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5 Rules For A Good Web Design

Posted on December 10th, 2007 in CSS, Design | 30 Comments »

Designing a theme or a website can be a nightmare if done in a haste. I am currently trying to develop a good theme for Techtracer and found out that designing is typing in some HTML and CSS to bring out what you are visualizing. Web Design should follow some rules and it requires proper planning to do so. I have taken down some rules that I realized they should have been followed while I began designing the new theme. I would like to share those with you.

Web Designing Rules
Image Credit – louisedesign

Rule #1 : Lay out the Blueprint First

This is a must. Do not start your web design just on the assumption of a that you have a design in mind and you would want to see it in reality. Believe me, it never happens this way and if it doesn’t then you would just get frustrated at the failure and give up on the design in the mid way. What you must do is Read the rest of this entry »

CSS Builder – Fast and Easy StyleSheets

Posted on November 24th, 2007 in CSS, Utilities | 1 Comment »

How many times you have cursed the feeling of finding fault in your CSS stylesheet and unnecessarily scanning the internet for searching the proper technique and ended up messing up your site design? If you were like me, then it wouldnt be less than every five minutes getting frustrated over minor mistakes in CSS. There are in fact softwares which can help you to quickly develop your CSS stylesheet and move ahead with your design. But such softwares often are confusing enough to give you the confidence that the CSS will work out properly on the finalized design.

Manually making the stylesheets certainly gives you more freedom. It does also take out your time to properly remember all of the syntax and produce them correctly. But there is a simple solution out there on the web and it is Meta Titan CSS Builder. It does not actually give you the output but Read the rest of this entry »

CSS Tip: Important Property!

Posted on April 3rd, 2007 in CSS | 3 Comments »

If you have worked in CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), you might have noticed that the nested styles take precedence over the global ones. For Example, consider the following,

.box{
 	width:100px;
 	height:100px;
 	background:silver;
 	border:1px solid black;
}

And I use the above style in my page as follows,
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