This lesson is designed to provide an introductory to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and to show students how to use the language to describe the look or the presentation of the web page to be shown. The presentation may include colors, layouts, and fonts for documents written in a markup language like HTML.
What is Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)? CSS is a way of controlling the look and feel of a webpage. Some webpages are dull and lacking style and color, while others such as Amazon.com or Walmart.com have interesting colors and many wonderful things to look at that makes the experience of visiting those sites pleasant, enticing us to return time and time again. Well that's all due to CSS making sure that a certain theme is carried through each page as you click on the links to look at certain items that you want more information about.
In this lesson, we will use CSS to apply color to some text to our simple webpage example in the previous lesson.
Objective: The students will learn how to use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to change: