Articles on CSS

The articles below cover different points on using CSS to style your website. Click the headline to read the full article.

I’ve seen quite a lot of questions recently asking how to change the appearance of a WordPress site. Unless you’re using a premium theme, or a free theme that offers some site design controls, the answer is you’re going to need a bit of CSS. And one absolutely wonderful tool: Firebug (which I wrote about […]

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A while ago I wrote about converting some of my websites to variable width. My thinking at the time was that, for someone using a wide-screen monitor, the appearance would be better if the content expanded to fill a larger portion of the screen. Having got a couple of them successfully converted I had second […]

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What is CSS?

by Martin Malden

In this post I said that CSS is one of the codes or languages that have been developed to work with HTML, to improve the efficiency with which the fonts and styling of a website are defined. So what is CSS? CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets and it’s the way the themeing or styling […]

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Why would you want to build a variable-width website? Because the range of screen widths on which people browse the internet now ranges from around 12 inches to twice that size. And if you choose to view your computer through your TV you could be viewing web pages on screens many times bigger than people […]

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