If you want to quickly understand how Cascading Style Sheets have revolutionised the way websites are created, whether you have used HTML in the past, or are currently learning HTML, or would like to see lots of examples, then this book is for you.
This book shows how to apply CSS to an HTML page, to produce professional designs that are as straightforward as possible to work with, and to update in the future. The approach is pragmatic, it allows people to dip into features, and try the examples. Where appropriate, each feature has the CSS style and HTML given, to allow you to see how it is linked into a web page. Pitfalls are discussed and ways to make working with CSS and HTML are detailed.
The book provides a complete review of CSS versions one to three. It defines the basics of HTML and looks at the new features that HTML 5 offers.
Theses are some of the features the book provides :
Explanations of the CSS selection processes, the cascade, box model and other features.
Examples of CSS and the corresponding HTML.
Coverage of the main HTML commands used.
A look at the new HTML 5 features is provided, including examples of the new audio and video multimedia capability.
A comprehensive reference of CSS commands.
Appendixes that provide useful information, a list of HTML and XHTML Document types, A skeleton HTML page template, information on HTML colours, editors, and complete code examples, and more