Join Chris Converse for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up the base styles, part of Creating a Responsive Web Design.
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- Now, we're going to set up our fonts…so that they're easy to read in printed form.…A lot of the settings we're going to make…are going to be in here by default.…So, we see serif-based fonts.…We see our type in black.…We're going to define some of these with the same…properties just in case any browser…doesn't give us some of these base default styles.…Let's go back to our CSS file.…We'll add our body element, bring in our brackets.…Let's come in here and set our color to black,…so #000.…
Again, that will just make sure that…all of the type is black by default.…Next, we'll set font family.…Here we want to pick a couple of serif-based fonts.…I'll choose Georgia first, then a comma.…Then, in quotes we'll type Times New Roman.…Outside of the quotes we'll specify Times…and then simply serif.…Next, we're going to set a font size.…This is going to be the base size for the entire document…and we're going to choose 12pt.…
Next, we'll choose font weight.…We're going to set this to normal.…We're going to set a margin of 0 and a padding of 0.…
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 50s Beginner
Building a Responsive Single-Page Design with Sasswith Ray Villalobos4h 55m Intermediate
HTML5 Projects: Creating a Responsive Presentationwith Justin Putney1h 25m 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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