Changing scroll bar color in Gecko Browsers


Although this is not recommended by W3C, out of popular interest, i feel like posting the solution to this problem. The problem, being the fact that IE went ahead and allowed people to customise its scrollbars, while the gecko browsers like Firefox, Opera does not allow user styles to custom browser styles.  For IE scrollbar settings, … Continue reading Changing scroll bar color in Gecko Browsers

How to enable javascript in various browsers – help file


This is a help reference for those sites, which are javascript critical. You can use this in a page to which you redirect in your javascript disabled scenario. Microsoft Internet Explorer 1. On the Tools dropdown menu, click Internet Options, and then click the Security tab. 2. Click on the earth «Internet» icon, and then … Continue reading How to enable javascript in various browsers – help file

how to change the default text selection color in Browser


One of those cool CSS3 declarations that you can use today is ::selection, which overrides your browser-level or system-level text highlight color with a color of your choosing. The biggest hit is in the fact that only Safari and Firefox are supporting this, and both in slightly different ways. IE totally ignores them. Fortunately, this … Continue reading how to change the default text selection color in Browser

How to apply width to IE and not Firefox


Well the solution is simple. All you need is the knowledge of some keyword that IE recognises while setting the property value, while Mozilla ignores it. Few solutions: 1. Using Expressions: div#maincontainer{ width:300px; /* IE and mozilla will take the width as 300px */ width:expression('100%'); /* But now mozilla will ignore this statement, but IE … Continue reading How to apply width to IE and not Firefox

CSS fixes based on Browser versions


IE Specific CSS loading: There can be scenarios wherein you might want to load IE version specific CSS. Say an IE6.css file for IE 6 and below, IE7.css for IE 7 alone. In these scenarios, it is good to exploit the conditional comments that IE layout engine Trident look upon. Check the code below to … Continue reading CSS fixes based on Browser versions

CSS and Browser Compatibility Chart


We have a lot of browsers poping up every year. Not to mention the versions they come in. At times it can prove difficult to check if the website you have designed would look good in all browser. Browser compatibility has always been a web designers nightmare. Taking into account of this, i thought it … Continue reading CSS and Browser Compatibility Chart