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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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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Convert Microsoft Word documents (.doc/x) into HTML files

Does anybody knows of a good application to get it done quickly and efficiently ? I bought Word Cleaner but the results are merely sufficient and I need go over all the generated html files to clean ...
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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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Is there a way to compile LESS files to CSS (so that every browser doesn't have to)?

I'm considering using LESS but I cringe at the thought of a browser having JavaScript disabled and my CSS not being readable (and the site looking awful). Also, it offends the engineer in me to force ...
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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 ...
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Tool to identify Internet Explorer rendering differences with css

I develop website using chrome and mac os as development environment. Since my audience is pretty specific I don't feel the necessity for too much backward compatibility with IE8 and less. However ...
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CSS just for most basic HTML [closed]

I've read that my note system Wikidpad, which exports to very simple HTML, can use CSS (http://wikidpad.sourceforge.net/help/HtmlCss.html) The elements in the output are not more than basic headings, ...
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Flipping text is good for SEO?

My client's name company has a flipped letter on its name, so for example "PEOPLE" the P is flipped, I managed to flip the P with 2 span tags, but now I am thinking to do this for SEO reasons is not ...
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How is style of tags at math.stackexchange done?

I like the style of tags at math.stackexchange.com. In fact, I'd like to create something similar and I was wondering how are they styled. First of all, I've launched Firebug and was trying to ...
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Determine content length to have a dynamic hr tag

Is there a way to determine the length of the content contained inside an h2 element, which changes. So an hr tag can be set to the same length plus some additional width? so it would look sort of ...
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Can the blog width be dynamic on Blogger?

I see that Blogger will let you set the blog width under Overview-> Template Designer->Adjust Widths. However, this seems to be a fixe width - is there an easy way to set a max and a min width?
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CSS/HTML element formatting template

I'm trying to locate an HTML template that shows all the elements in HTML, so that the basic aspects of typography, colour schemes, margins and so on can be applied to it using CSS. Those styles can ...
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Which online test should I take or any method to know, how much knowledge I acquire as web designer? [closed]

Which online test should I take or any method to know, how much knowledge I acquire as web designer? Both. 1. Practical knowledge & 2.theoretical knowledge.
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Tool to view currently used CSS definitions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Refactoring large/old CSS files Wondering if anyone knows of a product that would help you to "see" all the css styles currently defined on a page. For example... Say ...
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How do I make a gradient overlay transparent?

The site I'm working on has three layers (from the bottom): a tiled background image, a simple top-to-bottom gradient, and the actual content window on top. I am trying to change the opacity of the ...
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Change CSS EMs to Percentage Automatically

I cheated on a small site I was working on and used a site builder (Web Dwarf by Virtual Mechanics) to save time. I didn't realize it at the time, but this builder specifies the width, height and ...
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Alt text vs CSS sprites (SEO vs speed)

I'm reworking our site to reduce HTTP requests and blocking requests by concatenating JS, css, gzipping, loading all JS via LABjs and using CSS sprites for images that were loaded individually via ...
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Is this inline-block trick involving 'font-size: 0' dangerous for SEO?

A while back, I answered this question on Stack Overflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5078239/how-to-remove-the-space-between-inline-block-elements The problem is that elements with display: ...
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Where can I find resources for best coding practices in web development?

You'd figure that this would be an easy topic to google, but unfortunately I've been looking for a couple weeks and have yet to find really anything that I'm looking for. The problems I'm running ...
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Using style.less from lesscss.org doesn't properly show changes I make to the style.less file?

I inherited a wordpress project that was initially developed by another developer and for the CSS they utilize the script from: http://lesscss.org (which so far seems to not only be overkill but ...
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How to get browsers to only download CSS/Javascript when it changes?

I had an epiphany earlier when reading codinghorror. On a content website (blog/forum/website) the basic things rarely change if at all. So I was wondering if there was a way to cache them and only ...
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Collapsible menu and amount of links in a web page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Collapsible menu and amount of links in a web page One of my pages contain three levels of a collapsible menu (JS + CSS from mycssmenu.com). There are a dozen first ...
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PSD To HTML (Recommended service?) [closed]

I have designed a web layout using Adobe Photoshop. Who do you recommend to convert PSD to HTML from your experience? There are couple services do them, for example: www.psd2html.com ...
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two columns text block with an image [closed]

I have a dilemma. Here is the layout: How should I markup this kind of layout? P.S.: The columns have different width.
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problem on my site [closed]

Errors found while checking this document as XHTML How and from where repaired ,please help my hello, I have a problem on my site, was discovered by the program (A1 website analyzer) you can fix my ...
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Removing URL styles with CSS + SEO

I want to display a grid of images 4x4 with thumbnails and a title above each of them. I want to highlight the thumbnail and title and add a hyperlink to it. This works well in our CMS. I would like ...
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Are there cases where max width of the design can be 960px for 960.gs grid?

I know the standard width of content should be 940px if you want to use all its columns properly. But are there cases where I should use 960px for content? I am just having a dispute with my colleague ...
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What is the best way to position div for mobile purpose viewing?

I have a issue whereby images that are I div because of the style percentage width property will get resize weirdly and will not display correcty in pc or mobile iPhone What is the best way to ...
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Where can CSS be located if not in a CSS file?

I am attempting to locate some CSS rules but they do not exist in the index.php header tag, nor in the only CSS file which the header references. Where else could they be?
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Why is there nobody talking about an alternative to HTML & CSS? [closed]

HTML is such an old and cumbersome language, which was intended just to markup text. Today it's very rare to see a static HTML website, or a site with only text or a very simple layout. As a web ...
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How does the new iPad's (aka iPad 3) resolution play with responsive design?

So "the new iPad" has been released with a new "retina display" resolution of 2048x1536 px, but the screen size is still 9.7 inches as the previous iPad... I am wondering how will CSS media queries ...
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Wordpress SEO - should the Logo Banner also be a text link?

Wordpress SEO - should the Logo Banner also be a text link? I noticed that when all CSS is removed, my site doesn't display the Banner (obviously), so I put a text link back to the home with my ...