Join Joseph Lowery for an in-depth discussion in this video Changing tablet styles, part of Dreamweaver and WordPress: Building Mobile Sites.
Restyling a Desktop design to fit the tablet form factor is, relatively speaking,…pretty straightforward.…A tablet in portrait mode is typically about one third the width of the…corresponding Desktop design.…To make this adjustment, you generally have to alter just a few key CSS rules,…like those affecting the overall wrapper, as well as any content columns.…Depending on the design, you may also need to slightly scale back the text size,…as you'll see with our example.…Let's change the window size to Tablet, and then work our way from the outside in,…starting with the body.…
So, I'm going to click on style.css, which you'll recall is the style sheet for…our child theme, and within the @media statement for tablet, I'm going to put one…rule up above our existing outerWrapper rule, and that's a rule for the body.…So let me enter in the body selector.…And I want to change the font size here.…Currently the font size is 1.2ems, with a line height of 1.4em, and that's just a…little bit too hardy, shall we say, for the tablet, especially in portrait.…
- Setting up an existing WordPress site
- Targeting configurable site elements
- Setting up media queries
- Preparing for adaptive images
- Styling a blog for tablets
- Restructuring navigation for different-sized displays
- Developing a WordPress site for phones
Skill Level Intermediate
Dreamweaver and WordPress: Core Conceptswith Joseph Lowery5h 44m Intermediate
1. Preparing Your Site to Go Mobile
Understanding media queries3m 50s
2. Retrofitting for Multiple Screens
3. Implementing a Full Mobile Redesign Strategy
4. Styling a Blog for Tablets
5. Developing a WordPress Site for Phones
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