Category Archives: CSS

Posts relating to document style

Z-index: sandwich filler

Working with z-index can be a little counter-intuitive at times.

With my redesign I wanted to place a “polaroid” style photo of myself behind the “about” section but in front of the main content and header. If I hadn’t used such large text and a coloured background perhaps I wouldn’t even have noticed what was happening. Continue reading

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The :first-letter pseudo-element

By a roundabout route I happened on a post describing an Internet Explorer 6 bug (of course) in applying the :first-letter pseudo-element in CSS. In IE6 there must be a blank between the selector and the declaration block. /* does … Continue reading

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What happened to the design? CSS Naked Day ’08

To know more about why styles are disabled on this website visit the Annual CSS Naked Day website for more information.

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