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Articles and presentation on aspects of CSS, accessiblity and web standards. Topics include CSS page layout tutorials, CSS layout samples, liquid layouts, styling lists, definition lists, centering with CSS, source order, skip links, web standards checklists and web standards workshops.

Responsive web design
May 22, 2012

A quick introduction to HTML5
Mar 04, 2012

A quick Introduction to WAI-ARIA
Mar 03, 2012

CSS3 – is everything we used to do wrong?
Jun 02, 2011

The myth of “best practice”
May 11, 2011

CSS3 Backgrounds
Apr 29, 2011

CSS3 Colors
Apr 18, 2011

CSS3 box shadow
Oct 06, 2010

CSS3 text-shadow
Oct 04, 2010

CSS media types
Oct 02, 2010

CSS3 border-radius
Sep 28, 2010

CSS Best practice
Jul 06, 2010

CSS3 Media Queries
13 May 2010

CSS Reset – a simpler option
24 April 2010

Font stacks
24 April 2010

Resolution dependent layouts – the future?
9 April 2010

Ordered lists and the START attribute
24 November 2009

CSS inheritance – a simple step-by-step tutorial
27 July 2009

CSS line-height – a simple step-by-step presentation
7 July 2009

CSS cascade – a simple step-by-step presentation
30 June 2009

Pushing the boundaries on content-rich websites
8 November 2008

Aligning inline images with the vertical-align property
5 October 2008

Checked inputs and attribute minimization
18 June 2008

Naming id’s with numbers
10 April 2008

Using multiple classes within selectors
5 November 2007

Internet Explorer and column collapse
23 March 2007

Inline elements and padding
19 November 2006

Styling abbreviations and acronyms
25 July 2006

Let go and allow users to control their own experience
26 May 2006

Rounded corners pull-quote using CSS
7 May 2006

Simple, accessible external links
11 December 2005

Page Source Order & Accessibility
11 December 2005

Replicating a Tree table
1 October 2005

Liquid layouts using CSS – the joy, the pain, the tears
30 September 2005

Simple, accessible “more” links
20 July 2005

Accessible Data Tables
30 June 20005

Creating a graph using percentage background images
27 June 2005

Basic webstandards Workshop
25 May 2005

Developing sites for users with cognitive disabilities and learning difficulties
30 January 2005

An Accessibility Frontier: Cognitive disabilities and learning difficulties
30 January 2005

Remote control CSS
6 December 2004

A quick and dirty introduction to accessibility
25 October 2004

Changing page appearance using body id
14 October 2004

Web standards checklist
13 August 2004

The benefits of Web Standards to your visitors, your clients and you!
23 February 2004

Definition lists – misused or misunderstood?
27 January 2004

Colored boxes – one method of building full CSS layouts
13-Jan-04

Floating items inside containers
06 January 2004

Nested lists used to create a simple folder metaphore
06 January 2004

Liquid layouts the easy way
30 December 2003

Two columns with color
10 December 2003

CSS Centering – fun for all!
8 November 2003

Body padding and margin
2 October 2003

Relative font sizes and inheritance
23 September 2003

Headings as images – The Lindsay method
1 August 2003

Ideal line length for content
3 May 2003

Styling and font family names that contain whitespace
25 November 2002

Styling the HR element
23 November 2002

CSS layouts
1 November 2002