CSS Notification Boxes

Today we are going to look at the design of CSS Notification Boxes. Notification or Alert Boxes are a great way to inform the user of a variety of messages, such as: error messages, success messages, warning messages and general notification. A great example for using these notification boxes would be for user registrations for […]

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • May 5, 2013
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Do I Need a CSS Reset?

Lately I’ve been getting quite a few emails asking me if they should include a CSS reset stylesheet in their projects. Basically each time I answer these emails, my response is always yes. Not everyone thinks it is necessary to include a reset stylesheet, but I find it can’t hurt by including one. So people […]

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • April 22, 2013
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CSS Color Formats

CSS offers you a variety of ways to specify the color you want for an element, such as: font color, borders, backgrounds etc. Plus with CSS3 you can also specify an opacity level for your colors, when using the RGBA or HSLA color format, more on this later.

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • April 14, 2013
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CSS Pseudo Elements

In this article we are going to have a look at css pseudo elements, more to the point we will be looking at pseudo elements found in CSS2.1 and CSS3. I will be writing another blog which will focus on pseudo classes that are included with CSS at another time.

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • April 3, 2013
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CSS Shorthand Properties

One of the many great features of CSS is that you can use shorthand properties to reduce the file size of your CSS. By reducing the file size, you cut down on bandwidth and most importantly you increase the speed of your website loading times. Although both of these reasons are very minor, every bit of […]

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • March 29, 2013
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Welcome to our new site design

I have been operating this site for approx. 6 years and thought it was time for a new site design. The new layout was chosen to create a more simple and elegant look. Along with the new theme, we have also decided to add a blog to the website, which (hopefully) will be updated on […]

  • Rene Spronk
  • CSS Blog
  • March 25, 2013
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