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10 September 2011
CSS3 Only Full Size Background Images
CSS3 Only Full Size Background Images

Whilst browsing the Internet today I found a great css only technique to make full page background images. It something I had difficulty with before so I thought I would share with you.

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Tags: CSS3 Background Images
08 September 2011
Jquery Child Filters
Jquery Child Filters

Child filters allow you to refine the selection by looking at the relationship that the element has with its parent elements.

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Tags: Jquery, Selectors, Child, Filters
05 September 2011
Jquery Content and Visibility Filters
Jquery Content and Visibility Filters

Content and Visibility filters examine the content of the elements that are returned by the selector expression or their visibility property to determine if they should be included or excluded from the result set.

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Tags: Jquery, Selectors, Content
03 September 2011
Jquery Attribute Selectors and Filters
Jquery Attribute Selectors and Filters

You can filter the results of a selector based on the it's attributes content. Here are a few examples

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Tags: Jquery, Development
01 September 2011
Using Github to display code blocks in Mura CMS
Using Github to display code blocks in Mura CMS

The main reason I never used Mura CMS (untill now) for my own website was the inability to display code blocks in a portal. I've always found it a right pain.

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Tags: Mura CMS, Github, Code Blocks
30 August 2011
Pseudo-class UI selectors in Forms
Pseudo-class UI selectors in Forms

CSS3 provides us with three pseudo-class user interface selectors that will come in very handy when styling interactive forms and applications. The enabled, disabled, and checked pseudo-class selectors allow us to style elements based on their current state within a form or an application.

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Tags: Pseudo-class, CSS3, selectors
26 August 2011
Understanding the SEO Title Tag
Understanding the SEO Title Tag

In my opinion the title tag is the most important component on a web page with regards to SEO (other than the main page content).

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Tags: SEO, Title Tag, Keywords
25 August 2011
Arsenal qualify for the Champions League
Arsenal qualify for the Champions League

Arsenal qualify for the last 32 of the Champions League and Spurs are bottom of the Premiership. Happy Days

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Tags: Arsenal, Champions League, Spurs
25 August 2011
Rounding Border Corners with CSS3
Rounding Border Corners with CSS3

Rounded corners can help soften an otherwise sharp design, but the have been difficult to achieve using images. CSS3 includes a simple method for rounding off one or all of the corners of an elements box: border-radius

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Tags: CSS3, Rounded Corners
24 August 2011
Website Location Information
Website Location Information

Is it important to you that the search engines can associate your web site with that particular location.

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Tags: Geo Meta Tags, Google, Webmaster Tools