Internet Explorer and the CSS box model

One of the differences between Internet Explorer and standards compliant Web browsers that cause a lot of trouble for CSS beginners is the CSS box model. Since the box model is what browsers use to calculate an element’s total width and height, it is quite understandable that different browsers producing different results can be both confusing and frustrating…

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Divitis: What it is and How to Avoid it

When they start designing with CSS instead of tables, many web designers fall into the same trap. Instead of putting tables around everything on a page, they use divs instead. The underlying design practices remain largely unchanged. This article will explain the problems with these habits and propose some practical solutions…

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10 Examples of Beautiful CSS Typography and how they did it

Lately I have been very interested in how far we can take Typography only using CSS. Sure you can use images or sIFR to produce some very beautiful typography, but there is something unique and special about using only CSS. It is incredibly useful too, if you know the extent you can take CSS you end up with much more flexible websites— especially ones driven by a CMS…

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Faux Columns – Equal height columns with CSS

“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…

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