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In my constant attempt at tweaking the XHTML and CSS code on this site, I've changed my theme yet again. It shouldn't surprise regular readers of my blog. However, this one is a fixed-width theme (and not a fluid theme like my previous themes). The header image is from a photo taken by my mother several years ago on a business visit to Germany and I thought I should spice up the look with a nice photographic image instead of a solid block of colour or a pattern.
I've taken a lot more effort over this theme, but the result has been pretty decent I think. CSS is quite fun and rewarding for web design and I highly recommend using it to achieve layout effects. You can get a lot of control using <div> tags and I still haven't explored the advanced cool effects that can be attained with CSS (like shadowed borders for boxes, curved layouts using images and so on).
Hope you like this design. On a related note I'm planning on making all my previous themes available for download after removing all the extra code changes made for plugins.
Update: Theme now works correctly with IE 6 too. Just a minor CSS change did the trick (used the
Posted on Mon, Mar 5, 2007 at 17:34 IST (last updated: Wed, Sep 26, 2007 @ 14:47 IST)
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