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CSS Sprites: A Few Basic Examples

March 27th, 2013 Leave a comment 1 comment
CSS Sprites: A Few Basic Examples

If you have a basic grasp of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and web design, then CSS sprites are an excellent addition to your skill-set. What are CSS sprites? CSS sprites are more of a technique than they are an object. The ‘sprite’ itself is a regular .gif, .jpeg, or .png image consisting of a number of images that you wish to display on a webpage – usually logos or small icons. Using the CSS sprite technique, you can determine which portion of the image will display in any given location on a page. Why ‘sprites’? Sprites as a concept come from the early… View full post »