HTML5 and Even Fancier Forms It’s a brand-new world for those of us working in the web industry. Browser vendors are ahead of the game, and are implementing HTML5 support before it becomes a W3C standard. Many web developers are already taking advantage of this by coding websites in HTML5. The importance of !important in CSS In this article I’ll introduce the declaration !important in CSSs and explain how to use it as a “workaround” to avoid adopting IE proprietary code to obtain the max-width effect in your web pages. When a CSS propriety is specified twice, the browser will commonly use the last one. Let’s see an example: In this example the browser will assign width 800 pixels to the #main element. The declaration !
Create a Grid Based Web Design in HTML5 & CSS3 Follow this step by step walkthrough of the making of a sleek website design for an eyewear brand in HTML5 and CSS3. We’ll build the HTML structure with the latest elements then style up the appearance of the site with CSS3 affects to match the original Photoshop concept with minimal use of background images. The design we’ll be coding up is for a fictional eyewear brand named OPTIK. If you’re interested in seeing how the design concept was created in Photoshop, head over to Blog.SpoonGraphics so see part one of the tutorial. Essentially the page is based on an underlying grid and features a few key focal elements to direct the user towards the various ranges of eyewear. Bing Webmaster Tools Adds Markup Validator The Bing Webmaster Blog announced they have added a new feature to the crawl section named Markup Validator. To access this new feature, login to Bing Webmaster Tools and click on the “Crawl” tab. Then on the right side or bottom left side there is an option to click on “Markup Validator.”
22 Handy HTML5 & CSS3 Tools, Resources And Guides HTML5 and CSS3 are bringing new features to us and in this article you’ll be able to find some great tools, cheat sheets and much more you could need to master these new features. Maybe those new features aren’t yet supported fully, but it’s a very good thinking to learn new technologies now so you would be able to use them fully when they are supported. Be modern designer!
Yes, You Can Use HTML 5 Today! The blogosphere was jerked into excitement when Google gave a sneak preview of its new service, Google Wave. Only the select few have an account, but there’s an 80-minute video about it on YouTube for the rest of us. The service is an HTML 5 app, and so HTML 5 has gone from being too far away to care about to today’s hot topic. There have been many changes to the HTML 5 landscape since my colleague, Lachlan Hunt’s 2007 article on A List Apart, A Preview of HTML 5. Let’s see what’s happening in the world of HTML 5. What Is It?
The new (and hopefully final) linear gradient syntax Warning This article was written over six months ago, and may contain outdated information. The latest Working Draft of the CSS3 Image Values and Replaced Content module was released last month, and contains some changes to the gradient syntaxes — for what you’d hope would be the last time. The updated syntaxes are a little more logical, but offer the same flexibility. HTML5 & CSS3 – What You Should Know HTML5, in conjunction with CSS3, will be a major alteration of how web pages are built once it is fully implemented. HTML4 was originally released in 1999 after only two years of work. There have been some minor adaptations since then, but the full upgrade to HTML5 has been “in committee” since 2001. The predicted finalization date was, at one point, extended as far out as 2022.
5 Search Engine Optimization Strategies to Rank for Highly Competitive Keywords Search engine optimization is quite similar to a relationship, marriage or driving a car perhaps (sorry for the failed correlations) – let’s just say that it’s a two-way system, where one process cannot survive and would not work effectively without the other (on-page = content and off-page = links). Apparently, search engine traffic is still the best form of traffic out there, as visitors generated through search engines have higher chances of converting, knowing that they are in search of the information that your site/webpage is providing. Gunning for highly competitive keywords is a tough task these days, given that there have been so many changes in the search landscape, like personalized and localized search results, which makes it harder to make your site’s important pages to show up prominently on SERPs for exact match search terms.
25 Useful HTML5/CSS3 Tools, Cheat Sheets and Resources HTML5 is a standard for structuring and presenting content on the web and incorporates features such as video playback and drag-and-drop that have been previously dependent on third-party browser plug-ins such as Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight. If you are following the news lately, many new websites are opting HTML5 standards and brings many new features. Today, we have gathered a list of few HTML5 tools, cheat sheets and resources which help designers learn about HTML5 and CSS3. Recommended Posts :
The Basics of CSS3 Last week I posted a CSS3 dropdown menu and someone complained that I didn't explain the CSS code in detail. Well, here is a post on the basics of the new properties: text-shadow, box-shadow, and border-radius. These CSS3 properties are commonly used to enhance layout and good to know. The first three values are RGB color values and the last value is the level of the transparency (0 = transparent and 1 = opaque). RBGA can be applied to any properties associated with color such as font color, border color, background color, shadow color, etc. Text Shadow
slideshow Martin Angelov You’ve probably heard a lot about the new HTML5 canvas element. As the name implies, this is a special element that allows us to create and modify graphics. In addition, we can also use it like any other element on the page – apply jQuery animations on it, listen for events and integrate it deeply into our layouts. All uses of canvas you’ve come so far are probably limited to games and other proof of concept demos. Under Threat Of Being Blocked Google, Facebook Comply With India's New Internet Censorship Rules After China and the US, India is the third largest internet market in the world. But India has philosophically aligned itself more with China in pursuing a policy of censorship toward publication of content deemed “offensive” or “objectionable” by individuals, groups or the government. A recently enacted law seeks to remove all such content from the internet in India.
7 Web application APIs — HTML5 — Edition for Web Developers 7.1 Scripting 7.1.1 Introduction Various mechanisms can cause author-provided executable code to run in the context of a document. These mechanisms include, but are probably not limited to: