Working With Stylesheets
Cascading Stylesheets is the key to making your online pages better looking and highly maintanable!
While casual users are expected to tweak only a few stylesheet selectors (possibly in Notepad), intermediate users will definately require a dedicated CSS editor to get the most out of Tópico.
The following tips and tricks might serve as a quick introduction to the language. Learn more about CSS.
About Tópico stylesheets
You mights find the stylesheets that ship with Tópico a bit daunting at first but these are meant be trimmed down once you've decided on the final look of the publication. See the tutorial Work with styles and stylesheets for an introduction on the stylesheets that are installed with Tópico.
Div and span are two of your best allies in the xhtml world and the better you understand their behavior, the better you'll get at tagging your content.
Along with the div and span elements, the id and class attributes make for a very powerful, yet simple, framework to define most of the semantic markup small to medium projects might require.
Formatting your page is done by marking up elements in your publication and applying stylesheet selector to those elements. Learning how to use elements, attributes, classes, ids and stylesheet selectors is important to the success of your web projects.
By creating new styles and adding them to the styles drop down, you can make your documents much easier to edit.