Thursday, February 21, 2008

Working with CSS to modified your blog

If you really want to make your blog stand out and unique, you’ll just have to do it yourself or hired someone to do it for you. In the beginning I think it would be best to spend some time learning CSS and do the modification yourself. There are few reasons that you should do this. You need to learn at least some basic knowledge of CSS programming. This helps a lot because you don’t have to depend on somebody else if it’s just a minor modification. You can do it yourself and that saves time and money. Even if you did hire a freelancer to design a new theme, you still need the knowledge to understand what he did and upload to your blog. A new theme always has a lot of small problems and adjustments that needs to be done. You’ll work faster and easier if you have the basic CSS knowledge. Another reason is that if you’re just starting to blog, learning a few CSS tricks can be fun. You can test and customize your blog any way you like. The way you customize and modified your blog can reflect your personality. It represented you in the cyber world and people will think “That’s the way this blogger does things”.

I know that there is a lot to learn about CSS and it’s not easy. Just take one step at a time. You don’t have to restraint yourself to learn everything in short time. All you need to do is continue learning without stopping. You can take it slow or fast. It’s all depending on how you want to do it. As long as you keep on learning, that is good enough. Most important of all, have fun. It will keep you motivated. Here’s a couple of links to show you some useful tricks on CSS.

  1. Ten CSS tricks you may not know
  2. Ten more CSS tricks youmay not know

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