HTML5 quote attribution

I often come across the situation when working on a client site where I need to mark up a soundbite. Usually a client testimonial or similar in some kind of business site. The problem I find is that these sorts of testimonial quotes all come complete with their own source references and I’ve struggled to…

Using variables in CSS

I’m working on a little PHP script to allow for variables and inheritance in CSS. I know there’s a ruby script that does this somewhere, but I fancy seeing if we can’t get a pure PHP version up & running between us. If you’re somebody that writes their own CSS and are willing to have…

Styling HTML elements in CSS without using classes / IDs

Something I came across for the first time recently is the practice of using HTML element attributes to apply CSS styles. The mathematics can be found at http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/selector.html#attribute-selectors, but a basic example of where I use this technique is as follows… starting with a basic form… Demo Form Your Name Your Email Address To lay…