Join Chris Converse for an in-depth discussion in this video About this course, part of Creating a Responsive Web Design.
- In this course you'll create a web layout that will respond to various screen sizes, providing an optimal design and reading experience for your visitors. And in addition to optimizing our design for screens, we'll also make our design printer-friendly by helping users conserve ink, use less sheets of paper, and provide them with multiple ways to get back to the website from the printed page. We'll start the course by creating a well-structured HTML page that focuses on the content, then we'll use CSS to create the style and layout. Finally, we'll use media settings in CSS to optimize our design for smaller screens and for print.
And this course provides step-by-step instructions for every aspect of the project, so you don't need to have any prior knowledge of HTML and CSS. And since we'll be building a specific project, this course will introduce you to real world uses of a series of HTML elements and CSS properties. My goal is to cover a wide range of techniques and teach you how to construct a web design that is attractive, responsive, and shows you how to combine various HTML elements with CSS properties, so if you learn a new or interesting technique in this course, you'll be able to use other online resources to search and explore other variations on your own.
The exercise files for this course are free to all members. Download them and start creating your own responsive websites today.
- Planning your layout
- Creating HTML containers, content, and links
- Creating and styling the layout with CSS
- Creating a menu system
- Styling headings, body text, and footers
- Styling and repositioning navigation links
- Swapping high-resolution graphics for Retina displays
- Making sure content is printable
Skill Level Beginner
Building a Responsive Portfolio Sitewith Justin Seeley1h 47m Intermediate
Design the Web: Responsive SVG Imageswith Chris Converse22m 46s Beginner
Creating a Responsive Presentation in HTML5with Justin Putney1h 24m Intermediate
1. Preparing the HTML Content and Structure
2. Creating the Style and Layout with CSS
3. Creating a Menu System with CSS
4. Making Layout Adjustments for Large and Medium Screens
5. Making Adjustments for Small Screens
6. Making Adjustments for the Smallest Screens
7. Making Layout and Content Adjustments for Print
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