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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Menu text is still visible on mouseover while sidebar is hidden [migrated]

I'm working on making a sidebar on My main page something like google ventures (https://www.gv.com/lib/how-to-choose-the-right-ux-metrics-for-your-product). but the problem I'm getting is when I click ...
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How to change the background color of searchbox for Google CSE?

How can I change the background color for search box of google custom search? It is white by default, I want to set it to gray, so that it looks like this example. The V1 CSS code for the search ...
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Internal server error when using base64 encoded icon on the home page

I have an "index.html" (or .php - it makes no difference) file in the root / of my hosting space. That "index.html" file has this line of code in it: <link rel="icon" ...
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How do I Add Expires headers for CSS file with ?ver=4.1

I'm optimizing my website with Gtmetrix and in Add Expires headers section it shows the below error- There are 49 static components without a far-future expiration date. ...
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What is the difference between Flat Style design and a Metro UI? [closed]

When I look at the two they look the same, only there's not that many named "Metro." Is three a difference other than the name that Microsoft came up with?
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Graphic-only header - CSS and readability/SEO

I know it's not ideal, but if there's a 100% bitmap graphic header (with a text title rendered in the bitmap), the old way of making sure that there was a text counterpart to the graphic was to offset ...
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The parent dropdown menu button does not navigate to href location [migrated]

I have the following code for a drop downmenu on my site but when I click on it nothing happens. How can I get this to follow the href link? <li class="dropdown"> <a href="iaas/index.html" ...
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Blogger Edit HTML Not Saving Changes

I backed up my Blogger template before trying to make any changes, uploaded a new template, and then saw that the posts got screwed up. No longer were they showing up with "read more", so I tried to ...
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How to link to Avatar image in BlueSpice MediaWiki of fixed size?

The BlueSpice MediaWiki adds a profile picture that a user can set for themselves or take an automatically generated one. These images are visible on pages to see who has edited or viewed a page ...
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How to line up text with css shapes [migrated]

The page is here: http://www.satearn.com/node/163 I want the text to line up perfectly with the css shapes, as if they were bullets. .big_bullets { display: inline-block; -webkit-box-sizing: ...
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How do you shorten the CSS when using a H selector with multiple ids? [migrated]

I want to take this code and shorten the css: h3#username1, h3#username2, h3#username3 { color:#ff0000;} I tried h3# and h3#* but it didn't work. How would you shorten the code?
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Is it possible to make an XML sitemap pretty enough to show to users?

I wouldn't mind showing my XML sitemap to users if there were a way to make it human usable as opposed to just machine readable. Is it possible to: Choose the colors and layout Make the locations ...
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Images are blurry in one category and not the other [closed]

You can see what I mean if you check out the site: http://healthitlink-e8865038.cloudapp.net All the images in the Apple/iOS category are blurry but if you click over to page 5 you'll see the ...
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CSS Above or Below Body for Speed? [closed]

I just have a genuine question, should I put any CSS above or below the body tag (maybe for Javascript too?), and what are the pro's and con's of each method? and what's the (dis)advantages of using a ...
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Why isn't the HTML break tag acceptable anymore for top and bottom margins?

I'm starting to think I'm making less with adsense now because of insufficient margins. I tried with CSS margins with using the margin and padding properties of applicable elements, but then I noticed ...
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Does Div Class Or ID Name Affect in SEO Result? [duplicate]

I've been reading some comments around the Web about HTML classes/IDs improving website's SEO. Which made me wonder and also lead me to the question: Does it make any difference giving random ...
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Is Image Spriting for Articles Images a good solution?

I am starting an online portal and I calculated that I need about 102 Images (based on the amount of articles), the problem is I want to keep the whole page below 800KB (Including all assets). I want ...
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CSS style viewer/tester

Is there a site out there that has a bunch of typical HTML for seeing what the CSS looks like once applied? I mean, something full of table, a, div, span, p, whatever. You go there, paste in your ...
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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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How can I determine the background color of a site?

How can I determine the background color of a site (so I can use that color in Photoshop)? I looked at the source code, but I don't know code well enough to figure out what's what...
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Using display:none legitimately. Still a SEO risk?

My webpage has a certain text on the footer, about 2 paragraphs. However, it is only relevant to pages and not posts. I would like to hide it on posts. If i do this using CSS display:none will I get ...
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How do you get CodePen to display the results? [closed]

I created a CodePen to compare it with jsfiddle. I added the html and the css. But...what now? How do I get it to show the results? In jsfiddle you select "Run" and, when satisfied, "Update". But ...
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A CMS for a beginner developer [duplicate]

I am a beginner developer who knows HTML, CSS and lately have entered in web development world with learning some beginning php scripts. I just want to know is there a clean CMS that allows me to ...
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Does putting everything in one SASS file violate the style guides?

I'm not a fan of having a lot of files in my project. I use vim and it's a lot easier to have all my stuff in one place rather than jumping between files. However as I understand, it is preferred to ...
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Translating the content of a web based off-line tutorial

I'm trying to translate a tutorial of a software. The tutorial is all in HTML, with CSS and some javascript. I'm noob in web development, so I'm a little lost. The problem is: I found the source-code ...
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How does copying website pages and content but changing CSS affect SEO?

I have a media site that has thin content, I'd like to copy the pages to various domains I own. On the sites that will be receiving the duplicate content the CSS will be changed in various ways from ...
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How can you identify duplicate CSS rules?

I'm not talking about used/unused here. I have two stylesheets and some rules differ (either in selectors, rules or both) and some are exactly the same. So I'm looking for a way to extract and move ...
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How do I enable compression to reduce the file transfer size on GoDaddy?

I have hosted one of my website on godaddy.com. How do I enable compression to reduce the file transfer size? I need to compress the .css and .js files. I tried the following but it doesn't work : ...
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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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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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Where can I find a simple open source css template? [closed]

I'm a programmer, and have a solid understanding of XHTML, and back-end programming, but I have the design ability of a warthog (a particularly untalented warthog at that). Has anyone created some ...
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How can I customize the Apache licence for my template design?

I have a template with the following license: /*! * name of original creator - name of theme (originalcreator.com) * Code licensed under the Apache License v2.0. * For details, see ...
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Will css validation failure will affect the Search? [duplicate]

My website has many CSS Validation error, now my concern is: will it affect my website in search? Will it affect the visibility of users? Google will index my pages for pagerank? I am waiting for ...
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Google and display:none for multilanguage content

I know that there are a couple of question about the effect of using display:none on the Google ranking, but none of those answered my specific question, so hear me out please. I'm currently working ...
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Hiding H1 from user but making it visible to search engines? [duplicate]

I have h1 tag in a page. I do not want to display it to user but want to make sure that its content will be used for SEO. What is recommended way of achieving it these days. I can think of: in css: ...
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Issue linking Code Prettify alternate CSS file

I have installed the full Google Code Prettify prettify-4-Mar-2013.tar.bz2 found here and hosting my own JavaScript/CSS works fine with the templates provided: <head> <title>Google ...
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Why would the Better Wordpress Minify plugin cause alignment issues when activated?

I just installed the Better Wordpress Minify plugin to speed up a Wordpress site. The plugin is causing a couple very small alignment issues, but I can't seem to get the plugin settings adjusted to ...
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Google's cache is not using my custom font

When I check my site’s cache view on Google Search, I see Google does not use my custom font, it always replaces mine with Arial. Because of font widths, my whole design is changing. I have these ...
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Maximum size of inline css or when to use link tags with src to a css file

I read Googles Optimize CSS Delivery article but I still don't know how much I can put in an inline style block. Google recommends using inline css when the content is small and for big files they ...
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Atlassian Confluence batch.css blocked by CheckPoint R75 firewall

Our internal firewall is blocking Confluence's batch.css. The error message is: security scanner detected I know that batch.css is made from all other CSS files. I found that icons.css and ...
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I am done with HTML and CSS. Now, what Web Development tools should I start with? [closed]

I am done with HTML and CSS. Now, what Web Development tools should I start with? Should I start with Adobe CS3, Adobe CS4 or Adobe CS5
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Should I learn html/css before php even for using database? [closed]

I have seen lots of questions about this topic and all of them were asking whether someone, who wants to use PHP for "building web pages", should learn HTML first, or not? Most of the answers said ...
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SEO penalty by hiding text for sighted people but not for screenreaders

Let’s say I have this setup: HTML: <a href="#" class="menu_links"><span class="hidetext">Graphic </span>Design</a> CSS: .hidetext { height: 1px; width: 1px; ...
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How to load the WordPress themes correctly in my local host?

I have a new customer that has send me a WordPress project. So to install the project it in my local machine, I have created a virtual host like the one below in my machine. So I can access like this ...
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How to properly specify font size and face in a classified Ads HTML template?

How to properly specify font size and face in a classified Ads HTML template without html, body and head tags (these tags will be cutted), when template will be put in iframe on page? The classifieds ...
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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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What is the optimal folder structure for a web directory?

I've been doing web development for years, and I've always done a web structure similar to this: public_html/login.php public_html/css/login.css public_html/js/login.js public_html/img/logo.png ...
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When a mod_rewrite redirect is in place, do absent <img>s still cost more server time than present <img>s?

I have a series of webpages in which the <html> refers to: <img src="img1.png" [...] /> <img src="img2.png" [...] /> <img src="img3.png" [...] /> After I realised that ...
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(SEO)Should I use Wordpress as a website, or contain Wordpress in my website, or neither [duplicate]

I'm getting ready to release some software; However I was thinking that I could create a dev-blog going for the updates that I make etc.. The question came down to three different solutions: Write ...
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How to override LESS colour variables without creating a new skin in MediaWiki?

I have a default MediaWiki install using the Vector skin. I would like to change the colours, but I want to keep maintenance to a minimum so I don't want to duplicate the skin (because I will have to ...