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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

Overview

Course code: 
WB2008
Duration: 
2
Time Unit: 
Day(s)
Overview: 

This two day course will give you all the knowledge you need to start working with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and web design. During the course you'll see how to achieve 2 and 3 column layouts with CSS, and learn how to work with the HTML box model and CSS cascade feature. Along the way we'll also be styling text, changing colors, and using the flexibility and power of CSS selectors.

Topics

Topics: 

1. Crash Course in CSS
- Benefits of Cascading Style Sheets
- CSS Rules
- Selectors
- Precedence of Selectors
- The Cascade
- Creating an Embedded Style Sheet
- Creating an External Style Sheet
- Adding Inline Styles
- Media Types
-

and
- Divs and Spans
- Units of Measurement
- The Inherit Value
- @import

2. CSS Fonts
- Font - the old way
- Font-family
- Font-size
- Font-style
- Font-variant
- Font-weight

3. CSS Text
- Letter-spacing
- Word-spacing
- Line-height
- Text-align
- Text-decoration
- Text-indent
- Text-transform
- Vertical-align
- White-space

4. Colors and Backgrounds
- About Color Values
- Color Names
- Hexadecimal Color Values
- Color
- Background-color
- Background-image
- Background-repeat
- Background-attachment
- Background-position

5. Custom Cursors
- Cursor Styles
- Custom Cursors
- Are Custom Cursors Useful?

6. CSS and Links
- Pseudo-classes
- CSS Button Links
- Modifying Links

7. Borders, Margins and Padding
- Getting Started
- Borders
- Margin
- Padding
- Specifying Padding by Side

8. Styling Tables with CSS
- A Review of HTML Table Syntax
- border-spacing
- border-collapse
- padding

Prerequisites

Prerequisites: 

Experience in HTML.

Audience

Audience: 

Students interested in writing web pages using style sheets.