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HTML: A Beginner’s Tutorial by Chris Coremans

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Chapter 9

Styling with CSS

CSS is an abbreviation for Cascading Style Sheets. It is a language for formatting documents written in a markup language such as HTML. CSS allows for the separation of document content and presentation and is currently at version 3. Unlike previous versions which are one large single documents, CSS 3 consists of several modules.

This chapter is a brief tutorial of CSS and explains how you can use CSS to format HTML documents.

Overview

The study of CSS normally touches on two major things:

1. Getting familiar with CSS properties, such as color, background, border, and so on. There are many of them and this chapter explains the more popular ones.

2. How to use selectors to apply CSS properties to an element ...

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