Tweaking Firefox tab colors, part 2 (The Firefox 4 edition)

Just when I got used to my new tab colors described in my previous post, Firefox 4 was released and broke what I’d done.  I could still see a teeny difference between my green, yellow, and red tabs — a 2-pixel strip at the top of each of them.  But most of the tab was […]

Posted by Curtis Gibby on March 31st, 2011

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CSS woes at eBay

I don’t generally pay a ton of attention to web typography, but I must have it on my mind after building a new backend for our replicated sites.  I spotted this on an eBay order confirmation screen this morning: Yes, that’s three different fonts for three different headers… on the same page.

Posted by Curtis Gibby on January 14th, 2011

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Different tab colors for different contexts

As a web developer, I may have ten tabs open, each of which could be from any of my environments, and each of which may look identical until you click into it to see the actual URL. So I spent a lot of time clicking back and forth between them trying to find the other page I’d been working on, until I found out how to change the tab color based on which domain it was on.

Posted by Curtis Gibby on December 16th, 2010

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Site Update (CSS Goodness)

I’ve updated the site to make everything CSS-compliant and pretty. Under the old design, Sarah had told me not to tell people about the site because “it doesn’t look good.” It took a lot of work, but should be worthwhile in that it helped me learn CSS.

Posted by Curtis Gibby on April 26th, 2006

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