Explore the concepts that form the foundation of CSS, including selecting content, how the box model defines the spacing and sizing of page elements, styling text, and managing basic layouts.
- [Christina Truong] CSS is a fundamental part of web design, because it controls how your web pages look. Without it, websites would only be able to display text on white backgrounds. I'm Christina Truong and welcome to CSS Essential Training. This course is part one of an ongoing series. And, in this first installment, you'll learn the fundamentals of CSS from the ground up, how the box model defines the sizing and spacing of elements on a page, how to integrate web fonts to expand your typography options, and guidelines and best practices for page layouts with floats.
By the end of this course, you'll have an actual project. An online resume page. Let's get started.
- Creating a CSS file
- Writing basic selectors
- Setting properties
- Using different typefaces and web-safe fonts
- Understanding cascading and inheritance
- Setting a font family, font size, text color, and more
- Understanding the box model
- Using the float property
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. CSS Core
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