Better Blogging: CSS Image Swap on Hover

Just in case you ever want to display one image and have it swap to another one when someone hovers on it, here’s how! Hover your mouse over the image below (Yay, Bitmoji!) and you’ll see what I mean. I came across this method for swapping images on hover here and it worked better (and […]

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Better Blogging: Notes on a Design Change

Today I’ve got more notes on my blog’s recent theme change. This time, we’ll be checking out how to add a credit to the footer, and also change the look of the existing credits down there too. If you missed a previous CSS post, browse my blogging tips tag, or check out these posts: Fix Up Your Blockquotes […]

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Better Blogging: Notes on a Design Change

Continuing on with the notes on my blog’s recent theme change, I’ve got more tips for customizing your blog and CSS today. Last time, I shared how I used CSS to take the header from this: to this: I’ve also previously discussed how to customize your text highlight color and style your blockquotes to make your blog more […]

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Better Blogging: Notes on a Design Change

I switched the theme of this blog from Singl to Edin recently. They’re both free themes by Automattic on WordPress.com, and are also available for download to use on self-hosted WordPress sites. (Not sure of the difference? See here.) I’ve shared some CSS tips here before, on styling blockquotes and changing the color of your highlighted […]

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Better Blogging: Fix Up Your Blockquotes

I recently shared some CSS for changing how your text highlighting works on your blog, so how about we work on your blockquotes now? This blog is on WordPress.com using the Single theme, so if you happen to be using both of those, this will be extra simple for you. 😉 Here’s how the theme’s […]

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Puns & CSS

Listen, I love puns. I will literally buy a cake from you because you called your bakery, Nothing Bundt Cakes. And since I often spend my days looking at CSS, these are just my thing. See more: 34 CSS Puns That’ll Make You Laugh, Even If You Aren’t A Web Designer

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Better Blogging: Dress Up Your Highlighted Text

If you’ve got the access to add some CSS to your site, why not make the colors used in text highlighting more fun than the boring ol’ default? Click on some text on this page and highlight it to see it in action right now. Here’s how text selections look here on sarahblackstock.com: And here’s an […]

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