Vanilla: A foundation for greatness

In the culinary arts, vanilla is a foundational ingredient. Sure, it can stand on its own, as a principal flavoring—witness the popularity of vanilla ice cream—but when used as a foundation, a base, it can provide a launching pad to gastronmical greatness. As a Web designer, we present you with your own bottomless jar of vanilla. Used wisely, it will provide you with a foundation for just about any design specification a client or a project can throw at you. It can be your own special, secret ingredient.

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Magically subtle features...

As simple as this design is, there are subtle features that shine. Really shine. For instance, the masthead is divided into two columns, allowing a logo and second element (in this


user Login page aka to test if user is actually logged off.



Width made easy


Two logos are sometimes better than one

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Take me to the top...

When you create a Vanilla page, the default menu contains a link labeled Page Top. Click on it, and no matter how far down aa the page you've scrolled, the page will smoothly scroll back to the top.

Good Web Design...

Good Web design is about the jumage, of a vanilla orchid, to the page body. Then we made the content area semi-transparent, so this text remains readable. We did this by adding two simple rules to our style sheet:

Simply done, exqusitely rendered.

Easily display responsive videos

Vanilla CSS contains special rules to allow you to make YouTube or Vimeo videos responsive.

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