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.

Preload-free CSS rollovers

Petr Stanicek has come up with a brilliant way of creating a CSS based rollover effect. By using a single…

Posted on August 24, 2003

More CSS Tabs

I’ve written a bit about CSS based tabs here lately. I started looking into tabs when a client wanted them…

Posted on August 24, 2003

CSS Photo Zoom

Dan Cederholm posted CSS Photo Zoom, a neat way of showing an enlarged view of an image. In the comments…

Posted on August 24, 2003

CSS Frames

After taking a close look at Simon Jessey’s fixed sidebars and Eric Bednarz’s position:fixed; fixed for IE5(+)/win I created an…

Posted on August 16, 2003


I like clean, minimalist design. Dirk Hesse has built a site that really appeals to me. No nonsense. No extras….

Posted on August 14, 2003

FIR updated

In a post to the css-discuss mailing list, Levin Alexander presented a FIR variant that shows the alternative text if…

Posted on August 10, 2003

CSS Tabs

While working on a project at my daytime job I needed to find a good way of using CSS to…

Posted on August 9, 2003

Link flood

There is now a page called Progressive enhancement using CSS at the css-discuss Wiki. Simon Willison has written a bit…

Posted on August 6, 2003

Image replacement techniques

Two new ways of using CSS to replace the text of a header (or any other element) with an image…

Posted on August 5, 2003

Complex CSS layout

At Position Is Everything, Holly Bergevin’s guest demo, Perched Upon a Lily Pad, shows how complex a CSS layout can…

Posted on August 3, 2003

Before: Tag Soup. After: CSS Clutter

In From Tag Soup to CSS Clutter, Martijn ten Napel talks about how browser specific hacks have moved from HTML…

Posted on August 3, 2003

Centering with CSS

Back in the old days, if you wanted to center your whole (fixed size) page both horizontally and vertically in…

Posted on July 30, 2003

More dropshadows

I was browsing the entries at the CSS Zen Garden and was inspired by an entry called Friendly Beaches, which…

Posted on July 28, 2003


Hmm… looks like maybe I should start a “How to do it with CSS”-section on this site. The other day…

Posted on July 28, 2003

Rounded corners

I spent some time exploring different ways of creating a box with rounded corners. After checking out how other people…

Posted on July 22, 2003

More CSS designs

Yesterday i mentioned Hicksdesign as an example of a kind of layout that I personally am no big fan of,…

Posted on July 18, 2003

Cool things to do with CSS by the end of the decade

Seamus Leahy has made a demo of a menu bar that uses some nice CSS tricks. Too bad (but not…

Posted on July 18, 2003

CSS Golf

The Open Championship is the official site of the British Open golf competition that kicked off today. All coded in…

Posted on July 17, 2003

Old Skool Look, New Skool Code

Hicksdesign has a design that reminds me of what web sites often look like when a designer makes all the…

Posted on July 17, 2003

Summer cleaning

It’s been two weeks since my last entry, so I have plenty of stuff to write about now. John Gruber…

Posted on July 13, 2003

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