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Sep 4, 2010
Marie Coles

7 Useful CSS Tools

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CSS or Cascading Style Sheets is still one of the most popular modes of designing a working website, yet, for many designers it can be at times a lengthy and tedious job. Thus, many web designers have took to using CSS tools in order to quicken the process up as well as have more control over design elements. Here's a few of the favourite CSS tools recommended by web designers to enable you to create a working website quickly and easily using CSS web design - you don't even need to know everything about CSS!

  1. Automatic CSS Inliner: This tool helps you design you next email campaign, by transforming your local style into Inline CSS. It automatically transforms your local style into Inline CSS, so that you can avoid the long and lengthy process of writing CSS Inline yourself.
  2. Clean CSS: Want to clean up your CSS code? Well, here's a tool that will. A Super powerful optimizer and formatter Clean CSS makes your CSS code concise and compressors files. Moreover, it helps with shorthand code too, enabling those who have only some knowledge of CSS shorthand to have tidy and concise shorthand CSS coding.
  3. CSS Sprites Generator: A sprite is a way of uploading multiple images at once to create one large image. This one large master image is made up of all the images on your website and is much quicker to load than a page with lots of small images. A sprite generator is a simple and easy way of generating the images online.
  4. CSS Text Wrapper: It pretty much does what it says it wraps text - but not just into rectangles! Wrap and morph your text into any shape
  5. CSS Typeset: A must have to those beginners. This handy tool lets you configure the look of the text visually and converts it into CSS for you, enabling you to have more control over how the visuals, without knowing the ins and outs of CSS.
  6. Moo Colour Finder: A tool to help you build up your own colour scheme for your website, through the colour finder (CSS styles) or now Photoshop's colour palette file (.aco). Through this cool and handy tool, you can have more control and choice over design elements in your website.
  7. MinifyMe: A great tool that compresses CSS and JavaScript files into one file. It reduces users download time by reducing the number of components, creating faster usable websites.

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Marie Coles is a professional writer. She writes informative, yet, dynamic articles on web design. If you are interested in finding a website design company try website design Birmingham at www.aimprouk.com
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