Join Jen Kramer for an in-depth discussion in this video Overriding Foundation's core CSS, part of Learning Foundation 5.
As I mentioned at the beginning of the course, Foundation offers a…comprehensive way of changing styles globally, via the use of compass and SAS.…This is the best way to style your Foundation site, since…you can easily manage global variables, ensuring your page will change uniformly.…However, it is possible to not use SAS, and…simply use regular old CSS to override Foundation core styling.…You can use a tool like Firebug to…identify the styles affecting an element on your…page, then copy those styles to a custom…style sheet and then override the desired values.…
You can also write your own custom styles in the style sheet, like…new styles that are outside the realm of Foundation, for styling your web page.…And, of course, you can combine both working with SAS and…working with CSS overrides when working on your site as well.…So, let's take a look at how we might override a style using CSS.…The html document that I'm working with here is called styling.html.…If you go ahead and copy that out of your exercise files folder into your…
- Downloading and installing Foundation 5
- Introducing grids
- Centering columns
- Nesting grids
- Styling text, lists, buttons, panels, and more
- Adding navigation bars and dropdown menus
- Creating a responsive lightbox
- Adding an image carousel
- Integrating responsive images
- Adding tooltips
Skill Level Beginner
1. Overview of Foundation 5
2. The Grid System in Foundation
3. CSS Overview
4. Navigation Systems
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