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Posts from June, 2009

15 Must Read Articles for CSS Beginners

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Are you new to CSS? The initial process of learning this nifty language can be a little daunting, there’s so much to learn it can sometimes be difficult to figure out where to start. Luckily there’s plenty of valuable information and resources out there on the web that covers everything from the basics through to advanced topics. This collection of 15 articles pulls together some of the best must read blog posts for anyone looking to get started with CSS styling.

50 Inspiring Examples of Minimalism in Web Design

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The sophisticated image of minimalism has always been a popular style of design. In webdesign a minimalist site is stripped naked of eye candy and fancy colours or effects, leaving the underlying structure exposed. The key to a beautiful minimalist site is a solid and structured layout, as well as focus on stylish and well designed typography. These 50 examples showcase some of the best minimal site designs out there on the web.

Handy Tips for Creating a Print CSS Stylesheet

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Print stylesheets often come as a secondary thought on many websites, after all, who prints a webpage anyway?! Despite their slightly infrequent use, a print stylesheet can really help polish the printed document for when it is used. It doesn’t take too long to create, so let’s take a look at some handy tips that you can put into practice on your own site.

How to Create a CSS Menu Using Image Sprites

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Follow these steps to build your own modern navigation bar design, starting with the initial steps in Photoshop to flesh out the design, then moving on to constructing the HTML and styling with the CSS image sprite technique. However, if all that sounds too strenuous, there’s also a handy download of the source files especially for you!

10 HTML Tag Crimes You Really Shouldn’t Commit

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You better watch out, because the HTML police are about. They scour your code and pick out the most unspeakable crimes against HTML markup. This handy list of ten HTML tag crimes sheds some light on some of the most common coding mistakes and helps provide an alternate solution. Tips include writing valid markup, making semantic choices, avoiding deprecated tags and more!