How to add a background image to an input field

I’ve been asked a few times by folks on ways to effectively add a background image to a search input field. This technique is used on the Apple website. I always thought it was a cool ‘bells and whistles’ type feature and decided to try to implement this on some projects myself. It’s fairly easy […]

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CSS Mega Menu

Pure CSS mega menu with a professional look

NOTE: I notice a lot of folks have viewed this post but no one has left any feedback. Providing feedback helps me post content that will be most useful for you. Good or bad, leave me a message. I’d greatly appreciate it. I’ve been researching lately (ok, a couple of years) and I wanted to […]

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A CSS style guide for form fieldsets

Recently we were asked to clean up some old table formatted credit card forms. At the same time the client was implementing a new credit card system which meant all of the existing forms now had to be updated to the new format and standards of the web application. Besides removing the bloated table code, […]

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Using Google Fonts on your website

Today I came across a blog post by Divyang Patel discussing the use of the Google Font API on your web site. Since most of my development is done inside of the University world I never paid much attention to using this technique so I decided to implement it on my company web site. I […]

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CSS: Cascading Style Sheet basics a global style sheet for your website

First off, welcome. Just starting out the blog so any feedback is appreciated. Today I’d like to discuss style sheets. Styles and CSS have been an integral part of web design since, dare I say it..the Netscape and Internet Explorer 4 days. Web standards are also an important part of creating compliant CSS. Elements from […]

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