[UPHPU] More CSS frustration
bms at mscis.org
Mon Jan 22 11:59:58 MST 2007
Orson Jones wrote:
> Well, I've gotten to the point where I usually will end up using about this much table coding and do the rest in css.
> <head>(normal head stuff here)</head>
> <div id="top">
> (top stuff)
> <table id="leftright">
> <tr><td id="left">
> </td><td id="right">
> <div id="bottom">
> (bottom stuff)
> I seem to do less coding this way, and I still get most of the benefits of css. In order to have a live layout change, I would have to switch the two cells in php, but other than that, I haven't figured out an easier/more reliable way to do left-right yet. Refacing a website isn't a problem if you are using php. I have done similar things with divs, but I haven't completely figured out all the little quirks. (Perhaps I'll post one particular odity here later.) Also, I haven't seen that code hinder accessibility. (It shows up fine in lynx for example.)
> Anyway, other than the left-right thing, I use css all the time.
I left-float my navigation bar. No table needed, and it shows up
properly in lynx. View source on any of these:
and view the css file at /styles.css for any of those. Since I'm now
using my own CMS and it does not have a "comments" feature or a user
system in place yet, send me an email or reply to this list with
suggestions or comments.
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