[pmwiki-users] it's time to change pmwiki default skin!

Oliver Betz list_ob at gmx.net
Tue Sep 13 11:29:33 CDT 2011

"John Rankin" wrote:


>Before changing the default skin, it helps to know what the skin design
>goals are. Otherwise, it's hard to choose between reasonable design

very true.

>alternatives. Drawing on this and earlier posts, as a starter for 10:
>- as the site is text-intensive, adopt good web typography practice (see
>for example http://webtypography.net/)

I wonder why they didn't limit the width of the text column.


>horizontally, so long lines don't cause an overflow; avoid underline for
>links (use border-bottom on hover instead, if at all); spruce up the

I want links to be underlined _and_ coloured, I don not want to guess
what could be a link.

BTW: What's the benefit of "border-bottom" (besides different color)?

>headings; titles ought to default to spaced wikiwords, rather than
>unspaced ones; more white space around the text.

This depends on content.


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