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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Essentials Introduction 1 Day - London

Key Course Details:

Level:

Introduction

Duration:

1
Day
- 10am to 5pm

Price:

£295 + vat

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.

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.

  • Cascading Style Sheets Introduction 1 Day

    Course Details

    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.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    Introducing 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
    CSS structure
    • The importance of DTD (document type declaration) when using CSS
    • The Style and Comment HTML tags
    • Declaration block
    • ID and class styles
    Applying and modifying CSS
    • Embedded styles
    • InLine styles
    • External Style Sheets
    • Locating amending embedded styles
    • Locating and amending inline styles
    • Linking vs importing external style sheet
    CSS with HTML
    • ID vs Class selectors
    • Descendant selectors and grouping selectors
    • The DIV and SPAN tags
    Typography with CSS
    • Fonts and font families
    • Sizing text using different units of measure
    • Line height
    • Font weight
    • Working with colour
    Hyperlinks
    • Link basics
    • Styling hyperlinks
    • Link text decoration
    • Creating rollovers using hover
    Improved layout
    • Using the box model
    • Padding and margins
    • Element positioning
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at the XChange Training London training centre based at:

    5 St John’s Lane
    Clerkenwell
    London
    EC1M 4BH

    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 4:30pm 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.

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  • CSS Introduction 1 Day - Upcoming London Course Dates

  • Client Reviews

    "Course went at a good pace. The trainer was very enthusiastic about the content and able to explain the concepts well and at the right pace."

    Peter Leatherland, NGI, HTML & CSS - 2 Day Introduction

    "The content of the course was taught and explained in a way that was easy to follow and always explained until all understood."

    Scott McCirie-Hallman, Westminster Uni, HTML5 & CSS3 - 2 Day Introduction

    "The training was very well structured and the trainer out did himself. Very impressed with the detail the course went into and I am confident that I have learnt all that I needed to. I will most certainly be back. "

    Garritt Glasby, Australian high Commission, HTML5 & CSS3 - 3 Day Introduction

    "Excellent content and overall experience, very useful. Exactly what I expected and more. Cheers!"

    Adam Hypki, Trinity Laban, HTML & CSS - 2 Day Introduction

    "Very enjoyable. The trainer was very friendly and knowledgeable. I've come away with a much better understanding of Edge. I will recommend to others."

    Jack Gibbons, McCann, Edge - 1 Day Introduction

    "Enjoyed course, very informative, thank you."

    Beverley Glynn, Auto Trader, PitStop Pro - 1 Day Introduction

    "Excellent course content and structured in such a way that it is easy to understand for the beginner. Thank you for the excellent course."

    Tami Penswick, Yahoo, HTML & CSS - 2 Day Introduction

    "Thanks for the brilliant course.. For someone who has basically never opened SketchUp I came away really feeling like I had a good grasp of the program."

    Ellie Weidman, SketchUp - 2 Day Masterclass

    "Knowledgeable and inclusive instruction. Excellent course"

    Perry Hailey, Gatwick Airport, HTML5 & CSS3 - 2 Day Introduction

    "The trainer was easy to follow and very easy going, which creates a excellent training environment. I will certainly be coming back in the future. A great teacher and a great course!"

    Scott Godfrey, InDesign - 4 Day Masterclass