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Visual QuickStart Guide: Dreamweaver CS6 by Dori Smith, Tom Negrino

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8. Using Styles for Layout

In Chapter 7, you saw how to use CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) to style text. CSS can do a whole lot more than just make your words look pretty—style sheets can also be used to lay out the elements on your page.

This chapter covers creating pages using Dreamweaver’s CSS layouts, including how to modify them to match your designs.

CSS Layout Basics

When CSS first started becoming popular (that is, when enough browsers supported it consistently), its primary use was for styling text, and Web designers were thrilled to say goodbye to the font tag. Besides styling text, it’s also possible ...

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