Basic 3 Column Fixed Width CSS Layout

This post looks at how to create a very basic fixed width three column layout using CSS where the footer will appear below the three columns no matter how long each of the columns is.

Stop Internet Explorer from downloading CSS3PIE twice

I’ve been playing around with CSS3PIE the last couple of days; it allows support for various CSS3 features in Internet Explorer 6 to 8, such as box-shadow, border-radius and linear-gradient. This post shows how to prevent IE from downloading the file twice on the first page request, and how to prevent IE9+ from downloading it at all.

Fixed footer example using HTML and CSS

This tutorial post shows how to have a footer appear at the bottom of a webpage using HTML and CSS even if the content for the page is short and doesn’t fill the whole height of the browser window. When then browser is resized it stays at the bottom and moves with the window, but will not overlap the content area. If the content is higher than the browser window then the footer will remain underneath it.

Switch off autocomplete for an HTML form field

Auto complete in form fields in web browsers can be extremely useful for helping a user to quickly complete a form. However there are times when you want to disable it, for example with the fields on a credit card payments form. This post looks at how to switch off autocomplete for an HTML form field.

How to do the TM symbol in HTML

The character symbols for copyright and registered trademark are part of the HTML specification (those are the C and R in the circle symbols) but the superscript TM symbol to denote trademark is not. This short post looks at how you can insert the TM symbol into your HTML but be aware that because it is not supported by the HTML spec it may not render across all browsers and all operating systems correctly.

Remove cellpadding and cellspacing from an HTML table with CSS

The pre-CSS way to remove cellpadding and cellspacing from tables was to set the table cellpadding and cellspacing attributes to zero. However it’s a nuisance to have to do this to all tables and it’s easier to do this with CSS. This post looks at how to remove the default padding and spacing from an HTML table with CSS.