Posts tagged: CSS Tips

Quick CSS Tips

Quick links for CSS questions. Definition & Advantages Three ways to use CSS in HTML documents Cascading Order (CSS Hierarchy, CSS Priority) CSS Grouping CSS ID and CSS Class (ID vs. Class) CSS Nesting Example - Boxes These are some CSS tips for quick reference. Definition & Advantages CSS(Cascading Style Sheets) is a style language to define fonts, colors, background colors / images, height, width, margins, positions and many other things in HTML documents. HTML itself can be used to describe these properties, but CSS is more powerful, accurate and efficient. Also, CSS is cached and it will shorten the overall loading time once it's cached. In HTML <body ...

Search Engine Friendly Website Design 2

Page Layout Arrange the keyword layout of each page efficiently so that they will be spidered better by the major search engines. Search engine reads HTML source codes from left to right and from top to bottom. Put important phrases or search engine optimized paragraphs before images and other multimedia effects. Cascading Style Sheets Search engine spiders cannot read CSS style commands. Because cascading style sheets can be long (more than 50 lines), don't include them within the actual web pages. A separate CSS file should be kept and invoked within web page source codes. JavaScript and Unspiderable Code JavaScript on ...

Search Engine Friendly Website Design

Key points for SEO website design What do search engines look for from your website? Relevant content Easy and clear navigation Fast loading When you design your new website, or you hire a website designer, the following key points should be emphasized. 1. Easier navigation is more important than pretty looks. 2. Search engines read text, not image. Text is what they index. 3. Use minimal or no Flash. This has been discussed among many designers and SEO experts. Designers still want to use flash because it looks trendy. But here is why website owners have to decide to minimize Flash for their new ...

Best CSS Resources

CSS Creator http://csscreator.com/?q=forum/ Check this forum when you have CSS-related questions. The site covers various ranges of CSS questions and topics. CSS Beauty http://cssbeauty.com/ CSSBEAUTY? provides a database of well-designed websites that are CSS-based. You can submit your CSS-based site or recommend others. CSS on Top Org. http://web.top.org/css/ This site provides galleries of CSS-based websites, templates, and resources. Listamatic http://css.maxdesign.com.au/listamatic/ This site offers examples of simple CSS lists including nested, horizontal and experimental lists. Position Is Everything http://www.positioniseverything.net/ This site provides information about bugs in browsers, demos of interesting CSS behaviors, and so on. CSS Rounded Corner and Gradient Generator http://www.roundedcornr.com/ This tool generates a box with rounded corners ...

CSS vs. Tables, advantages of CSS layouts

Why CSS is better than Tables? CSS vs. Tables There have been many articles written regarding CSS based design versus Table based design. Here are a few advantages of CSS layouts: 1. You don't need to worry about nested table tags when you use CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). 2. CSS is very flexible in positioning elements in website pages. 3. CSS based pages load faster than Table based pages. It may take similar time to load CSS based page at first. But once included CSS file is cached to the browser, subsequent pages load faster than regular Table based pages. 4. Using external CSS ...