[theme-reviewers] How to deal with alignone: any best practice recommendations?

Emil Uzelac emil at themeid.com
Wed Jul 18 20:46:08 UTC 2012

Hi Mel,

While ago I rewrote
http://codex.wordpress.org/CSS#WordPress_Generated_Classes at the moment
that was (IMO) the best align* practices. Clear isn't the best thing to do,
because that will create an issue down the road.


On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 3:05 PM, esmi at quirm dot net <esmi at quirm.net>wrote:

> A little something for your consideration...
> Should themes authors try to style images with the applied class
> "alignnone"?
> I've always tended to assume that "alignnone" could be interpreted (in may
> situations) as meaning "Hands off - let the browser do its own thing".
> However, it's recently been pointed out to me that this can lead to display
> variations cross-browser and/or at different screen resolutions. The kind
> of variations that might confuse a non-technical site owner, for example.
> Apparently some theme authors clear the alignnone images so that they are
> on their own line - thus hopefully minimising this kind of default browser
> variation.
> Could (or even "should") the Theme Guidelines offer some guidance here? I
> assume that this would come under the general heading of offering a
> standardised experience across different themes.
> Thoughts?
> Mel
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