Tag Archives: CSS

CSS Tip – Use the power of the asterisk

One of my pet peeves is opening up a CSS file and seeing a sea of font tags. Especially when it is the same font attributes specified over and over and over.  The asterisk (*) is a very useful element for style sheets.  When you use the asterisk for a style rule, it equates into “apply this to everything”. So one of the best applications for this is font.  Continue reading CSS Tip – Use the power of the asterisk

Tables aren’t evil

I spent a brief time on the tableless design wagon… the craze that swept through some time ago where if your web site design included tables you were waving a giant “old fart from the dark ages” flag.  Everything shifted to this huge push for tableless design where you accomplished all layouts with just CSS and DIV tags. I jumped on the bandwagon, I rode the rough trail, and I got off at the next stop.  Continue reading Tables aren’t evil