In this article, I share with you a brief introduction into what CSS is. In upcoming tutorials, we will dive deep into how to use CSS in your HTML Documents.
What is CSS?
CSS aka Cascading Style Sheets is a language used to describe how a document written in HTML looks.
CSS describes how elements should be rendered on screen, on paper, in speech, or on other media. It’s used to add style to your HTML. I like to refer to it as the Skin of a website.
CSS is one of the core languages of the Web and is standardized across Web browsers according to the W3C specification.
Though out the various tutorials, I will demonstrate how you can style your HTML with CSS to make your web pages look good.
I will show you how you can add style to your HTML elements such as colors, fonts, sizes and more. As a front-end developer learning CSS is going to be a vital skill for you to learn.
HTML documents by themselves can look pretty boring and we must spend some time making sure that the user experience and the user interface provides a compelling reason for person to stay on our site.
What can you do with CSS
With CSS you can apply style rules to HTML elements that display your content in a visually appealing manner.
A lot can go into how you style your website such as:
• color scheme
• font type
• how your website looks on various devices
• and more.
The CSS tutorials here on PixemWeb will help you learn the fundamentals and gradually advance to more complex topics.
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