CSS Shorthand Guide

Ok. Let’s set the record straight. There is no official guide for each and every CSS shorthand property value. So let’s work together and put one together. Anytime I’ve ran into a specification (besides the confusing mess at the W3C), it turns into showing off a couple of examples and you’re supposed to be set on your way. Over the years, I’ve found quite some interesting unknown quirky facts about these shorthands… hence this Guide was born…

Build a Tabbed Box with CSS and jQuery

The longer a site has been around, the more content it tends to accumulate. As website operators, we walk a fine line: too much content on every page and your site will look cluttered. Too little, and users won’t be able to find all your website has to offer. A tabbed box is a nice bridge between the two extremes. It allows you to show off a large amount of content without cluttering up a lot of space. And this tabbed box has extra niceties that are sure to help your content get noticed…

CSS Typography: Contrast Techniques, Tutorials and Best Practices

The main advantage of elegant CSS typography lies in its ability to be both attractive and improves the user experience. When chosen wisely and used carefully, it can be very effective to support the overall design. There are many outstanding examples of how we can do this, and here you will find some of the best ideas and tips when it comes to using Fonts and typography in your CSS based sites…

11 Useful Tools To Check, Clean & Optimize Your CSS File

Minimizing the filesize of the CSS stylesheet has been regarded by many as a good way to increase your site loading speed. Indeed, by reducing the CSS file by several kilobytes, the server will take a shorter time to load and result in a faster webpage.

In the event that your articles hit the Digg frontpage, this could also be one of the few deciding factors (there are many more) whether your server will crash or not…