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Kitty Giraudel

You might want to use width: 100% instead of width: 200000em. I think your browser will thank you for that. :)

About opacity, you can’t do much better than:

.transparent_class {
/* IE 8 */
-ms-filter: "progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Alpha(Opacity=50)";

/* IE 5-7 */
filter: alpha(opacity=50);

/* Netscape */
-moz-opacity: 0.5;

/* Safari 1.x */
-khtml-opacity: 0.5;

/* Good browsers */
opacity: 0.5;


You could also use a rgba or hsla color on your header instead of using an overlay. I think it would be smarter.