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The Eleventh Fourth

Holy heck it feels like the last year has flown by! Longtime readers will remember that the fourth of July is CSS-Tricks birthday and we blog it each year. We turned 10 last year, and now we welcome our first palindromic number birthday.

Huge thank you

First, as ever, thank you for being part of CSS-Tricks. However you end up here, we hope that we’re useful to you, know that we’re always trying to be even more useful to …

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The Tenth Fourth

We made it a decade! It’s our tenth birthday! 🎉 This is an extra-special one, as we hit those double digits. Each year on July 4th we mark the occasion with a post. In that tradition, allow me to ramble on a bit about the past and present.


The very first post ever on this site was literally a CSS trick. It’s a classic, too. “Header Text Image Replacement”:

.headerReplacement {
text-indent: -9999px;
width: 600px;
height: 100px;
background: url(/path/to/your/image.jpg) #cccccc


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