Join Jen Kramer for an in-depth discussion in this video What is Foundation?, part of Learning Foundation 5.
…Foundation is a front-end…responsive-design framework created by Zurb,…a web design and development company, to streamline building websites.…Front end refers to the client side of the website.…That's the part of the website that's displayed in the browser window.…A framework is a bunch of code that's been written…for you already which you can use to build a website.…Prewritten code?…That sounds like a terrible idea, doesn't it?…It sounds like you can't adapt it.…You can't make it match your Photoshop or your Fireworks design.…
You have to stick with what you're given.…A site built with Foundation must be immediately recognizable, like the…default WordPress, Joomla, or Drupal templates…and themes that are instantly recognizable.…Fortunately, that's not true.…Think of Foundation as a productivity tool…for building responsive web sites quickly and easily.…If you're not a designer, you'll love how many…elements of the web page are designed for you,…cleanly and simply, so you can make a reasonable-looking…website quickly without worrying about all of the design details.…
- 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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