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CSS Introduction & Intermediate Course Outline

The following subjects will be taught during this course:

Introduction

  • 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

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

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

Menus

  • HoverBox image gallery
  • Advanced CSS menu
  • CSS3 Navigation and Menus
  • CSS3 Toggle-button without JavaScript
  • Create iOS back/forward buttons with CSS3

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Prerequisites

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

Who Should Attend this CSS Training Course?

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

CSS Introduction & Intermediate Course Overview

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.

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What's included in this CSS Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.

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State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible

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Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience

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Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.

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Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.

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Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.

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Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am
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
The price for CSS Introduction & Intermediate certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for CSS Introduction & Intermediate.

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Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.

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High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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