These CSS tricks for ebooks presume that you’ve got a working understanding of how to use Cascading Style Sheets to make beautiful ebooks.
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Learn which rules take priority over which — and see some fun examples of ways you can use CSS to make your ebook beautiful.
Learn about the most useful properties to use in CSS for ebooks, and the rules that help you define the way a particular chunk of text or an image displays.
CSS really comes down to is a series of rules that define how a particular element (or kind of element) will look when an ereader displays it.
The vagaries of the reflowable ebook introduce uncertainty that doesn’t work for all ebooks. But with fixed-layout ebooks those uncertainties can be eliminated.
Someone reminded me, recently, that I’ve forgotten one easily accessible tool for converting Word documents into ebook format: Google Docs!
Reading ebooks on a Kindle means varies a lot more than you may realize. Understanding those variations a little is important for an ebook publisher.
It’s been a couple of years, so let’s revisit online ebook conversion tools available through the major retailers and aggregators.
We sure spend a lot of time finding just the right fonts for our print books. And we want our ebooks to look just as good, don’t we?
What is the difference between different formats of ebooks? We’ve talked about the difference between mobi and ePub. But what about the other major format labels and specifically, what’s the difference between ePub2 and ePub3?