October 4th, 2012
September 14th, 2012
Fading in a website background image is not generally an easy task. This is because there’s no opacity state for background images in specific. Fading a solid background is pretty easy using RGBa – not so easy for images. There’s also the issue of when you change the opacity of body (or wrapper) element, everything inside (or the children) are effected as well. In this example, I will be using jQuery to animate the effect.
September 6th, 2012
Yikes, that title is a mouthful. So why would one need a menu that has elements fit as 100%? Well, for aesthetic reasons primarily. Unfortunately (fortunately), since tables are no longer around, this has been a big issue for some web designers – especially for those who design for content management platforms or sites that have a menu that changes a lot. Sure, it’s easy to hard code widths in for each menu, but this breaks each time you want to add or remove a item from your menu. Here’s the solution:
August 26th, 2012
Vertical alignment is a pretty weird thing. It usually only works within table elements depending on the browser. It’s even harder to get working when you are using floats. There’s a cool work-around that is available at your disposal if you do need to use vertical alignment.
August 25th, 2012