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CSS Styling of File Upload Button with ::file-selector-button Selector

The upload button in file input type is represented by ::file-selector-button CSS pseudo-element. This can be used to style the file input type.
January 24, 2021
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Custom Checkbox with CSS appearance Property

Checkboxes can be customized using the CSS appearance property. This property allows to suppress the native appearance of an element so that CSS can be used to restyle it.
January 22, 2021
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Custom Radio Buttons with CSS appearance Property

The look of radio buttons can be customized using the CSS appearance property. This property allows to suppress the native appearance of an element so that CSS can be used to restyle it.
January 17, 2021
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Hide Dropdown Arrow for Select Input with CSS appearance

The arrow icon in select input can be hidden by setting the CSS appearance to none. This property allows to suppress the native appearance of an element, so that CSS can be used to restyle it.
January 15, 2021
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Setting a Fixed Width for Items in CSS Flexbox

A flexbox item can be set to a fixed width by setting 3 CSS properties - flex-basis, flex-grow & flex-shrink.
December 27, 2020
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How to Animate Bullets in Lists

Bullets in a HTML list can be animated using the ::marker CSS selector. This selector selects the marker box (bullet / number) for list items.
December 26, 2020
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Change Bullet Color for Lists with ::marker CSS Selector

Bullet color for HTML lists can be changed using the ::marker CSS selector. This selector selects the marker box (bullet or number) for list items.
December 26, 2020
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How usefulangle.com Improved Its Largest Contentful Paint (LCP)

This article describes how usefulangle.com improved the LCP web vital metric when there was a hero image in the page.
December 21, 2020
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How to Create a Comment Box with a Containing Text Using CSS

A comment box with an arrow and containing an inner text can be created in CSS by using the clip-path property.
October 19, 2020
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How to Create a Triangle Using CSS clip-path

A triangle can created in CSS using the clip-path property. This property can give a triangular shape to any element.
September 8, 2020
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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