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CSS Tutorial - Lesson 1

All the hands-on labs are here for quick access.

This course will cover many aspects of CSS such as:

 1. font properties
 2. background properties
 3. text properties<
 4. box properties
 5 CSS positioning

In this lesson, you will learn about the basics of Cascading Style Sheets. From what they are, to basic syntax, to an explanation of cascading, and more.
What is CSS? Invented in 1997, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is well supported in all web browsers and it's important that web designers and developers know how to use it. Read through this first page to learn more about how CSS can be used.
CSS Syntax When you create a style sheet, you need to make sure that the syntax is correct. You will find that CSS is a fairly easy language to learn, and it has many applications. Read through this page to start understanding how to use CSS correctly.
Placing CSS in a Document Style sheets can be placed in three places in a document: in the HEAD, in an external file, or within an individual tag. Style calls placed within an individual tag will only affect that tag, while other style calls affect the entire page or any page that loads the style sheet. Read through this page to understand where you place your style sheets.
An Explanation of “Cascading” The first word in CSS is “Cascading” but many people who write CSS have no idea what that really means. Read through this short article to get a quick overview of what the cascade means.
Your First Style Sheet Read through this article and then do your best to write a style sheet. This article explains how to write a basic style sheet.