Introducing custom CSS


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Introducing custom CSS

Drupal Gardens' Theme Builder is very graphical, but mostly it's just a way to change text-based styles in the page description language CSS. These CSS files are important ones that make up the theme that shows how your site looks. I think it's instructive to see what CSS looks like in its original text form, though. That way you get a sense of, and appreciation for, how the Theme Builder does its magic. Let's start by looking at our own sites' pages. Then we'll take a look at CSS, or Cascading Style Sheets as it's more formally known, and see how those affect our pages.

First, let's take a look at our page in general. There are a few things that make this presentation different from just raw HTML that has no styling information on it. For one thing, all of the text is sans-serif. The default for most browsers is a serif font. Also, the links are in orange instead of blue, which is what you get if you just create a simple HTML page. There are layout elements as...

Introducing custom CSS
Video duration: 6m 51s 6h 6m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 10, 2011

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Introducing custom CSS provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal Gardens Essential Training

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