Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) By Example

by Steve Callihan
ISBN: 0789726173
Published by Que

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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is the key to creating visually richer, dynamically interactive, and more efficient and accessible web pages. All current web browsers support virtually all of the CSS1 specification and much of CSS2. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) By Example teaches you how to create advanced web designs using CSS, while remaining backward-compatible with older browsers that either don't support CSS or only do so partially.

Rated at four out of five stars by readers at and, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) by Example provides a graduated fast-track approach that allows even beginning and novice users to quickly get up and running using Cascading Style Sheets to enhance and add impact to their web publishing projects.

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"I can't tell you how pleasantly surprised I was when I worked thru this book. It is filled with explanations and examples to work thru and covers all the important topics of CSS." -- from a customer review at

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"A concept is explained and then you are given an example to type in the style sheet and then check in your browser to see what the effect is. This makes it very easy to understand and see the results....If you are really interested in learning CSS, purchase THIS book." -- from a customer review at

"This book can really help you to see the distinction between formatting and data as the basic HTML in the examples doesn't need major changes from chapter to chapter. A few tweaks of the stylesheet and the plain document can be transformed." -- from a customer review at

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Download the Example Files

Readers can download all of the example files used in the book. The example files are contained in ZIP-format compressed files; after downloading, just open the ZIP file in your file compression software and extract the contents to your working folder. Just select the example file package for your platform:

NOTE: The following downloads do NOT contain final CSS examples from the book, but only HTML files and images that are used in the book.

Following are collections of bullets, bars, backgrounds, and other web art images that you can download and use in your web pages:

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Coming Soon! Look here for additional downloads in the near future, including CSS style sheet templates and HTML templates.

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Reader Questions and Resources

First, check out the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page I've set up, to see if your question has already been asked and answered.

If you have questions or run into problems that are not answered in the FAQ, feel free to query . I try to respond to questions on the same day they're received.

I will also be putting together a Readers' Page that will feature CSS-styled web pages created by readers of my book. If you have created a web page using my book, just send me the URL of your page to be considered for inclusion on my Readers' Page. In the meantime, feel free to check out the Readers' Page I've created for my other web publishing books.

Feel free to link back to me! You can link to my CSS book at, to my other books at, or to my Web site at

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Corrections and Errata

While every effort is made to try to minimize errors, some always sneak in. For corrections that might impact the meaning of the text, see the corrections page.

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CSS Resources and Tools

Look in this section for a variety of different resources you might find helpful in learning more about CSS and web publishing:

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