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What Does CSS Do?

  • We will take a look at CSS and look at what it does on a web page
  • CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets
  • CSS is a listing of rules stored so the browser can access these rules
  • The rules tell the browser how to format and position the content on the page
  • Every browser has a way to turn off the CSS styles so you can view how the page would look within CSS being applied
  • In Firefox you can access the Firefox menu, choose Web Developer and select the Style Editor
  • We can use the Style Editor to turn styles on/off for the page by clicking the eye icon in front of the rule locations within the Style Editor
  • The word cascading is referencing the inheritance properties within CSS that can affect your styles
  • CSS positions and formats content on a web page

What Does CSS Do?

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Example of CSS 0:37
    • Firefox Developer Tools
    • Inspector
    • Style Editor
  • Adobe Website Example 2:47
  • Example 3:47
    • Opening HTML Page
  • What is CSS? 5:41