1. How to Create DNN Themes Using CSS Grid Layout - Introduction
May 01, 2017
In this tutorial we introduce you to the cutting edge CSS layout system called Grid Layout.
Grid Layout is gradually being implemented as standard in all the major browsers, and now is the time to learn how to use this powerful feature.
We learn how simple it is to create a DNN theme using CSS Grid layout. You’ll be surprised at how little CSS code we need to write, in comparison to previous layout techniques such as float. The CSS Grid technique is easier to understand, and more versatile than bulky CSS frameworks such as Bootstrap or Foundation.
This video contains:
- Introduction, Setting up the Theme and Markup
- Installing and setting up the basic theme
- CSS Grid browser support
- Theme file contents
- Creating the basic HTML markup
- Creating the initial CSS selectors
- How to initialise CSS Grid on a container
- Setting section background colours