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CSS Web Design For Dummies

CSS Web Design For Dummies

Richard Mansfield

ISBN: 978-0-764-59754-1

Feb 2005

380 pages

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  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a Web markup standard that allows Web designers to define the appearance and position of a Web page using special dynamic effects
  • This book is the perfect beginner reference, showing those new to CSS how to design Web pages and implement numerous useful CSS effects available
  • Seasoned For Dummies author Richard Mansfield explains how CSS can streamline and speed up Web development
  • Explains how to take control of the many elements in a Web page, integrate CSS into new or existing sites, choose the best coding techniques, and execute advanced visual effects such as transitions
  • U Features a special discussion on browser incompatibility issues involving CSS and how to solve potential problems

Part I: The ABCs of CSS.

Chapter 1: CSS Fulfills a Promise.

Chapter 2: Getting Results with CSS.

Chapter 3: Up and Running with Selectors.

Part II: Looking Good with CSS.

Chapter 4: Taking a Position.

Chapter 5: All About Text.

Chapter 6: Managing Details in Style Sheets.

Chapter 7: Styling It Your Way.

Part III: Adding Artistry: Design and Composition with CSS.

Chapter 8: Web Design Basics.

Chapter 9: Spacing Out with Boxes.

Chapter 10: Organizing Your Web Pages Visually.

Chapter 11: Designing with Auto and Inline Elements.

Chapter 12: Handling Tables and Lists (And Doing Away with Tables).

Chapter 13: Creating Dramatic Visual Effects.

Part IV: Advanced CSS Techniques.

Chapter 14: Specializing in Selection.

Chapter 15: CSS Moves into the Future.

Chapter 16: Programmatic CSS.

Chapter 17: Testing and Debugging.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 18: Ten Great CSS Tips and Tricks.

Chapter 19: Ten Topics That Don’t Fit Elsewhere in the Book (But Are Important).


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