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jQuery UI 1.10: The User Interface Library for jQuery by Dan Wellman, Alex Libby

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Chapter 2. The CSS Framework and Other Utilities

Added in Version 1.7, the jQuery UI library contains a refreshed CSS framework that can be used to effectively and consistently theme each widget available in the library. The framework is made up of many helper classes that we can use in our own code, even if we aren't using any of the library components.

In this chapter we'll be covering the following subjects:

  • The files that make up the framework
  • How to use the classes exposed by the framework
  • How to switch themes quickly and easily
  • Overriding the theme
  • Using the position utility

Working with the files that make up the framework

There are two locations within the library's structure where the CSS files that make the framework reside, depending on which ...

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