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CSS Crash Course by SitePoint

CSS Crash Course by SitePoint

with Kevin Yank

Video: An Introduction to CSS

A strong understanding of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is vital to producing websites that look good, load quickly, and are easy to maintain. In The CSS Crash Course , published by SitePoint, Kevin Yank shows how CSS changes the way websites are designed. Whether the goal is to build a site from scratch or redesign an existing site, Kevin thoroughly explains how to use CSS to accomplish that goal, including how to create and modify a single CSS file to control the look of every page on a site.

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CSS Crash Course by SitePoint
2h 46m Intermediate Mar 23, 2007

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A strong understanding of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is vital to producing websites that look good, load quickly, and are easy to maintain. In The CSS Crash Course , published by SitePoint, Kevin Yank shows how CSS changes the way websites are designed. Whether the goal is to build a site from scratch or redesign an existing site, Kevin thoroughly explains how to use CSS to accomplish that goal, including how to create and modify a single CSS file to control the look of every page on a site.

Topics include:
  • Understand basic CSS terminology: selectors, properties, and rules
  • Overriding the default style of HTML tags
  • Adding dynamic effects
  • Experimenting with line, word, and character spacing
  • Distinguishing between inherited and noninherited properties
  • Controlling the priority of CSS rules with selector specificity
Subject:
Web
Software:
CSS
Author:
Kevin Yank

An Introduction to CSS

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