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Beginning ASP.NET 4 in C# 2010 by Matthew MacDonald

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Chapter 12. Styles, Themes, and Master Pages

Using the techniques you've learned so far, you can create polished web pages and let users surf from one page to another. However, to integrate your web pages into a unified, consistent website, you need a few more tools. In this chapter, you'll consider three of the most important tools that you can use: styles, themes, and master pages.

Styles are part of the Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) standard. They aren't directly tied to ASP.NET, but they're still a great help in applying consistent formatting across your entire website. With styles, you can define a set of formatting options once and reuse it to format different elements on multiple pages. You can even create styles that apply their magic automatically—for ...

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