Creating a Common Look and Feel

When you create a website, you want the pages to look as if they all belong to one application. The navigation should be standard, the colors and fonts should match for like items, and sizing should be consistent. Users should not feel as though they are jumping sites simply by navigating from one page to the next. In addition, you don’t want to have to manage this consistency across every single page in the site. This would be extremely tedious when you need to make a change to, for example, how all buttons in your site look.

Thankfully, you have the tools to support a consistent look across pages and make the management of it all much easier. Visual Studio 2010 provides support for building styles, managing them, ...

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