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HTML and CSS Basics, part 9: Images and floats in CSS

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

In this tutorial we learn all about images and floats in CSS. We see how floats were used in the past to build layouts, and we learn that it's not such a good idea today, because we have better layout techniques at our disposal. Additionally, we learn that images are inline elements, and we learn how to clear floats.

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HTML and CSS Basics, part 10: CSS selectors and CSS targeting revisited

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Learn about the most commonly used CSS selectors, and the role of CSS specificity in how the browser determines what CSS selectors to apply to a part of a web site.

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All the CSS selectors

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

All the CSS selectors with examples are listed in this one single article. Learn about more than 35 CSS selectors in this ultimate list of CSS selectors, sure to cover any CSS targeting use case.

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HTML and CSS Basics, part 8: Relative, absolute, fixed, and sticky positioning

Monday, September 16, 2019

In this tutorial we'll examine the differences between relative, absolute, and fixed positioning, and what happens when we position a parent element relatively, and a child element absolutely in our HTML layouts.

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HTML and CSS Basics, part 7: CSS positioning

Sunday, September 15, 2019

What is CSS positioning about? How does relative positioning work with top, right, bottom, and left values specified? Find the answers to these questions in the seventh article in our HTML and CSS basics article series.

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HTML and CSS Basics, part 6: the box model

Saturday, September 14, 2019

What is the box model in CSS and how to preview it in our browser's developer tools? This tutorial answers these questions. Additionally, we look at how to controll the box model using CSS, and how to specify individual paddings and margins to our HTML elements.

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HTML and CSS Basics, part 5: block vs inline elements

Friday, September 13, 2019

In the fifth article in our series titled HTML and CSS basics, we discuss the interplay between display property and block-level and inline HTML elements.

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HTML and CSS Basics, part 4: controlling document flow via display property

Friday, September 13, 2019

We can control the document flow of HTML documents using the display property in CSS. This allows us to swtich block-level elements to inline elements, and vice-versa. In this tutorial, we'll see exactly how this is done.

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HTML and CSS Basics, part 3: CSS element selectors VS class selectors

Thursday, September 12, 2019

How to style block-level HTML elements? How to style them using CSS classes? We discuss these questions in the third article in our HTML and CSS basics article series. We conclude this tutorial with the benefits of using CSS classes over CSS element selectors.

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HTML and CSS Basics, part 2: normal document flow, block elements, inline elements

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

In the second article of our HTML and CSS basics, we'll learn about normal document flow of web pages, as well as the differences between block HTML elements and inline HTML elements.

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