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How to Build Text Style Inputs for Your HTML5 and CSS3 Based Web Pages

Most of the form elements on HTML5 and CSS3 web pages are variations of the same tag. The tag can create single-line text boxes, password boxes, buttons, and even invisible content [more…]

How to Create a Drop-Down List for Your HTML5 and CSS3 Based Web Pages

The drop-down list is a favorite selection tool of HTML5 and CSS3 web developers. The drop-down list has some very useful elements that make it a huge web developing crowd pleaser: [more…]

How to Build Check Boxes for Your HTML5 and CSS3 Based Web Pages

Check boxes are a useful tool for HTML5 and CSS3 web page developers. Check boxes are used when you want the user to turn a particular choice on or off. [more…]

How to Create Radio Buttons for Your HTML5 and CSS3 Based Web Pages

Radio buttons are used for HTML5 and CSS3 web pages when you want to let the user pick only one option from a group. You can see an example of a radio button group in action. [more…]

How to Build a Submit Button for Your HTML5 and CSS3 Based Web Pages

Submit buttons are usually used in server-side programming. In this form of HTML5 programming, the code is on the web server. You can use PHP to create server-side code. The tag is used to make a Submit [more…]

How to Use Color Names for Your HTML5 and CSS3 Based Web Pages

Using color names in CSS3 seems like the easiest solution, and, for basic colors, they work fine. However, here are some problems with color names that make them troublesome for web developers: [more…]

How to Use Hex Colors for Your HTML5 and CSS3 Based Web Pages

Colors in HTML5 are a strange thing. The “easy” way (color names) turns out to have many problems. The method most web developers really use sounds a lot harder, but it isn't as bad as it may seem at first [more…]

How to Use the Web-Safe Color Palette for Your HTML5 and CSS3 Based Web Pages

A long time ago, browsers couldn't even agree on what colors they'd display reliably. HTML5 and CSS3 web developers responded by working within a predefined palette of colors that worked pretty much the [more…]

How to Choose Colors for Your HTML5 and CSS3 Based Web Pages

Colors can seem overwhelming when working with HTML5 and CSS3 web pages. With a little bit of practice, and a little bit of patience, you'll be managing colors with style. [more…]

How to Use the Color Scheme Designer for Your HTML5 and CSS3 Based Web Pages

Some people have great color sense when designing their HTML5 and CSS3 web pages. Others struggle a little bit because it all seems a little subjective. If you get perplexed in a paint store, you might [more…]

How to Select a Base Hue on the Color Scheme Designer for HTML5 and CSS3 Programming

The Color Scheme Designer works by letting you pick one main hue for your HTML5 web page and then uses one of a number of schemes for picking other hues that work well with the base one. To choose the [more…]

Suggested Text Editors for HTML5 and CSS3 Programming

Because a text editor is such an important tool when programming for HTML5 and CSS3, it might depend a bit on your preferences, but here are a few good ones. Note that every editor here is entirely free [more…]

How to Add Images to Your HTML5 and CSS3 Based Web Pages

Every time you explore the web, you're bound to run into tons of pictures on just about every HTML5 and CSS3 page you visit. Typically, images are used in four ways on web pages: [more…]

How to Enhance Image Colors with IrfanView for HTML5 and CSS3 Programming

Sometimes, you can make improvements to an image on your HTML5 and CSS3 web page by modifying the colors with IrfanView. The Color corrections dialog box on the Images menu gives you a wide range of options [more…]

How to Make a List of Fonts for Your HTML5 and CSS3 Based Web Pages

The uncertainty of knowing whether your fonts will be displayed correctly on your HTML5 and CSS3 web page is frustrating, but you can take some control. You can specify an entire list of font names if [more…]

How to Use HSL Color for Your HTML5 and CSS3 Based Web Pages

You can assign an HSL value wherever you use colors on your HTML5 and CSS3 web page. The code for HSLcolors shows how the HSL scheme can be used on your page: [more…]

How to Build and Define a Basic Table for HTML5 and CSS3 Web Based Pages

Sometimes, you'll encounter data that fits best in a tabular format instead of a list. HTML5 supports several table tags for this kind of work. Here, you can see a very basic table. [more…]

How to Use CSS3 Gradients

A CSS3 gradient (which is a blend between two or more colors) can be a nice background. Previously, developers would create a gradient by building a thin gradient strip in an image editor, and then using [more…]

How to Use Embedded Fonts for Your HTML5 and CSS3 Based Web Pages

Although an HTML5 web developer can suggest any font for a web page, the font files are traditionally a client-level asset. If the client doesn't have the font installed, she won't see it. Fortunately, [more…]

How to Use Images for Your HTML5 and CSS3 Based Web Page Headlines

Generally, you should use standard fonts for the HTML5 and CSS3 web page's main content, so having a limited array of fonts isn't such a big problem. Sometimes, though, you want to use fonts in your headlines [more…]

How to Specify Size with Absolute Measurement Units for HTML5 and CSS3 Programming

Many times, you need to specify the size of something in CSS3. Of course, font size is one of these cases. The different types of measurement have different implications. It's important to know there are [more…]

How to Specify Size with Relative Measurement Units for HTML5 and CSS3 Programming

Relative measurement is a much wiser choice than absolute measurement in HTML5 and CSS3 web development. You can use these schemes to change sizes in relationship to the standard size. [more…]

How to Use Emphasis and Strong Emphasis for HTML5 and CSS3 Programming

You may be shocked to know that HTML5 doesn't allow italics or bold. Old-style HTML had the <i>tag for italics and the <b> tag for bold. These seem easy to use and understand. [more…]

How to Define Classes for HTML5 and CSS3 Programming

You can easily apply a style to all the elements of a particular type in a HTML5 page, but sometimes you might want to have tighter control of your styles. For example, you might want to have more than [more…]

How to Use Pseudo-Classes to Style Links for HTML5 and CSS3 Programming

Once you have some style going in your HTML5 and CSS3 web pages, you may be a bit concerned about how ugly links are. The default link styles are useful, but they may not fit with your color scheme. [more…]

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