The HTML and CSS Workshop equips you with the practical knowledge to create modern responsive websites. From mastering simple HTML markup and CSS tags, through to integrating media queries and animations to create a rich, engaging user experience, you'll build your skills with the help of hands-on examples and activities.
What the book covers: the key features of HTML including getting to know (X)HTML and CSS, creating and viewing a Web page, planning your site, creating (X)HTML document structure, working with text and lists, creating and customizing links, finding and using images, using cascading style sheets (CSS), getting creative with colors and fonts, integrating scripts with (X)HTML, understanding deprecated HTML markup tags, working with content management systems (WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla), designing for mobile devices (iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android), getting started with HTML5 and CSS3, and much more. Updated coverage: the seventh edition will have approximately 50% new content and will be thoroughly revised to cover the latest concepts, tools, and trends in the industry. Series features: Information presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for more than nineteen years.
HTML and CSS can be a little daunting at first but fear not. This book, based on Shay Howe's popular workshop covers the basics and breaks down the barrier to entry, showing readers how they can start using HTML and CSS through practical techniques today. They'll find accompanying code examples online, while they explore topics such as the different structures of HTML and CSS, and common terms. After establishing a basic understanding of HTML and CSS a deeper dive is taken into the box model and how to work with floats. The book includes an exercise focused on cleaning up a web page by improving the user interface and design, solely using HTML and CSS. With a few quick changes the web page changes shape and comes to life. Interactive, technically up-to-the-minute and easy-to-understand, this book will advance a student's skills to a professional level.