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Sams Teach Yourself CSS 24 in Hours by Kynn Bartlett

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Chapter 1. Understanding CSS

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  • What style sheets are and what the term “cascading” refers to

  • How the Cascading Style Sheets standard was written and what the two levels of CSS refer to

  • How CSS is used with HTML and XML and when to use it

  • The types of style effects you can produce with CSS and what you can’t do

  • How browser support for CSS affects what you can do with style sheets

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) can open up a whole new dimension to your web designs, delivering power and flexibility beyond what’s available in plain HTML.

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What Are Cascading Style Sheets?

Cascading Style Sheets is the name of a simple language that enables you to declare how documents are displayed by web browsers. ...

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