Thursday April 9th: CSS Naked Day 2009

CSS Naked Day 2009 April 9th

CSS Naked Day 2009 April 9th

It’s already a tradition started in 2006 by Dustin Diaz: CSS Naked Day, on April 9th.

Many many blogs and sites will strip all CSS during 24 hours (effectively 48 hours for international compliance) and show the content “unstyled” as if no CSS existed.

A great opportunity to show off how your site structure stands if all styling is removed, from the official website:

The idea behind this event is to promote Web Standards. Plain and simple. This includes proper use of (x)html, semantic markup, a good hierarchy structure, and of course, a good ‘ol play on words. It’s time to show off your <body>.

Are you using WordPress? Then join the movement by simply installing this CSS Naked Day plaugin for WordPress by Aja, activate it and you’re ready:

CSS Naked Day plugin for WordPress automatically strips off XML/HTML stylesheet references, embedded stylesheets and inline styles—all without editing your template! It also provides a function to determine whether it is the 9th of April on the recommended worldwide 48-hour CSS Naked Day period or just your local 24-hour period if ever you want to automate a message telling viewers why your site is in the nude.

Then head over to the CSS Naked Day website to add you to the list of participating sites.

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