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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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?
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How to overcome politics of the net (Google translate code refuses to work from a specific region)

According to the FAQ's I am not sure if my question is a ok to ask or will be closed or should I post it in the meta or even I would blame some one for downvoting it. However it is one that has been ...
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Drop down menu for blogger with automatic link update

My mom has a recipe blog in blogger which has many categories "Cakes", "Celebration Day" etc which are filled with numerous recipe posts. Now I want to organize my blog in a better way and make a drop ...
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How to overcome politics of the net (Google translate code refuses to work from a specific region) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to overcome politics of the net (Google translate code refuses to work from a specific region) I have this Web Site. It uses the Google Translate API (Can't post the ...
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Responsive CSS grid having capability to change column order visually

Trying to find a responsive CSS grid with the capability to change column order visually. E.g., I have content before navigation, but visually it should be vise versa: left navigation, right content. ...
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Separating portion of website to its own server

So my job is to take the homepage (or maybe I should say "homesite" because it encompasses a few interrelated pages) and drag this onto its own Apache server. The problem I'm having right now is being ...
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Unknown CSS font-family oddity with IE7-10 on Windows Vista, 7, 8

I am seeing the following "oddity" with IE7-10 on Windows Vista, 7, 8: When declaring font-family: serif; I am seeing an old bitmapped serif font that I can't identify (see screenshot below) instead ...
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Reduce HTTP Requests method for js and css

Is these way can Reduce HTTP Requests? multiple javascript files with & symbol <script type="text/javascript" ...
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CSS rounded corners around image [closed]

I have tried several ways to get rounded corners around images without success. The best I got was using the image as background and applying the round corners style to the div as in this picture. ...
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Do CSS class names have any effect on SEO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is minifying id and class names a bad SEO practice? I have seen some of our competitors using keyword rich CSS class names. As an example, if I were in the pet grooming ...
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Does CSS 'em' sizing still matter? [closed]

As I know, em-sizing was used by websmasters to create well-scaling sites, when changing font size in browser. But in modern times, I see that scaling a page scales all elements, even px-sized, so ...
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Google web font [closed]

Please suggest me Google web font similar to following image,
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If something can be achieved using CSS or JavaScript, which will render faster? [closed]

I have two working solutions for hover navigation that I've built. One solution uses JS, one use CSS. My question is, assuming a browser is JS-enabled, which solution will work faster? I'll most ...
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CSS Sprites: Are they worth the trouble?

I can't help but wonder whether CSS sprites are very much over-used. First of all, if I stick all my images in a single file it makes an aweful lot of empty space. I know, that shouldn't make an ...
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How is fluid theme's impact on rendering performance?

I am new to responsive design and now re-making a template to make it more responsive. This involves redefining many fixed width and fonts as context-dependent percentage (% or em) instead of pixels ...
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How do you customize a Facebook like box?

I've found a few articles that allow you to customize the Facebook like box, but it's mostly just background and border color. Is there a way to customize the text color on a facebook like box? and ...
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Tools for designing CSS layouts

Could you please advise me the tools that can draw images like this or this serving as a design for CSS layout?
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Are there any snippet software app for windows user?

I'm a web designer, and I'm used to collect snippets of code I find in the internet. I found snippely as a great snippet app but it doesn't have export or import features when I'm going to different ...
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Is traditional JavaScript image pre-loading taboo

I remember the good-old-days (not really) back when I was still sucking the teet of Dreamweaver to build websites and the lure of playing copypasta with fancy built-in scripts (ex, image-swap) was ...
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Automated image/css sprite generation from website DOM

I know there are plenty of online tools which let's you upload your images there and it generates the appropriate CSS/sprite(s) to be used with them on your page. Is there any such website/tool ...
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Why is <strong> in Safari significantly bolder than other browsers?

I am just about to go live with a new website - and during cross browser testing i noticed that the bold fonts in safari are FAR bolder (horribly chunky) in Safari than in the other big 4. The font ...