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Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by Tom Negrino, Dori Smith

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5. Styling Page Content

You want your Web site to look inviting, colorful, and organized, right? You need style! With styles, your site doesn’t just look good—you get other benefits as well. Your site is easier to maintain and update, it downloads faster and uses less bandwidth, and it’s more accessible to every type of browser. In this chapter you’ll get a basic understanding of Cascading Style Sheets, better known as CSS. Then we’ll get into the details of how Dreamweaver uses the CSS Styles panel and the CSS Rule Definition dialog to give you control over creating and applying styles to your pages.

Understanding CSS

Cascading Style Sheets are all about style, looks, and presentation. CSS properties and rules give you an amazing array of control ...

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