Getting Started with CSS


Working Relative to Font Size

Posted on August 29th, by Learning in CSS, Getting Started with CSS. No Comments

When you use a relative unit, you are effectively specifying a multiple of another measurement. Learn more about the units of the font-size.



Understanding CSS Lengths

Posted on August 29th, by Learning in CSS, Getting Started with CSS. No Comments

Many CSS properties require you to specify a length. A couple of examples are the width property, which is used to specify the width of an element, and the font-size property, which is used to specify the size of font used to render an element’s content.



Understanding Inheritance

Posted on August 28th, by Learning in CSS, Getting Started with CSS. No Comments

If the browser can’t find a value for a property in one of the available styles, it will use inheritance. Check out what Inheritance is!



Tie-Breaking with Specificity and Order Assessments

Posted on August 28th, by Learning in CSS, Getting Started with CSS. No Comments

Are you in a tie-break situation if there are two styles that can applied to an element defined at the same level and they both contain values for the CSS property?



Understanding How Styles Cascade and Inherit

Posted on August 28th, by Learning in CSS, Getting Started with CSS. No Comments

The key to understanding stylesheets is to understand how they cascade and inherit. See the full study about Inherit and Cascading styles.



3 Different Ways to Apply Styles to HTML Documents

Posted on August 28th, by Learning in CSS, Getting Started with CSS. 1 Comment

Applying styles to individual elements can be a useful technique, but it is an inefficient approach when applied to a complex document.



Applying a Style Inline

Posted on August 27th, by Learning in CSS, Getting Started with CSS. No Comments

It isn’t enough to just define a style — you also need to apply it. See the right way to apply a style inline!



Defining and Applying a Style

Posted on August 23rd, by Learning in CSS, Getting Started with CSS. No Comments

A CSS style is made up of one or more declarations separated by a semi-colon. Each declaration consists of a CSS property and a value for that property separated by a colon.



The class Attribute

Posted on August 22nd, by Learning in CSS, CSS Properties, Getting Started with CSS. 1 Comment

The class attribute is used to classify or categorize elements. Check out the full study about the Class attribute.