Textile is a markup language developed by Dean Allen and billed as a “humane Web text generator”. It converts marked-up text input to valid, well-formed XHTML. It also inserts character entity references for apostrophes, opening and closing single and double quotation marks, ellipses and em dashes. Here’s a quick reference…
Direct link: Textile Quick Reference
The question of 100% height comes up often, and yet, what do we mean by 100% height? It is shorthand for 100% browser window minimum height. Why do so many designers want it? Because they can do it quite easily in a table-based design, maybe? Why then, is it so difficult? Can 100% height be done in such a way as to satisfy most browsers? Yes, read on to find out how…
Direct link: Cross Browser 100% Height in CSS
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In this AListApart article, they attempt to reconcile the designer’s requirement for accuracy with the user’s need to resize text on demand, arriving at a best practice that satisfies designers and users and works across browsers and platforms.
Direct link: How to Size Text in CSS
Here is a quick but detailed run down of how to get sIFR3 installed on your site.
Direct link: Easy sIFR 3 Setup
There is a right way to use window.open even if it normally is used in some evil way. I’m not talking about ways to avoid popup blockers here; just ways to keep your code clean, and your site usable…
Direct link: The Right Way to Open Popups
“How do you get the right column’s background color to extend all the way down the page?”
It’s a simple concept. One that many of you may already be familiar with. But for those who aren’t, the following technique can be a handy little trick…
Direct link: Faux Columns – Equal height columns with CSS