Overview

Learn how to solve the real problems you face with CSS. This cookbook offers hundreds of practical examples for using CSS to format your web pages, and includes code samples you can use right away. You'll find exactly what you need, from the basics to complex hacks and workarounds.

Each recipe explains how to customize a solution to meet your needs, and each chapter features a sample design that showcases the topics discussed. You'll learn about the behavior of the latest browsers-including IE 8, Firefox 3, Safari 4, and Google Chrome—and how you can resolve differences in the ways they display your web pages. Arranged in a convenient format for quick reference, this third edition is a valuable companion for anyone working with CSS.

  • Learn the basics, such as the CSS rule structure
  • Work with web typography and page layout
  • Create effects for images and other page elements
  • Learn techniques for configuring lists, forms, and tables
  • Design effective web navigation and create custom links
  • Get creative by combining CSS with JavaScript
  • Learn useful troubleshooting techniques
  • Explore features of HTML5 and CSS3

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Average Rating: 3.5 out of 5 rating Based on 4 Ratings

"Images not getting displayed" - by All on 08-JUL-2014
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Reading Book Online but images are not getting displayed in chapters.
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"Great Reference" - by Northchild on 16-FEB-2010
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I picked up this book because I needed a practical guide to image replacement, but there are so many great recipes here that I can't imagine being without it. Right now I'm appreciating the parts about styling forms and things I didn't know about text.

Some recipes require CSS 3 or HTML 5, but these are clearly labeled. I find it interesting to glimpse into frameworks that aren't covered in most books. In fact, CSS Cookbook helped me to understand differences among current and upcoming browser and markup versions.

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