dotcss is a Google Chrome extension that imports
.css files in
~/.css based on their filename.
If you go to
https://github.com, dotcss will load
This makes it super simple to change and improve the look of your favourite pages.
how it works
Chrome extensions can't access the local filesystem, so dotcss runs a tiny web server on port 1243 that serves files out of the
- OS X or Linux
- Ruby 1.8 or newer
- rake (
gem install rake)
- Google Chrome
- on Linux:
exo-open(Can be found in exo-utils on Ubuntu. Required until Bug #378783 in xdg-utils is fixed.)
git clone http://github.com/stewart/dotcss.git cd dotcss rake install
chromium vs. google chrome vs. chrome canary
Multiple versions of Chrome installed? Drag
builds/dotcss.crx to whichever is your favourite.
quick notes on css
If your CSS isn't working, it means one of three things:
- Your selectors are off - by this, I mean either you're trying to style the wrong element, or your selector isn't specific enough to override the existing CSS
- Inline styles are preventing you from styling the element
- dotcss fucked up
The first two are more likely than the third, but if you run into something weird, please file an issue and I'll try to help you.
- Chris Wanstrath for dotjs, which 90% of this is based on.