11.03.2005 - Cross Browser Gradients
A good friend of mine is working on a book about web development techniques and asked if I could help out with a contribution. I thought on it a bit and came up with what I think is a pretty good hack.
This demonstration details a means to apply gradient backgrounds to elements without using background-images. The start and end colors for the gradients are defined as six character hex values in the class attribute of the element, and no function calls need to be made. The script fires from the onload event, finds the elements with "gradient" in the 0th index of the class attribute and does its thing. More details on the demonstration proper.
This works well in all the modern browsers I have tested in - feedback and suggestions for improvement are welcome.
I think your idea is more practical though.
Posted by Chris Hester on November 22, 2005 @ 9:31 pm
Posted by DesignStage.Net on November 23, 2005 @ 5:49 pm
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