WWYUIGD (What would Yahoo User Interface Grids Do?) is defined as two things:
- Exaggerating a good idea to such ridiculous proportions that it becomes a bad idea.
The duel guidelines that anyone can use to write hell's best CSS
Guideline One: Meaningless numbers are great
The .yui-t(x) set of classes offer powerful control over sidebar widths, and positions. Indeed, so powerful that the classes themselves offer neither clue, nor an understandable pattern.
- .yui-t1: 160 on left
- .yui-t2: 180 on left
- .yui-t3: 300 on left
- .yui-t4: 180 on right
- .yui-t5: 240 on right
- .yui-t6: 300 on right
- .yui-t7: One full width column
If Yahoo was full of sissies, they would have made this system semi easy to remember by using this pattern: