Style is key to an effective article.
Having a consistent layout makes it easy for readers to find information. Clicking the buttons shown in the image sets up the page for you.
Colours shouldn't be garish and should be easy to read the text. Colour Contrast Analyser is a tool which allows you to check text on background colours with pass/fail checks. It also allows you to see what text looks like for people that are colour blind.
Colours should be used minimally.
|Colour||Hex code||RGB values||Purpose|
|#ffd700||255,215,0||To highlight the winner in a table|
|#c0c0c0||192,192.192||To highlight the second-place in a table|
|#ffc0cb||255,192,203||To highlight the last-place in a table|
|#ff8c8c||255,140,140||To highlight a nul points entry in a table|
|#c8ff91||200,255,145||To highlight means of auto-qualification (with semi-finals) in a table|
|#40e0d0||64,224,208||To highlight the jury qualifier in the 2008 and 2009 contests.|