HTML5 quote attribution

I often come across the situation when working on a client site where I need to mark up a ¬†soundbite. Usually a client testimonial or similar in some kind of business site. The problem I find is that these sorts of testimonial quotes all come complete with their own source references and I’ve struggled to… Continue reading HTML5 quote attribution

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Using variables in CSS

I’m working on a little PHP script to allow for variables and inheritance in CSS. I know there’s a ruby script that does this somewhere, but I fancy seeing if we can’t get a pure PHP version up & running between us. If you’re somebody that writes their own CSS and are willing to have… Continue reading Using variables in CSS

Limiting the number of times a PHP loop will run using the break command

If you’re reading this page then you’re already likely familiar with the standard PHP for, while and foreach loops. If not, then may I suggest some background reading first – http://www.php.net/manual/en/language.control-structures.php. That said, I added a new weapon to my PHP arsenal today in the form of a better understanding of the break command. I’ve… Continue reading Limiting the number of times a PHP loop will run using the break command

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Styling HTML elements in CSS without using classes / IDs

Something I came across for the first time recently is the practice of using HTML element attributes to apply CSS styles. The mathematics can be found at http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/selector.html#attribute-selectors, but a basic example of where I use this technique is as follows… starting with a basic form… Demo Form Your Name Your Email Address To lay… Continue reading Styling HTML elements in CSS without using classes / IDs

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