MLANET Style Guide
Use alt tags for all graphics. To use any of the following graphics files, right click on one and save the .GIF or .JPG file directly to your hard disk. Or see the Downloads page to download a zip file with all of the MLANET graphics, plus original Photoshop files for some items.
To Top of Page
= return to top of page
2000bttn_toppg.gif (1K graphic file)
z_p1_up.html (ssi file)
Use on pages with internal index box. Also use for long pages. Whenever
possible break long documents into several separate Web pages with a thorough
index page. When a long document is necessary, include this return to
top graphic to the right of each subhead. Add one character space. Include
the graphic within a paragraph setting to keep the margins aligned. All
MLANET pages include a "top" anchor to support this element.
To Top Level
= go to top level of this area.
2000bttn_up.gif (1K graphic file)
z_n1_up.html and z_n2_up.html (ssi files)
Use in the navigation bar to the right of the body copy block. Within
any given directory, this graphic on all pages should return to the index
page of that directory. This graphic on index pages should go to the index
page of the next directory up, which is often the home page.
Go to Enter Data
= go to scripted page.
search_go.gif (1K graphic file)
Use to instruct visitors when to enter data, such as a log-in box or a
On MLANET, use z_hr.html (ssi file).
If no SSIs, use: Width = 90%; Height = 1 pt. (no shade, centered)
Use to divide subhead areas.
= navigation bar graphic
2000_main_nav.gif (7K graphic file)
download graphic 1
download.gif (2K graphic file)
= download graphic 2
download_blgr.gif (1K graphic file with transparent background)
Use to indicate that a file is available for visitors to download. Include
the file type and size in parentheses.
new_jag.gif (1K graphic file)
Use to draw attention to new items on a Web page. Remember to remove "new"
highlights regularly, too.
nw_anm2.gif (7K graphic file)
Use on the home page to draw attention to new areas of the site. The animation
cycles three times and then stops. Do not overuse this or other animation
files; they can be distracting and slow download time.
= right sidebar graphic
tec3bg_pos.jpg (8K graphic file)
Use to create your own graphic at this size (156 x 256 pixels).
This image is licensed to MLA for limited uses only.
= "For Health Consumers" button
consumer_bttn1.gif (2K graphic file)
Use above the site navigation bar to direct the public to useful resources.