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JavaScript by Example, Second Edition by Ellie Quigley

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Chapter 14. Introduction to CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) with JavaScript

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14.1 What Is CSS?

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) was a standard introduced by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) in 1995 to help designers get more control over their Web pages by enhancing what HTML can do—it is used to stylize the content of a Web page. Whereas HTML is concerned with the structure and organization of a document, CSS is concerned with its layout and presentation, or formatting the document. In the old days, HTML tags were used to set up the structure and style of a page. If you wanted to create an H1 tag with an Arial blue font, point size 22, you would ...

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