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Clipping and Masking in CSS. Both of these things are used to hide some parts of elements and show other parts.

Clipping and Masking in CSS

But there are, of course, differences between the two. Differences in what they can do, differences in syntaxes, different technologies involved, the new and the deprecated, and browser support differences. And sadly there is quite a bit of outdated information out there. Let's see if we can sort it out. The difference between clipping and masking Masks are images; Clips are paths. Imagine a square image that is a left-to-right, black-to-white gradient. Clips are always vector paths. I personally found this confusing, because often times you'll run across a tutorial on masking that uses a masking image that a white vector-looking shape on black, so it is basically doing the same thing a clip. The Old/Deprecated clip The first presence of clipping in CSS (other than overflow: hidden; trickery) was the clip property.

It was like this: Those four values are in the same order as margin/padding: Pretty limiting. Clippy — CSS clip-path maker. 6 Methods For Vertical Centering With CSS - Vanseo Design. Centering elements vertically with css is something that often gives designers trouble.

6 Methods For Vertical Centering With CSS - Vanseo Design

There are however a variety of methods for vertical centering and each is fairly easy to use. Today I want to present 6 of those methods. I’ve usually skipped over the topic of vertical centering, since there are some good posts already out there that are easy enough to find, but recently Bikram commented requesting a tutorial on vertically centering so I thought why not. You can view demos of each of the methods below by clicking here. Clicking the images above each section will also take you to that specific demo. Let’s start by first talking about something that doesn’t work as many expect.

Vertical Centering with Line-Height. Vertical centering is achieved by giving the child div (the one containing the text) a line-height larger than the font-size.

Vertical Centering with Line-Height

Some also set a height equal to the line-height on this div, but I haven't found it necessary. Html - vertical alignment of elements in a div. How to Center in CSS. Wat Centering in CSS is a pain in the ass.

How to Center in CSS

There seems to be a gazillion ways to do it, depending on a variety of factors. This consolidates them and gives you the code you need for each situation. Select the type of content you want to center in a parent <div> and the size of the parent. Understanding vertical-align, or "How (Not) To Vertically Center Content" A FAQ on various IRC channels I help out on is How do I vertically center my stuff inside this area?

Understanding vertical-align, or "How (Not) To Vertically Center Content"

This question is often followed by I'm using vertical-align:middle but it's not working! The problem here is three-fold: HTML layout traditionally was not designed to specify vertical behavior. By its very nature, it scales width-wise, and the content flows to an appropriate height based on the available width. Traditionally, horizontal sizing and layout is easy; vertical sizing and layout was derived from that. Vertical-align in table cells When used in table cells, vertical-align does what most people expect it to, which is mimic the (old, deprecated) valign attribute. <td valign="middle"><! Shown in your browser, the above (with appropriate wrappers) display as: Html - How to center align vertically the container in bootstrap. Multi column layout control. Image 1. - Three column layout Introduction This control allows you to simply and automatically divide your HTML content into multiple columns and present articles in better readable multi-column layout.

Multi column layout control

If you look at the web pages of random newspapers, you'll notice that the width of article text is about 400px. SEO Two Columns Elastic CSS/Table/Div Page Layout. Content Area This layout has two columns: Navigation area on the left and Content area where main content is located.

SEO Two Columns Elastic CSS/Table/Div Page Layout

One of many factors that search engines use when calculates ranking is location of the content in HTML of the page. CSS layouts. Skip to content Site navigation CSS layouts Date: 1 November 2002 Author: Russ Weakley Here are a range of free CSS page layouts, including 1, 2 and 3 column layouts – free to use and abuse as needed.

CSS layouts

CSS Rounded Corners 'Roundup' 4Google + Note: This post is continually updated as I come across new techniques.

CSS Rounded Corners 'Roundup'

This collection of techniques to create boxes with rounded corners using CSS has become quite popular. The problem now is there are so many choices it's hard to know which one to choose. To that end I've provided some more information about each method in order to help people choose which best fits their needs. Some of these techniques use CSS and one or more background images, some use CSS, JavaScript and no images, and a couple use only CSS — no images or JavaScript required (more markup is needed though).

Маниакальный веблог » Резиновая раскладка. После статьи с примером раскладки очень многие спрашивали, как сделать ее тянущейся.

Маниакальный веблог » Резиновая раскладка

Надо сказать, я изначально не планировал с ней делать что-то подобное. Во-первых, Учебник, все же, не коллекция кода для копирования, а описание сути вещей. Во-вторых же, несмотря на удивительную популярность колоночных раскладок, CSS на них просто не расчитан. Тем не менее, я подумал, что такой пример все же будет полезен, потому что наглядно показывает, на какие ухищрения надо идти при использовании неподходящих инструментов. То есть это будет скорее отрицательный пример. Общий принцип Сам по себе предыдущий макет, в общем-то, уже сверстан достаточно гибко. Но наступлению счастья, к сожалению, мешает фоновая картинка, которая визуально представляет колонки. Решение усложняется тем, что колонок в макете — три. CSS Class Inheritance: Abstracting Selectors. OOCSS (Object Oriented CSS) is a CSS Framework by Nicole Sullivan. It is unique among the landscape of CSS frameworks – it consists of some basic CSS to get you started and best practices to help you build out webpages by adhering to a very strict separation of concerns at both the html content and CSS style levels.

Like other CSS Frameworks, OOCSS expects you to build your content on top of your stylesheets instead of the other way around and it is well suited for sites that churn out lots of custom html pages that need to adhere to a common look and feel. The object oriented aspect of the framework is built on the concept of CSS Class Inheritance – a very powerful and natural concept. CSS Rounded Corners - border-radius. The ability to create rounded corners with CSS opens the possibility of subtle design improvements without the need to include images. CSS rounded corners thus save us time in creating images and requests to the server. Today, rounded corners with CSS are supported by all of the major browsers: Safari, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Firefox. Let's look at border-radius syntax, caveats, and Internet Explorer support.

Syntax and Standards. CSS Vertical Stretch. CSS Vertical Stretch Update: Due to Microsoft’s release of IE 7, parts of this article have become outdated. Please be aware that the * html hack for IE 6 causes some issues in IE 7. As an alternative, the best way to apply CSS rules for IE 6 is to use a separate stylesheet that is only read by IE 6 (or lower). Please read my article “Serving Up IE Specific Stylesheets” for more information. To apply the same rules that are listed with a * html hack below, remove the * html portion of the CSS rule and put the rest in your IE 6 stylesheet.

New CSS Sticky Footer - 2010 - HTML for Bottom of Page Footer. The Perfect 2 Column Liquid Layout (double page): No CSS hacks. SEO friendly. iPhone compatible. Percentage dimensions of the double page layout All the dimensions are in percentage widths so the layout adjusts to any screen resolution. Why I think divs are better than tables. From CSS Discuss "Tables prompt eye-gouging hissyfits among accessibility advocates and Web designers of all stripes, whether oldschool or avant-garde.

Both sides are saddled with myths and both argue in large part from ideology. Let’s do a reality check, shall we? " cite: Joe Clark's Building Accessible Websites. CSS Wrap. CSS Tutorial > Wrap Text wrap can be achieved in CSS using the white-space property. Common values of this property are as follows: normal: This is the default. Consecutive white space characters are collapsed into a single white space. Line wraps when it becomes to long to fit the container's width. nowrap: Line does not wrap even when it becomes too long to fit the container's width. pre: This behaves like the <pre> tag in HTML.

Let's look at the examples below: Example 1 The HTML code, A CSS Sticky Footer. CSS учебник и бесплатные уроки по каскадным таблицам стилей. CSS-Tricks по-русски.