Archive for September, 2008

CSS Table Examples

Thursday, September 11, 2008 6:34 No Comments

1. A CSS Styled Table Further to my article about the creation of a CSS calendar the thought crossed my mind to show you an example on how you can style a table using CSS. The data of tables can be boring so all the more reason that we need to attract attention to it […]

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CSS Form Examples

Thursday, September 11, 2008 6:19 1 Comment

Forms can be greatly enhanced with a touch of CSS, making them more usable and far more visually attractive. Follow some of the examples below and you’ll be creating stunning CSS forms in no time at all. 1. Semantic Horizontal Form This form is coded in a semantic way and the elements are positioned next […]

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Backgrounds in CSS3

Thursday, September 11, 2008 4:33 No Comments

For the last part of our introductory series to CSS3, we will be taking a look at the new background properties. These include background size, using more than one background for an element, and background origin (which effects the position of a background). The new features allow greater control of the background element and will […]

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Multiple Columns in CSS3

Thursday, September 11, 2008 4:00 No Comments

Multiple columns are a major facet of laying out text – newspapers have used them for decades. So important are they that it is amazing that the current way to achieve a multi column layout is one of the most complex techniques for a new designer to grasp. CSS3 introduces a new module known, appropriately, […]

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User Interface in CSS3

Thursday, September 11, 2008 3:47 No Comments

This tutorial will be taking a look at some of the new ways you can manipulate user interface features in CSS3. But what do we mean by “user interface”? CSS3 brings some great new properties relating to resizing elements, cursors, outlining, box layout and more. We’re focusing on three of the most significant user interface […]

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Text Effects in CSS3

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 9:23 No Comments

The third part in this series on CSS3 will be delving into the new text effects. Typography is, without any doubt, one of the most important aspects to get right when designing a layout. Type can draw the reader through a page, give a certain impression, provide impact, be subtle, or aid in separating content. […]

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