classitis

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

class +‎ -itis

NounEdit

classitis (uncountable)

  1. (web design, usually derogatory) The practice of authoring stylesheets with redundant and semantically unhelpful classes.
    • 2006, Paul Haine, HTML Mastery: Semantics, Standards, and Styling (page 175)
      Classitis can be avoided through a better understanding of CSS selectors.
    • 2011, Antony Kennedy, Inayaili de León, Pro CSS for High Traffic Websites (page 102)
      Frameworks tend to suffer from divitis and classitis.

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Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 17:59