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Why use CSS?
In future web browsers will be using CSS,
and will not recognize tags such as
<font> and <center>
There are many nice things you can do in CSS
(borders, background image, fine-tune spacing between elements, ...)
Also, when using CSS, your code will be easier to maintain, and be
Who decides what CSS does?
The W3C Consortium at
is the home of CSS and creates the
standards for it.
W3C is made up of many companies and organisations
around the world.
Who invented CSS?
Håkon Wium Lie
was the founder of CSS in the 1990s.
He worked with Web creator
Tim Berners-Lee at CERN,
and is now chief technology officer for Opera (the browser).
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Basics - more
useful frequently asked questions, explaining terms, and practical how-tos
Håkon Wium Lie and Bert Bos
"Aimed at all levels of web developers, from people interested in starting a personal website to established web developers. There are basic articles discussing the use of semantic mark-up and the separation of presentation. There is information about web accessibility, helping you get started as well as fix more complex issues. And finally, gain hands experience on examples and tutorials in the workshop section."
CSS Tutorials and Discussion
clear and useful.
The basics of what they are, and how they all work together.
Tutorial at 4webhelp
Very good introduction, with explanation of why to use CSS.
Understanding CSS Selectors
hate when good articles come from MicroSoft! :D Very good understanding how to use the useful attribute selectors and more.
Emily Lewis - Script Junkie
: February 2011
All CSS tutorials, and links to more good sites.
Web Design from Scratch
"With CSS level 2, it is possible (and preferred) to lay out webpages purely using CSS. In the past, authors used TableDesign to lay out pages, but this has significant disadvantages." Showcases, positioning, float, columns, footers, ...
"A demonstration of what can be accomplished visually through CSS-based design. Select any style sheet from the list to load it into the page. Download the sample html file and css file."
CSS Zen Garden
/CSS/ - a guide for the unglued
"This is not a complete resource, this is a fast resource. These are the sites that I refer to first, and that I tell people to read. When you want more, just about all of them have their own links to good sites."
A List Apart
"Source for articles on CSS and other web design matters. Their all-star contributing writers are authorities in all matters of web design"
A List Part
CSS Style Guide
Introduction to CSS
: Mar 2002
"This is the personal site of Dave Shea, the creator and cultivator of the famous CSS Zen Garden"
"The personal and professional site of Dan Cederholm, a prominent web designer and the author of Web Standards Solutions."
The best website for everything about html and css, as well as web programming, searchability, and more.
"Doug Bowman is one of the top dogs in standards-based web design. His site offers useful tutorials and commentary on designing with CSS."
The WellStyled Workshop
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