Course Descriptions

CSS Class

Subjects Covered

This class is designed to teach web developers to use CSS to provide format and structure to web pages. Class discussion and exercises cover —

  • An overview of CSS, what it is and what can and cannot do,
  • The difference between using styles to redefine HTML tags and creating custom classes, advantages and disadvantages of each approach,
  • How to create an external CSS document and link web pages to it, how to define styles in-line within a web page, when to use each approach,
  • CSS Syntax,
  • How you create a proper style definition,
  • How to apply a style to elements on a page,
  • Using CSS to format text, including fonts and color, text size and line height, style and alignment,
  • Using styles to format lists and links,
  • How styles inherit attributes when they are nested, what determines precedence,
  • Using styles to define boxes and specify size, position and visual attributes of boxes, and
  • Potential compatibility and consistencey issues presented by the use of CSS.

6 hours, $260 (available for Windows or Macintosh).

Class Format

  • Live trainer in room — not on-line or remote learning,
  • Exercise-based, hands-on classroom instruction,
  • Emphasis on questions and student participation,
  • Small size (limited to 8), personal attention.


Dates and Registration


Knowledge of HTML and how to create web pages.

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CSS Course Outline, Updated April 19, 2015.