Site Skinning

Tuesday, July 1st, 2003 @ 7:28 pm | Internet

Recently, it seems like I’ve been either too busy or too tired to write much of anything. Thanks to the wonder that is the Two-Day Work Week, I’m starting to work through the backlog.

During my down time, Raena posted a great piece on switchable style sheets. She covers the PMP code to switch styles and store the selected style as a cookie as well as the HTML code necessary to call the switcher and specify different style sheets.

I’m thinking about redesigning this site, since I’m just using a modified version of a stock Moveable Type template, and this is one technique I’d like to try. If I can come up with something decent, it’ll go into the pile of cool things you can do without Flash. 🙂

One Response to “Site Skinning”

  1. synapse Says:

    Return of the PHP skin switcher: change style and font size together

    In a comment on the php skin switcher tutorial, Scott asks whether one can choose a font size and a style at the same time. Here’s a revamped version of the CSS skin switcher that does exactly that. And coming soon: prefabbed Movable Type templates …