3. CSS Basics

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll familiarize yourself with CSS and learn:

  • CSS (cascading style sheets) terminology

  • The difference between HTML and CSS formatting

  • Different methods for writing CSS rules and markup

  • How the cascade, inheritance, descendant, and specificity theories affect the way browsers apply CSS formatting

  • The new features and capabilities of CSS3


This lesson will take about 1 hour and 15 minutes to complete. To get the lesson files used in this lesson, download them from the webpage for this book at www.adobepress.com/DreamweaverCIB2021. For more information, see “Accessing the lesson files and Web Edition ...

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