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Archive for Css technique
Keeping the content in order of priority improves the accessibility of your pages. How to use CSS to achieve any column layout, while keeping the most relevant content highest on the page?
A really well-done and exhaustive css properties reference, with examples of their use and the cross-browsers compatibility.
Great simple and clear interface, with a box search and a list of the sections, to browse the contents of this reference. Work by Tommy Olsson and Paul O’Brien.
A great collection of tools to improve Css design technique: from colors and backgrounds, fonts and shapes, sizes or positions to faster and progressive loading of pages and much more.
Paul O’Brien shows us the positive side of negative margins on static and float elements.
Pro CSS and HTML Design Patterns is a valuable reference for using CSS on your website. The companion website lets you play with each pattern (over 350).
Podcasts from this year’s @media (London, June 7th-8th) are now available, including audio and slides.
From an accessibility point of view, user style sheet is a powerful tool for people with a vision impairment. But per-site user style sheet could be useful also for customising the aspect of common use applications.
Christian Watson, the author of Smiley Cat Web Design, explains this useful technique on his website incuding the Fireworks source file of the grid. You apply the grid to the body of your page as a background image so that it displays behind your site. Thus you can use it to precisely line up your layout.
On Digital Web Magazine a chapter excerpt from the recently published book, Web Standards Creativity. Title of the excerpt: Creative Use of PNG Transparency in Web Design by Jeff Croft.
Nowdays designers’ needs are growing faster than CSS official recommendations. In an article which ends with the suggestion of CSS2.2 as interim step, Andy Buddy investigates the possible causes, both technical and political, of the delay in CSS3 recommendation release.
A comprehensive explanation of what is comprised in the term and what not. At the end of the article, a list of resources for learning more.
Roger Johansson, author of 456 Berea Street, explain us how to create elegant, resizable and accessible link buttons with Css.
A long useful article with the answers of 35 webdevelopers to 5 design-related questions asked in March by Smashing Magazine.
On a recent well-done article, Smashing magazine presents 70 useful tips, tricks, tips, ideas, methods, techniques and solutions used by expert webdesigners for better semantic css coding.