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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Work Backwards to Understand CSS Structural Pseudo Classes

USEFUL VIDEO: Nth child.


I am beginning to change the layout on my online portfolio.

I have added a small navigation bar and applied rounded corners to “content holder”. I also set up a twitter badge on my about page… Planning on changing it to a better looking, less common one.

I have added two more images of a classmate’s page who used multiple backgrounds to create the effect of clouds overlapping each other when the page is shrunk or stretched.

CSS Print Style Sheet

This is a pretty good Print Style Sheet that I found online. It is really helpful that it shows the full URL next to links. Something that you wouldn’t be able to see if you printed it with a Print.css (it would probably just look underlined).


body {
background: white;
font-size: 12pt;
#menu {
display: none;
#wrapper, #content {
width: auto;
margin: 0 5%;
padding: 0;
border: 0;
float: none !important;
color: black;
background: transparent none;
div#content {
margin-left: 10%;
padding-top: 1em;
border-top: 1px solid #930;
div#mast {
margin-bottom: -8px;
div#mast img {
vertical-align: bottom;
a:link, a:visited {
color: #520;
background: transparent;
font-weight: bold;
text-decoration: underline;
#content a:link:after, #content a:visited:after {
content: ” (” attr(href) “) “;
font-size: 90%;

Reading: Chapter 2 of “Stunning CSS3”

From reading this chapter I learned how to style speech bubbles in CSS. I am not sure how to code an actual website with working comment section, but it is very useful for websites that already have a comment section. This way if a website already has a comment section (like a blog with comments) I could make that look like speech bubbles.
It is all smoke and mirrors! The tail on the speech bubble is completely made in CSS and rotated around and placed right in that section of the text box to make it look as if it were a speech bubble.
CSS is a monster and I really want to know a lot more! It is amazing all the things you can do with it. Also, It is interesting to me how different browsers have little differences in the coding (ie. Webkit, Moz, O). They are little details that a true web designer would know to make sure a website he designed works in every browser.

Some Useful Links

Here is a list of webpages that I find useful. I will update this list as I discover (and remember to add) more.

Web Optimization

I just ran my website through and it seems that I need to combine my JavaScript into one file because right now the file size is too large. Also, I am hoping to learn how to use sprites to use less images and icons.

—–Here is a summary—–

Ok! First Post

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