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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 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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Embedded fonts with polish characters

There are many font banks out there. But where I can fonts with polish characters ?
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Making headers readable on a multi colored background

So the client wants a multi-colored background (think 4 colors of paint splats randomly all over the page. Because of this the headers are a bit hard to read. I've currently got them set up as black ...
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Symbol fonts using in page design

I wonder if it's safe to use font-face with special dingbats fonts. What are good dingbats that you can recommend to use this way? What are the tips and tricks? Thanks.
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Are CSS sprites bad for SEO?

Nowadays often what was accomplished with an <img> tag is now done with something like a <div> with a CSS background image set using a CSS 'sprite' and an offset. I was wondering what ...
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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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SEO and browser compatibility differences for headings <H1> though <H9>

We all know the importance and significance of Headings for Professional Webmasters. These were known for professional developers as: <h1>Heading 1</h1>, and H2 through H6. As a daring ...
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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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CSS3 Validation: Is it worth it?

I'm currently building a project, and I'm writing the site using HTML5 and CSS3. I have validated the HTML and it passed first time (very pleased as it was my first time coding HTML5!). And then I ...
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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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Are HTML tables bad for SEO?

A lot of designers discourage the use of tables but I have a layout where I'll use more div structure to achieve something made simple with a table.. Are tables bad for search engines? edit: I will ...
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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, ...
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Make the content area div come next the menu bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make content area appear on the right of the menu_bar The following is the code i have written, this is the CSS part of it body{ color:#000000; font-family: arial, san ...
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image behind adsense

i want to have an image behind my google adsense just like the below image but when i tried the following css L{ background: transparent url("http://www.triphp.com/images/adback.png") repeat-x ...
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How can i style a link and a submit button the same way [closed]

I'm currently in css form hell on my website. I'd like to skin the submit button and the cancel link so they look the same. I tried to use two buttons to make it easier but since their behavior is ...
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How to Conditionally Load @Font-Faces via CSS3? [closed]

Curerntly, when you use a beautiful font, like for example the multiligual Calibri fotn (a win7 font), then it even downloads eventhough a user has the font already installed, when i use the following ...
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Can't center a ul with css [closed]

Guys I'm trying to center this simple ul here. Any idea on whats wrong ? Css: ul { margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } li { display: inline; background-color: gray; color: ...
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Trouble with my website and IE7

Sorry I'm new here but I have a serious problem: I changed the CSS style sheet for IE7 for my site, but now when using IE7 it has no graphics and all of the scripts code is printed. I have tried ...
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What do you think is a possessional looking font for a web application

I am creating a website / web application where companies can do there accounting. It is sort of a alternative to the regular desktop accounting program. I want the application to have a look and ...
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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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Applying a CSS style to drop-down list

I have a PHP function to display all my custom taxonomies in a drop-down list, but I don't like the drop down menu style. I want to change the look of it. How can I customize its look?
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How to style a div on the home page like a blog post [closed]

I have a theme. Because I don't have a static home page, a list of my latest posts is my home page. I want to add a drop-down box which I have coded on my starting home page which should remain ...
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Using @import in CSS files

OK, I get it, CSS files should be grouped to reduce HTTP requests. My question is whether the @import method does a good work? Also, can I somehow group print and screen stylesheets?
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Recommend me a CSS/JS compressor

There are scripts to compress CSS on-demand like these. Have you stumbled upon something similar for javascripts? Also, any recommendations regarding CSS and JS compression are more than welcome. ...
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CSS equal height divs with padding

I have been using this technique before to get equal column heights #page-wrap { overflow: hidden;} .page-left, .page-right{float: left; width: 435px; margin-bottom: -5000px; padding-bottom: 5000px; ...
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Why aren't we supposed to use <table> in a design?

What are some clear and logical reasons for why we shouldn't be designing websites with tables? Where are the benefits, what has been driving this idea in the industry? When is it okay to use a table? ...
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IE color: transparent; question

I'm working on a project where I have to override both embedded styles and primary style sheets in order to change a design. I've got everything working in all the main browsers/versions except for a ...
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SEO HTML for plain html css website

This isn't really a programming question, but I couldn't think of a place where people can better answer my question then here. I allways had a joomla website, for me it's good, but it's not very ...
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How to create an overlay div using CSS only (no Javascript)?

I'm trying to figure out how to create a div that overlays the page, staying in one place when the page scrolls, such as used in this article: Top 5 Botched PC Game Launches. (You will see a bar at ...
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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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What font technique is being used here?

While I was attending this event (http://worldtour.fogcreek.com/) I noticed this page had custom fonts for the Address part in the top left corner (i.e "Fog Creek Software 55 Broadway Fl 55....") When ...
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Is there a Magento extension for combining/compressing javascript and css?

I thought Magento came with this feature out of the box but it doesn't appear to be working at all. I'm not sure if I haven't set it up properly, but right now I'm resorting to using cat and altering ...
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How to find the exact font used by the browser

I have used the CSS style sheet as font-family:arial,helvicta,sans-serif. When I checked it in browser, I don't know which font it is using from the font-family. I want to know the exact font used ...
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Are there any cross-operating-system, cross-browser bugs of which web-programmers should be aware?

Perhaps this belongs on superuser, but I'll try here on stackoverflow first I develop on Ubuntu and was wondering if it's safe to assume that my site will look the same in, say, Chrome, when viewed ...
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Recommendations for affordable and reliable Drupal theme designer [closed]

Can anyone recommend an affordable and reliable Drupal theme designer, who can take a concept and produce a Drupal 6.19-compliant theme? The backend functionality and structure of the web site is ...
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tabs and seo issue

my customers are eager in showing news categorized in tabs and i recently developed it for them. as my experience in web designing display:none is used widely in implementing tabs. and as i know it is ...
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How to use CSS to get 5 buttons aligned like this [closed]

I'm struggling to get a design like I put in this image in CSS. I'm using wordpress, and my theme just adds a full image to the top, I would like to make the most of space. ...
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What new cross-browser features can we use if we drop support for IE6?

My company is dropping support of IE6 and I just realize that we can use a set of great features. Is there a list of CSS, Javascript features which we can use with IE6 RIP?
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How do I set expiration headers for CSS, JS, and Images?

I have recently analysed my website with pagespeed addon on firebug. It suggested me to set expiration on CSS, JS and image files. I am wondering how do i do this?
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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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Need a CSS framework that has variables and “mixins”

I was using Less CSS but it creates too much duplication. Each HTML page I have includes 3 different stylesheets; two are common to all the pages (IE-support and 960 grid system) and the third ...
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Could link decoration be considered deceptive?

A discussion in the warrior-forum made me wonder if google might perceive link decoration as an attempt to deceive the visitors.. The issue being if you style your links to show like normal text. ...
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Is there a way to limit the horizational flex of a fluid CSS layout?

Example: Currently it does this: <--> Want it to do this: <--|-|--> Meaning the core never gets smaller than say 900px, but the core stretches on forever if it's bigger than 900px. Note, ...
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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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How does client side XML+XSLT affect SEO?

I have a site that is built completely in XML and is transformed by a single XSL file. How does this affect SEO? Is it possible to store page-specific metadata? Will robots see the transformed page ...
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styling one list item

I have four li's and I want to style the 4th li not to have the background image. How do I accomplish this without having to insert a spam tag? #get-help ul.help-menu li { color: #656565; ...
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Any CSS resources for printing?

Is there any resource like http://www.csszengarden.com/ for Print stylesheets? I'd like to write some CSS formatted text on a printed media (internal business documentation) with an elegant style, ...
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Is there anything wrong with targeting the alt attribute in css?

I tried targeting the the alt attribute in css. My solution worked in Firefox/Mozilla, but fails in Safari-Chrome/Webkit. Is there anything wrong with styling an alt tag? If not, how do you suppose I ...
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Embedding a Disqus forum on my website: showing scrollable area instead of expanding the height

I hope I put this question as it should, I am not an expert in html/css/javascript, so forgive me if it's not very clear. The issue is as follows. I made my first website last week for the birth of ...
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I'm having trouble with accessing my site's admin panel and CSS appears to be broken [closed]

I'm currently writing for Crafthub.net, and since yesterday, whenever I try to access the admin control panel (http://crafthub.net/wp-admin/), it gives me a 404. ...