CSS, short for Cascading Style Sheets, is a language used to control the presentation (including colors, layout, and fonts) of HTML and XHTML documents.

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Predefined code styles or css library

Is there a (free of charge) predefined CSS library for C# code formatting available? I want to display my C# <code> blocks in a web page similar to the way it is displayed in visual studio or ...
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Can anyone list some real examples of 'HTML5' being used in the wild?

I am using HTML5 in the same way everyone seems to be using it these days, meaning: HTML5 tags, Canvas / 3D / javascript and CSS3. I am struggling to find examples of sites that are using these ...
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Making headers readable on a multi colored background

So the client wants a multi-colored background (think 4 colors of paint splats randomly all over the page. Because of this the headers are a bit hard to read. I've currently got them set up as black ...
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HTML Template Designs - Alternatives to Theme Forest

I'm looking to build a new corporate website using a ready made HTML theme so that I can focus on the business logic rather than on the presentation. Any recommendations for websites similar and ...
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Is the Bootstrap CSS on a CDN yet?

Just checking to see if anyone knows of a CDN for the bootstrap css framework.
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Why should we use tags like p, span, hx tags when we can use CSS instead?

Why should we use tags like p, span, hx tags when we can use CSS instead? Is it important from an SEO point of view?
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aligning 3 divs [closed]

I'm good at some things but html/css layout isn't one of them. I need to lay out a page with two divs on the left, div1 (height 30%, width 30%) on top and div2 (height 7% and width 30%) below div1. ...
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Are HTML tables bad for SEO?

A lot of designers discourage the use of tables but I have a layout where I'll use more div structure to achieve something made simple with a table.. Are tables bad for search engines? edit: I will ...
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Apache2 virtual host localhost doesn't render CSS when offline because of absolute path

I'm running apache2 on a local server. I use no-ip.com to route DNS to that server through my cable modem. While disconnected from the web and working on localhost my web pages don't render the CSS ...
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Javascript slider with fade [closed]

I've been scouring the web for a slider that offers a particular effect, but I can't find one. I'm hoping that someone here will be able to help out... Specifically, I need a slider that will slide ...
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Need a study about average latency due to HTTP request and server processing time when downloading images that are a part of DOM

I'm writing a thesis about css sprites and need to know the of the average HTTP request overhead when establishing a connection to download an image file that is a part of DOM. We conducted a study ...
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Google Cache CSS and HTML files are out-of-sync

I am monitoring the cached version of the main page of one of my sites. I have noticed something strange. Obviously, the cached pages is displayed with the latest CSS file. Yet, the page content is ...
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Design scrollable table structure [closed]

I'm currently looking for a way to design a table structure with HTML and JS which should be Horizontally Scrollable (It has to be possible to dynamically add new columns) Tolerant to changing sizes ...
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Download CSS with all referenced files

Is there a tool that allows me to point to a CSS URL, and recursively download the CSS, as well as all the image and @import urls referenced within it? For example, if the CSS is at ...
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Slideshows in elastic or fluid layouts?

I'm building a new WordPress TwentyTen child theme using the ElastiCSS framework ( http://elasticss.com/ ) and am trying to figure out the best way of using some sort of dynamic content slideshow. ...
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Implementing inline editing for a web order form without using Javascript

As the title states, I'm trying to find a good solution to implement inline editing for a web order form with just HTML/CSS. The only mediocre solution I have right now is this -> ...
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Can CSS button code be copyrighted?

I used this website which allows you to customize the color, width, height, and other stuff which is generated afterwards and then you can copy the code. I checked the website and didn't see any ...
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buttons (text or images)

I would like to know if I should create CSS buttons or image buttons for my site. What is better? Problem is that the text is formatted with Helvetica Neue ( I like that font very much) and I can't ...
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Apply CSS to a particular page element in Firefox

Is there a Firefox extension that will let me simply select a visible element on a page, get a CSS selector referring specifically to that element (as the Firefox Web Developer extension already ...
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How to force browsers to always reload xslt files?

Related: Apache: How can I force the browser to reload CSS files? I'm building an xml page (on an apache2) that is supposed to be translated to xhtml by the browser, so my server also serves a ...
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Use of rare fonts on the web

I have just been peeking at the source code of a web page. I notice that there is a CSS rule that defines what seems to be a rare font for some nice-looking subheadings. Html (Source file) ...
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How do you save/export changes made in Firebug?

Using Firebug to edit CSS, how do I save/export changes made to the CSS? TOOLS: Firefox, Firebug MAJOR UPDATE: If you know of a way to lock the forward/back/refresh on a FireFox tab, please let me ...
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How to retrieve an image from MySQL database and display the image as background on body? [closed]

How do I retrieve an image from MySQL database (I know how to display image by retrieving from database but here i want to display differently) i.e. display the image as background on body and image ...
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Font-size in firefox is bigger than is should

I defined in my CSS file font-size property for the body body { font-size : 12px; } I wanted to have the size of font the same as in http://www.stackexchange.com site. It works in chromium ...
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Directory structure for a website (js/css/img folders)

For years I've been using the following directory structure for my websites: <root> ->js ->jquery.js ->tooltip.js ->someplugin.js ->css ->styles.css ...
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CSS style viewer/tester

Is there a site out there that has a bunch of typical html for seeing what the css looks like once applied? I mean, something full of table, a, div, span, p, whatever. You go there, paste in your ...
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Custom per domain CSS in Internet Explorer

We have an old web app, which would be much more usable if it could be visually tweaked a bit. Being in a corporate environment - IE (always using the latest version) is all I can use. Also app in ...
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CSS framework that support Internet Explorer 6, 8 out of the box

I am developing a new web application that must support Internet Explorer 6 and 8 (it's a strict requirements). I planned to use a CSS framework (like Twitter Bootstrap). However, it did not support ...
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How to hide a piece of code from a wordpress web page?

I installed a plugin called Sociable on my Wordpress website. It displays social media share icons below each blog post, but on my website it's also showing up in the footer. Like here ...
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Is it possible to design website using tablets? And Which tablets support XAMPP? [closed]

I am trying to ditch my laptop for a tablet, and be able to practice PHP, HTML, CSS on the fly. But, I don't know which tablet to buy that can support even basic apps like Notepad++ and XAMPP.
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Is there a general rule of thumb for which browsers to optimize your site for? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: At what visitor share do you stop supporting a given browser? I have a site (recently relaunched it with a new design) that I have put off optimizing for ie7 for far too ...
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Formatting HTML lists using CSS

I'm trying to recreate list in HTML which has clauses and subclauses like this: 1. Main Clause (a) Sub clause (b) Sub clause 2. Another main clause (a) Sub clause The problems I'm running ...
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How to go about unused CSS issues

I am running some speedtests on a blog, and I always get complaints about unused CSS. But this is not CSS that I never use, it is just not used on that particular page. Now I work in a structured ...
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Weird CSS-behaviour [closed]

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>PakHet</title> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" ...
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CSS Intelligent Merger

I am looking for a tool very similar to http://www.tothepc.com/archives/combine-merge-multiple-css-files/ However, given this example: test1.css: #admin { background: #c9d2dc; border-color: ...
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I am located in a 3rdWC, does it matter for venture capitalism (US)? [closed]

Can one who lives in a third world country (with a promising project) go for a venture capital round with the likes of Ycombinator etc?
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How to show a preview thumbnail on Facebook of a imageless website?

I have recently designed a website with no img tags, only one big fat CSS sprite with everything in it. Though, when I try to publish that website on Facebook, it won't show a preview thumbnail — ...
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Why The W3C CSS Validation Service is showing Value Error : font / is not a font-family value : 11px / 14px “Trebuchet MS”,sans-serif

I tried to validate my css code using W3C tidy and the w3c website is showing me the error that Value Error : font / is not a font-family value : 11px / 14px "Trebuchet MS",sans-serif So ...
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I want to be a freelance web designer. What other up to date technologies/skills would you add to this list? [closed]

Technologies I need to know: HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, jQuery, CSSLESS, ASP.NET, SQL, WordPress, PHP Skills needed: media querys/responsive design, browser compatability, graphic design, user interface ...
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Newer constructs are recommended [closed]

The World Wide Web consortium now regards the tag as outdated. Newer constructs are recommended.What's new?
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jQuery Vertical Tabbed Content [closed]

I need some kind of vertical tabs for switching content. You can find such tabs at microsoft.com (under main large banner). The main problem that I saw such tutorial recently but I forgot to bookmark ...
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Google Chrome for Mac, CSS colors and display profiles

So, I'm aware that some browsers correct the colors in images in accordance with system settings, and that browsers differ in how they do this. But I'm very surprised when a color specified in a ...
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Good free CSS Sprite for icons

I am working on a small project where I need some of the basic icons: edit, favorite, delete. You know them. Now i can download them all seperate, and put them together in a sprite, but I was ...
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Why is email HTML stuck in the 90's? [closed]

(disclaimer - I've already tried asking this on StackOverflow, but apparently it was off topic. If the same is true here please let me know and I'll close/delete this question.) I've spent about a ...
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protecting css selectors on large website

I have content that appears within a corporate website inside an iframe. Several departments contribute their own CSS files to manage the overall UI and design. My problem is that they may use ...
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Tab navigation and double content

I have a website in which i use tabs to navigate between pages. For example, page a displays A as an active tab and B and C background tabs. If the visitor gets to the website via page B, i also would ...
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How can I slice parallelogram shapes to HTML/CSS?

I have to slice website design to HTML/CSS. Main navigation menu looks like below: I am beginner webdeveloper and I don't know how to slice this design into compatible and cross-browser code. How ...
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How bad is it to use display: none in CSS?

I've heard many times that it's bad to use display: none for SEO reasons, as it could be an attempt to push in irrelevant popular keywords. A few questions: Is that still received wisdom? Does it ...
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How and where to place - css, html and images in email to make it a HTML email? [closed]

How and where to place - css, html and images in email to make it a HTML email? I have seen many advertising emails in my inbox and I am curious to know how does the email body display the HTML.
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Should I use HTML5 and/or CSS3 to build my website?

The new HTML5/CSS3 (Web8!) stuff sounds cool! Should I start using it now or stick with css/xhtml wait until more browsers can use it?