Latest CSS Tutorials and How-To's

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Vertical Text, with Horizontal Letters in CSS

Creating a vertical direction text with horizontal characters can be achieved using text-orientation & writing-mode CSS properties.
May 18, 2020
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How to Position Element to Bottom of Its Container with CSS Flex

A multi-row layout where the last DIV needs to be placed at bottom of its parent container can be created using CSS flex, by setting margin-top as auto for the last element.
May 6, 2020
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How to Create LEFT-RIGHT Alignment of Containers with CSS Flex

A two-column layout, where the first item is aligned to the left, and the second item is aligned to the extreme right, can be created using justify-content CSS flex property.
April 29, 2020
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Creating a Slider / Carousel with CSS Flexbox (with infinite repeating items in loop)

A responsive slider / carousel can be created with CSS flexbox using the order property. Items can be repeated infinitely in a circular loop by changing the order property each time.
April 25, 2020
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How to Align Column DIVs as Left-Center-Right with CSS Flex

A three-column layout where items are aligned to left, center and right can be created with CSS flex, and using justify-content property.
April 20, 2020
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Creating a Responsive Logo with CSS min() Function (No Media Query Involved)

A responsive logo can be achieved in a HTML page using the CSS min() function, without involving any media query.
April 5, 2020
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Maintain Image Quality When Applying CSS Transform & Scale

While applying CSS transform on an image, and scaling it, a common problem comes up that the image becomes blurred. This can be largely improved using the CSS image-rendering property.
March 11, 2020
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How to Make a DIV 100% of the Window Height using CSS

Making the height of a container element same as that of the window is useful in cases where there is a hero content to be presented. This can be done by setting the CSS height of the element in vh units.
January 30, 2020
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How to Create a Black and White Image with CSS

An image can be converted to grayscale or black & white by applying the grayscale CSS filter on it. Even a partial grayscale conversion can be done.
January 13, 2020
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CSS Latest Updates - Inner & Outer Values of display Property

The CSS display property has been upgraded to a two-valued syntax. This will allow us to make new layouts that were not possible before.
January 8, 2020
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How to Change Link Underline Color using text-decoration-color CSS

By default, the color of the underline in a link is the same as its text color. However with the newly introduced text-decoration-color CSS property, the underline and the text can have different colors.
January 6, 2020
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CSS Updates - New Properties for Styling Text Decorations & Underlines (VIDEO)

The new CSS properties such as text-decoration-thickness, text-decoration-color etc can help in creating attractive text decorations and underlines, which were not possible before.
January 1, 2020
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How to Create a Dark / Light Mode for Websites

Giving user the preference of choosing a dark or light mode has become a very popular feature of operating systems. Webpages can also be shown in dark or light theme depending on the mode chosen in the device settings.
December 28, 2019
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Disabling Pull-to-Refresh Feature on Mobile Browsers using CSS

Pull-to-refresh feature on mobile browsers that refreshes the page, can be disabled using the overflow-behaviour CSS property.
December 13, 2019
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Latest CSS Properties and APIs for Web Design in 2020 (VIDEO)

Many next generation CSS properties and APIs have been introduced in browsers lately. These can help in creation of user interfaces that were previously not possible or were difficult to achieve.
December 9, 2019
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CSS Selector to Select Elements Not Having Certain Class / Attribute / Type

Many times it may be required to select elements that are not having a specific class, attribute, id etc. This can be achieved using the CSS :not pseudo-class selector.
November 26, 2019
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Creating HTML Tables with Fixed Header on Scroll using position: sticky CSS

Making table header row fixed on page scrolling was once quite a complicated problem that was somehow achieved with Javascript. But now it can be achieved easily using CSS with position: sticky.
November 22, 2019
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Difference Between Pseudo-Class and Pseudo-Element in CSS

Pseudo-class and pseudo-element are both CSS selectors, however pseudo-class represents a virtual CSS class, whereas pseudo-element represents a virtual HTML element.
November 14, 2019
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How to Change Placeholder Color for Textboxes

Color of the text specified by the placeholder attribute in input fields can be changed using the ::placeholder CSS selector.
November 12, 2019
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How to Create a Checkmark / Tick with CSS

A checkmark or a tick icon can be created with pure CSS by drawing two straight lines and rotating them.
October 11, 2019