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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Why do big sites host their images/css on external domains?

Why do big sites (Facebook, Twitter, Google, Tumblr & so on) host their images/css on external domains? Facebook: http://static.ak.fbcdn.net/ Twitter: http://a0.twimg.com Google: ...
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Personal Web Page

I recently got a domain and am considering hosting a personal web page. I did some research and narrowed my options down to either Google AppEngine or GitHub pages to host my website. The website is ...
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Refactoring large/old CSS files

I'm currently working on a 100,000 page website, the current design has been in place for over 5 years and successive updates have resulted in four 12,000+ line CSS files. Obviously the CSS has ...
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Background Music on Website and Not Start Over?

Yeah I know, background music sucks. Bottom line, client wants it. I need to know how to keep it playing when going through the pages. I'm using a quicktime plugin for the time being but I noticed ...
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How to overcome browser-specific font rendering differences? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make fonts render the same way across different web browsers? So I was working on our website and came across an interesting issue. I usually work with Chrome ...
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Webiste Testing for SQL and CSS injection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tools to check for common vulnerabilities? I would like to ask some tools or code for testing my new created website from SQL or CSS injection. The website in created in ...
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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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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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HTML + CSS Template [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the best place to find stock website templates? I need some html + css templates (not for wordpress or any kind of cms) used for custom website. It's not ...
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Releasing a CSS minification tool - should it be downloadable or accessable through the cloud?

I am thinking of releasing a CSS minifaction library, which has dependencies on other libraries. Since CSS Minification is not something that occurs a lot (compared to optimising PDFs for example), I ...
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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 ...
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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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Is LESS ready for use in a production site?

I'm considering using the Twitter Bootstrap HTML/CSS templates which use Less (a sort of scripting language for CSS) I've never used it so I was wondering if it's ready for "prime time".
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Clearing cache with CloudFlare?

Is it possible to clear or avoid CloudFlare cache while doing development? I'm developing a site that has caching on several levels - WordPress supercache, the caching done by the browser, and ...
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What are some CSS3 frameworks available? [closed]

I never knew about the idea of a CSS framework until I found Twitter's Bootstrap (http://twitter.github.com/bootstrap/) on StumbleUpon. What are some of the other good CSS frameworks out there?
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What is a valid XHTML replacement for <span> to style text inside a form? [closed]

I've a need of span within a form... but it doesn't validate, so I need a better substitute. So, I've: [1 text field] [some text] [2 text field] [submit btn] When I use span for [some text], all is ...
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Best and safest SEO way to hide h1 tags

I want to use images that I created in PS for page titles. Because they will be images they will not be picked up by Google, etc. What is the best practice for hiding the <h1>? I was planning on ...
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Element Css color changing that allows robust cycling through colors for comparison

I frequently find myself testing out new colors for elements (finding that one doesn't work with the rest of the color scheme). Unfortunately, the process when using even firebug or google chrome is ...
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Three-Column Gallery Layout [closed]

I've been trying to do the following 2 things, but have been unsuccessful. I know they're really simple, but I just can't seem to get them to work. Here's the website I started coding today. 1) I'm ...
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CSS style is gone on the homepage in IE8

I wondered if it's because the homepage's size is big? I only see my stylesheet working on pages other than the homepage. Any ideas?
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Two column layout: table or CSS?

I'm making a site with two columns. Either of the columns can be larger than the other and they have different backgrounds. My problem in trying to do it with CSS with the clearfix trick, is that ...
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Best semantic structure & SEO optimised approach for image replacement for badges?

In the past, I extensively used CSS image replacement techniques for SEO purposes and to separate presentation from content. But from my reading of the Google Webmaster guidelines and other ...
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Adaptive websites - considered keyword stuffing by Googlebot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adaptive websites - considered keyword stuffing by Googlebot? I work on a SEO-dependent content website, and we are in the process of making our site adaptive/responsive ...
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Adaptive websites - considered keyword stuffing by Googlebot?

I work on a SEO-dependent content website, and we are in the process of making our site adaptive/responsive. More technically, we are using CSS media queries to apply different CSS styles as the size ...
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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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Need to use Helvetica in CSS

What's the most suitable font replacement technique - technically, legally and in terms of accessibility - to use a Helvetica font in my website? Up to now I've used sifr as a font replacement method, ...
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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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How can I automate the IDs of my HTML headings?

<h3 id="My_Heading">My Heading</h3> <h3 id="My_Awesome_Heading">My Awesome Heading</h3> Whatever your heading text is, is what the id of the header is Is this something that ...
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Cross Browser CSS script?

a few weeks ago I stumbled over a javascript that you can add to your site, and it would automatically modify your css, to work around some bugs in browsers, and add features they don't support (e.g. ...
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What free icons fonts are available? [closed]

With the possibility to embed fonts in websites using @font-face CSS, some creative webdesigners developed their way to display icons using fonts, instead of images. But most of the available icon ...
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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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What is a good default font family for any IE8/9, Chrome & Firefox? [closed]

I have users complaining that fonts are not clear on some browseres (especially displaying data in grids...I'm using Trebuchet MS per default of asp.netmvc3 css site styles) Q: What is a good overall ...
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Can using div with width = 0px affect SEO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does google always downrank pages with hidden texts Right now I'm working on my new website and I'm really concerned about SEO since the old version of my site(which is ...
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Should I change from reset.css to normalize.css

I have been using css reset for quite a while now in different project, and I am quite pleased with it, always get good results. One thing that always bothered me was that I needed to overwrite a lot ...
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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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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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Dreamweaver: Overlaying an image so it makes it easier to adjust CSS and positioning items?

I have a website i have created in Photoshop, i am exported everything i need. I now need to set things up in dreamweaver and position thing using CSS. I want to ensure that i align my items in HTML ...
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Where can I find out whether the price I've been quoted for a CSS template is competitive?

I want to get a template designed. A brand guidelines document already exists, and I've already created the HTML. I don't want any graphics or javascript, so basically there's little wiggle-room from ...
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Most CSS Grid frameworks use pixel as css units, why?

I started to develop my own webdesign using an grid framework 960 CSS Framework and also noticed that most of other famous css grid frameworks use 940/960px as maximum page width? Some of them have an ...
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Website Layout Design [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any tool to sketch layout? We use Visio for UML Diagrams / Flow chart Diagrams. We are actually looking for a Software like Visio, on which we can design the structure ...
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Reducing the number of js or css files downloaded? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Optimizing for load time VS staying organized I would like to speed up my website, and one of the ways YSlow! talks about is to reduce the number of files being ...
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Can I use CSS to hide the tracking gif used by Google Analytics Mobile?

I am redesigning my mobile website which uses a 1x1px Google Analytics for Mobile Websites tracking gif. The old design displayed the image at the foot of the page, but my new design hides the gif ...
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How to fix page lag on load [closed]

I have a problem with my website, when you load the index page , the headers load fine but the main content appear with a delay between each photos. The error is only on the index because there is ...
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If CSS is getting better why do big-brands websites still use tables for layout?

Everybody is referring to how content should be separated from layout and I am one strong advocate of that architecture, I find it easy too to use CSS to layout, much much easier than tables, But ...
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Is there a tool that converts css to less.css?

I have a pretty big CSS file, that I want to convert to less. When I wrote the CSS I did not know less.css, but now I still want to use my old CSS. Is there a tool that can help me to convert it ...
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Load custom CSS through browser to site being viewed?

Is there a way I can load a CSS stylesheet to a site I'm viewing in a browser? I'm working on my company website. For obvious reasons I don't want to make changes to the live version of the site ...
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Does Dreamweaver support inline CSS styles?

I don't write HTML every day, so DreamWeaver is a useful crutch. Often I find myself writing content for a site where I have no control over the page header. I need/want to use some one-off CSS to ...
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CSS templates for standard html elements?

I'm not looking for html page templates... but rather basic element templates. Is anyone aware of a site that carries this type of template? I want to create my own layouts and such, but I would love ...
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Majority of mobile devices support media queries for screen width?

Where I can find statistics on what % of mobile devices browsing the web support media queries for screen widths? I want to know whether for mobile optimization I can assume the majority of users' ...
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Getting the containing box of a given one in the CSS box-model [closed]

My understanding is that most layout (positioning and dimension) problems with CSS are the result of a bad understanding of which is containing box of the box you are trying to lay out. However as ...