Today we have part 4 of our series on handy code snippets where we round up CSS, html and Ajax techniques, these are useful resources for web designers so get them bookmarked! If you missed them, also check out part one , part two and part three.
Simple Accessible ‘More’ Links – “There is this information that we are hiding. But why not show that hidden information when the user is hovering the link?”
10 Tips for an easier CSS Life – As with most things, a logical and structured approach is the best way to go. Therefore I have put together 10 quick tips (in no special order) to help make your CSS coding as pain-free as possible
CSS Gallery Layout – Setting up a gallery layout is not exactly one of the jobs I am looking forward to doing. I assume you all are using lists by now to lay out thumbnail galleries, right?
CSS Alert Box – In various places around the net you may have seen alert boxes which, as far as I can tell, owe their origins to the K2 template for WordPress.
CSS Tab Designer – CSS Tab Designer is a unique and easy to use software to help you design css-based lists and tabs visually and without any programming knowledge required
Centered Tabs with CSS – What if we need a bit more flexibility? What if we need to place our navigation in the center?
Multi Column Layout – We all know the problems that arise when we try to build multi-column layouts in which the columns are of equal height
CSS Shorthand Properties – One of the many great possibilities in CSS is the use of shorthand properties. It lets you specify several properties by using only one
10 CSS tricks you may not know – 10 Handy tips
Snook’s Resizable Underlines – The aim is to apply underlines to paragraph text that stretch the whole width of the column (without using justified text), regardless of the lengths of the paragraph text itself
Layout-O-Matic – Create layouts of your choosing with this online tool
List-O-Matic – Create navigation bars from lists using this online tool
CSS Vista – Edit CSS and see the results live in Firefox and Internet Explorer simultaneously
Image Floats with the text wrap – How many times do you have an image floated left in a block of content, but want to keep that content from wrapping around your image?
Web Standards Checklist – A list to run through before you launch a standards compliant website
Future Proof your CSS with conditional comments – Conditional comments in your style sheets
CSS Star Ratings – Another handy piece of css and html for rating stars
CSS Typography – You don’t often see CSS and typography used in the same sentences and for good reason. Traditional typography is a very subtle and beautiful form of design, with thousands of variations and choices
Zoom Zoom Zoom – Let the user change the size of the text
Sliding Doors box with rounded corners – The goal of the exercise was to create rounded-corner boxes with visual flare and the absolute minimal amount of semantically correct markup
Changing Man Layout – A liquid three column layout which featured two flexible outer columns and a fixed width centre column
Switch McLayout – CSS-based liquid layout has proven successful during the reign of 800-pixel to 1024-pixel screens, but as we use a wider range of devices to access the web, we need more powerful and flexible ways of managing layout
Styling Form Controls – A question that is frequently asked in forums like the css-discuss mailing list is how to style form controls in a consistent way across platforms