Standard Labels in XHTML Layouts

Using standard CSS classes was one of the ideas I posted on practical CMS interop. If different Content Management Systems and web scripts could standardize on these keeping layouts synchronized between them would be very easy.

In his follow-up, Andy provides a more detailed list and structure of IDs to use. This could well be the starting point for standardization.

Updated 2004-06-23 16:20: Gregor J. Rothfuss followed up on the idea, and proposed an OSCOM skin repository of CSS styles for the common elements.

The story was also picked up by CMS Watch.

Updated 2004-08-11 14:24: Thorsten Scherler will hold a session on CSS naming conventions on Sep. 29th in the OSCOM 4 conference in Zürich, Switzerland.

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