Chapter 3. Browser Support for CSS

<feature><title>What You’ll Learn in This Hour:</title>
  • How web browsers fail to support CSS correctly

  • The consequences of browser failure

  • What the Acid2 test is and what it measures

  • What a layout engine is and how it affects your web page

  • How current browsers implement Cascading Style Sheets

  • How screen readers work with browsers to speak web pages to blind users

CSS rules are always interpreted by web browsers, just as the HTML pages those rules style are interpreted. The HTML and CSS standards give specifics on how browsers should display those rules—but they’re not always followed. To design pages with CSS, you not only need to know the standards, as presented in the CSS specification, but also understand how browsers’ ...

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