Fighting with CSS questions – a way from newbie to master CSS

April 29, 2007

Create a wordpress theme from scratch

Filed under: My del.icio.us — cssquestions @ 3:08 am

1) http://urbangiraffe.com/2005/04/12/themeguide1/ 

This concludes part one of my WordPress theme dissection.

2) http://urbangiraffe.com/2005/04/22/themeguide2/ 

Part two will focus on the sidebar, and will also add a more attractive header and footer.

3) http://urbangiraffe.com/2005/04/30/themeguide3/

Part three will look at the posts section

4) http://urbangiraffe.com/2005/05/20/themeguide4/

and part four will finish the remaining details. Hope to see you there!

 Enjoy 4 parts above, very educational for newbies to learn how to create wordpress blog theme and learn CSS also.

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April 22, 2007

4th KEYWORDs: css from scratch

Filed under: Asking Mr. Google — cssquestions @ 5:01 am

Google search: css from scratch

1) Creating a CSS Design from Scratch

2) Creating a CSS layout from scratch

Summarization:

  1. Step One: Create a Barebones HTML Page
  2. Step Two: Define the Main Sections
  3. Step Three: Create the CSS File

Bonus Tip: Adding an Image

More:

  • Create CSS Menus
  • Manage Layouts

3rd KEYWORDs: web standard benefit

Filed under: Asking Mr. Google — cssquestions @ 4:12 am

Google search: web standard benefit

1) The benefits of Web Standards to your visitors, your clients and you

2) The Business Benefits of Web Standards – MDC

3) the business value of web standards

4) benefits of using Web standards for business sites

Summarization:

A) Why use CSS to separate content from presentation:

  • Easier to make site-wide changes – one css file rather than all pages
  • Smaller files/ faster download – less code on the page
  • Less code on the page – easier to code
  • Allows users to customise to their own needs – style switchers
  • More control over code – can deliver code in preferred order for screen readers
  • B) Business Benefits of Web Standards

    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Site wide look and feel consistency
    • 3 Improved User Experience: Uses less bandwidth, loads faster
    • 4 Increase Website Traffic
      • 4.1 Better search engine ranking
      • 4.2 Accommodate Multiple Platforms
    • 5 Future-proof
    • 6 Extensibility
    • 7 Reduce cost of maintenance
      • 7.1 Benefits of CSS over JavaScript
      • 7.2 Well-formed HTML code
    • 8 Compatible with newer browsers
      • 8.1 The Netscape 4 and IE4 exceptions
    • 9 Accessibility
    • 10 Reducing dependency on any one developer
    • 11 Benefits to web site visitors
    • 12 Conclusion

    2nd KEYWORDs: css tutorial

    Filed under: Asking Mr. Google — cssquestions @ 3:23 am

    google search: css tutorial

    http://www.csstutorial.net/

    http://freecsstutorial.com/ (cool for understanding CSS in action, ready to copy and paste to http://htmlplayground.com)

    http://www.html.net/tutorials/css/

    http://www.w3schools.com/css/default.asp

    http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_intro.asp

    http://www.westciv.com/style_master/academy/css_tutorial/

    http://www.echoecho.com/css.htm

    ok, so much tutorials may make you confusing where to start, (and that’s why you’re here 🙂 ) but you can read it sometimes.

    Tutorials is food for your CSS

    My Blog is exercises for your CSS

    You need both.

    But remember to keep your balance. So much food is not good, so much exercises is not good too. Theory & Practice is 2 shoes for your legs 😉

    5 websites – 5 articles

    Filed under: My del.icio.us — cssquestions @ 3:13 am

    Del.icio.us is a website that webdesigners (loving CSS 😉 ) usually visit and make their bookmarks.

     And I pick from the delicious some must-read-websites and must-read-articles can make your more love (not make love you more, jk :D) of CSS.

    1) Smashing Magazine: www.smashingmagazine.com

    A Magazine about WebDesign …: They are always collecting Webdesign ShowCase and making some amazing stats/interviews. A good link resources.

    Their 5 must-read-articles:

    1. 35 Designers x 5 Questions
    2. 53 CSS-Techniques You Couldn’t Live Without

    to be continueeee…

    2. A List A Part: www.alistapart.com

    A Blog of Web Designer who loves Web Standards …

    to be continueeee…

    1st KEYWORDs: css questions

    Filed under: Asking Mr. Google — cssquestions @ 2:54 am

    detail click here:

    google search: css questions

    1) CSS FAQ: for HTML (not xHTML)

    2) CSS FAQ: How to style your content with CSS

    3) CSS & Dreamweaver

    How to design a webiste?

    Filed under: My del.icio.us — cssquestions @ 2:28 am

    Sometimes people wonder how a webdesigner design a website? What is their thought???
    Now let us see a way from NOTHING into APPLYING your xHTML+CSS knowledge.


    1. Deal with your clients

    2. Initial Drafts And Sketches

    3. Photoshop Mock Up

    4. Finalize The Design
    5. Apply your xHTML and CSS knowledge 🙂

    For detail, click here: http://tutorialaday.com/web-design-workflow-complete-overview/

     Is it interesting?

    But if you’ve never made a website and want to do it now, please learn the easiest thing first: Learn How To Create a Blank Website

    3rd ques: Can you create a blank website?

    Filed under: --- Level: 1, ♥ List of CSS Questions — cssquestions @ 2:12 am

    You may say it’s a stupid question. Or it’s very easy question. But remember, this blog is for VERY NEWBIEs. ok?

    To creat a website, you first create a blank website (and then add more contents, and then style the contents, etc.), but how to do it? Can you create a website with NOTHING in it?

    Picture of a blank web

    =========================================

    Guide to post HTML tags:

    use: “&lt;” and “&gt;” for “<” and “>” (remember tip: Left and riGht) , and &nbsp; for SPACE (None Breaking SPace)

    2nd ques: Why you want to learn CSS?

    Filed under: --- Level: 1, ♥ List of CSS Questions — cssquestions @ 2:03 am

    Of course you want to know more about CSS, ’cause you are here.

     But what’s the reason.

    If it’s your clients’ demand, maybe this link is useful for you 😀

    https://cssquestions.wordpress.com/2007/04/22/how-to-deal-with-you-clients/

    If it’s your favor 😀 …

    If it’s ….

    or all the reasons above

    Tell me so I can understand u.

    How to deal with you clients???

    Filed under: My del.icio.us — cssquestions @ 1:52 am

    You first should know the type of client you will work with:
    Is he/she :

    1) The Low-Tech Client

    who said: The website looks great! … erm, can you fax it to me???

    2) The Uninterested Client

    who said: yeah, I dunno… just do it, OK.

    3) The Hands-On Client

    who said: Can you just angle the camera at 46.5 degree and then make sure
    that you …

    4) The Paranoid Client

    who said: Sure, just sign this … and this … and now initial here ..
    mmmk

    5) The Appreciative Client

    Who said: Brilliant! Simply Brilliant! Please, bear my children!

    6) The Get-a-Good-Deal Client

    Who said: Don’t worry about the first part, only half the third part and if
    I promise you more work maybe you can give 30% off?

    7) The I’ll-Know-It-When-I-See-It Client

    Who said: Look, I don’t know what I want … I just know that’s not
    it.

    8) The Always-Urgent Client

    Who said: Great, I need the website built in an hour’s time…That won’t be a
    problem, will it?

    9) The Decision-By-Committee Client

    Who said: Well! I like it but Showna thinks it should be purple

    10)The Doormat Client

    Who said: Oh! we were too busy to make that deadline? Never mind…I totally
    understand

    11)The Budget Client

    Who said: We love your stuff but we have only $100. Will that works??

    12)The You-Should- Be-So-Lucky Client

    Who said: Our cread should be payment enough!!!

    and then how should you do -> click here to read the detail: http://freelanceswitch.com/clients/12-breeds-of-client-and-how-to-work-with-them/

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