How to Use CSS to Format Tables for Web Pages


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Formatting tables with CSS

In our last lesson, we looked at how tables work in XHTML and HTML. In this lesson we're going to look at how you can format your tables using CSS. CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets and that's the technology that's used on the web for formatting web pages and making them to look prettier than the default might be if you didn't have any styling at all. Of course, a lot of which you do with CSS, you can do with attributes in XHTML and HTML. Most people recommend that you use CSS. I'm going to tell you why CSS is better.

In a nutshell, using CSS, you can name your styles and you can then apply those styles to a number of different places within your document. Then if you need to change them, you can simply change it in one place and that changes all across the document. It's a lot easier to manage your styles and it's a lot easier to apply them in an organized fashion. We'll see some examples of that in this lesson. So let's get into it. Here is the table...

Formatting tables with CSS
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