Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Controlling presentation through CSS, part of Web Development Foundations: Web Technologies.
…CSS, or Cascading Style Sheets, is a…style sheet language developed to control the presentation…of HTML documents. Over the years HTML…has evolved into a semantic language. Meaning that…the language focuses on identifying elements and…defining document structure, not on how those elements…should be presented or formatted. For that we…have CSS. As the name implies, cascading style…sheets are a collection of formatting rules usually…contained in an external file. They can control a…range of pages from a single page to…entire web sites. The term cascade refers to how…the styles are applied to pages. Styles may…be contained in external files. Embedded within the head…of HTML documents or applied as an inline attribute…of page elements. Based on where the styles are…found, the styles are allowed to overwrite one another…when conflicts arise. This creates a cascading order to…your styles that allows you to control entire sites…through a single CSS file. And exercise a granular…level of control, by applying a smaller set of…
- Working with web clients and servers
- Exploring HTTP
- How browsers work
- Structuring HTML
- Controlling presentation with CSS
- Dealing with data
- Working with a content management system (like WordPress)
- Using cloud services
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to the Web
2. Front-End Technology
3. Back-End Technology
4. Assembly Technologies
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