The goal of this project is to expand on the HTML5 pages you created in Project 1 by adding some color and flare. By themselves, HTML5 elements are not pretty. This is a good thing. Back in the days of HTML3.2, a nasty tool made itself available to web designers: the HTML FONT element. Brrr… I get shivers just thinking about it. Today, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) gives you greater flexibility to design your web sites.
To illustrate how powerful CSS is, let’s take a look at the web site shown in Figure 2.1Proj with no styles applied to it.