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Ho Ho Ho!

Published by Chris Coyier

.wishing {
    you: happy-holidays !important;

Have a lovely day everyone! It's definitely a white Christmas here in Portland. I plan to do a recap of the year next week and tell everyone just how thankful I am for this site and the community we have.

Sorry for no screencast today, I meant to get to it earlier in the week but it just didn't happen. It should be a fun one though next week. I've had many requests for it =)

In other news, I have given up on WordPress search and replaced it with Google Site Search for this site. It's not a ploy to make money, believe me, it's just the WordPress search sucks for a site like this with quite a lot of articles on similar subjects. The Google search is much much better, and encompasses the forums as well, which is fantastic. Try it out in the sidebar and let me know what you think.

I have also added "Open Search" to the site. So if you are using an Open Search enabled browser (like Firefox), you can add CSS-Tricks to the search bar up top (the one that is normally Google). Thanks to David's tutorial.

Ho ho ho!


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    Happy holidays to you too, Chris! Sadly, it’s only raining here in San Francisco. But at least we’re not having traffic problems like I heard the Northwest was having, so I’m glad for that.

    Can’t wait for next week’s screencast!

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    Merry Christmas :)
    And yeah, Google search can sometimes be better.

  3. ikthius
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    merry christmas.

    her in glasgow scotland it is mild and dry.


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    Merry Christmas!

    Thank you for all the great information you provide.

  5. Fitz
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    Merry Christmas, from England where its quite dull weather.

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    Merry Christmas (not X-Mas, i hate this), from Germany, here it is just cold. No Rain, no snow, but very cold.

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    Happy Holidays all! Looking forward to a great 2009!

  8. Thanks Chris you too. Looking forward for all the great things to come in ’09. Still amazed at the increasing and improving features you have on the site. Keep up the good work and enjoy the holidays..

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    Happy Xmas from England ( where it appears I might have eaten too much!!! ). Have a good one!

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    Merry Christmas to you Chris and everyone in this community followed by warmest wishes for the coming new year. Keep up the good work!

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    Ah yes, it rained here in Cupertino, but no snow.

  12. Roderick
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    I just tested the new Google Search in your site, and after typing the word “css” and searching, I got too many results!!
    Merry xmas all

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      Oops, WordPress didn’t like my last comment. Here, fixed:

      echo wish (“you”, “happy holidays”);

  14. I’m glad you took my suggestion for Open Search! It is very convenient!

  15. Your livin in the past dude! Over here in Australia Christmas has been and gone! Merry Xmas Guys!

  16. Will
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    Happy Xmas from Spain! :)

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    … I don’t think that CSS would validate.

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    LOL Happy holidays to you too! In Miami, it was a little rainy, but I’ll take it over snow!

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    Merry Christmas from Canada !!
    Sorry I was a little late, turkey dinner ran late tonight :p


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    er.. well its 12:42 here haha

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    Merry Christmas all. It was hot and steamy in Australia as always this year. A bit jealous of the “White Christmas” actually. Look forward to next week and the new year.

  22. Merry Christmas to all

    Have a great holidays……………

  23. tlalinne
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    Merry Christmas from Brussels, Belgium where the weather is cold, but dry and sunny though.

  24. Edwin
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    Nice original way to wish a happy holiday! :)
    Merry Christmas and a happy new year for you too!
    Unfortunatly no white christmas here in the Netherlands. Have you got any snow pictures from Portland?

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    happy holidays ! :)

  26. Merry Christmas from Chicago! where the ice is thicker than the wind.

  27. Merry Christmas from Paris!
    Thank you Chris for CSS-Tricks.

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