Home / Articles / CSS Basics

CSS Basics

Chapter Description

Familiarize yourself with CSS and learn CSS (cascading style sheets) terms and terminology, the difference between HTML and CSS formatting, different methods for writing CSS rules and markup, how the cascade, inheritance, descendant, and specificity theories affect the way browsers apply CSS formatting, and new features and capabilities of CSS3.

Review questions

  • 1 Should you use HTML-based formatting?

  • 2 What does CSS impose on each HTML element?

  • 3 True or false? If you do nothing, HTML elements will feature no formatting or structure.

  • 4 What four “theories” affect the application of CSS formatting?

  • 5 True or false? All CSS3 features are experimental, and you shouldn’t use them at all.

8. Review answers | Next Section Previous Section

There are currently no related articles. Please check back later.