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Create a nice badge-like object

You can create a nice round object and use it as a badge or a personal logo. It’s pure CSS, so it’s not suitable as a Sandvox logo like the one you usually place into the header: this needs to be an image. What I’m talking about is something more dynamic, something you can create, […]

How to create round images

Round images are a recent trend in web design, one I rather like if it’s used in moderation. CSS3 lets us to transform a square image into a round one with just few lines of code. In this example, we will use round images as thumbnails for a “Staff” section of a hypothetical website. It’s […]

Tips for embedding twitter on your website

Update (2013-05-31): this post has been updated to reflect recent changes in how twitter handles widgets. Sandvox had (it’s gone now with version 2.7.7) an useful “twitter” object for embedding a twitter timeline on your website with just a click. You can still use an HTML raw object to use twitter’s own presentation and have a […]

A different use for the blockquote object: code!

This is a tip – particularly useful for coders – sent by my customer Jörg (thank you!) that I’d like to share. If you already know that you don’t need the “blockquote” object, you may find an alternate use of it. In this example, we will use it as a ready-made object for code. Of […]

Improve the “blockquote” object

In an HTML page you can use the <blockquote> tag to give emphasis to a chunk of text: most of the times it is used to display a block of quoted text. Sandvox 2.1 added a new blockquote object that does just this: it adds a blockquote tag to your page. This block of text […]