CSS/HTML Tricks: Article LayoutHello!Another tutorial for news articles and journals on dA!This one is meant to help you add structure to your news articles (and personal journals) and thus enhance the reading experience for your audience.I have already written a tutorial on the topic of HTML Literature, but only showcased what is possible there. It is almost the same as :faq104:This tutorial will try to explain why you should use additional HTML in your articles and how it helps improve their quality.Also it turned out to be quite long, so skip to your liking.For further reading please refer to CSS Tricks: Limiting .text width, which explains the necessity of limiting your text width.Why is structure important?Nobody likes reading a wall of text. If you look at an article and all you see is a grey blur,
Starting with dA CSSBack when CSS was allowed for journals for the first time there had been only a few deviants like ClaireJones, Lilyas or kuschelirmel-stock who provided free skins for everyone. Through the time more and more people enjoyed working on CSS skins and we also got the chance to skin our galleries.These days, and thanks to the great resources about journal and gallery CSS that have been created, it is possible for nearly everyone to code their own skins and/or to share them with others. Still there are many people who struggle with some basic things, which is why we want to focus on some of them here. General Where can you use CSS/HTMLOn deviantART you can only use HTML and CSS on your journals, group blogs, your custom gallery folders, as well as your groups' galleries.When you customize your profile widgets you can't add CSS or HTML like you can for journals/galleries. All you can do is using existing dA code that can be re-us
How to: Request CSS HelpI do get notes and comments of people asking for help quite a lot. While most people do just fine there are some people that forget that they are asking for a favour and aren’t in the position to demand anything.Others are just so vague that you never really know what they really want you to do. And because of that I decided to write down some tips – based on my own experience – to help those who are not sure how to ask for help right. It will make things easier for both sides.The following things are not universal, they reflect mostly my point of view and how I would like to deal with such request and the process of it. It will not apply for all CSS coders, but it should still give you an idea of what to do and what you should avoid.Before you ask for helpMake sure that you have tried everything that is within your possibilities. The best way of learning is to spot mistakes on your own.Sometimes it is easier to quickly ask someone el
New Sailor Moon Artbook in 2013In case you've missed the social media explosion in the last half hour, Kodansha just announced they are doing a world wide release of a new Sailormoon artbook next year. Here's the official post."The Sailor Moon Art Book will be released in TheUnited States, Japan, and five other countries simultaneously. Eachcountry’s edition will be a trade paperback with dust jacket, in fullcolor, and will have original, special bonus material. The trim size andpage count will be identical for all seven releases."They said that it will include both old art from the original artbooks as well as new, unreleased stuff.SO EXCITED. :iconusagilaplz: I had no idea this weekend would be SO EXCITING!