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Leaving tags in CSS files to find similar chunks of code
/*------------------------------------*\
$NAV
\*------------------------------------*/
/*
TAGS: ^lists ^navigation ^text
*/
/*
As per csswizardry.com/2011/09/the-nav-abstraction
*/
.nav{
list-style:none;
margin-left:0;
}
.nav > li,
.nav > li > a{
display:inline-block;
*display:inline;
zoom:1;
}
/*------------------------------------*\
$MEDIA
\*------------------------------------*/
/*
TAGS: ^images ^text ^layout ^structure
*/
/*
As per stubbornella.org/content/2010/06/25/the-media-object-saves-hundreds-of-lines-of-code
<div class=media>
<img src= alt="" class=img>
<div class=body>
...
</div>
</div>
*/
.media{
display:block;
}
.img{
float:left;
margin-right:1em;
}
/* Reversed image location (right instead of left). */
.img-rev{
float:right;
margin-left:1em;
}
.img img{
display:block;
}
.body{
overflow:hidden;
}
.body > :last-child{
margin-bottom:0;
}
/*------------------------------------*\
$ISLAND
\*------------------------------------*/
/*
TAGS: ^structure ^box ^padding ^square
*/
/*
As per csswizardry.com/2011/10/the-island-object
*/
.island,
.islet{
display:block;
-webkit-border-radius:4px;
-moz-border-radius:4px;
border-radius:4px;
}
.island{
padding:1em;
}
.island > :last-child,
.islet > :last-child{
margin-bottom:0;
}
/*
For smaller areas of boxed off content use the `.islet` class, i.e.:
<div class=islet></div>
*/
.islet{
padding:0.5em;
}
/*------------------------------------*\
$SPRITES
\*------------------------------------*/
/*
TAGS: ^images ^icons
*/
/*
Giving an element a class of `.s` will throw it into sprite mode.
E.g. `<a class="s info">More info on this game&hellip;</a>`
*/
.s{
background-image:url(/path/to/sprite.png);
display:inline-block;
width:16px;
height:16px;
/* Hide text */
text-indent:100%;
white-space:nowrap;
overflow:hidden;
}
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necolas commented Aug 21, 2012

You might also be interested in using Doxygen-style comment tags to tag components, e.g., @tag structural. I quite liked it and included it in the comment example in idiomatic-css.

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