutions for centering in IE9 I’ve been working on revamping my Sticky Footer code for IE8 compatibility when I ran into a little bug of sorts. Simple Tips on Containing Floats The float property of CSS is a powerful way to lay out the elements of a web page. For example, an image might be floated so that text will wrap around it; or divs may be floated so that they will sit side by side. When an element is floated, it is “taken out of the document flow”—meaning that the other elements (for the most part) act like it’s not there—and this can cause some unexpected layout results.
Getting Started with CSS Counters As web developers, proper representation of information is an important feature. One way to properly display information is by denoting hierarchy, answering the question of "what comes first?". One sure way to denote hierarchy is by numbering objects. PhD Thesis: Cascading Style Sheets Italian translation Lecture transcriptions PDF version Thesis contents: Cascading Style Sheets Web page size and layout : Iteracy - web design and development partners in Cornwall Most web pages follow a common set of sizes and layouts, which you'll recognise even if you aren't aware of them. For example, did you know that nine out of the top ten most popular websites in the world use a fixed-width, centre-aligned design? Maybe you should too. Our article on web page size and layout breaks down web design into simple concepts, and helps you decide on a format for your website. To understand what the individual elements of a page are for, and why you need them, read our anatomy of a web page.