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CSS From Scratch. 6:1 Positioning: the display property.

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

CSS allows us to move elements around the page, and even stack elements on top of each other. We can control the dimensions and positions of elements at the pixel level. This is one of the most significant advantages of using CSS for presentation rather than HTML attributes. Elements in CSS largely fall into two […]

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Make Internet Explorer Behave Like Webkit: Chrome Frame

Monday, April 11th, 2011

Now that CSS3 and HTML5 are well and truly here, fixing websites for Internet Explorer has become a more arduous task than most designers are prepared to undertake. Why do I say this? Well, taking a look at the web today it seems that the majority of web designers have simply given up on adding […]

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Styling the Tweet Feed Widget Part 2: inline CSS styles

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

If you’ve been paying any attention to my blog you will have seen that I never finished styling the tweet feed widget. The issue was this: there are some inline styles which the widget inserts dynamically. I didn’t quite realise this until I went back to finish off my stying. In case you don’t know […]

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Position: Fixed and Internet Explorer

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Fixed positioning is fairly uncommon in css, but can be a nifty little trick. However it was only implemented in Internet Explorer from IE7 onwards. It should work in IE8, but for some reason it doesn’t always behave as expected. It’s possible to get around this by forcing IE8 to emulate IE7, but a simple […]

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WordPress and PHP: the dreaded 403 error

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Well, I just finished trying to make my first ever post on PHP on this WordPress blog, and ran into an interesting problem. Something in my text was screwing up the process – I kept getting this error message when I tried to edit, view, or publish: You don’t have permission to access /blog/wp-admin/post.php on […]

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jQuery popover with youtube video player: make sure the sound stops!

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

I have just been making a jQuery popover for a client’s site. I must confess, I cheated and adapted the information in this wonderful jQuery popover effects tutorial on teamtutorials.com. It’s a great timesaver for someone like me, as I’m no jQuery maven. I have had hours of fun writing programs in JavaScript, but DOM […]

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