Remember the old days when the only way to create a shadow on text was to make it an image? That’s good for search engines..right? Oh sure, just use some image replacement and then the search engines can read it. Not so easy for text edits in the future. Or for changing the color of […]
Using page anchors is a pretty basic web design technique. If you want to link to a certain part of a page you create an “Anchor” at that part of the page. This anchor is what you point your link at. You can link to an anchor on the current page, or to an anchor […]
One great thing about Twitter is the ability to embed your recent Tweets onto other websites. It’s a rather simple process, so check out my demo and then keep reading to learn how you can embed your Tweets on your page.
Ya.. I said “Web 2.0“.. what? Well if you’re still here after that, here’s the deal. I was reading an interesting tutorial about creating a button similar to the one found on the Campaign Monitor website. I actually went ahead and created the button, I always love seeing the approach other designers take at creating […]
Here’s another interesting thing you can do with your CSS to style your website. We’ve all selected text from a webpage with our cursor before right? But most likely you never put any thought into what the default background color of the text was when you were selecting it. That is unless the website has […]
Using an unordered list is a simple and easy to style method of creating a navigation bar. Now with CSS3 and round corners created by the browser, it’s even easier to make a nice and clean nav. I introduced CSS3’s border-radius in a previous post, located here. Check out the example I created, and then […]
If you’ve designed websites before you know what a pain making rounded corners on a box can be. You can make an image of a box with rounded corners in Photoshop and use it as a background-image on a div. The problem with this is that the content can’t ever become wider or longer, or […]
Recently released was a book by Dan Cederholm called Web Standards Solutions, The Markup and Style Handbook. This is the follow-up to an earlier version of the book. This brings up two questions. 1. Do you need this book if you have neither version? 2. If you do have the first version is it worth […]