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Centering, Links, Scrollbars, Style Switching, Media Types, Selectors, CSS Shorthand

The CSS Articles and Tutorials section below has links to helpful CSS tutorials on centering, style sheets for print, coloring scrollbars with CSS, how to use CSS shorthand properties, and more.

Within the other CSS Articles and Tutorials pages you'll find CSS articles and general CSS tutorials, tutorials on CSS layouts and positioning, CSS menus, navigation, and styling lists, and more.

IE7 CSS Hacks, IE8 CSS Bugs, Bug Fixes, Solutions: Wondering what to expect with CSS and Internet Explorer 8? Want some information about conditional comments? Looking for IE7 CSS hacks? Going nuts with a browser problem with your CSS? Check out Solutions to CSS Browser Bugs, CSS Bug Fixes, and Cross-Browser, Cross-Platform CSS Issues.

Centering with CSS

Learn how to manage centering using CSS via the following helpful tutorials. They each include the CSS with explanations and tips. Most also include links to more resources.

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Styling Links with CSS

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Scrollbars and CSS

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Style Switching and CSS

As you may already know, style switching features typically include a combination of CSS and scripting, such as JavaScript (client-side) or PHP (server-side). The links below and the cross-links to's sections on style switching with JavaScript or style switching with PHP provide tutorials, scripts, and resources to help in why style switching features exist, your decision of which approach to take if you choose to add this feature, and how to implement this feature, too.

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Media Types and CSS

Tutorials on @media rules for all devices, aural (for speech synthesizers), Braille, embossed (for paged Braille printers), handheld, print, projection (for projected presentations), screen (for color computer screens), TTY (for media using a fixed-pitch character grid, such as teletypes, terminals, or portable devices with limited display capabilities), and TV.

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Selectors and CSS

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Shorthand Properties for CSS

You can reduce your CSS file sizes and make your CSS more efficient by taking advantage of CSS shorthand properties. Here are some helpful tutorials and tips on how to use them effectively.

Typography and CSS has moved to its own page: CSS Fonts, CSS Typography.

New and Popular Books on CSS
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  •  CSS: The Missing Manual. by David Sawyer McFarland. O'Reilly (08-2006). 
  •  Cover - CSS Mastery. by Andy Budd, Simon Collison, Cameron Moll. 02-2006. 
  • CSS: The Definitive Guide, 3rd Ed. by Eric Meyer. O'Reilly (11-2006). 
  • Build Your Own Web Site the Right Way Using HTML & CSS, by Ian Lloyd. SitePoint (May 2, 2006) 

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