Author: Chris Coyier
I create websites and help others create better websites through writing and speaking. I consider myself a lucky man for getting to work in such a fun and rewarding field.
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Antoine Nicolas writes: Do you know how to perfectly and dynamically distribute objects horizontally in a container using CSS? This is a classic example of something that is fairly difficult to do in CSS but probably shouldn't be. I have approached this problem in a number of different ways in the past. I have revisited it a little now, and I'll present what I believe is the best solution here.Read more...
Please note: I will answer as many questions as I can, but I will certainly not be able to answer them all. I hope that you will use the forums to post questions because that will give you an opportunity to get help from the community as well.Read more...
Please note: I will do what I can to answer questions, but I certainly won't be able to answer them all. However, posting questions to the forum gives you the best opportunity to get help from the community.Read more...
We like to experiment with new ideas and concepts. We like to challenge ourselves and provide our readers with new formats. This post is the first in our "Ask Smashing Magazine" series, in which well-known developers from the web design community answer our readers' questions and suggest solutions to common problems.
Today, we are glad to welcome Chris Coyier, who you may know from his articles on CSS-Tricks, to our Smashing Magazine Editorial Team. From now on, Chris will regularly answer your CSS- and jQuery-related questions and present answers to the most interesting, useful and original ones in his articles on Smashing Magazine. Welcome, Chris!
Of course, you can send any CSS- and jQuery-related question you want. To ask a question, you can do any of the following:
Please note: Chris will do what he can to answer most questions, but he will certainly not be able to answer all of them. However, we hope that our forum may help you to solve your problem in case Chris couldn't help you out.Read more...
Beautiful HTML is the foundation of a beautiful website. When I teach people about CSS, I always begin by telling them that good CSS can only exist with equally good HTML markup. A house is only as strong as its foundation, right? The advantages of clean, semantic HTML are many, yet so many websites suffer from poorly written markup.
Let's take a look at some poorly written HTML, discuss its problems, and then whip it into shape! Bear in mind, we are not passing any judgment on the content or design of this page, only the markup that builds it. If you are interested, take a peek at the bad code and the good code before we start so you can see the big picture. Now let's start right at the top.Read more...