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CSS Introduction & Intermediate

Key points about this course

Duration: 2 Days*

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  • CSS Training provided by the Largest Training Company globally
  • Individuals will learn the essential skills and the fundamentals of this powerful language
  • Basic/Introductory knowledge of HTML language is recommended prior to attending this cours

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Course Information

This course is a combination of CSS Introduction and CSS Intermediate. Individuals will learn the essential skills and the fundamentals of this powerful language.


The CSS Introduction & Intermediate course covers all of the core techniques of the programing language so that delegates can code with confidence.


HTML is also covered during this course so that delegates can see how both languages collaborate together. 

The following subjects will be taught during this course:



  • HTML structure and content

  • Advantages of CSS

  • Creating and using style sheets

  • CSS Rules: The Basic Syntax


CSS Boxes and CSS Selectors

  • The CSS box model

  • CSS and logical HTML structure

  • Styling boxes, borders, margins and padding

  • Using IE6 standards mode

  • Specifying CSS distances


and many other CSS techniques


Text Formatting in CSS

  • Fundamentals of text formatting

  • Typefaces, alternatives and defaults

  • Font characteristics

  • Formatting blocks of text

  • Using arbitrary inline tags


CSS Selectors and Selections

  • Using HTML element IDs in CSS

  • Using CSS descendant selectors

  • Descendant selector examples

  • Child, sibling, and pseudo-class selectors


And many other CSS techniques.


CSS Positioning

  • Choosing the right CSS

  • Technique for positioning blocks

  • The position property, floats and margins

  • Static positioning and normal flow

  • Absolute positioning outside normal flow

  • Fixed positioning outside normal flow


CSS Page Layout

  • Alternative methods of CSS positioning

  • Styling lists

  • Redefining the behaviour of inline and block elements

  • Table formatting in CSS

  • Styling table cell borders

  • Page layout with table display properties


Cascade, Precedence, Specificity and Inheritance in CSS

  • Cascading and cascade order

  • Resolving style conflicts by Origin & Importance

  • Resolving style conflicts by Specificity & Order


CSS Layers and Translucency

  • Different forms of layered presentations in CSS

  • Layering with the z-index property

  • Different methods for creating translucency effects

  • The CSS3 opacity property


And other CSS techniques.


Using CSS in the Real World

  • Deploying CSS

  • CSS formatting vs. HTML formatting

  • Standard tags and semantic markup

  • Screen size and fluid design

  • Table layout and CSS positioning

  • Cross-platform testing


CSS3 on Mobile Devices

  • CSS3 media queries

  • Different sizes

  • Orientation change


Fonts and Text

  • Using custom fonts

  • Font properties

  • Web font formats

  • TypeKit, font squirrel


And other CSS techniques


Backward Compatibility Tools

  • CSS3 Pie

  • CSS3 Generators

  • Transformice

  • Modernizr

  • Selectvizr


Useful CSS Tips

  • Usage of CSS Sprites

  • Pseudo Selectors

  • CSS Minify

  • Cheat Sheet for CSS3



  • HoverBox image gallery

  • Advanced CSS menu

  • CSS3 Navigation and Menus

  • CSS3 Toggle-button without JavaScript

  • Create iOS back/forward buttons with CSS3


And other CSS techniques.



Basic/Introductory knowledge of HTML language is recommended prior to attending this course.


Who Should Attend

Those who already have an understanding of HTML language and would like to improve their designs with CSS.

Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am
The course begins at 9am and finishes around 5pm.
Yes. This course is classroom based instructor led
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor and Refreshments
Those who already have an understanding of HTML language and would like to improve their designs with CSS.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts

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