Chapter 4. Establishing CSS Guidelines

Although it hasn't happened overnight, the use of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is certainly a revolution in the making. More and more Web designers are turning to CSS to provide a more flexible and accessible layout. Much of the impetus toward CSS is a rejection of convoluted, difficult-to-modify table-based design. The rise of CSS is further enhanced by the increasing emphasis on Web standards and accessibility.

The Web designer's tool chest is keeping pace with CSS. In Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004, CSS took center stage with advanced rendering, automatic style creation, and tag-level style inspection. Macromedia Contribute 3 embraces Dreamweaver's CSS advances and provides a few of its own, especially ...

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