CSS3: The Missing Manual by David Sawyer McFarland

By David Sawyer McFarland

CSS3 helps you to create professional-looking web content, yet studying its finer issues may be tricky—even for pro net builders. This lacking guide exhibits you ways to take your HTML and CSS talents to the subsequent point, with worthy advice, methods, and step by step directions. You’ll fast construct websites that glance nice and run quick on units and displays of all sizes.

The very important things you have to know:

  • Start with the basics. Write CSS3-friendly HTML, together with the HTML5 tags well-known by means of today’s browsers.
  • Apply real-world design. layout textual content, create navigation instruments, and improve pages with pics.
  • Make your pages lively. Create attention-grabbing animations and provides your viewers appealing tables and varieties.
  • Take keep an eye on of web page layouts. Use specialist layout thoughts similar to floats and positioning.
  • Look nice on any device. Craft web pages that adapt to computing device, pill, and cellular browsers.
  • Get complex techniques. Use CSS3 extra successfully and successfully, and make sure that your web content glance reliable whilst revealed.

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Tags are the “markup” part of the Hypertext Markup Language. The starting (opening) tag of each pair tells the browser where the instruction begins, and the ending tag tells it where the instruction ends. Ending or closing tags always include a forward slash (/) after the first bracket symbol (<). On any web page, you’ll usually find at least these four elements. The first line of a web page is the DOCTYPE declaration, discussed in the previous section. The tag appears once at the beginning of a web page and again (with an added forward slash) at the end: .

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Org (see Figure 1-4). com/work/web-developer); it provides a quick way to test a page in the W3C validator. The W3C, or World Wide Web Consortium, is the organization responsible for determining the standards for many of the technologies and languages of the Web, including HTML and CSS. If the W3C validator finds any errors in your page, it tells you what those errors are. If you use Firefox, you can download an extension that lets you validate a web page directly in that browser, without having to visit the W3C site.

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