Appendix B. From Start to Omega: Using the Omega Starter Kit

The Omega theme is built on the 960 Grid System (960gs), a design platform whose methodology relies on the inherent divisibility of 960 to devise a layout for design elements on a page. The Omega theme, along with the Omega Starter Kit and Omega Tools developer resources, provide a rich set of functions you can use to create a unique theme with minimal development time.

In this appendix, I'll go through the process of starting with a Photoshop mock-up of a site and turning it into a rich CSS-based design that integrates with the Omega Starter Kit.

960 Grid System

The 960 Grid System ( was created as a set of CSS styles that represent a web page in a fixed-width form 960 pixels ...

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