Web Development with PHP, HTML, CSS, & JavaScript

Categories: Css

Link Icons for external links and different file types

Thursday 24th September 2009, 09:56 PM
Sometimes you might find yourself with a number of different types of links on your website, from external links, to links opening a new window, links to pdf or document files, or links to print the content of a page. It is important from a user interface perspective to identify these links to your users before they click on them.

Styling submit buttons with images

Wednesday 26th August 2009, 09:43 PM
There are a number of ways to create fancy looking Submit buttons, whether using html or css. Here’s how I would create an accessible and user friendly submit button

What I am looking forward to in CSS3

Monday 15th June 2009, 09:21 PM
Implementation of CSS3 is highly anticipated throughout the web, with a lot of designers already using some of its attributes on browsers that will allow it (ie, Safari). Just like HTML5, it's pretty polarising. I for one am looking forward to properly getting my hands dirty with it (rather than just messing about in my spare time), even though that may be a long way away.

Using Images in Navigation

Monday 11th May 2009, 09:59 PM
In designing websites, one of more artistic ways to make a site more interesting to the user is to employ the use of images, as opposed to plain text. One particular area where this can be effective is in navigation elements. There are a number of different techniques employed in creating beautiful, image based navigation elements.

Making Use of the HTML Tag

Wednesday 18th March 2009, 10:17 PM
When converting a design to a fully functioning html website, one of the aspects of design that can often be troublesome is the page background. Since you neither know the height that any given page will be, nor the width of your users viewport, you always need to ensure that your beautifully complex background image either fades into a solid colour, or is tileable.

Inline CSS Formatting

Sunday 21st December 2008, 06:37 PM
I adopted this style of CSS straight away and haven't looked back since. It's now almost 2 years later, and I've yet to see this style reach the mainstream, and I don't know why.