Synopses & Reviews
Cascading Style Sheets isand#160;an essential stylesheet languageand#160;to designers who want their webpages to stand out among the trillions on the Web. In straightforward language, this book explains CSS. Author Mike McGrath begins with a brief history of Web design and then explains how style sheets determine the presentation of elements within HTML documents, and how CSS makes for a simpler and more streamlined HTML markup. Examples show how CSS rules control the appearance of text, content boxes, lists, tables, backgrounds, and how they can create dynamic effects. This updated edition covers Web 2.0 components and includes useful screenshots illustrating each aspect of CSS.
Since being introduced in the late nineties, Cascading Style Sheets or CSS has become an indispensable tool for every web creator and author. CSS gives web designers complete control over how an HTML page looks without using unwieldy HTML tags. CSS in easy steps teaches you all the basics of this exciting web technology. With its easy-to-understand text, illustrated examples and cut-to-the-chase sidebars, this primer provides the keys to choosing font styles, controlling text content, styling content boxes, formatting backgrounds, creating dynamic effects, and much more. The book's detailed table of contents, chapter summaries, and index will enable you to troubleshoot problems instantly.