Learn CSS


Why Learn CSS?

Without CSS, every web page would be drab plain text and images that flowed straight down the page. With CSS, you can add color and background images and change the layout of your page — your web pages can feel like works of art!

Take-Away Skills:

You will learn many aspects of styling web pages! You’ll be able to set up the correct file structure, edit text and colors, and create attractive layouts. With these skills, you’ll be able to customize the appearance of your web pages to suit your every need!

Note on Prerequisites:

We recommend that you complete Learn HTML before learning CSS.

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  1. 1
    Learn how to add styles websites with CSS and how to use selectors to apply styles to specific elements.
  2. 2
    In this course, you will learn how to style individual and groups of elements using various visual CSS rules.
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    In this course, you will learn how to use the Box Model to position HTML elements on your web page.
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    In this course, you will learn CSS rules for displaying and positioning elements on your web page.
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    In this course, you will learn all about choosing and setting CSS colors using a variety of techniques.

What you'll create

Portfolio projects that showcase your new skills

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How you'll master it

Stress-test your knowledge with quizzes that help commit syntax to memory

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I know from first-hand experience that you can go in knowing zero, nothing, and just get a grasp on everything as you go and start building right away.
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