CSS Tooltips

Published on May 11, 2013 | by Rene Spronk | 1 comment

Have you ever wanted to create toolips with just CSS code? Like many people the answer is yes. In this tutorial we will go through the process and show you exactly how this can be done without using any javascript or images, only pure CSS code. Firstly let’s explain what a tooltip is: A tooltip […]

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CSS Notification Boxes

Published on May 5, 2013 | by Rene Spronk | 32 comments

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 […]

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Do I Need a CSS Reset?

Published on April 22, 2013 | by Rene Spronk | no comments

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 […]

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CSS Color Formats

Published on April 14, 2013 | by Rene Spronk | no comments

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.

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CSS Pseudo Elements

Published on April 3, 2013 | by Rene Spronk | 1 comment

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.

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CSS Shorthand Properties

Published on March 29, 2013 | by Rene Spronk | 2 comments

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 […]

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Welcome to our new site design

Published on March 25, 2013 | by Rene Spronk | no comments

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 […]

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