Intro to Unit 3: Formatting Web Pages with Style Sheets


In Unit 3 of this course, you will learn about implementing Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to beautify the code you created in the previous unit. Splitting the form and content in this way allows you to make aesthetic changes to your pages without having to wade through miles of code. It also helps you maintain consistency in the appearance of your pages. For example, if you want to change the color of your headlines, you only have to make one change to the style sheet and all instances of that headline on the page will change as a result. The change I just showed you was very slight, but stylesheets can actually have a profound impact on every aspect of the site’s aesthetics. Take a look at this page. By simply selecting a new style sheet, notice how it looks like it belongs to an entirely different web site now, when in fact the underlying code wasn’t altered in any way. In this unit, you’ll learn how to add in-page styles by inserting the

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