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In this chapter, you continue to learn how to use CSS to control the presentation of HTML web pages, starting with CSS properties that enable you to control the presentation of links, backgrounds, list styles, table styles, and outlines around boxes. You then learn a technique to add content to a page (even if it were not in the HTML document) using the :before and :after pseudo-classes. Finally, you see how to use CSS to position boxes on the page, which enables you to create attractive layouts for your pages.
By default, most browsers show links in blue with an underline and change the color of links you have already visited, unless you tell them to do otherwise. The following are properties often used with links: