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Alignment: Graphic Alignment Tags
Jun 1, 2001
Getting graphical objects to align properly on a Web page can be a tricky proposition, unless you understand how HTML treats graphics. This article will give you the basic understanding of HTML's paradigms for graphics and what tools are available ...
Alignment: Tables
Jun 1, 2001
Tables are more than just rows and columns. This article will teach you how to use tables to wrangle various design elements into the form and shape you desire.
Alignment: Text
Jun 1, 2001
Laying out a Web page presents a unique challenge to the designer, especially if you have previous experience in another medium. This article explains how text alignment works in HTML, and why some aspects of Web layout are more about compromise than control.
Bringing Hyperlinks to Life
Oct 4, 2002
This project explores ways to creatively style hyperlinks and see how to base their styles on various link states.
Bringing Hyperlinks to Life with CSS
Jul 5, 2002
Author Eric Meyer shows you how to style both text and graphic hyperlinks using CSS. By the end of the article, you will have a working design that works in modern browsers and demonstrates the concepts discussed in the article.
Building a Page with CSS-P
Aug 16, 2002
Designing a page with CSS-P can at first present a bit of a challenge. Learn how to build an effective, liquid page design starting with a simple sample project.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS): Absolute Positioning
Jun 1, 2001
Cascading Style Sheets can be very useful for formatting text, but that's not all they're good for. Now you can precisely position objects on a page using CSS! This article will show you how.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS): Basics
Jun 1, 2001
Would you like to finely adjust the spaces between lines on a Web page or have shortcuts for some common formatting operations? How about positioning a graphic to an exact point on the page? Cascading Style Sheets may be the answer you've been looking ...
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS): Text
Jun 1, 2001
In this article, you will learn the anatomy of a CSS style sheet, including details about how to format text.
Creating CSS Link Styles in Dreamweaver
Oct 19, 2001
Are you bored with the ordinary links seen everywhere? Want to make the links on your site unique? With Dreamweaver and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) you can. Author Al Sparber shows you how to override a browser's default link styles in some very creative ...
Cross-Browser CSS3 Visual Effects
Oct 31, 2012
Chris Mills, author of Practical CSS3: Develop and Design, explores some of the visual effects available via CSS3, showing how these effects can supercharge web UIs while still providing a working experience across browsers.
CSS Coding Guidelines
Nov 16, 2001
To improve the maintainability and reusability of code, you should establish a set of coding rules, document those rules, and enforce their use. Scott Loban explores some coding conventions for CSS in this article.
CSS for Print Designers: You Have to Read the Words
Jun 6, 2011
Words are important too! J.D. Graffam explains why it's worth your while as a designer to take some time to understand HTML tagging.
CSS3 Is Here! Browser Extensions in Depth
Oct 5, 2011
Because the process of developing Internet standards can take years and is cumbersome between different browsers, browser extensions were implemented to set off officially approved CSS code from code being tested by the browser manufacturers. Expert web designer/developer Jason Cranford Teague shows you how to use and implement these extensions.
CSS3 Is Here! Selling Progressive Enhancement
Sep 7, 2011
Expert web designer/developer Jason Cranford Teague shows you how wanting the next greatest thing for your website isn’t necessarily learning about HTML 5 but understanding progressive enhancement, a new web philosophy that will allow you to push the boundaries of web design, while not excluding large segments of your potential audience.
Designing CSS Page Layouts with Dreamweaver CS5
Jun 14, 2010
David Karlins, author of Adobe Creative Suite 5 Web Premium How-Tos: Essential Techniques, is enjoying the improved page layout capabilities of Dreamweaver CS5. In this tutorial, he demonstrates some of his favorite features.
Do Websites Need to Look Exactly the Same in Every Browser?
Sep 9, 2009
Do websites need to look exactly the same in every browser? Let’s find out.
Elements of CSS
Nov 16, 2001
The major structural elements of CSS include style sheets, attribute-value pairs, and binding. Scott Loban helps you understand these elements so that you can use CSS more effectively.
Enhancing Boxes with CSS3 Bling
Jul 26, 2012
In this chapter you’ll learn new ways to (tastefully) add graphical effects to your sites programmatically without having to use millions of background images. You’ll start by looking at some basic isolated examples and then advance to more involved implementations.
Eric Meyer on CSS: Style at Dawn
May 21, 2004
It's easy to take two documents and add the CSS styles necessary to create translucent effects using ordinary JPEG images. These images make it fairly easy to create an attractive design.

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