Since teaching herself HTML in 1996, Denise R. Jacobs has worked at creating and maintaining web sites, web application localization, web project management, and teaching web design/development. Currently, Denise is a Web Solutions Consultant in Miami, Florida, helping individuals and businesses increase their web knowledge, and transform their web presences by incorporating web standards, Web 2.0 tools and social media. She is passionate about teaching novices about the web and empowering them with tools and resources. She is part of the organizing committee of Social Media Club South Florida, and an active member of the Web Standards Project (WaSP) Education Task Force.
- Features: Written by Denise Jacobs on June 7, 2010Excerpted from The CSS Detective Guide: Tricks for solving tough CSS mysteries by Denise R. Jacobs. Copyright © 2010. Used with permission of Pearson Education, Inc. and New Riders. No matter what your level of expertise is with coding CSS, you'll probably run up against some typical miscreants that cause layout issues. With a bit of foreknowledge, however, you can code proactively and prevent CSS crimes from being committed in your code. In case you don't catch the problems before they happen, I've provided some solid troubleshooting tips as well.