Expert Q & A
Hello, me again I’ve been struggling to no end to make sense of the “clear” property and I really don’t understand a) its purpose and b) how to implement it properly. Answer: The clear property specifies which sides of an element where other floating elements are not allowed. Basically it tells the browser – we [...]read more
Hi. What I’d like to do is rebrand certain parts on a web page based on user input. For example, I’ll have a form that says “enter your user ID”, and based on what they enter certain parts on the page will be rebranded with their user ID. Here is an example of what I [...]read more
@font-face and Cufon text replacement are two great ways to bring typography to the web, however there are some things to keep in mind when using these techniques.read more
Usability in terms of “web usability” is basically the ability or ease for a person to use a website or web application to reach a desired goal. Such as, how easy is it to use Travelocity.com to book a flight or check your bank account balance using Chase.com. When designing and building a website you [...]read more
The size of your PSD is determined by the minimum screen resolution (measured in pixels) your design is required to support.read more
Ok, sit down for this one, I know it’s going to be hard to hear. Ready for it?
The answer is…**opens up the white envelope, fumbles, nervous laugh as she opens the winners card** … “maybe”.
I know I know – anti-climatic at best, evil at the worst, but true all the same.read more
A “mouse over” is whenever the cursor moves over an element on a webpage. Styling this action can help create a more interactive web design and usable website when done well.read more
Think of a wireframe as a skeleton for your design, the elements seen in a wireframe are the base on which your design should rest.read more
In a nutshell, web accessibility is making a website and its content accessible and usable to everyone, including those who have disabilities.read more
Since there are so many issues (security, legal, usability, etc) with having users download fonts to use on your website, many designers fall back on what are called web-safe fonts.read more
IDs and classes are both used in CSS to select (hence the name “selector”) items you would like to add styles to. However, that’s about where the similarities end.read more