Posts tagged with 'dropcaps'


CSS3 line height is important for drop caps

Recently I was playing around and added drop caps to the blog posts on blog.boyet.com. I decided to go for a pure CSS3 version (so, you’ll have to view this site in a reasonably fresh browser to see the effect) rather than a hacky <span> version that mixes presentation “hints” in the content. (For a brief discussion on the two possible methods, see Chris Coyier’s blog post here .) I certainly didn’t want to change all my posts to include spans on the first letter...

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