Fluid and liquid layouts are definitely considered the 'ideal' design type right now, and I cannot agree more. I much prefer a fluid design over a set layout. For text we know that relative sizing (meaning the use of em, ex, and percentages) are preferred over the use of pixel sizing.
In a time of web developers who just like to say that 'Tables are Evil' and can't (or won't) explain why, this article will attempt to give you some solid reasons that people create tableless designs. Included are six major benefits of creating tableless sites, and how to sell your desire to alter your website to a resistant manager.
Ever seen those fancy links where they change the appearance as soon as you place your mouse cursor on them. See a simple example of a rollover effect here. The CSS definition of this simple example goes like this...
Different browsers, different CSS interpretations! There will be a time when you'll need to hide some CSS rules from a particular browser, or even all the CSS file! In this articles I'll try to compile all possible types of Browser detection technics and provide examples. So let's start with the easier one!
Although I've written several articles that included examples of positioning, such as "Instant Info" and the "No-Kill Pop Box" series, it occurred to me that I've never written an article about how to do the positioning itself.
Firstly, I'll start off by saying that this technique is only supported in the newest browsers, like Mozilla Firefox. If you've ever gone to a webpage and noticed a little palette appear in the bottom left, this is to switch stylesheets.
This tutorial will teach you how to make a menu like tables that will change background color when you mouseOver. If you have noticed I have used it on my index page.
Sometimes you might want to protect your online documents from printing. So in that case this little simple script might help. Please note that putting this script does not secure your document, users will still be able to 'copy it and paste it' in the word document and still be able to print it, if you want to secure your document you need other scripts that disable selecting or saving the page..etc.