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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Essentials Introduction 1 Day - London
Learn the basics of styling web pages as we show you how to get started with the power of CSS. Join us to see how applying simple CSS 'rules' can have dramatic effects on the look and feel of your website. Pick up the tips you need to add some polish to your web content.
After we guide you on what CSS is and how it is written, we will show you how to harness the power of the simple rules that define the appearance of every element that appears on a web page. You will learn how to control fonts, colours, widths, and much more in this fascinating insight into the control offered by CSS.
|Price:||£295.00 ex VAT|
|Version:||Cascading Style Sheets|
|Duration:||1 Day (10am - 5pm)|
|Computer:||Windows & Mac|
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Cascading Style Sheets Introduction 1 Day Overview
This 1-day Essentials course will show you how Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are used to control the appearance of web pages without interfering with the HTML of the pages. This separation of structure and style helps to give CSS such an important role in web design. Anyone with an interest in creating or managing web pages will find that being able to work with CSS is an essential skill for all web professionals.
With our help, you will learn how to use CSS to control every aspect of a site's visuals: its fonts, colours, leading, margins, and more.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Use correct styles instead of deprecated HTML tags
- Design without relying on tables
- Include padding, margins, borders, and backgrounds
- Write selectors to target only specific parts of a page
- Produce horizontal and vertical navigation bars
- Position page elements
- Style hyperlinks
- Add background images
- Differentiate between external, embedded, and inline styles
Our goal is for you to understand how to enhance the visual appearance of your web pages.
Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites
This course is intended for web professionals interested in learning about the visual improvements that can be made through the effective use of CSS.
You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media. Ideally, you will have taken our HTML Essentials Introduction 1 Day course.
CSS Introduction 1 Day Course OutlineIntroducing CSS
- A brief review of HTML
- Understanding the limitations of HTML
- The evolution and current status of CSS
- Where to keep up to date with CSS
- CSS and CSS3
- The importance of DTD (document type declaration) when using CSS
- The Style and Comment HTML tags
- Declaration block
- ID and class styles
- Embedded styles
- InLine styles
- External Style Sheets
- Locating amending embedded styles
- Locating and amending inline styles
- Linking vs importing external style sheet
- ID vs Class selectors
- Descendant selectors and grouping selectors
- The DIV and SPAN tags
- Fonts and font families
- Sizing text using different units of measure
- Line height
- Font weight
- Working with colour
- Link basics
- Styling hyperlinks
- Link text decoration
- Creating rollovers using hover
- Using the box model
- Padding and margins
- Element positioning
The following are provided for your best experience on this course:
- All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems
- Small class size (limited to a maximum of 4-8 attendees on all sessions)
- Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
- 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
- Official Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
- Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Greggs
- Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits
- Pads and pens
Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.
Further details on benefits included with this Cascading Style Sheets course:
Included with our CSS courses is the HTML & CSS Visual Quickstart Guide provided for free to use as a post course reference resource. This is a full 300+ page manual to supplement the content covered during the course.
Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.
After your class with XChange Training you will receive our official Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the course.
Delegates attending scheduled or bespoke courses at our training centres will receive lunch and plentiful refreshments including tea, coffee and hot chocolate for each day of the course.
This course is provided at the XChange Training main London training centre based at:5 St John’s Lane
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St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.
Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.
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