This easy-to-use and comprehensive book provides answers to over 200 CSS questions. Each answer includes a description of the solution, a graphical example, and sample code that has been tested in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, and Safari. Notes about browser issues and cross-browser solutions are also provided. The invaluable tips and tricks will help you get started fast, and the CSS quick reference will help you use CSS like a pro.
Almost all web designers use Cascading Sheets to control the presentation of the websites they construct out of HTML. Why learn one and then the other when you can just as easily—and much more effectively—learn both at the same time? This book's integrated approach speeds your progress and leaves you with a stronger, more cohesive set of skills. Inside, you'll learn about: Writing well-structured HTML for use by any web-capable device Designing page layouts using CSS Controlling fonts, colors, backgrounds, borders, and margins Using lists to create attractive, button-like menus Using images as backgrounds, links, page content, and decoration Creating and styling forms Personalizing your weblog Understanding and applying design and usability principles Publishing and testing your pages Validating your code Making pages accessible to all visitors Throughout the book you'll find real-world examples of effective CSS-based pages. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
* Demystifies Web typography by revealing the secrets of professional developers! * Shows how to find, select and implement Web typography that will give any site a slick, professional look! * Demonstrates how to use Cascading Style Sheets and other technologies to control the way type appears on any browser! * Describes how to make beautifully design sites download super-fast. * Shows how to set type that wraps around images and other objects on the page. * Provides professional secrets for increasing type legibility. * Provides recipes for type special effects that will "wow" site visitors and ensure that they come back for more! * Includes real-world case studies and examples from top companies. * Includes interviews with top Web design experts and Web type gurus.