Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Validating CSS, part of Introduction to CSS.
- [Narrator] Validating CSS, or any code for that matter,…is simply a process of making sure…that there are no syntax errors or invalid code.…It's important that before you add your styles…to a live website,…that you're sure that everything is error-free…and working as you intended.…I wanted to show you a couple of online tools…that you can use to validate your CSS.…Here we have the W3C.org CSS validator,…and you can use this by entering a web address,…actually uploading your CSS file,…or just by pasting some CSS right here.…
There's another similar tool called CSS Lint.…And when you hear the term lint or linting or linter,…that pretty much just means a code cleaner of sorts,…a code check or validator.…And many code editors either come with CSS linters…or have the ability to add one on.…And while these online tools are great for validating CSS,…it's even better if you can test it…right there in your code editor.…Along with validating your CSS,…there are also some tools…for helping you clean up your CSS formatting…
- What is CSS?
- Understanding how CSS works with HTML
- Applying fonts
- Understanding the classic box model
- Setting margins and padding
- Positioning elements
- Basic CSS layout concepts
- Media types and media queries
- Working with CSS frameworks and CSS grids
- Creating responsive layouts
- Tools that help you write and maintain CSS
Skill Level Beginner
1. CSS Basics
2. CSS Specifications
3. Common CSS Concepts
4. CSS Layouts
5. Working with CSS
6. Responsive CSS
7. Going Further with CSS
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