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An overview of CSS 3 Part 1

What is CSS? CSS separates structural and semantic content from formatting or presentation. HTML is the structure, CSS is the presentation and JavaScript is the behavior. The presentation is the size, position, color, font etc. It’s the layout and looks. Rules make up style text. Rules can be placed within an HTML tag itself with “style” attribute, within HTML<style> tag, or better yet within style files that you link to your document. A rule is made up of a “selector” and a set of properties. More CSS, HTML and HTML5 articles CSS Intro | HTML Intro | HTML 5  | CSS Tutorial Site Of course the selector selects which parts of the page to alter in appearance. The rules are simply name:value pairs. And selectors can be simple or complex by using combinators....

CSS: Cascading Style Sheets

CSS Explained What is CSS? It stands for Cascading Style Sheets. CSS is a style sheet language which is used to enhance or describe how a document written using a markup language is presented on a web browser. Basically, HTML or any other markup language should contain the content for the web page or view and CSS would do all the formatting and layout control. So all the fonts, positioning and decorating of all the elements on a web page is done using Cascading Style Sheets. Also, see HTML HyperText Markup Language,  w3.org Page body {     background-color: lightblue; } h1 {     color: white;     text-align: center; } p {     font-family: verdana;     font-size: 20px; } Even though CSS is used more commonly with markup languages such as HTML and XHTML, it can be used with XML documents as ...