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Add Style to Your Blockquotes
A basic blockquote is a bit boring, but there are a few style tricks that you can use to spice them up. In this article you learn how to set a border, how to use graphic quote images and a few other style tricks. More ...

How to Style a List
Lists are a very common structure found on Web pages. Many lists use the default styles, which makes them somewhat boring. In this article, I show you how to get control of your lists and how to use style rules to make them more interesting. More ...

How to Center a DIV
The current proper way to center a div is to use CSS to set both its margin-left and margin-right properties to auto. More ...

Use @font-face Rule to Load External Fonts For Your Webpage
The CSS font-face rule allows web designers to load fonts from external sources, they no longer have to use one of the web-safe fonts. This article provides example code. More ...

Pro CSS Techniques
One thing this book focuses on that is different than the majority of other CSS book is that is stresses creating semantic markup throughout the design and development process. What this means is that the code is free of presentational information using div and span only when absolutely necessary. More ...

How to Overlay Text on an Image
At some point you might find the need to put text over an image. The easiest way is to use a graphics editor, but with a graphics editor, if you don't like the exact location where you placed the text, you have to start all over. By doing it with style code, you can move the text around just by retyping a few digits. More ...

Write Style Rules to Make Them Understandable
If you're going to write quite a voluminous CSS-file, you should follow some general recommendations, which can help to avoid mistakes and to make the code understandable and convenient. For example write all the rules for every selector in the same place. More ...

How to Use a Pull Quote
A pull quote is a sentence or two extracted from an article and placed in quotes. The extracted text is used as a "teaser" to entice the reader to continue reading. By using quotation mark and background images along with choice of fonts, font size and color, you have infinite opportunities for creativity in the design of pull quotes. More ...

Create a Cool Picture Frame Effect with CSS
By setting the CSS border-color property to a transparent color, and setting the background-origin property to border-box you can create a cool picture frame effect. More ...

Create CSS Button Rollovers
In this article, you'll learn how to create the rollover effect without using Java Script and without preloading images. You'll learn how to combine the up, over, and down images into a composite image, and how to use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)to specify a position offset into the image in order to display the proper section for each button state. More ...

Create Animated Glowing Text
CSS3 added many new features, one of them was the ability to create animations entirely in CSS, without JavaScript. CSS3 animations are fun and easy to create. More ...

Easy Text Drop Shadows
A text drop shadow is a nice effect, but it used to require you to use a graphics editor to create a image text. CSS3 introduces the text-shadow property which makes it easy to create text drop shadows without using graphics. More ...