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Adam Roberts

Adam Roberts

Adam is SitePoint's head of newsletters, who mainly writes Versioning, a daily newsletter covering everything new and interesting in the world of web development. He has a beard and will talk to you about beer and Star Wars, if you let him.

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body (HTML element)
body (HTML element)
HTML & CSS

By Adam Roberts,

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CSS Layout and Formatting
CSS Layout and Formatting
HTML & CSS

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embed (HTML element)
embed (HTML element)
HTML & CSS

By Adam Roberts,

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Selector Grouping
Selector Grouping
HTML & CSS

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coords (HTML attribute)
coords (HTML attribute)
HTML & CSS

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border-style (CSS property)
border-style (CSS property)
HTML & CSS

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Relative Positioning
Relative Positioning
HTML & CSS

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Vendor-specific Properties
Vendor-specific Properties
HTML & CSS

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fieldset (HTML element)
fieldset (HTML element)
HTML & CSS

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tabindex (HTML attribute)
tabindex (HTML attribute)
HTML & CSS

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src (HTML attribute)
src (HTML attribute)
HTML & CSS

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action (HTML attribute)
action (HTML attribute)
HTML & CSS

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select (HTML element)
select (HTML element)
HTML & CSS

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position (CSS property)
position (CSS property)
HTML & CSS

By Adam Roberts,

In this article, we'll talk about the position property, together with the float property, controls the way in which the position of the element’s generated box is computed.

hCalendar
hCalendar

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Table Formatting
Table Formatting

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Introducing: Versioning
Introducing: Versioning
Blogs

By Adam Roberts,

Versioning is a daily email, short and sweet, filled with links to the most important and interesting stuff we've found on the web. It's mainly focused on the web dev world, but we do mix it up with links to more general - but still interesting - stuff.

Doctypes
Doctypes

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rel (HTML attribute)
rel (HTML attribute)

The rel attribute defines the relationship that the linked resource has to the document from which it’s referenced. In most cases, this resource will simply be "stylesheet", which means, not surprisingly, “the referenced document is a style sheet.”

!important Declarations
!important Declarations

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background-repeat (CSS property)
background-repeat (CSS property)

The background-repeat property controls whether or not a background-image is repeated (tiled), and if it is repeated, the property defines along which of the specified axes (x, y, or both) the image is to be repeated.

span (HTML element)
span (HTML element)

For an element that offers no semantic information about the content inside and also provides no styling change, or any other visual change to speak of, the lowly span element is one of the most useful elements in your HTML toolbox.

Descendant Selector (CSS Selector)
Descendant Selector (CSS Selector)

The descendant selector matches all elements that are descendants of a specified element. The first simple selector within this selector represents the ancestor element—a structurally superior element, such as a parent element, or the parent of a parent element, and so on.

ISO 2 Letter Language Codes
ISO 2 Letter Language Codes
Web

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background-position (CSS property)
background-position (CSS property)

The background-position property defines the initial position of a background-image. We can repeat the image from this position using the background-repeat property, which will cause the image to be repeated in both directions along the specified axis: see background-repeat.

Collapsing Margins
Collapsing Margins

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class (HTML attribute)
class (HTML attribute)

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href (HTML attribute)
href (HTML attribute)

The href defines the document to which the link leads. This may be a web page in the same directory, a page somewhere else on the same server, a location within the current page, or a web page—or any another kind of document—stored on another server.

id (HTML attribute)
id (HTML attribute)

The id attribute provides a unique identifier for an element within the document. It may be used by an a element to create a hyperlink to this particular element.

CSS Comments
CSS Comments

Every programming language lets you add notes and other hints that help you understand what’s going on. Not all CSS is as understandable at first glance as, say, something like font-size.

frameset (HTML element)
frameset (HTML element)

The frameset is used to group a collection of windows together, sometimes horizontally (using the rows attribute), sometimes vertically (using the cols attribute), or even a combination of horizontal and vertical arrangements.

onmouseover (HTML element)
onmouseover (HTML element)

The onmouseover attribute is one of the most commonly used event attributes. It captures the moment that a cursor crosses the boundary of an element, moving from outside to inside the element to which the attribute is applied.