Web Development with Cascading Style Sheets

Web Development with Cascading Style Sheets

Learning Outcomes:

  • Accurately describe the types of style sheets, discuss the advantages and risks of designing style sheets, and apply correct style sheet syntax utilizing information in the Lesson Lab.
  • Correctly apply CLASS and ID selectors to customize styles, use the DIV and SPAN elements to construct styles, and create an external style sheet to link documents using information as described in the Activity Lab.
  • Demonstrate expertise in using style text with typographical properties, including aligning and indenting text, controlling spacing of lines and characters modifying other text characteristics; declare specific and generic fonts; size fonts with various methods; and create variations of font styles utilizing the set of criteria in the Lesson Lab.

This two day course is designed for students who want to learn how to use CSS to develop and design Web sites.

• Designing with Style Sheets
• Creating Rules – The DIV and SPAN elements
• Conflicting Rules: The Cascade
• Text and Font Properties
• Applying Colors and Backgrounds
• Box Properties – Formatting; Borders; Floating Elements; Styling
• Lists
• CSS Positioning
• Design and Usage Techniques

Web Development with Cascading Style Sheets

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Learn about style sheets of various types, understand the advantages and risks of designing style sheets, and apply correct style sheet syntax. Apply CLASS and ID selectors to customize styles, use the DIV and SPAN elements to construct styles, and create an external style sheet and link documents to it. Understand the rules of the cascade, and create cascading styles. Style text with typographical properties, including aligning and indenting text, controlling spacing of lines and characters modifying other text characteristics; declare specific and generic fonts; size fonts with various methods; and create variations of font styles. Apply text and background colors with a variety of methods and other background techniques like controlling background tiling and position. Control the margins, borders, and padding of page elements, and create floating element list styles.

Class targeted to:
Designed for the experienced computer user familiar with HTML and who has experience working with the Internet.

Prerequisites:
HTML: Web Authoring, Level 1 and 2 (optional).

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