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What Exactly is Mobile-first Web Design?

Are you reading this on a mobile device? If so, you aren't alone. With close to 87% of internet users ...
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The Basics of Using CSS Grid

CSS Grid is a new, simple way of laying out the content of your website or app. Some of the ...
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CSS Filters: Examples, Use Cases, Caveats

Almost any program, app, or editor that allows you to upload pictures or work with images provides some sort of ...
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Creating Contrast using CSS

In photography, adjusting the contrast of an image is often an important part of the post processing routine. Contrast refers ...
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CSS Transforms: Examples, Use Cases, Caveats

CSS transforms allow you to apply a set of changes called transformations to any element. Transforms are implemented using the ...
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What Are CSS Pseudo Classes and What Are They Used For?

A CSS pseudo class allows you to assign a specific state to an element. For instance, a user hovers over ...
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Simple, Elegant, Common CSS Animations

CSS animations provides a simple way to create animations for your webpage that does not require complicated coding or a ...
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What Is CSS Grouping and What Is It Used For?

Grouping in CSS is a technique used to reduce code redundancy and write clean, concise easy to follow code.  There ...
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3 Ways to Center in CSS

Centering HTML elements using CSS can be a surprisingly difficult task. Getting the horizontal alignment right is relatively straightforward, but getting ...
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A Simple Guide to CSS Media Queries 

Media types were originally introduced in CSS2 as the @media rule. The original idea was to have the ability for ...
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Creating Pagination with HTML and CSS

When users need to navigate from page to page, pagination is the best method to use. It lets users click ...
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Intro to Form Validation with CSS Psuedo Selectors

Forms are a major part of most websites. While you may not need to create a form from scratch anymore, ...
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Intro to CSS Order & Precedence

CSS order and precedence is a challenging part of styling webpages.You may someday find that the CSS styles you’re trying ...
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Intro to CSS Selectors: Use Cases & Examples

There are a few fundamental parts of CSS that you need to understand to get the full range and understanding ...
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CSS Box Shadow Use Cases and Examples

The box-shadow property allows developers to implement multiple drop shadows, either outer or inner placed on box elements. The different ...
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Making Attractive Functional Gradients in CSS

CSS gradients are a great tool in any modern developer's arsenal. These gradients allow you to display smooth transitions between ...
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CSS Rounded Corners 101

Float is a property in CSS that has to do with positioning. In order to understand its origin, it’d be ...
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No More Janky CSS: Using OOCSS, SMACSS and BEM

Janky: Of extremely poor or unreliable quality. If you are writing just a few lines of CSS, it may not ...
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CSS Background-image tricks and gotchas

Using a css background-image property is CSS allows for versatility in creating a background element. The css background image property can ...
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CSS Position Tricks and Gotchas

A position property is what allows you to manipulate the location of an element. It has multiple values and properties ...
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How to Use CSS Native Variables

Variables in CSS (or custom properties or CSS native variables) are becoming more widely adopted across the major browsers. CSS variables ...
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Introduction to CSS animations

Humans are drawn to moving shiny objects. Our natural reflexes to notice movement is one of the reasons adding an ...
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How to Make Circular/Curved Text with JavaScript

Creating circular text, or text on an curved path, in webpages may seem like somewhat of a intimidating task. There isn't really a ...
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CSS: Making the Switch from Static to Relative Units

CSS gives web developers plenty of options when it comes to defining lengths for HTML elements. In a broad sense, ...
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CSS: Simple Sticky Footer

The sticky footer... The oh-so-sought-after expanse at the bottom of the page that contains contact information, site navigation, a call to action, or whatever ...
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CSS !important Rule: How to Use It Correctly

The CSS !important rule approaches us like a fake savior angel in our darkest times while we are trying to ...
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CSS Class vs ID: Which One to Use

In this post, we will take a brief look at how classes and IDs are used in CSS, and we ...
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5 Examples to Help You Understand How CSS Opacity Works

You can control the transparency of HTML elements on a web page such as text, images or backgrounds with the ...
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Simple CSS z-index Tutorial for Beginners

In this tutorial, we will talk in detail about what CSS z-index property is, how it works, its default value ...
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How to change CSS using jQuery?

The jQuery .css method is used to GET or SET DOM element CSS properties. The following tutorial will demonstrate 4 core ...
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The Cost of Implementing Responsive Web Design Later

I’ve done more than a few responsive website implementations and there are two ways that it can happen. A site ...
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Off Canvas Navigation with CSS & a Checkbox

Off canvas layouts are a popular way of displaying content, especially navigation, hidden from the main viewport. There are quite ...
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