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Learn CSS step by step
This website is all about CSS, a key tool in web design. In case you’re not familiar with CSS: CSS is the sister technology to HTML that is used to style your web pages. The details are in the tutorial, but for now we can say that CSS can make your web pages look great!
Three ways to learn CSS:
- Buy my 5 star rated book on amazon.
- Get my interactive video course on HTML5, CSS3 … and it covers much more!
- Do this websites’ tutorial: Start Learning Basic Concepts in CSS »
If you have questions, feel free to contact me.
Written with beginners in mind
As with all my writing, I tried to make this web design tutorial on CSS as easy as possible to follow. Instead of a boring-nerd centric style, I’ve used more of a conversational style.
This tutorial website is like anything else in life; you get back what you put into it. So if you really want to learn how to design great looking pages, resist the temptation to stop halfway to use a web design program like FrontPage or Dreamweaver. By finishing the tutorial you will gain a big advantage over all the others out there that gave up!
Don’t get me wrong, this stuff isn’t that hard; it’s just that some people are really lazy!
How this website is set up
The website has 3 major sections:
- The introduction to CSS
We cover the basics and show you a few neat tricks.
- A complete CSS tutorial
We get down and dirty here giving you a solid foundation in CSS so you can use it in your own web design work right away!
- Additional CSS Resources
Supporting articles on CSS web design and a link takes you to an active CSS forum where you can ask any questions you may have.
Once completed, you will have taken the next step towards total nerd glory with these articles on creating a pure CSS web page. Not just CSS styling, but CSS positioning too, that means no tables required!
Once completed, you will be creating pages in sophisticated ways that 99% of web designers don’t even consider! Needless to say, you will have an advantage over the competition. All this is 100% standards compliant and should work in 99% of browsers being used today.
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CSS3 is the latest version of CSS and though powerful, it can be hard to learn. This is especially true when you get into advanced CSS3 layouts, and mobile design!
Making CSS3 easy to learn
After years of writing articles, building CSS courses, and even writing book, I’ve refined my teaching techniques so that students totally new to CSS can learn easily.
The key is what teachers call the ‘spiral’ teaching method. This combined with an interactive Q&A like experience, makes seemingly complex and powerful CSS techniques, pretty easy to learn.
Video based CSS training
Reading is cool, but watching a CSS expert demonstrate the key techniques and principles can’t be beat. Combine this will a Q&A session with your teacher, and you will have an amazing time learning even the most advanced CSS.
Yes, this was my shameless self promotion, but after having taught coding since 2003, I am very confident that you will find my courses a powerful tool in your journey to learn to code CSS.
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It’s really hard to teach web design if you don’t know how to code … until now!
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