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.

Designing Data

A two-part article on styling tables with CSS.

Posted on August 5, 2004

Vertical centering using CSS

Several methods for vertical centering with CSS.

Posted on August 5, 2004

Most Common CSS Problems

A discussion on common problems, frustrations and misunderstandings with CSS-based layout.

Posted on August 5, 2004

:hover Considered Harmful

Does :hover really belong in CSS?

Posted on August 5, 2004

Stop IE flicker

A way of preventing annoying flicker in IE.

Posted on August 3, 2004

Clickable Link Backgrounds

A nice way of making background images in lists clickable.

Posted on August 3, 2004

Competent Classing

Some tips on using classes and IDs efficiently.

Posted on August 3, 2004

Throwing Tables Out the Window

A makeover of the microsoft.com homepage.

Posted on July 28, 2004

Ticked-off links Reloaded

A new version of Simon Collison’s Ticked-off Visited Links.

Posted on July 27, 2004

Eric Meyer on floats

A couple of posts about using floats for layout from Eric Meyer.

Posted on July 27, 2004

Bulletproof Slants

A technique for creating slant-separated navigation bars.

Posted on July 12, 2004

IE5/Mac Band Pass Filter

A new CSS filter that can be used to import a separate CSS file for IE5/Mac.

Posted on July 7, 2004

Image Replacement Methods

Detailed descriptions of various image replacement methods.

Posted on July 1, 2004

Revised image replacement

A whole bunch of image replacement methods.

Posted on July 1, 2004

Inverted Sliding Doors Tabs

A few days ago I promised to write about something that isn’t about different ways of styling boxes with CSS….

Posted on June 28, 2004

Structural naming

Further thoughts on structural naming conventions from Eric Meyer.

Posted on June 26, 2004

Designing a CSS based template

A step-by-step tutorial on creating a CSS based page template.

Posted on June 26, 2004

CSS Hack Management

How to manage CSS hacks when you have to use them.

Posted on June 26, 2004

Flexible box with custom corners and borders

This will be the last thing I write about boxes with rounded corners, custom borders or dropshadows for a while….

Posted on June 25, 2004

CSS Redesigns

A presentation of the process of converting two news sites from tables to CSS for layout.

Posted on June 22, 2004

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