HowTo – WordPress Change links color throughout site

Question I want to make sure all my links within the site are all the same color but I don’t know how to do that except by going page by page. I believe there must be an easier way. Any help will be appreciated! Thanks Answer This is a very common question but the answer […]

HowTo – Organizing Your CSS File For Sanity

Whether you are working on your own project or redesigning a theme for your site much of your design formatting will be found in your CSS file. It is important to organize your css file not only so you can find things but also for function. In this howto we will look at a basic […]

HowTo – Resolving Page Formatting Problems Due To Viewers Language Settings

When you are designing sites that you know will be viewed by persons who have different language settings it is important to decide whether you will force a language or design different versions of your site to provide optimal viewing. To set the language options you may place the following HTML in your Header Element. […]

CSS HowTo – Using Image Backgrounds In Your Designs

In this HowTo we will cover some of the methods of using CSS and images for your container backgrounds. Almost any container can be styled with CSS this means you can apply images to your page backgrounds, Table and individual Table Cell Backgrounds, Divs and even your forms. Most of the common declarations will apply […]

CSS – Applying Transparency To Your Backgrounds

There are a variety of reasons that you may want to use Transparency in your designs and often you will find a png file set to transparent will meet your needs but you can also set transparency of your containers. Unfortunately the CSS attribute of transparency is not cross browser compliant so you will need […]

CSS Lesson 8 – Formatting Tables

Tables The use of tables after divs were introduced to html will either be accepted or not. The fact is tables have their place and that place should not be restricted to display of spreadsheet information or XML dumps. On the other hand because many browsers display tables and their formatting differently you should check […]

CSS Lesson 7 – Formatting Lists

Lists CSS Selectors can provide the Author extended control over how their Lists are formatted. Properties can be applied to the markers that appear before the list items to provide order to the information. In addition to the regular list styles that are available in HTML the author can also define their own marker item […]

CSS Lesson 6 – Text Formatting

Text Formatting Where Font attributes apply to the character level Text Formatting applies to how the characters are manipulated to makeup words and how words are used to make sentences. Indenting The text-indent property will allow you to indent the first line of a block of text. Values include: length, percentage P { text-indent: 3em […]

CSS Lesson 5 – Fonts Setting Atributes

Font Specifications Font family A font family is a group of fonts that resemble each other. When you are defining your selector to set the font family your text will be rendered in you can use Exact Names that refer to fonts that are installed on the enduser’s system (Ariel, Verdana) or you can define […]

CSS Lesson 4 – Using Selectors To Define CSS Styles

Selectors A Selector is the definition of a formatting Style that can be applied to a HTML Element. The Selector has three basic parts: Element {Declaration: Value} The Declaration and Value are surrounded by {} braces and the Declaration is separated from the value by a colon : and a space. The Selectors relation to […]