3. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

OBJECTIVES

In this chapter you’ll learn:

• To control the appearance of a website by creating style sheets.

• To use a style sheet to give all the pages of a website the same look and feel.

• To use the class attribute to apply styles.

• To specify the precise font, size, color and other properties of displayed text.

• To specify element backgrounds and colors.

• To understand the box model and how to control margins, borders and padding.

• To use style sheets to separate presentation from content.

Fashions fade, style is eternal.—Yves Saint Laurent

A style does not go out of style as long as it adapts itself to its period. When there is an incompatibility between the style and a certain state of mind, it ...

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