I was working on a sponsors page for a non-profit client and needed a quick, easy way to layout the sponsor logos in a grid. Of course I could do it with tables, but I wanted simpler code and something that was easier for the client to maintain.
HTML 5 has a LOT of cool features, but my new favorite is CSS gradients. Using CSS gradients, you can eliminate many header, footer, and box background images. As a result, you can speed up page loads.
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If you use CSS dropdown menus, you probably know you need to use a hack to make the drop down work in Internet Explorer 6 (IE6). A briliant hack was created by Peter Nederlof (you can download it at http://www.xs4all.nl/~peterned). I have used it successfully for a couple years, but when I loaded a website onto a new host, the css dropdown menus didn’t work.