Advantages of Using CSS in Web Design

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets; it is a simple mechanism language that allows users for adding style to structured Web documents. Example – layout, fonts, colors, spacing and aural cues. CSS is a breakthrough in Web design as it allows web designing developers to organize the style and layout of multiple Web pages all at once and change to the new markup which makes sense and then redefine it to fit web design.


Benefits of Using CSS for Web Pages

If you are still designing with tables then you are missing out on a lot of the benefits of cascading style sheets (CSS). Tables were not supposed to be used for designing but unfortunately it has been the standard for a long time.┬áNot any more. 1. Separate content from presentation. An external style sheet can contain all the styles for your web site, then if you want to change the content you only have to edit one style sheet. This is great for a web site that contains hundreds or thousands of pages.┬áImagine if you had to edit each page..it … Continue Reading…

Understand Pseudo-classes in CSS

Sometimes, you may want to style an element based on something other than the structure of the document. For example: the state of a link (visited? hover? … etc) or form element (focused? for example). So, How to do this using CSS? This can be done using a pseudo-class selector. Pseudo-class starts with colon then the class name, :link – :hover – :visited .. and so on Here are some examples: Makes all unvisited links Black: a:link { color: black; } Makes all visited links Brown: a:visited { color: brown; } Makes links red when hovered: a:hover { color: red; … Continue Reading…