CSS Style Sheets & Tips
Library projects must use valid Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to control typography, color, and other layout elements. Style Sheets must be linked in a way that accommodates the capabilities of new and old browsers.
- CSS Guidelines 1, 2, 3
- Introduction to CSS (with examples), CSS definitions and benefits, tips on authoring, plus extensive resources
- Steal These Style Sheets! favorite size for these images is 10 pixels tall by 2,500 pixels wide. Most of that image is blank space, of course. Only the left 100 or so pixels contain the "sidebar" image. The rest of the image is basically wasted, as we can see in Figure 6-27.
- Style Sheets for your use in Library projects
- CSS Validation
- Ensuring that your Style Sheets are error–free (same as XHTML validation)
Figure 6-27. Using a really wide image for a really small effect
Wouldn't it be much nicer to just create a sidebar image which is 10 pixels tall and 100 pixels wide, with no wasted blank space, and then repeat it only in the vertical direction? This would certainly make your design job a little easier, and your users'
A number of valid Style Sheets have been provided for your use. If you wish to create your own Style Sheets, please discuss your requirements with the Branch Library's Web Coordinator.