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Simple CSS Tags for Tagging your Content

February 10, 2012 at 6:10 pm By

Tags are used generally at the bottom of web content to categorize content. It’s a pretty neat idea, but usually creating something that looks like a real tag can be a little cumbersome. I set out today to make an easy to use tag, with minimal syntax using just CSS and HTML (no images).

25 of the Most Beautiful Icon Sets on the Web

February 6, 2012 at 6:07 pm By

Icons are the easiest way to improve the look of your website or product, and are very abundant on the internet. So I’ve put together this list of the best and freshest icons on the web for you to use on your next project.

Making an Interactive Wall of Images With jQuery

February 2, 2012 at 5:48 pm By

In this tutorial we’re going to be making an Interactive Wall of Images for use as a background or perhaps for a portfolio. We’ll be using mainly jQuery and go through a lot of the basics and maybe you’ll learn a few new tricks along the way.

The Brand New CSS4 Selectors Specification

January 30, 2012 at 6:00 pm By

The CSS4 specification is already in the early stages of being written (for selectors, anyway). I must stress just how work in progress this is, in the sense that some of this stuff might not make the final cut, while more stuff may be added. It will however give you an idea of what you can expect some of this to turn up in the real CSS4 specification. Most of these ideas are probably the basis of what the W3C is aiming for in the CSS4 Selectors Specification.

The Best Fonts Money can Buy: 11 Beautifully Crafted Fonts

January 27, 2012 at 6:57 pm By

When it comes to buying fonts, it can become a deliberate and well thought out task. Fonts aren’t cheap, so I’ve decided to put this list together of tried and tested fonts which I believe are notable not only for their quality, but also their beauty and which you should definitely think about buying.

A Bunch of Soft, Customizable Pressure Buttons in CSS

January 25, 2012 at 7:25 pm By

Customizable Pressure Style CSS Buttons So I was messing around with the idea of CSS buttons and came up with these pressure style buttons. You can use or edit these as much as you like without any credit. They’re compatible with the latest version of all the major browsers. Click on the demo button for a more comprehensive view, but…

Making a Loading Icon in just CSS!

January 24, 2012 at 5:59 pm By

In this tutorial we’re going to make a classic spinning loading icon, with just CSS animations! It’ll work in most modern browsers, and is actually smaller than a traditional gif loading icon.

How to Improve your Web Designing Ability

January 23, 2012 at 6:10 pm By

A post about some thoughts I had rummaging around, on what web design is and how you can try and improve your web design ability. I hope this helps someone! I sure know what it’s like to have a creative block.

CSS3: The Multi Column Layout and How it Will Change Web Design

January 20, 2012 at 5:35 pm By

Multiple Columns What is strikingly odd about web design is just how difficult it can be to make a multiple column website. For the last 15 years we’ve been designing websites like newspapers and magazines, consisting of many columns, and it’s been working out pretty well. The tools we use, however, haven’t changed that much since then as regards layout.…

Website Trends: 5 Things Web Designers are Doing

January 18, 2012 at 5:53 pm By

Web Design Trends Perhaps one of the most noticeable attributes of the modern web design world is that it closely follows trends. Someone will break the mould and create a new (and awesome) design technique. Maybe it will be using wood or textures, or maybe something simple and related to user interface like a ‘Random Post’ button. This will be…