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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.

10 Free Professional HTML and CSS CV/Resume Templates

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…

30 Pure CSS Alternatives to Javascript

With all the cool things that surround Javascript (especially with jQuery) its easy to forget that it’s possible to push pure CSS (with a touch of HTML) into an all singing and all dancing interactive site, with absolutely no scripting at all. The pure CSS techniques, outlined in this article, are neither new nor are they ground-breaking. What they do…

HTML5 Video Libraries, Toolkits and Players

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…

15 CSS3 Navigation and Menu Tutorials and Techniques

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.

Extend the Firebug Console with these 15 Extensions

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.

10 Apps to Optimize and Format CSS

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).