Week #2 closes with a couple handy CSS tricks, a quick e-newsletter tip and some good nuggets of web hosting wisdom.
The alphabet isn’t as cool a concept now as it was 4,000 years ago, but we can use CSS to give the alphabet a new groove. Combining letters makes a word, but a single letter, stretched, skewed or rotated can help us create some interesting design elements.
This concept may be more academic than practical, but it may prove useful in some situations where you want simple support for high resolution background images on modern devices.
Here’s a use for CSS that you may not have considered yet. CSS is great at determining device widths and we can use this information to provide device-specific content to take personalization one step further.
CSS only graphics provide consistency, speed, changeability and search engine friendliness. The techniques are simple and many are supported by even the oldest of web browsers.
There are many more reasons to avoid button graphics than to use them. Most effects can be produced using only CSS, and what’s even better is that they can be applied to just about any element in your HTML.
It sounds unrealistic, right? But, you really can author your own CSS Specification, one that all browsers will support immediately. There are moments in every…
Some of the most-intriguing and useful CSS tools have been around since CSS 2.0, but perhaps are a bit underused. Part of the reason is…
Sorry for the ridiculous post title, but I just had to. What I'm talking about is the desire to keep your HTML output condensed, but…