If you're a website designer, a WordPress theme developer or just a single site owner, you'll most likely be using a whole set of CSS styles to generate that perfect design. But, before you've got that design ready to deploy across your site(s) or provide for users it is a good idea to check your styles for consistency and compatibility especially since we're in a world with several different browsers on different operating systems on different devices. CSS Lint is an open source CSS code quality tool that performs static analysis of source code and flags patterns that might be errors or otherwise cause problems for the developer.
There are plenty of articles out there written by great CSS masters that will tell you about whatâ€™s, why's and whoâ€™s of CSS. So if you want an in-depth analysis of CSS you'd better off reading an article by Eric Meyer or by some of the other CSS greats out there. This article is about bringing you up to speed with CSS 3 and how it makes the life of an average graphic designer who has to deal with css on a daily basis, easier.
I'm a big fan of tiny utilities that are designed for one purpose to do what they promise to do without eating up a tonne of your bandwidth to download and use. Color Archiver is one such utility. Developed by Priya Ranjan, Color Archiver allows you to pick and save colors and thereby create a color palette.
CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), a very effective thing for a site / blog these days. They give you the chance to be completely consistent with the look and feel of your pages, while giving you much more control over the layout and design than straight HTML ever did. The speed of your site also depends on your CSS, the complex the code, the slower is the site.
In CSS 101: Handling multiple rules for the same element, Tony Patton explains how multiple CSS rules for the same element are handled.
I'm rather frustrated. I've been using Internet Explorer 7 at home and didn't realize that this site is all screwed in Internet Explorer 6 until it was pointed out to me. I'm at a friends place trying to debug the problem, but it just doesn't seem to want to go away!
If you want to design your website for wireless compatibility but want to avoid creating new content or using special XML transformations, then using XHTML and CSS is a great solution. I am actually considering creating stylesheets to ensure site compatibility on handhelds and for print. However, will need to research a bit.