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  1. coords (HTML attribute)

    Description The coords attribute is applied to a link (a element) when the link is contained inside an object element. It’s used to position the link over the top of an image. If you think this sounds like an image map, you’re right. You can use the coords and shape attributes with an a element […]

  2. plaintext (HTML element)

    Description The plaintext element was originally intended to instruct the browser to ignore any formatting or HTML markup , such that <p> would appear in screen as <p> rather than actually create a new paragraph. It is deprecated and is probably best forgotten entirely. The example shown would render as follows: Example plaintext being used […]

  3. border-style (CSS property)

    Syntax border-style: { { none | hidden | dotted | dashed | solid | double | groove | ridge | inset | outset }  1 to 4 values | inherit } ; Description The shorthand property border-style sets the style of the border on all four sides of an element using the values specified. Each […]

  4. h1 (html element)

    The h1 element is used to indicate the most important (or highest-level) heading on the page. In total, we have six heading levels to choose from—h1 to h6—to add structure to the web page. h1 is the highest heading level (and, by default, the largest in terms of font size) and h6 the lowest (and […]

  5. Relative Positioning

    An element whose position property has the value relative is first laid out just like a static element. The rendered box is then shifted vertically (according to the top or bottom property) and/or horizontally (according to the left or right property). The properties top, right, bottom, and left can be used to specify by how […]

  6. What Is CSS?

    Have you ever thought about what a web page is? I mean, what it really is? Some people think of a web page as a visual medium—an aesthetically pleasing experience which may or may not contain information that’s of interest to the viewer. Other people think of a web page as a document that may […]

  7. Vendor-specific Properties

    Vendors—browser makers—are free to implement extensions to the CSS specifications that, in most cases, are proprietary to their browser. They may do this for a number of reasons, such as adding new features for users, or for experiments and debugging. Most often, though, the extensions are used to release and test browser features that have […]

  8. list-style-image (CSS property)

    Description This property specifies the image to use as a list marker for an item in a list (an element whose display property has the value list-item). If the specified image is available, it will replace any marker specified by the list-style-type property. The exact position of the list marker image can’t be specified beyond […]

  9. text-transform (CSS property)

    Syntax text-transform: { capitalize | lowercase | none | uppercase | inherit } ; Description This property controls if and how an element’s text content is capitalized. Example These style rules make h1 headings use only uppercase letters, while the first letter of each word in h2 headings will be uppercased: h1 { text-transform: uppercase; […]

  10. fieldset (HTML element)

    Description The fieldset is a useful tool for organizing and grouping related items within a form, and has been used for a long time in desktop applications. When it’s combined with the legend (which is contained inside the fieldset, and is a required element if you use the fieldset), it has the effect of creating […]