Full course description
This course will introduce basic features of Cascading Style Sheets or CSS. CSS is a versatile programming language that is used to style web pages by specifying how HTML and XML documents should appear. CSS makes it possible to control the presentation of elements on a page, including their color, dimensions, position, and behavior. A series of lab exercises provide students with opportunities to practice the tools and concepts they learn throughout the course.
- Badge and credit-awarding
- Real-world case studies
- Fully accessible
- Games & Flashcards
- Video content
Estimated time to complete: 3 hours
This course includes an “Ask the Expert” feature. You can use this feature to submit questions about the course content. A subject matter expert will provide guidance or point you to additional resources for the topics you’re studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Use selectors and declarations to create CSS rules
- Write and link an external style sheet to a webpage
- Apply color to page elements using a variety of color systems
- Create single and multiple classes to style elements
- Select a variety of fonts and apply sizing to different page elements
- Apply width and height to elements on a page
- Describe the Box Model and style elements through the use of margins, padding, and borders
- Arrange elements using float and apply the clear property
- Create vertical and horizontal navigation bars on a webpage
- Apply both link and user-action pseudo-classes
- Create responsive layouts using Flexbox
- Explore the use of drop shadows, drop caps, and other creative effects
- Explain the importance of inheritance, rule order, and the box model
Kevin Hanegan, B.S.
Kevin is the author of 4 programming books: Building State-of-the-Art Web Pages, Custom CGI Scripting with Perl, Practical Guide to Curl, and Building Solutions with the Decision Site Analytics Platform. He has worked for a variety of software companies, universities, and corporate training centers as a course developer, trainer and consultant. He currently is Vice President of Knowledge and Learning at Qlik.