CSS custom properties for cascading variables

Preprocessors like Less and Sass have helped over the past few years to keep development CSS codebases simple, organised and maintainable. One of the most used features in preprocessors is

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CSS Borders

The border property allows you to specify how the border of the box representing an element should look. The border module consists of the following properties, border-color, border-style and border-width.

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CSS Padding and Margin

The most two popular CSS properties are margin and padding, they are used for spacing-out elements. Simply put the padding is the space inside something whilst the margin is the

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CSS Font Smoothing in Webkit and Firefox

Using font smoothing can turn a horrible typeface to a beautiful one. The Webkit and Firefox browsers make the fonts look slightly thicker, using just two lines of CSS we

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Pseudo Class

A pseudo-class starts with a colon (:),it is similar to a class in HTML, but it’s not specified explicitly in the markup. When creating a pseudo-class there can not being

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Hiding Elements using CSS

We have plenty of options at our disposal at hiding elements with CSS. In this post we will explore the options we have and more importantly the pros and cons

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CSS How to Style External Links

Styling an external links is a nice visual indictor for users that if they click the link they will be taken to another website. This is particularly useful for websites

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Opacity Property in CSS

The CSS opacity property controls how transparent an element is. The values can be between 0 (not visible) and 1 (completely visible). The initial value is 1, it is also

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CSS Cursors

Using the correct type of cursors is becoming more important than ever with the increase in web applications. The cursor property controls the styling of the mouse cursor. Obviously this

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