He covers techniques such as styling text and images, floating content, using display properties, and positioning elements. He'll also show you how to take your website beyond boxes with advanced CSS tools and techniques. Each lesson is supported by real-world demonstrations of the concepts in action, and Morten closes with a "nightcap" that will get you thinking about going further with CSS.
Skill Level Beginner
- I'm Morten Rand-Hendriksen, staff author here at lynda.com. And, in this course, I'll take you on a journey through the CSS box model. We'll start by looking at how boxes make up the webpages we visit everyday and how these boxes originate in traditional typography. We'll look at the CSS box model in detail, exploring things like text styles, display properties, positioning, and beyond. And, finally, we'll touch on some CSS tools and techniques that move us beyond the traditional box model and into the future.
Having a comprehensive understanding of how the CSS box model works is an invaluable asset for web designers and developers alike. And, in this course, I'll help you build that understanding through practical, real world examples and demonstrations. So, let's get crackin with Making Sense of the CSS Box Model.