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  1. Jagged Rounded Corners

    Well I figured it out... It seems that it had difficulty rendering the corners when the buttons were stacked, I removed the stacking and everything resolved... *facepalm*
  2. Jagged Rounded Corners

    Hey there, see the picture attached. You will notice the button on the left has smooth corners while the one on the right has jagged ones. The code as you can see is not quite different, but I have played and played and recreated and I cannot figure out what I have done wrong... Thanks for any ideas.
  3. Semantic Layout vs Visual Design

    Could you explain how you would achieve this while keeping semantic layout? Some ideas I would think is some wonky floats, but my experience with that has entered other limitations such as centering problems. You are correct, some of this can be solved using javascript such as the content stacking issue. However this doesn’t solve the transposing issue with the title and image for example. Also if you wanted to keep everything on the page and limit the javescript (as I tend to do) then how could it be solved with a pure css solution? I know how to do it by breaking semantic layout. You are absolutely correct that there are many solutions without the need of breaking semantic layout, this is why I never used the word impossible. My issue is with what you may have to give up or do extra that can be easily solved with ignoring semantic layout. I appreciate your feed back and if you have some interesting clean solutions that keeps with semantic layout id love to hear them.
  4. Semantic Layout vs Visual Design

    Hello everyone, I plan for this to be more of an open ended question rather than a specific inquiry about a problem so please discuss. I am curious about everyones opinions on semantic layout vs visual design, let me explain. With HTML5 we are all using semantic elements to better layout our sites, assist tools like reading lists, screen readers, seo, etc. In simple we are trying to make the web more accessible. In theory this is great but I have come to a bit of a crossroads; what is more important, laying out your html correctly using semantic elements or flowing the elements for visual design. Let me try and give you an example of this conundrum: Semantic Layout <header></header> <nav></nav> <article> <h1></h1> <section> <h2></h2> <figure></figure> <p></p> </section> <section> <h2></h2> <figure></figure> <p></p> </section> <aside></aside> <footer></footer> This layout makes sense based on a semantic layout. The article is the main focus, it is broken up into sections, the h1 opens the article, the h2 opens the section, and the p follows. Makes sense right? But what if you want your design to look like this: Visual Design <header></header> <nav></nav> <article> <h1></h1> <section> <h2></h2> <figure></figure> <p></p> </section> <section> <p></p> <figure></figure> <h2></h2> </section> <aside></aside> <footer></footer> In the design here we have a kind of flipped visual order where, instead of the second section having the title on the left, it would appear on the right. For a semantic layout this is a huge no no, the second section no longer has a h2 to open the p... Now my first thought when I came to this conundrum was well we have flex box ordering, relative and absolute positioning, why not use the semantic beauty of the proper layout and fix everything in the style sheet? Well anyone who has played enough with web design knows we are only opening a can of worms. Limitations with relative values, device compatibility, visual consistency, etc. This is where I am left, do I design around a semantic layout or around my visual design to make my css cleaner and easier to follow? Both sides have their benefits and drawbacks, but which is the right way to go? On a purely objective level I would almost argue it must be semantic layout first and fix the rest in CSS (don't be lazy). It sounds great until it is put in practice, when you need to create something adaptive or unique the problem crops back up again. Here is another example: Say you want a radio list that changes content around the list: <variable img> <variable title> <radio list> <variable description> To get the above design we have already broken semantic layout. The image is no longer following the title, but we need that image to the left of the title and description so obviously this makes sense on a purely visual level. This can even get more complicated: <variable img 1> <variable img 2> <variable img 3> <variable title 1> <variable title 2> <variable title 3> <radio list> <option1><option2><options3> </radio list> <variable description 1> <variable description 1> <variable description 1> What a further semantic nightmare. Try and read something laid out like this in a screen reader or one of those reading list apps. Everything is stacked out of place, it doesn't work semantically. However it does work when you stack the variables with css. Now how do we solve this with a semantic layout? <variable 1> <title><img><description> </variable 1> <variable 2> <title><img><description> </variable 2> <variable 3> <title><img><description> </variable 3> <radio list> <option1><option2><options3> </radio list> Okay so this is sound, we can have the variables stack and show as the options are selected, works with a screen reader or reading list app. Wait, but now the radio list and images are not in the right place! We have again sacrificed visual design for semantic layout... At the end of the day, it really is just up to designer preference... Do we want to fight with css to make it look pretty, or do we sacrifice semantic layouts to help accessibility and certain peoples reading preferences. I don't know if there is a right answer, maybe someone has one, maybe someone can convince me. At the moment I almost lean to choosing visual design over semantic layout simply to relieve headaches, but that only gets replaced with the sunken feeling in my gut that I am not doing enough to please customers and apps that need semantic layouts. I hope someone here has some further insight. Thanks for taking your time with this thought of mine and I hope to hear some feedback.
  5. Tags Duplicating and Closing

    Well poop. Thanks for that.
  6. Tags Duplicating and Closing

    I am experiencing something strange... I know if you incorrectly close tags you can cause weird duplication, however I have gone over this what feels like 100x and can't see/find an off closing tag. I am doubtful CSS is having an effect but I will include it too just in case. Here is the visual issue: How its being processed: HTML: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <meta name="description" content=""> <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1"> <base href=""> <title>Stuff</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css" type="text/css" media="screen" charset="utf-8"/> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/fonts.css" type="text/css" media="screen" charset="utf-8"/> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/default.css" type="text/css" media="screen" charset="utf-8"/> </head> <body> <script defer src="images/icons/svgxuse.js"></script> <header> <div class="flex spacer"></div> <div class="flex logo"> <a href="">Stuff</a> </div> <div class="flex contact"> <div class="flex email"> <a href="">Stuff</a> </div> <div class="flex social"> <a class="blogspot" href=""><svg class="icon blogspotbutton"><use xlink:href="images/icons/symbol-defs.svg#blogspotbutton"></use></svg></a> <a class="facebook" href=""><svg class="icon facebookbutton"><use xlink:href="images/icons/symbol-defs.svg#facebookbutton"></use></svg></a> <a class="artstation" href=""><svg class="icon artstationbutton"><use xlink:href="images/icons/symbol-defs.svg#artstationbutton"></use></svg></a> </div> </div> </header> <section id="gallary" class="flex"> <a id="concept1" class="flex img" href="#concept1"> <div> <a href="">TEST</a> </div> </a> <a id="concept2" class="flex img" href="#concept2"> <div> <a href="">TEST</a> </div> </a> <a id="concept3" class="flex img" href="#concept3"> <div> <a href="">TEST</a> </div> </a> <a id="concept4" class="flex img" href="#concept4"> <div> <a href="">TEST</a> </div> </a> <a id="concept5" class="flex img" href="#concept5"> <div> <a href="">TEST</a> </div> </a> <a id="concept6" class="flex img" href="#concept6"> <div> <a href="">TEST</a> </div> </a> </section> <footer></footer> </body> </html> CSS: * { box-sizing: border-box; } html,body { width: 100%; height: 100%; background-color: #000000; font-family: 'alien_league',arial; color: #c7c7c7; } a,a:link,a:visited,a:hover,a:active,a:link:active,a:visited:active { text-decoration: none; color: #c7c7c7; transition: 0.4s ease color; outline: none; } a:hover { color: #862424; } a span { color: #862424; transition: 0.4s ease color; } a:hover span { color: #c7c7c7; } header { padding: 0.67vw 0; display: flex; flex-direction: row; flex-wrap: wrap; justify-content: center; align-items: center; background: #2e2e2e; } .flex { display: flex; flex-grow: 1; flex-basis: 0; justify-content: center; align-items: center; } .logo a,.logo a span { margin: 0 !important; font-size: 4vw; line-height: 3.22vw; } .contact { justify-content: space-around; } .contact .flex { flex-grow: 0; } .email a,.email a span { margin: 0.1vw 0 0; } .social a { margin: 0 0.4vw; line-height: 1vw; } .icon { width: 2vw; height: 2vw; fill: currentColor; } #gallary { height: 80%; padding: 3vw 0; justify-content: center; align-content: flex-start; align-items: flex-start; flex-wrap: wrap; position: relative; } .img { margin: 0.5vw; height: 15.6vw; flex-basis: 15.6vw; flex-grow: 0; background-size: cover; background-position: top center; background-repeat: no-repeat; background-color: #2e2e2e; } .img div { display: none; } :target div { position: absolute; width: 100vw; height: 83vh; left: 0; top: 0; background-size: contain; background-repeat: no-repeat; background-position: center center; display: block; } :target div { background-color: #000000; } #concept1,#concept1:target div { background-image: url(../images/concepts/concept1.jpg); } #concept2,#concept2:target div { background-image: url(../images/concepts/concept2.jpg); } #concept3,#concept3:target div { background-image: url(../images/concepts/concept3.jpg); } #concept4,#concept4:target div { background-image: url(../images/concepts/concept4.jpg); } #concept5,#concept5:target div { background-image: url(../images/concepts/concept5.jpg); } #concept6,#concept6,:target div { background-image: url(../images/concepts/concept6.jpg); } #concept1:target div { background-image: url(../images/concepts/concept1.jpg); z-index: 99; } #concept2:target div { background-image: url(../images/concepts/concept2.jpg); z-index: 99; } #concept3:target div { background-image: url(../images/concepts/concept3.jpg); z-index: 99; } #concept4:target div { background-image: url(../images/concepts/concept4.jpg); z-index: 99; } #concept5:target div { background-image: url(../images/concepts/concept5.jpg); z-index: 99; } #concept6:target div { background-image: url(../images/concepts/concept6.jpg); z-index: 99; } @media screen and (max-width: 1023px) { a { font-size: 1rem; line-height: 1.125rem; } header { padding: 0.428rem 0; } .spacer:first-child { display: none; } .flex { flex-basis: 512px; } .contact { justify-content: center; padding: 0.428rem 0 0; } .contact .flex { flex-basis: 1vw; } .logo a,.logo a span { font-size: 2.563rem; line-height: 2.063rem; } .email a,.email a span { margin: 0.063rem 0 0; } .social a { margin: 0 0.256rem; line-height: 1vw; } .icon { width: 1.250rem; height: 1.250rem; fill: currentColor; } .img { height: 159px; flex-basis: 159px; flex-grow: 0; } } @media screen and (max-width: 415px) { #gallary { padding: 0; } .img { height: 50vw; flex-basis: 50vw; margin: 0; } } Thanks for the help!
  7. Overflow hidden breaks position absolute

    I get it, but my brain still hurts Once I finalize the design and effect ill post it here
  8. Overflow hidden breaks position absolute

    I managed to slim it out a bit further, but how does that work <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <meta name="description" content="Slideshow Test"> <base href=""> <title>Slideshow Test</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css" type="text/css" media="screen" charset="utf-8"/> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/fonts.css" type="text/css" media="screen" charset="utf-8"/> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/slidertest.css" type="text/css" media="screen" charset="utf-8"/> <style> * { box-sizing: border-box; } html,body { background-color: #363434; } a { color: red; text-decoration: none; padding: 4px 10px; border: 1px solid red; } .slideshow { margin: 35px 0; width: 120px; height: 120px; border: 1px solid red; position: relative; overflow: hidden; } .slide div { margin: 35px 0; height: 50px; width: 50px; position: absolute; transition: all 0.5s ease; } #slide1 div { background-color: pink; } #slide2 div { background-color: green; } #slide3 div { background-color: blue; } #slide4 div { background-color: fuchsia; } .slide:target div { left: 35px; } .slide:not(:target) div { left: 120px; } </style> </head> <body> <header></header> <section> <a class="slideAnchor" href="#slide1">•</a> <a class="slideAnchor" href="#slide2">•</a> <a class="slideAnchor" href="#slide3">•</a> <a class="slideAnchor" href="#slide4">•</a> <div class="slideshow"> <div id="slide1" class="slide"> <div></div> </div> <div id="slide2" class="slide"> <div></div> </div> <div id="slide3" class="slide"> <div></div> </div> <div id="slide4" class="slide"> <div></div> </div> </div> </section> <footer></footer> </body> </html> My only guess is we are "glitching/hacking" the box model by taking the nested "div" out of the box(model). <-- Decode that gibberish But hey! It works! I appreciate it. If you are interested on trying to decode why this works, what exactly we are breaking, that be great.
  9. Fitting ul around content

    Well that is necessary to have those elements fill the ul so the max width is the size of the largest menu item. But I can't understand why the ul is sizing to 100% of an unassociated element.
  10. Fitting ul around content

    Hey there, So I am rebuilding a clients website and wanted to change something about the menu bar... Currently the sub menus are all the same width, I wanted the width to match the largest item in the sub menu, but having a weird issue. Here is the code: HTML: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <meta name="description" content="Sunburst Beta"> <base href=""> <title>Sunburst</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css" type="text/css" media="screen" charset="utf-8"/> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/fonts.css" type="text/css" media="screen" charset="utf-8"/> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/default.css" type="text/css" media="screen" charset="utf-8"/> </head> <body> <header> <div class="wrap"> <div class="split"></div> <div class="split"></div> <div class="split"></div> </div> </header> <nav> <ul> <li><a href="">Home</a></li> <li> <a href="">About Us</a> <ul> <li><a href="">President's Letter</a></li> <li><a href="">Shipping & Payment</a></li> <li><a href="">Guarantee</a></li> <li><a href="">Privacy Policy</a></li> <li><a href="">Terms & Conditions</a></li> <li><a href="">Disclaimer</a></li> </ul> </li> <li> <a href="">Diamonds</a> <ul> <li><a href="">Colour</a></li> <li><a href="">Clarity</a></li> <li><a href="">Cut</a></li> <li><a href="">Carat</a></li> <li><a href="">Certified</a></li> <li><a href="">5Cs</a></li> </ul> </li> <li><a href="">Gold</a></li> <li><a href="">Why Invest</a></li> <li><a href="">Members Only</a></li> <li><a href="">Contact Us</a></li> </ul> </nav> <section></section> <footer></footer> </body> </html> CSS: * { box-sizing: border-box; font-family: sans-serif; } a { text-decoration: none; color: #ffffff; } a:hover { color: #d9d09a; } html,body { background-color: #a09999; } header,nav,section,footer { margin: 0 auto; width: 100%; } header { height: 13vw; background-color: #565353; } header .wrap { margin: 0 auto; width: 96vw; } header .split { width: 32vw; height: 13vw; float: left; background-color: #292323; } header .split:nth-child(1), header .split:nth-child(3) { background-color: #5d4d5d; } nav { background-color: #605c5c; } nav ul,nav ul li ul { margin: 0; padding: 0; list-style: none; text-align: center; } nav ul li,nav ul li ul li { display: inline-block; position: relative; } nav ul li a,nav ul li ul li a { padding: 0.8vw 1vw 0.5vw; display: inline-block; text-transform: uppercase; font-size: 1.6vw; white-space: nowrap; } nav ul li:hover ul { } nav ul li ul { position: absolute; text-align: left; display: inline-block; top: 3.05vw; /* left: 0; */ } nav ul li ul li { width: 100%; } nav ul li ul li a { width: 100%; border: 1px solid #000000; border-top: 0.1vw solid #4c4c4c; text-transform: capitalize; background-color: #605c5c; } If you notice at the moment I am achieving what I want, except the menu is to the right of the parent. So the obvious way to fix that is set left: 0; as you will notice its commented out right now. If you set it to left: 0; the ul widens to the size of the parent! I can't figure out why this is happening or how to resolve it. Hope someone has an idea. Thanks!
  11. Not able to style fonts in a pop up window

    I need more to work with than a simple picture. .popup should work, but I am not sure how an iFrame affects the flow. Can you post the full HTML and CSS? Thanks.
  12. Overflow hidden breaks position absolute

    Yeah that is exactly where I stand... I have been researching like crazy trying to understand how some people have achieved this, except then we start getting into ill explained messy code and fancy animations when all I am trying to gather is the basics XD. Any ideas or resources you can think of? My endgame is I wanna build a slideshow with forward and backwards arrows while targeting anchors and I keep running into the same brick wall, overflow hidden crams everything in, or starts causing a scroll! Ill keep fighting.
  13. Overflow hidden breaks position absolute

    Upon further investigation it seems to be a designed effect as outlined in box model (scratches head) Does anyone have any ideas on another way to achieve the effect I'm looking for? Thanks for the help.
  14. Overflow hidden breaks position absolute

    Hey there, So I am toying around with a slideshow sort of display and discovered a strange result when I use position absolute in conjunction with overflow hidden on its parent. If any of you know why this is happening Id love to know, and possibly either a way around it or a better overall solution, that be great! To explain the issue I left it as overflow visible so you can see how it should function in theory, then you can see how it breaks when I attempt to hide it. HTML: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <meta name="description" content="Slideshow Test"> <base href=""> <title>Slideshow Test</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css" type="text/css" media="screen" charset="utf-8"/> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/fonts.css" type="text/css" media="screen" charset="utf-8"/> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/slidertest.css" type="text/css" media="screen" charset="utf-8"/> </head> <body> <header></header> <section> <ul> <li> <a class="imageAnchor" href="#test-image-one">&#8226;</a> <a class="imageAnchor" href="#test-image-two">&#8226;</a> <a class="imageAnchor" href="#test-image-three">&#8226;</a> <a class="imageAnchor" href="#test-image-four">&#8226;</a> </li> </ul> <div class="gallary"> <div class="container"> <div id="test-image-one" class="image"></div> <div id="test-image-two" class="image"></div> <div id="test-image-three" class="image"></div> <div id="test-image-four" class="image"></div> </div> </div> </section> <footer></footer> </body> </html> CSS: html,body { background-color: #363434; } a { color: red; text-decoration: none; } ul,li,.imageAnchor { list-style: none; display: inline-block; vertical-align: middle; } .gallary { width: 120px; height: 120px; position: relative; background-color: maroon; overflow: visible; } .gallary .container { width: 1000px; position: relative: } .image { width: 50px; height: 50px; margin: 35px; background-color: grey; display: inline-block; position: absolute; left: 120px; transition: left .1s linear; } #test-image-one { background-color: pink; } #test-image-two { background-color: green; } #test-image-three { background-color: purple; } #test-image-four { background-color: blue; } .image:target { left: 0; } Thanks for any help!
  15. Text Line I Can't Identify

    So surprise surprise I finally figure it out on my own, and I am actually surprised at what it is. So I kinda was wrong kinda was right about its not being the margins... It isn't the margins, but the margins cause it to appear... Its in fact cellpadding/padding... Now logically this shouldn't make sense but welcome to ancient html logic. Even though I have cellpadding set to 0, by having padding on the TD it turns it back on... regardless where the padding is... Then the margins is extending the open area between the cells and thus this line appears... And this line causes content to break below it if you try to place text beside it. It is messed up and makes no sense, but it works! Now since I have this understanding I decided to redesign it and post my optimized version here, open for any suggestions: