Chapter 11. Using Cascading Style Sheets

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) offers a way to extend the formatting capabilities of your web page beyond the limitations of HTML. CSS enables you to define and change the look of your website quickly and easily. This chapter discusses CSS: what it is, why it is, and how to use it.

CSS Basics

As great as CSS is, it’s a big, new scary world if you’ve never been here before. This look at the basics covers how CSS came to be, what it does and how it works, and what tools Dreamweaver MX 2004 has on tap to help you create it.

A Little History Lesson

The original concept for HTML was that of a language used to mark up text to describe the different structural elements of a document. ...

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