Lesson 9. Creating Layouts with CSS


In the past few lessons, I've discussed how to lay out web pages using HTML tags. Today, I'm going to describe how you can create complex pages using cascading style sheets (CSS).

In this Lesson

You've already learned about the advantages CSS can provide for formatting smaller snippets of text. In this lesson, you'll learn how to use CSS to control the appearance of an entire page.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Creating style sheets and including them in a page

  • Linking to external style sheets

  • Using selectors to apply styles to elements on a page

  • Units of measure supported by CSS

  • CSS properties associated with boxes

  • Positioning elements using CSS

  • Applying styles to tables and the <body> tag

  • Using CSS to create multicolumn layouts




Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML and CSS in One Hour a Day
Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML and CSS in One Hour a Day (5th Edition)
ISBN: 0672328860
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2007
Pages: 305

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