is a new online resource for the growing number of adventurous GMail skinners.
At present the method we use to get this done is only supported by Mozilla FireFox but we are looking
into cross browser or individual browser supported methods as well.
GMail Skinning Quick Guide
- Install the
URLid Mozilla/Firefox extension.
this CSS file.
- Locate your
FireFox Folder and the
chrome folder within that.
- Copy the downloaded CSS file to the
chrome folder (if you already have such a file, you will have to merge the two).
- Restart Firefox.
- Visit Gmail and see the results.
What is Gmail Skinning
Gmail Skinning is a method we first discovered on the
. We make use of the
extension in FireFox
which basically assigns the domain of each site as the
attribute of the current page's body tag. That means the browser can now differentiate domains by id
(which is the name of the domain itself). Of course Mozilla 1.8a3 and later do in fact support
most users have upgraded to the latest version we'll keep things current and focus our instructions on FireFox.