Genetics / Color HelpThis list has been edited and tidied up--while we are happy to help everyone to understand genetics a little better, the group is not here to provide you genetic lessons. If you're not sure about something you're free to ask, but remember that there are a lot of amazing resources out there, including some linked below!More Like This
Here's some very basic genetic info:
Remember there are a lot of fabulous piles of information on the internet!
I have tried my best to make this simple and easy to understand.
Unless you can prove I'm writing something wrong, the group is not interested in disussing or changing this journal or add extra details.
This is the basic info that will help our new breeders understand colors a bit better according to the Nordanner.
I do not care that actual genetic knowledge would fill several pages, as long as I am not entirely incorrect and info is easy to understand!
So please leave genetic opinions and knowhow to your own journals.
PE: Decorating Your ProfileDecorating Your ProfileMore Like This
Your profile page is the first thing people will see when they click on your name, so it's very important to leave a good impression! This article will provide some useful tips and tricks for both premium and non-premium members who want to convert their profile into their own, unique page. First off, some Do's and Don'ts of profile decoration:
Use dA's profile widgets-- there are lots of great options to chose from
Show off some art (that's what people are here for!)
Express your personality through colors, stamps, gifs, etc.
Add so many images that your profile takes forever to load
Use garish or headache-inducing colors
Make text difficult to read with dark backgrounds
While many widgets are restricted or locked for non-premium members, there are still a variety of great widgets that you can add to your profile, even without a membership.
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dA GUIDE: HTML, TEXT, EMBEDMore Like This
Codes with this green symbol can be used to: comments, deviation description, journal, user page widgets, dA forum.
Codes with this yellow symbol can be used to: deviation description, journal, user page widgets.
<b> abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz </b>
<strong> abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz </strong>
<i> abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz </i>
<em> abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz </em>
<u> abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz </u>
<s> abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz </s>
<del> abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz </del>
<small> abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz </small>
* This code doesn't work in
CSS Tricks: Background ImagesToday's CSS Trick will be about using background images in Journal Skins.More Like This
There are three types of images that are mostly used in journals skins: big background images, seamlessly repeatable patterns and icon/logo-like images.
Images can be used for all elements of a journal: in the header, footer, behind text, next to text etc.. Any journal element has the ability to contain an image
I cannot stress enough that the main objective of a journal is making written content enjoyable to read. It is all about readability and making it as easy for the reader as possible. Very often I come across pretty journal skins, that have a complete lack of readability. In one of my previous CSS Tricks I already mentioned the dangers of text lengths and how to limit the .text width to improve readability.
Problems with using images:
Despite being big an images turns out to be too small for a journalAn image does not repeat seamlesslyText becomes non-re
dA CSS ChangesdA has changed the allowed CSS properties slightly, and I (`electricjonny) wanted to write about them here so that people can understand what they are and how to use them.More Like This
Not everything I'm writing about is new, but I wanted to go over some things in a bit more detail so people can understand how it's used. Below you can see some links that will jump down to the specific area talking about them (unless you superbrowsed over to this journal (with the #/d type link). In which case, you're out of luck, I think. Click the title here to load this page normally).
▼ /* CSS comments */
▼ :before :after content
▼ [attr="foo"] selectors