Joomla and other CMS software use some different scripting languages and style sheet in order to enhance the outlook of its developed website. One of styling language that commonly used today is the cascading style sheet or CSS. This type of style language is used to create and format the look of a certain scripting language. Its usual application is to create a more styling web page design created in an XHTML and HTML format. One aim of this style language is to allow the developer to control the design and presentation of his manage web site.
The CSS is developed initially to separate the web content from its web design such as the layouting, templates, fonts and colors. The division process usually improves the accessibility of the content, it is more flexible to manage the order of presentation, formatting of numerous pages, reduce the redundancy of the content structure and difficulty of creating the site. It is easy to design and create various styles for various representation methods.
The meaning of cascade in cascading style sheet it that it indicates the main format to enable to know what style will be applied. The specified are well planned and allocated to specific rules so that it is easy to predict a result. The CSS conditions are maintained by the W3C or World Wide Web Consortium. The RFC 2318 registered the use of txt / css in March 1998.
What makes the CSS easy to use is that, the syntax for the program is very simple. English terms are used to name the different style properties. The CSS has a number of rules in which each rule-set usually consist of declaration blocks and selectors. The selector is used to set for which elements the style should be applied. The declaration-block has number of declarations with braces in which this declaration is usually consists of: property, colon, value and a semi-colon.