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Why CSS ID selectors are Evil in ASP.NET Web Forms

Anyone familiar with CSS knows that class selectors are generally reserved for controlling how an element looks (font, color, size, etc) and id selectors are generally reserved for where the element is positioned on the screen.  The reason for this is that id selectors correspond to the id attribute of the elements on the screen and if you are using well formed html, you can only have one element on the page with any specific ID. … Read the rest

DotNetNuke Skinning – Standard CSS Classes

By now, you’ve gotten the idea that creating a set of skins and containers for DotNetNuke is a little bit more work than just creating some HTML, images, and a CSS file. Hopefully, you also realize that it isn’t really that much more work than what you are used to, just a few more tags, really.… Read the rest

Where Does Live Writer Store Themes

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I recently changed my theme to one that has a dark background with light content areas and discovered that Windows Live Writer, the blog editor I use to compose my blogs, doesn’t pick up the style for the content area when it decides what to display in the editor window.… Read the rest

Unique BODY tags per page

G07L0019 Last week I talked about a situation where the previous programmer had placed the body tag inside the ContentPlaceholder in order to allow for a different body tag on the page.

Since this is a project that I am actively involved in, I’ve been thinking about the easiest way to “fix” the code so that we can use it.… Read the rest

Watching Trends = Job Security

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I’ve been programming for 21 years now.  Most of my career I’ve spent being on the bleeding edge.  This has helped when it came time to find work because I normally am one of the few people companies can find who have the skills they are looking for.… Read the rest