[thelist] Thought I'd try making a site with CSS... (>_<)

John C Bullas jcbullas at nildram.co.uk
Sun Feb 29 05:05:41 CST 2004

At 10:46 29/02/2004, you wrote
>Hi Everyone,
>Until now I’ve been making my website with tables and have had pretty much
>good results with most browsers etc. Today I decided that I would make my
>next site just using CSS. As I banged away at the keyboard using TopStyle
>lite, and watching the results in IE, I was quite pleased with what I had
>come up with so far. Remember, I’ve never used CSS before so this is my
>first crack at it.
>So I go upload the prototype to the web to begin some database connections
>and decide to check it out with firefox

screws the tables big time

loses your nice character bottom right (Firefox 0.8)

probably the way the CSS is used and not the fact CSS is used

back to good ol' tables would be the quickest fix?

SAD.... nice site!!!!

.....and as on OT matter will be in Tokyo July 2004, any tips for a 5 day


>That’s when things went crazy. How can a site look so different between 2
>browsers? Is it a combination of IE not being standards compliant, and
>TopStyle giving me tags that only look pretty in IE?
>Anyway, take a look a this (sorry for the nasty URL, I just purchased the
>domain name 30 mins ago and there is no way its resolved yet).
>World of difference isn’t there? Seeing this makes me want to just trash all
>the CSS that I tinkered with this morning and go back to tables.
>Any advice?
>Christian Anderson
>Niseko Hirafu, Hokkaido, Japan
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