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CSS Tutorials

CSS Tutorials

Welcome to the CSS Tutorials. In this section we cover Cascading Style Sheets, the powerful supplement to HTML that allows you complete control over the look of your websites. We'll show you how to create Cascading Style Sheets, and some of the cool tricks you can achieve with them.

only to your hyperlinks, you would need to use this rule:

A:link:hover {background: blue; color: white;}

The ability to combine pseudo-classes is a new feature of CSS2.

WARNING

InternetExplorer 4.x and 5.x bothrecognize :hover on anchors only. As of thiswriting, no other browser will recognize :hoverunder any circumstances.

For Beginners...

Introduction to CSS
This tutorial covers the basics: what are style sheets? How do I make a style sheet? It also shows some of the cool things you can do with style sheets.

CSS Units
A description of all the units that can be used with CSS, including lengths, percentages, colours and URL's.

For Intermediate Users...

Controlling Background Images and Colours
Learn how to use CSS properties to add background images and colour to your Web pages. Lots of neat tricks and examples are included!

Controlling Fonts with CSS
In this tutorial we take a look at how to control the fonts used in your page body text, using the various font properties that can be controlled with style sheets.

Controlling Text Appearance with CSS
This tutorial shows you how to control the layout of your text using the text properties available in CSS, such as line spacing and text alignment.

Making Lists Look Nicer with CSS
You can really go to town with HTML lists when you add a sprinkle of CSS! This tutorial shows you how to make your lists stand out from the crowd.

For Advanced Users...

CSS Positioning
This tutorial teaches you how to use CSS to position images, text, and other elements on your Web pages. Essential reading for anyone who wants to start using CSS for layout.




floated so far up that it intrudes into a paragraph that has alreadybeen displayed by the user agent.

In this case, it's up to the user agent, but the CSSspecifications explicitly state that user agents are not required toreflow previous content to accommodate things that happen later inthe document. In other words, if an image is floated up into aprevious paragraph, it may simply overwrite whatever was alreadythere. On the other hand, the user agent may handle the situation byflowing content around the float, even though doing so isn't