Introduction to CSS

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    千亿体育app Once you have learned the basics of HTML, it's time to start exploring Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), the language that makes HTML look great in the browser. This course gives you a tour of the possibilities, showing what CSS is capable of doing and the basics you need to make it work for you. Join Carrie Dils as she explains what CSS is and how it works with HTML, discusses authoring options, and covers common CSS concepts such as the CSS box model and how to work with fonts and color. Plus, she demonstrates how to structure a page with CSS, maintain CSS with version control, work with media queries, and more.


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      Carrie Dils

      Writer, Teacher, Podcaster, Speaker

      • Carrie Dils is a WordPress-loving freelance developer.

        Carrie has been helping businesses craft online identities since 1998 and enjoys creating sites that look great on the outside and work well on the inside. The daughter of an educator and computer scientist, Carrie is always about the business of learning more and teaching others as she goes. She blogs regularly about WordPress and the business of freelancing at . When she's not behind a computer, she's likely reading a book, running after her dogs, or taking an absurdly long walk.

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    千亿体育app - [Instructor] Howdy, my name is Carrie Dils and this course is your introduction to CSS. In this course we'll start with the basics of how CSS works with HTML and with browsers. I'll also share some context on the roots of CSS as a language and how it's continually evolving to give us even more control over the presentation of web pages. Then we'll take a look at some of the most common ways you'll see CSS used, and after that we'll cover the essentials of creating web page layouts with CSS. I'll even share some pro tips for working with CSS in a development project. Finally, I'll introduce you to the concepts of responsive web design, a mobile first approach, and how you can use media queries to tailor web content for various device sizes. If you're a web designer or have thought about becoming a front end web developer then learning CSS is a must, and it just so happens that you're already in the right spot to do it. So saddle up your horses and let's hit the trail.

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