Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
What is CSS?
Short for Cascading Style Sheets. CSS allows for fast changes in look and feel without having to plunge in to the HTML file(s). With CSS, when you want to make a change, you simply change the style, and that element is updated automatically wherever it appears within the site. For example; A CSS file might specify that all numbered lists are to appear in italics. By changing that single specification the look of a large number of documents (Web pages) can be easily changed.
What does all this mean to you?
There are many real-world practical applications for the use of Cascading Style Sheets in your Web site. For example; Why do most Web sites have the same old look for long periods of time? Well for one reason, it can be expensive to design and develop a completely new Web site whenever you want a fresh look. If you had the ability to apply a new Cascading Style Sheet to your Web site, you could change from one look to another any time you wanted that fresh look.
So what are we saying?
Hotwww has developed a way for you to easily apply new Cascading Style Sheets to your Web site anytime you'd like with the "click of a button"! Think about it... Christmas is coming soon! You'd like to have your Web site reflect the Holiday Spirit. Log in to your Hotwww administration module and select the appropriate Cascading Style Sheet from your available list, then click update. Voila! Go to your Web site and the new look is already active.
CSS allows complete and total control over the style of a Web page. We'd like to illustrated this in a way that gets you excited! At the right of this Web page you can see a demonstration of what can be accomplished visually through CSS-based design. Select any style sheet from the drop-down list to load it into this page.