Cascading Style Sheets: Designing for the Web by Hakon Wium Lie

By Hakon Wium Lie

Direct from the creators of CSS, this can be the definitive connection with CSS 2.1, brand new essential common for controlling the looks of any net or XML record. This full-color ebook does not simply exhibit the right way to use each major CSS 1 and 2.x function; it rigorously explains the "why" at the back of state-of-the-art most useful CSS layout suggestions. you will find functional, downloadable examples throughout-along with crucial browser help info and top practices for construction high-impact pages and applications.Cascading variety Sheets: Designing for the net, 3rd variation covers each CSS 2.1 development and attach, from new height/width definitions in totally situated components to new clip estate calculations. transparent, readable, and thorough, it is the one must-have CSS source for each net developer, dressmaker, and content material supplier. assurance includesMastering crucial CSS ideas: principles, declarations, selectors, homes, and moreWorking with style: from absolute/relative devices to font measurement and weightUnderstanding CSS items: field version, exhibit houses, record types, and moreExercising overall regulate over spacing and positioningSpecifying shades for borders and backgroundsManaging printing: margins, web page breaks, and moreImplementing media-specific variety sheets for audio rendering, handhelds, and different kinds of presentationMoving from HTML extensions to CSS: 5 useful case studiesMaking the main of cascading and inheritanceUsing exterior sort sheets and @importIntegrating CSS with XML documentsOptimizing the functionality of CSS pagesIncludes a convenient CSS speedy Reference Card"

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    When the user clicks on the A element, the browser fetches the document at the other end of the hyperlink. The browser needs to be told where it can find the other document, and this information goes into an attribute on the A element. An attribute is a characteristic quality of the element, other than the type or content of an element. The A element uses an attribute called HREF (hypertext reference) to add a hyperlink: Bach's home page

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    As you can see, absolute URLs are slightly more complicated than relative ones.

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