In providing examples of how to create custom code for your site, I often use the service GitHub Gist to host the code. It turns out this is actually pretty convenient for sharing code because you can easily download it and use it on your site. Here is how that is done: go to the… (read)
So far, we’ve covered some CSS Syntax, How CSS Rules Work, and How to Create New CSS Rules. In this article, we’ll look at how to add CSS rules to your WordPress site. Making Permanent Changes to the CSS Once you’ve determined how your CSS needs to change to get what you want, you’ll need… (read)
At this point in the series, we’ve covered some basic CSS syntax, and learned to see how CSS rules are affecting the appearance of a web page element and test some changes. Now, we’re going to look at some techniques for creating new CSS rules to change the appearance of your page elements. Creating Effective CSS Rules Using… (read)
OK, so we covered some essential CSS syntax in the previous article. Now, we’re going to see the CSS at work on a web page. Inspecting Page Elements To change the appearance of an element on a page, the first thing to do is understand why it looks the way it does. This means seeing… (read)
Here is a handy quick reference guide for the most common CSS selectors.
WordPress CSS Basics I get a lot of support questions for making changes to the layout of my plugin, Participants Database. While the whole subject of the use of CSS to format web pages is vast, I’m going to try to describe some simple techniques so users with limited CSS skills can make changes. In… (read)