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CSS for Beginners – Learn to Tweak Your Website Design

Posted on February 25, 2013 by Blog Design Journal

CSS for Beginners

Learn CSS with detailed instructions, step-by-step screenshots and video tutorials showing CSS in action on real sites

Most websites you visit use cascading style sheets (CSS) for everything from fonts selection & formatting to layout & design. Whether you are building WordPress sites or traditional HTML websites, this book aims to take the complete beginner to a level where they are comfortable digging into the CSS code and making changes to their own site. This book will show you how to make formatting & layout changes to your own website.

The book covers the following topics:
* Why CSS is important
* Classes, Pseudo Classes, Pseudo Elements & IDs
* The Float property
* Units of Length
* Using DIVs
* Tableless Layouts, including how to create 2-column and 3-column layouts
* The Box Model
* Creating Menus with CSS
* Images & background images

The hands on approach of this book will get YOU building your own Style Sheets. Also included in this book:
* Over 160 screenshots and 20,000 words detailing ever step you need to take
* Full source code for all examples shown.
* Video Tutorials

The video tutorials accompanying this book show you:
* How to investigate the HTML & CSS behind any website.
* How to experiment with your own design in real time, and only make the changes permanent on your site when you are ready.

A basic knowledge of HTML is recommended, although all source code from the book can be downloaded and used as you work through the book

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3 to “CSS for Beginners – Learn to Tweak Your Website Design”

  1. Mark A. Williams says:

    A usefull tool I believe the Dr. Andy Williams has another successful book. I was skeptical at first, as I was not sure of its usefulness. The book provides the necessary detail on how on making your sites more effective. This is a beginners book, with detailed walk through with links to videos. This book will be useful to me for a long time. There is a lot of information with ideas on for the begginer and possible advanced users.

  2. Matia Bryson says:

    easy to understand I understand basic copy-and-paste html. Andy does a good job of explaining to someone of my ability how to make changes to the css of my websites.

  3. Richard Dennis says:

    Dr. Williams simplifies CSS so even I can understand and use it. I never really understood CSS, what it does, how to use it, and how to make it simple until I read this book. Thanks, Dr. Williams.



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