Chapter 7. Creating Styles with CSS

Why all the fuss about Cascading Style Sheets? Because, in theory, CSS lets you separate your content from its design and layout. That allows you to take the same information and reformat it for different devices, from huge computer monitors to tiny cell phones to whatever’s invented next. “In theory” because untangling content and design can get confusing. Plus, unlike print design where you can exert absolute control over how things look, CSS deliberately cedes some of that control to your visitors and their various Web browsers. Striking the right balance can be tough, but Expression Web makes it easier with some of the best CSS tools found in any program.

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