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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look and feel of html5 applications?

Where can I find a theme kit to use for my websites, to skin them as html5 applications... Sorry, I dunno how to explain myself.. I see this style in new web applications:
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Google Instant Preview (Image) - What screen dimension? e.g 1024x768?

I'm wondering what screen dimensions Google Instant Preview takes a snapshot of your website at e.g 1024px x 768px...? http://sites.google.com/site/webmasterhelpforum/en/faq-instant-previews FYI: ...
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How does font-size work in CSS

Could you please explain me or send me a link where is explained how does CSS property font-size work?When you're working with relatives sizes in %. It's the percent of what? What are best practices ...
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Major SEO Pitfalls of JavaScript loaded CSS?

Looking to start with a basic.css and have JavaScript load enhanced.css when JavaScript is ebabled. What major negatives will this have for Search Engines indexing and ranking my site?
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Change CSS on website online

I've forgot service name, where you can enter website address and change CSS online. It's called CSS Strike or something like that. Very popular and nice. Thanks ! :)
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How do you use/make CSS based buttons?

'd like to have one image for the background and then reuse that for any size button with any text on it by just using a CSS class. So, I'd like to have the button, the moused-over and clicked button ...
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positioning <div> to create layout

So the HTML is divided using divs obviously ... <div id="left"> content </div> <div id="right"> content </div> <div id="main"> content </div> ... I would ...
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CSS use class and style on the same element, good or not?

I would like to know if its ok to use class and style attributes on the same element? I also want to know if my page will be faster when I use class and style attributes on the same element instead ...
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Clearing floats? Or something else?

I'm working on this website for my dad: http://smartcampusdeals.com/TendonAiD/index3.html and the three columns (with the stick cartoony people) extend past the container. Right now, I have the ...
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CSS development tools for Linux

What are some CSS editors and development tools available for the Linux operating system? I'm using vim for everything. Are there some things you would recommend to do rather in another editor ...
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Positioning in IE7

I have tried to optimize our site for internet explorer. I have problems with one name Etika, on the first page of our website. It would be nice, if some of you could point out, why IE behaves so ...
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Componentheading and contentpagetitle joomla

If have a problem with the componentheading and the contentpagetitle. I got a sectionblog for my articles. The title of the page is a componentheading. The title of the articles (intro) is a ...
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CSS2 way of accomplishing what CSS3 border-image does?

What is the best way these days to make a visually interesting border around a div using images? CSS3's border-image would perfect, but it's CSS3. I don't want to rely on that yet. Is there a ...
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Misalignment of Facebook & Twitter buttons

Here's a minimal example of my problem. It contains two buttons, from twitter and from facebook. What I'm observing in Firefox 3.5.15 is: While the page is loading, the buttons are more or less ...
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What's the best way to show a message for only IE 6 and IE 7?

What's the best way to show a text message for only IE 6 and IE 7 ? Should I add a html tag to my webpages and normally hide it with css for all browsers except the above mentioned ? And when I use ...
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Wordpress CSS formating issue

A don't understand why the sidebar of my Wordpress blog does not have consistent formatting for H3 tags. There are two PHP-generated un-styled H3 tags in the sidebar, followed by my own manual H3 ...
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Which Versions of Internet Explorer Should I Support?

I have recently built a template for a website that I see looks very different in different versions of Internet Explorer. I was wondering, as a rule of thumb, which versions of Internet Explorer are ...
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CSS sprite, what html tag to use

I am thinking to switch to CSS Sprite for my images. The main problem is I need something compatible with alt attribute. (Seo-purpouse) What Can I use? The first think I thought was to use a standard ...
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Are temporarily hidden elements bad for search-engine rankings?

I've been reading a lot of information saying that hidden elements are bad and that search engines penalize pages for using them. I started to get really worried about it when I realized that MOST of ...
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Annoying IE6. Black screen with “loading” when youtube is added

I have had this problem for quite some time. It wasn't actually a big issue until lately when one of our conference site has a lot of IE6 users. The black loading screen appears right after I include ...
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Styling input elements using CSS - Inset

Can anyone point me in a direction of how the following elements are styled/created? on http://www.tumblr.com/. What i'm looking for specifically is the gradient, and the nice inset border, where it ...
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Why do all of the various design grids neglect horizontal spacing?

Whether its 960grid or Fluid or 9/12/16/20 column grid systems...they all factor in vertical spacing but never horizontal spacing. Granted we view sites top-to-bottom so we don't necessarily design ...
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How can I find unused/unapplied CSS rules in a stylesheet?

I've got a huge CSS file and an HTML file. I'd like to find out which rules are not used while displaying a HTML file. Are there tools for this? The CSS file has evolved over few years and from what ...
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black background & white letters or white background & black letters?

What is better for user? The site has a lot of text to read and I would like to make it as user friendly as possible.
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Should a Computer Scientist do the HML + CSS job when building a website?

I'm studying Computer Science, and I've always been more interested in programming than in designing and creating the layout of some websites. Is this something I should know? Or should I focus on ...
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Math to create web design grids?

I have my own grid layout, and I am creating multiple column designs for a website. Is there any formula I can follow to create different column designs with identical gutter space, ie. margins? Most ...
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HTML/CSS website hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I would like to host my HTML/CSS website (actually, just one page, but it may grow). Since I don't need PHP, MySQL or ...
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Really simple FOSS CSS for a report?

I'm creating a web-based report. It will be a single column, no menu. Just titles, graphs, tables. Maybe a header and a footer. I've scoured the internet for a free, open source (or just 'free') CSS ...
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Embedded fonts with polish characters

There are many font banks out there. But where I can fonts with polish characters ?
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Mobile Web Site Templates

Is there any web site that you can recommend in which I can find premium (beautiful looking and professional) web site designs(themes) specific for mobile web sites? (paid or free)
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Fonts: Is changing the default font a good practice?

I've searched PW, but I saw that no one has asked specifically yet. Is changing the default font a good practice for the main body font? What are the pros and cons to using different fonts? This ...
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Should I work on CSS or apps first?

I am working on my own website for my business, and I need to contract out some assistance. For example, I have the site looking pretty good on Firefox, but it needs help on other browsers. I also ...
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Which web design site discussed embedding single characters like & using base64?

I'm looking for a well known article site on site design which made an article about embedding just a single character (in this case, '&') from a font to save load times. I believe the site used ...
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What should I use to automatically combine css/js files?

I'm aware of sprockets for combining javascript files, but haven't tried it. What are some other options and how do they stack up?
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Centring an HTML element relative to its parent when its width is greater than its parent [closed]

I mocked up my intended outcome. So the blue element is the main content of the website and the yellow element represents something like a diagram or an image that has a greater width than the blue ...
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CSS only rounded corners in IE8? [closed]

Is it possible to get rounded corners in IE8 using only CSS? If so, how?
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How do I replicate this effect?

How does the BBC News website create the changing colour effect you get if you roll over their most popular stories on this webpage http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12336381 (see bottom right)
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<a> link color CSS not working for Chrome/Firefox/IE/Safari etc [closed]

Here is my site: http://dosrevival.com I can't seem to get the links to stop turning purple after being clicked in Chrome and IE (works in some Firefox versions?!?). In my CSS file I'm changing the ...
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Turn off opacity [closed]

I got the following layout: body -> wrapper -> container Body has a background image, wrapper got this css: #wrapper { padding: 40px; width: 768px; background: #ffffff; opacity: ...
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Why do characters display funny in <input type=“password”>?

I have the following HTML and css <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <head> <style type="text/css"> #test { font-family:helvetica; color:#000; font-size:10px; } ...
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Problem with getting footer down [closed]

I used the method described in this article to get my footer down. Worked beautifully, except it floats ~3 pixels above the bottom of the page: http://nclabs.org/screenshots/1295742373.png How can I ...
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cannot horizontally center fixed width div in IE [closed]

I am creating a template for a website. The example is at Framework Login Page The main CSS sheet is at: master.css I am trying to center the main parent div. I am using #body { width: 100%; ...
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How to make textarea look like notebook? [closed]

I want the user to feel like they are writing on notebook paper while inputting into a textarea. How may I do this?
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Should layout be solely based on CSS?

Is it a good sign if your website looks like a plaintext file with hyperlinks when the stylesheet is disabled?
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How to support tableless columns with WYSIWYG editor?

On the front page of a site I'm working on there's a small slideshow. It's not for pictures in particular, any content can go in, and I'm currently setting up the editing interface for the client. I'd ...
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ie7 killing list-style on floated ul's

I have two ul's (.listone and .listtwo respectfully) floated left and the other right. The list-style:circle; works in every browser except for ie7 =< . In ie7 the list-style is just ignored. How ...
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html/css vs CMS

I am currently a CS student and an aspiring programmer/web developer. I am wondering whether it is worth taking the time to master html and css to make websites when these CMS services/wysiwyg editors ...
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What are average advertising banner widths?

Many websites have advertising, do people know what the general/average/standard width of advertising areas and banner widths are? Thanks in advance
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background css help [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: image behind adsense i have a google ad, where i want to place an image, i tired the css, but the image is not coming properly, my google ad size is height=280, ...
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Make content area appear on the right of the menu_bar [closed]

This is my css code, i would like to make the content_area come to the right of the menu_bar, at the moment it comes at the bottom of the menu_bar body{ color:#000000; font-family: arial, ...