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    How to Style BlockQuote With CSS for BlogSpot and WordPress

    August 23, 2011
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    As the title of the article suggests, we’ll be using :before and :after attributes in defining our CSS. However, the actual credit goes to the “content” property which helps us to achieve cool effects via CSS. So, in this article, I’ll illustrate the basic usage of content property to add stylish block quotes using CSS. In other words, you’ll be able to add a block quote that appears to have an image but does not. ...

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    5 Things Web Designers Must Not Forget Before Launching A New Site

    August 17, 2011
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    Ever since I started designing templates for blogger, I often forget few important stuffs in the process. However, over the years, I’ve developed the habit of having a checklist so that I don’t miss out anything. Well, in this article, I’ll be sharing some 5 common mistakes that most of the web designers like me tend to forget when launching their blog/website. So, if you are web designer, then I suggest you to include the ...

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    How to Add Reflection Effect On Images Using CSS

    August 16, 2011
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    I’ve been working on design articles for the past few days and I would like to share one with you in this article which is based on Photoshop but the twist is that we’ll not use PhotoShop to achieve this effect, rather use simple and pure CSS to achieve it – Reflection Effect On Images. Before we dive into the actual tutorial, let me show you the final product – refer to the image below. ...

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    Collection Of Top 15 Free Google+ Icons Pack

    August 6, 2011
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    The recent buzz around the web is all about Google+. It has created an enormous impact on people’s thought process and mind, making it suitable to hang out with friends in circles or group. However, from the perspective of a web designer or webmaster, it’s just another site that shall drive traffic to your blog. There are several Google plus icons available in the market out there and I’ve shared only a few of them ...

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    Solutions to Make Your Fonts/Layouts Browser Compatible

    August 5, 2011
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    It is quite obvious that webmasters & web designers often use CSS to style their fonts – be it the post titles or the ones on the header. As far as I know, majority of the browsers including IE support CSS3 @font-face but, what happens if some unknown browser does not do the same???  Simple! You’ll end up in a complete mess of your layout. So, in this article, I’ll explain about the common issues ...

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    Simple Accordion Effect Using Jquery: How to

    August 4, 2011
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    There are quite a lot of tutorials on the web about the accordion effect. But, none appears to be clear. Being a webmaster & web designer myself, I find it difficult to understand the tutorials out there. So, I thought I should explain this stuff in the most simplest way possible and that’s what we have got in this article too. To those who do not know what an accordion effect  is, just take a ...

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    How To Make Entire Block Clickable Using jQuery?

    August 3, 2011
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    I’m sure many web masters out there link various websites on their blog. Some tweak the links with a background color while few keep it simple! What if we make an entire block click-able rather than just the anchor tag present in the block. To better understand about the same, take a look at the “Random Posts” section on the footer of SML. You’ll notice that only the links are click-able but not the entire ...

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    Most Commonly Used Custom & Web Safe Fonts By Web Designers

    August 3, 2011
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    When it comes to designing a template, the first and foremost thing one should consider shall be the font that he/she is going to use on his/her blog. Well, there are hundreds and thousands of custom fonts available out there  on the web. I’ve just hand picked few of them that are most commonly used by web designers. To play safe, I’ve also enlisted the top 8 web safe fonts whose importance shall be highlighted ...

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