Join Laura Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Making a list of links run across the page, part of Typography for Web Designers.
In this lesson, we're going to make the links run across the top of the…modernist bibliography.…You need the files biblio_sans_navlinks. html and biblio_sans_navlinks.css from…the Exercise folder.…Open up the HTML file in the browser to see what we're working with.…You will see I have added the links in a nav container above the main heading…and made them a list.…Basically, I did the steps we went over in Chapter 6, Lesson 2, Adding a list of links.…
You can refer back to that lesson if you want or need to.…You can see the links are defaulting to the wrong size,…have those lovely bullets and are stacked vertically.…You will also see I added the inline links including the links to the top.…In a later lesson, we will style the links so they look the way we want them to,…but for now, we are going to get those navigation links into a horizontal line.…We do that in the CSS.…In the CSS, we need to add an unordered list.…
Now scroll down to the bottom and put that there.…Because our links are in an ordered list, that's why they have those bullets.…
- Understanding how good typography promotes reading
- Choosing web-safe fonts
- Applying web fonts in CSS with @font-face
- Adding and applying the Google Fonts syntax
- Finding and applying a good font size, line height, and line length
- Improving a color palette by improving contrast and reducing optical vibration
- Understanding how people mentally organize, or chunk, visual elements
- Applying a system of hierarchy in HTML and CSS
- Applying vertical spacing in CSS
- Adding emphasis within a heading
- Understanding classic and modernist typographic pages
- Adding a list of links
- Creating drop caps
- Fixing quotation marks, apostrophes, and dashes
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Using Fonts to Communicate the Meaning of a Word or Headline
2. Using Fonts for Text
3. Maximizing Readability
4. Visually Chunking Text
5. Shaping a Page Using Typography
6. Shaping a Traditional Typographic Page
7. Shaping a Modernist Typographic Page
8. Attending to the Typographic Details
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