Tag Archives: Web Design

CSS Trick: Turning a background image into a clickable link – Take 2

My previous solution to this was built on Phark’s “Accessible Image Replacement” technique. It works by pushing the text really far to the left (9,999 pixels) which makes sure it’s there for screen readers but hidden from users (unless someone … Continue reading

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CSS Trick: Turning a background image into a clickable link

There is an updated version of this which is better optimized, especially for mobile browsers. Please check out Turning a background image into a clickable link – Take 2 One of the things I most often get asked by people … Continue reading

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Becoming a Freelance Web Developer/Designer

It wasn’t all that long ago (although in “web years” it’s been ages) that I was trying to break into web development as a career. Now that I’m more established, people are asking me the same questions I asked others … Continue reading

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Free Template: Minimalist

Minimalist is an extremely light weight, configurable template, with no images at all! It’s completely fluid, so no matter what the user’s screen width, you don’t waste any space, browser font resizing is completely supported, and it is source-ordered. It … Continue reading

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Free Template: BlueBox

BlueBox is an extremely light weight template. It has no images at all! It’s completely fluid, so no matter what the user’s screen width, you don’t waste any space, and browser font resizing is completely supported. Changing the color of … Continue reading

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