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Adding CSS Resets in Your Drupal Zen Theme

We at Sharpdot recently completed a large series of websites using Drupal. After months of designing comps, coding them up, adding all of the special functionality, we discovered some style issues (and it wasn’t just IE problems this time!) After quite some time of trying to figure out what was going on, we discovered it was that the Zen theme does not add reset styles to there theme!

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960 grid-system Zen sub theme for Drupal 6

Yes! I have found a Zen sub-theme for Drupal based on the 960 grid system. I have not checked it out quite yet, but I am going to give it a whirl soon.

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IE Hack – Hide Text on your Submit Buttons

A New Way To Style Your Buttons

Recently, I designed a website and I decided to do a unique style on the search field. I added a background image to the input field and then a background image to the submit button. Everything looked great until I viewed it in Internet Destroyer (Internet Explorer). That’s when the sky fell on my head…as usual.

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Westchester Philharmonic

Sharpdot recently redesigned the website for the Westchester Philharmonic. Because of their proximity to New York City, the orchestra features some of the world’s best classical musicians and the style of their website now reflects that.

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Brevard Music Center

Sharpdot recently redesigned the website for Brevard Music Center, an internationally known
institute and summer festival for musicians. The website launched at the start of November
2008. The design features enhancements to the site’s usability by breaking out the users into
sections based on function rather than site content.

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