In recent years, screen resolutions are getting both bigger (large monitors) and smaller (in the mobile sense), as such, a static or fixed web layout may no longer be deemed completely viable. Maybe its time to change. Liquid, fluid and elastic layouts, have as many supporters as fixed layouts, despite what ever your feelings are on these styles of layouts,…
Category Archives CSS
Welcome to our CSS and HTML archives page. Here you will find articles, tutorials and free resources that will help you build beautifully designed web pages.
As CSS3 gathers momentum, more and more new techniques and ideas are being published every other day. Each seems to explore exciting never seen before avenues, and ALL push CSSes boundaries ever further away. It really is an exciting time for web design.
There are quite literally hundreds upon hundreds of free CV or resume templates readily available to download out in the deep recesses of the web, available in every conceivable format and covering every possible profession. These templates are OK, they are professional enough, but there are two things that these templates lack – originality and creativity – not one will…
For the most part, Flash has always been the standard for showing video on the web (think of YouTube and Vimeo), supported in all browsers with the only exception being the iPhone and most recently, the iPad. But now, with HTML5, the new video tag is creeping into our lives and opening up many new, exciting and standardized media possibilities…
CSS3 and HTML5 are two of the coolest things to come along within web design for a very very a long long time. Whats not to love? And the best thing of all? The major browsers are now catching up and giving support. Below you will find a collection of visually basic templates, but with all of them fully packed…
This tutorial is about understanding, learning and mastering the some of the new features and properties of CSS3.
CSS3 is slowly but surely creeping into mainstream web design, more and more designers are using it, albeit in small doses, but it is certainly gathering momentum. It is an exciting time for web design.
A few weeks back we published an article called 20 CSS3 Tutorials and Techniques for Creating Buttons, just to start the CSS3 ball rolling, this time around we focus on some menu and navigation techniques that make use of the wonderful new properties that CSS3 offers.
There are a lot of useful tools for web designers and developers, they do tend to come and go and it usually depends on personal preference whether or not any tool is used. There is only one tool that has lasted the test of time and is not only universally used but also loved, and that is the Firefox extension Firebug – it is by far and away the best tool within web design.
In May last year we published an article entitled 22 CSS Button Styling Tutorials and Techniques, it proved to be pretty popular, and the most amazing thing about that post is that none of the tutorials even touch on the subject of CSS3.. What a difference a year makes!
Why would you ever need to optimize (or optimise, which ever spelling you prefer) or reFormat your CSS? Optimizing your CSS will not only allow your web page to load quicker, it also increases the durabilty and resilience of your site when there is a spike in visitors (i.e. the Digg effect) and, for me, the most importantly part is that it gives you more readable code (I am a very messy code writer).