Modal Windows in Web Design: Introduction, Use, Examples and Scripts | The Web Design Guide and Showcase |

Robin Good: If you are looking to understand how to create and manage those pop-up content windows that while dimming the stuff in the background, offer you an elegant peek at what you have clicked upon, this guide by Greg Bates will definitely provide you with all of the basic info you need.

What are modal boxes? What's the difference between Modal and Modeless? How can they be used? Where can I find some sample scripts to start using and experimenting with them?

Informative. Resourceful. 8/10

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