Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module W704. This module is presented on Private Courses
and Specially Run Courses
In this module, we bring together all the elements
of cascading style sheets to a practical and
efficient use of the principle, and compare their
use to other techniques such as tables.
Related technical and longer articlesIntroduction to Cascaded Style SheetsElements of Cascading Style SheetsCascading Style Sheets - laying out your pageCascading Style Sheets - putting it all together
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|4037||Cascading Style Sheets and formatting your web page|
Cascading Style Sheets and formatting your web page
The most basic way of setting attributes like boldness, colour of font, centering, etc, is to use tags diret within the HTML. It's quite striaghtforward to do - simply surround the text you want to be bold with <b> to </b> for bold, with something ...
|994||Training on Cascading Style Sheets|
There are certain technologies such as Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) that I describe as associated technologies - not our bread and butter training business, but never the less subjects that we need to know, quite well and with practical experience too, as part of our work.
These technologies get peripheral ...
|2223||CSS Style Diagrams - working out where attributes come from|
I have just been helping a customer who's got a problem with white text on a white background ... and hasn't been able to easily identify where the problem lies. Some of his code looks like this:
<div align="center" class="style11 style13">
<div align="left" class="style17">
|1677||CSS training - Cascading Style Sheets (UK course)|
It's Sunday ... and I've been teaching Cascading Style Sheets (or rather "I've been teaching a customer about cascading style sheets") ... one of our delegates for this week's PHP course asked me to spend a few hours going through CSS with him ahead of time.
Here's an example ... using the "KISS" approach ...
|996||Setting your colour theme through PHP|
Although we usually think of PHP as a server side language concerned with databases and the driving of applications, it's also of great use in controlling the use's look and feel ... indeed, I've just written a number of examples of how PHP can be used to select a set of colours (themes) for the user. ...
|501||.css - using PHP to make dynamic style sheets|
Did you know that you can use PHP to generate dynamic style sheets? If you look at the accessibility options on our new-look website, you'll find you can change the colour and font size on all the pages, and you can select wide and narrow too. And if you're using an older browser that doesn't fully ...
|565||Using PHP to output images, XML, Style sheets, etc|
PHP is usually used to generate a stream of HTML to be sent to the browser, but if you use the header function within your page you can use it to send any other type you wish. For example, if I include
then I can script the production of images. Easy? Yes, but ...
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Putting it all together.
Tables v Cascading Style Sheets.
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