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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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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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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How to show only disqus thread-votes and nothing else

I want to show just the thread vote portion of the whole Disqus commenting system. How would I go about doing it? Here is an example of what I am asking for: Could I possibly iframed the rating ...
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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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Including specific characters with Google Web Fonts

I'm using the Open Sans web font from Google Web Fonts on my website. I only need the basic latin subset, but I do use the Psi (Ψ) character quite often as well and I would like to use the Open Sans ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 level items displayed to users, each one with various second level items, and finally ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why do big sites host their images/css on external domains?

Why do sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Google host their images and css on external domains such as: Facebook: static.ak.fbcdn.net Twitter: a0.twimg.com Google: ssl.gstatic.com Question(s): Is ...
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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 ...