Some Useful tips to improve CSS coding and maintainability
It is difficult task to web designer to developing CSS code for websites which have complex layout structure . but if you Follow the proper World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) guidelines to develop CSS code for websites you will never face problem when developing CSS code for websites which have complex layout structure and it easy to simplify the continuous maintainability process.
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single css files:
Always use single CSS file to write all your CSS code . it is simple to maintain and easy to handle .
Don’t use like this
CSS table of content:
if you developing complex CSS file you need to create CSS table of content it useful to simplify the maintainability process. A CSS table of content is something like this:
the above CSS table of content technique is useful to maintain and easily modify in future.
Use sections for organizing similar attributes :
create section for organizing similar attributes in CSS files in alphabetical order . it help to easily manage each single section with the related attributes . it help you to avoid unnecessary CSS code from your CSS files.
Separate CSS attribute name from attribute values:
To improve the readability of your CSS code use a tab space in order to divide the attribute name from its value. Give proper space between CSS attribute name and attribute values . in this ways your code look like in proper way and easy to read and manage it.
Define page elements:
To improve the readability of your CSS code indent all elements . if an element have just two-three attributes, you can use single line to declare all properties . this technique will dramatically increase your code readability and your CSS file will be automatically optimize .