Introduction to CSS Development

Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS, is how we control what a website looks like, including colors, layouts, fonts, and more!
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Introduction to CSS Development
Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (899 ratings)
27,901 students
Course Goal: Learn the basics of CSS
Implementing CSS
Basic style and layout for sites
Understanding CSS architecture for scalability

Requirements

  • Recommended Courses: Getting Started as a Web Developer and Introduction to HTML.

Description

This course covers the basics of CSS. CSS is one of the major components in web development and web design. It allows us to control how our site and/or application will look. With CSS, we can control things like the layout, colors, and font sizes.

We’ll cover the basics of CSS, including how it works, how to make changes to the visuals of your site, and even get into some semi-advanced techniques for controlling your content.

Course Includes:

  • 9 external resource files
  • 5 practice exercises to help you master the basics

What You'll Learn:

  • CSS Terminology
  • Units
  • Inline Styles
  • Style Tags
  • CSS Files
  • Basic Selectors
  • IDs and Classes
  • Combination Selectors
  • Pseudo Selectors
  • Starter Rules
  • Basic Layout: Block, Inline, Inline-Block, Float, Clear
  • Advanced Layout: Absolute, Relative, Fixed
  • Centering Techniques: Inline, Horizontal Margin, Vertical
  • Normalize
  • Clearfix
  • Block Formatting Context
  • Architecture
  • CSS Specificity
  • Reusability
  • Maintainability
  • Modularity
  • Scalability
  • Semantics
  • And More!

Who this course is for:

  • CSS beginners
  • CSS intermediate developers looking to expand their knowledge of the basics.

Course content

12 sections • 25 lectures • 1h 51m total length
  • Introduction
    00:30

Instructor

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