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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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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The Joomla 'create a template' tutorial

I've recently downloaded Joomla using an instant download option, and now I'm looking to create my own templates. I went to http://www.siteground.com/tutorials/joomla15/joomla_create_template.htm and ...
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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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<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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From .psd to working HTML and CSS

I am not much of a designer. My strength lies in coding. That said, I'm often forced into the role of "The Man," responsible for all aspects of site creation. So, that said I'm wondering if the ...
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Can anyone list some real examples of 'HTML5' being used in the wild?

I am using HTML5 in the same way everyone seems to be using it these days, meaning: HTML5 tags, Canvas / 3D / javascript and CSS3. I am struggling to find examples of sites that are using these ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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jQuery Vertical Tabbed Content [closed]

I need some kind of vertical tabs for switching content. You can find such tabs at microsoft.com (under main large banner). The main problem that I saw such tutorial recently but I forgot to bookmark ...
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PSD to CSS Service [closed]

Does any one here recommend online services where I can have my PSD (or other image format) design sent and they give me the HTML+CSS of it? I saw a few of those on the internet, but I am looking for ...
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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 ...