Css offers web developers a new way to control the display of the background image in a given layer. With plain HTML, the background image is always tiled both horizontally and vertically in the containing area. The usual trick to avoid the tiling was then to create a background graphic with the same dimensions as the area it’s placed. Continue reading “CSS Background Image”
Single Like Break Text Formatting in WordPress
When editing text using your WordPress visual editor, web site owners are often discover a very the large gap between lines after pressing the Enter on the Keyboard.
That keystroke is interpreted by editor as the end of the previous paragraph and the opening of a new one. Depending on the web browser you are previewing the current page with a gap of 20 to 30 pixels appears between the two lines of text. Of course the stylesheet of your current WordPress theme has probably already set a CSS rule for paragraph margins and padding. That rule will determine the how much spacing there will be between paragraphs. Continue reading “Single Like Break Text Formatting in WordPress”
Using CSS or Tables Web Page Layout
I receive an email this morning from a client I gave a Dreamweaver training session to a few days ago. Here it is:
A quick question for you…I’m wondering about the differences between using tables, layers, and floating divs (is that what you call what we used yesterday with CSS?) When would someone want to use one vs. the others? Continue reading “Using CSS or Tables Web Page Layout”