3. CSS and HTML—Getting the Basic Structure into Shape

HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are part of the basic knowledge of every Web designer. HTML is relatively easy to learn, but it takes quite a lot of practice before you can master the tips and tricks of CSS. It is not so much the theory that causes a problem but the practical application. Different browsers still implement CSS instructions differently, which is sometimes infuriating for Web designers.

The details of using CSS correctly are beyond the scope of this book, but I include a little introduction for context. My experiences in the forum have shown that even people with no previous experience in this area do create Web sites with Joomla!. I will do my best to base my description ...

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