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Web Design: A Complete Introduction 4 Stylesheets

Nigel Chapman and Jenny Chapman

Published by MacAvon Media, 75 pages.

This item is extracted from the book Web Design: A Complete Introduction

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This is Chapter 4, Stylesheets, from Web Design: A Complete Introduction. This chapter provides a thorough introduction to the Cascading Style Sheets language (CSS).

Page numbering in this chapter follows that of the printed book, for purposes of cross-reference.

First published 2006-10-27

This chapter introduces the Cascading Style Sheets language (CSS), which is used to specify the layout and typography of Web pages. We show how to define rules in CSS to apply styling to selected elements of an XHTML document, the typographic effects that can be applied, and the ways of achieving control over the layout of elements on the screen.

Topics covered in this chapter include:

  • Rules in CSS
  • Typography
  • Layout
  • Positioning
  • Special Cases
  • Advanced Features of CSS

This chapter also includes Key Points and end of chapter exercises. Sample answers to the Test Questions can be found on the book’s support site.

A complete Table of Contents for Web Design: A Complete Introduction is available for free download and provides more detailed information about the contents of this chapter.

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