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I remember an interview with Jeff Robins and Ted Serbinski discussing issue's and challenges converting the concept theme of TWiT.tv to a Drupal theme. I can't find the original podcast on the Twit site now but it had some really good coverage of various issues one could run into. When fully porting a theme, you really need to consider the site it will be used for, layout, content markup that is appropriate for your site. Dark Ritual is a 3 column fixed width theme that uses floats. This will be a quick and dirty theme concept port, not a clean port of a theme to a fully functional version but should get you most of the way there.
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Getting a lot of hits from the 53 CSS -Techniques You Couldnâ€™t Live Without post on Smashingmagazine I realised I don’t really need a lot of those (although a lot are cool). Instead let me share with you CSS techniques that saved my a*** whenever I had to create a layout using CSS or proving those wrong that claimed layout tables cannot be replaced. None of these are new, and many will be the comment that people knew about this, but I can safely say that knowing about the following and some scripting allows me to create almost any of the fancy 53 techniques mentioned. Tabula Rasa – the global whitespace reset In October 2004 I found Andrew Krespanis’ global whitespace reset on his still (to me ) beautiful site leftjustified. The idea behind it is so simple, it is ingenious: as every browser out there has an own mind when it comes to rendering styles with a built-in stylesheet, you can overcome all the differences with a simple * selector that undoes everything the browser did.
I like the little icons next to hyperlinks that signify if that link will take me offsite, open a popup, or link to a file (as opposed to another html page). Here’s how to do it in a way that’s supported in IE7, Firefox, and Safari. Download zip Images
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