CSS

Cascading Style Sheets are used to define the presentation layer of websites. How CSS works is not always self-evident, so many of these articles explain various aspects of using CSS.

More Nifty Corners

Rounded corners without images or markup clutter, now even better.

Posted on April 5, 2005

7 steps to better handheld browsing

Tips for giving people browsing with handheld devices a better experience.

Posted on April 2, 2005

Redesign and renovation

Notes on a redesign of 456 Berea Street.

Posted on March 29, 2005

CSS tips and tricks, Part 2

Tips and tricks for writing efficient CSS. Part 2 of 2.

Posted on March 21, 2005

Nifty Corners

Rounded corners without images. No, not CSS3 either.

Posted on March 15, 2005

CSS tips and tricks, Part 1

Tips and tricks for writing efficient CSS. Part 1 of 2.

Posted on March 15, 2005

A simple introduction to 3 column layouts

A comprehensive guide to creating a 3 column layout with CSS.

Posted on March 5, 2005

Setting the current menu state with CSS

How to use CSS only to change the appearance of the current state of a navigation bar.

Posted on March 3, 2005

Simple Clearing of Floats

A really simple way of clearing floats without extra markup.

Posted on February 27, 2005

Making Simple Work of Complex CSS Layouts

A step by step tutorial for building a flexible CSS based layout.

Posted on February 24, 2005

The :hover-experience

An article exploring the quirky percentages in IE6’s visual formatting model.

Posted on February 22, 2005

Efficient CSS with shorthand properties

Tricks for writing more efficient CSS by using shorthand properties.

Posted on February 21, 2005

A tribute to selectors

CSS attribute selectors explained.

Posted on February 20, 2005

CSS Management

Two articles that discuss managing and optimising CSS files on large sites.

Posted on February 17, 2005

Print CSS and IE Expressions

IE/Win has problems printing documents that use certain CSS expressions.

Posted on February 14, 2005

IE and italics

Ever seen IE/Win ruin a layout just because a few words are in italics? I have.

Posted on January 21, 2005

Redundancy vs. Dependency

Different ways of dealing with CSS cascading.

Posted on January 20, 2005

Tabular Weirdness

The caption element can be quite tricky to style.

Posted on January 19, 2005

The perils of using XHTML properly

A discussion of the issues involved in serving XHTML with the application/xhtml+xml MIME type.

Posted on January 18, 2005

Untold Mysteries of CSS

Molly reveals some under-described CSS features.

Posted on January 15, 2005

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