CSS3 Bling in the Real World

 All you disco-dancing designers out there (no more anticipation of alliteration) have been loving the new features CSS3 provides for making websites look cool in an easier, less hackish, and more straightforward fashion. Features like CSS3 gradients, drop shadows, rounded… Continue Reading

CSS hacks

The so-called “CSS hacks” are particular patterns used by authors to deliver style rules only to one browser or to prevent a browser from reading certain rules that might cause rendering problems. These patterns may rely on parsing bugs, wrong… Continue Reading


Styling form elements

In this article I’ll explain how to format form elements by using CSS. Finally, I’ll provide a series of screenshots taken from the various browsers. Table of contents The markup General styles Adding some padding to the form Fieldset and… Continue Reading


How To Clear Floats Without Structural Markup

Clearing Floats The Old Fashioned Way When a float is contained within a container box that has a visible border or background, that float does not automatically force the container’s bottom edge down as the float is made taller. Instead… Continue Reading